Senior Software Engineer

Last updated 2 days ago
Location:Redmond, Washington
Job Type:Full Time

Microsoft 365 is critical to Microsoft’s cloud strategy and it is experiencing tremendous growth. The Microsoft 365 Core Platform team is the key team behind the success of Microsoft 365 and we have built a highly scalable and fault resilient system (“the Substrate”) that is the backbone of Microsoft 365 services. The engineers on the team work on broad set of technical challenges in the areas of storage, high availability, identity, service fabric, developer ecosystem, big data intelligence, engineering systems, security, and application onboarding experiences, etc.


We are the Substrate Data Plane Team. This team builds the infrastructure for developers to leverage the massive amount of data that is stored in the Substrate. In this role, you will help build out more scalable ways to access data and schedule work in the Substrate If that sounds interesting to you, come join us!


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, mathematics, engineering or related field
  • 8 Years of design and development of server/service applications in at least one of C#/C/C++/Java.

Helpful experience and traits:

  • Experience in highly scalable cloud services
  • Experience with large code bases and distributed computing
  • An interest in designing, building, and debugging high available massively scalable systems 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.

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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