Senior Software Engineer

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

We are hiring a Senior Software Engineer for an exciting opportunity we have in the Azure Confidential Computing team. Protecting confidential data in a cloud system is a major challenge that cloud providers face, and we take on this challenge. By using cutting-edge technologies and emerging hardware such as SGX on Azure, our team works to create a trusted compute environment for our customers. Find out more about what we do at: We are a fun loving team and we value a collaborative workplace. This is an opportunity to learn while working with great people on challenging problems.


We work on designing and implementing solutions to enable new Trusted Execution Environments in Azure. Our team works low on the stack and close to hardware. We work on kernels, compilers, runtimes and attestation. Our work spans Linux, Windows and open source projects( see ).


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.

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.

Required Qualifications
1. Interest and/or experience developing for Linux kernel
2. Passion for low level systems programming, C and C++
3. 5+ years of experience in software development

Preferred qualifications
1. Interest in compilers and runtimes
2. Understanding of cryptography
3. Experience developing for open source projects
4. Interest in RUST programming

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