Senior Software Engineer

Last updated 12 days ago
Location:Redmond, Washington
Job Type:Full Time

Azure Cosmos DB is Microsoft’s next generation globally distributed, massively scalable, multi-model cloud database service. It is designed to enable developers to build planet-scale applications. Azure Cosmos DB is one of the fastest growing Azure services. Joining the Azure Cosmos DB team is a fantastic opportunity to work with highly talented engineers operating like a startup, and to deliver on our next set of big challenges

Responsibilities

We are looking for highly motivated and self-driven individuals who are passionate in the areas of Database Storage, Indexing, High Availability, Distributed Runtime and OSS APIs. We are providing the world a scalable fault tolerant world-wide replicated database and massive scale-up compute. These systems are used solve the toughest financial, IoT, warehousing, AI and state-management problems along with many other solution areas such as gaming. These solutions capture the needs of the hobbyist developer to the Fortune 500 companies. This job requires a broad set of developer and program management skills.

Qualifications

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Engineering or Mathematics or Physics or IT technical discipline (OR) in place of 3+ years of internship in Computer Science or Engineering or Mathematics or Physics or IT technical discipline (OR) in place of 3+ years of industry engineering experience in Computer Science or Engineering or Mathematics or Physics or IT technical discipline
  • 5+ years of industry programming experience
  • 5 + years of experience in designing, building and implementing the Observability stack for large distributed systems – Specifically desired is a deep understanding and familiarity with MELT (Monitoring, Events, Logging, and Tracing) design and implementation patterns for large-scale distributed services.
  • Experience with schema design and dimensional data modeling and Data Analysis

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of experience shipping high-performance C++ or C#/Java code server software
  • In-depth understanding of distributed systems and/or Operating System internals is highly preferred.
  • Leading or managing high-performing engineering teams that work on system software, is preferred.
  • Experience with Azure Service Fabric is a plus.
  • Experience of AI / ML and particularly Anomaly detection is a plus.

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

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