Software Engineer

Last updated 27 days ago
Location:Redmond, Washington
Job Type:Full Time

Do you want a role where you get to be at the forefront of reimagining the next wave of the Microsoft Cloud in the fast paced and exciting business of Azure? The Azure Device Platform team, within the Azure Edge + Platform group, is on a mission to define, develop, and light up innovative hardware solutions that powers Azure. If this sounds exciting, we need your talents to achieve that.

We are looking for an awesome Software Engineer to join our team and work on new Azure hardware solutions. You will be working in a collaborative environment, focused on delivering an integrated solution to the Azure fleet touching hardware, networking, storage, OS/compute and security. The work will span across firmware, drivers, user-space services/tools, telemetry and Azure datacenter backends. You will get to work on both Windows and Linux operating systems. The role requires great debugging and problem solving skills. You don’t have to be an area expert initially, but you will be expected to learn and grasp things quickly. We *do* want you to be someone with strong coding, design and debugging skills, and someone who is great at collaborating with teams within Microsoft as well as from other companies.


As an engineer on the Azure Device Platform team, you will work on system services that monitor hardware/platform health, detect/diagnose hardware defects and report health telemetry data to Azure backend. You will also work on Azure server components that manage the diagnostics and repair workflows. You will be involved in the integration efforts to bring new Azure hardware solutions to the data center. You will have ample opportunities to participate in all stages of our engineering lifecycle - from initial research and discovery, prototyping, design, development, unit-test and all the way through successful service deployment and Livesite support. This position is collaborative – requires working with many partner teams, learning and understanding how to use their technologies.


Required Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or a related field
  • 2+ years of experience with C/C++/C# development
  • 1+ years of experience in software or firmware development

Preferred Qualifications

  • Good design, coding and debugging skills with low level system components including device drivers
  • Good understanding of fundamental OS concepts with Windows or Linux
  • Some experience with cloud computing
  • Willingness to learn, and a proactive and positive attitude
  • Strong communications/customer interfacing skill and the ability to deal with ambiguity and prioritize issues

Ability to meet Microsoft, customer and/or government security screening requirements are required for this role. These requirements include, but are not limited to the following specialized security screenings:

  • Microsoft Cloud Screen: This position will be required to pass the Microsoft Cloud Background Check upon hire/transfer and every two years thereafter.

Microsoft is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please send a request via the Accommodation request form.

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