Software Engineer II

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

Azure Edge + Platform brings together Edge platforms, devices, and services to deliver Edge solutions, operating systems, and engineering systems. Driven by its customers’ needs, Azure Edge + Platform seeks to accelerate growth for Azure, E&D, and Microsoft’s customers worldwide.

The organization’s portfolio spans the Cloud Edge Stack, Azure Engineering Systems, Azure Media Services - for end-to-end media workflow and analytics - and Microsoft’s Operating Systems including the Azure Host OS and Windows. This portfolio impressively powers the world with more than one billion monthly active devices.

Would you like to work on a massive scale service? The Observability Platform Client Ingestion team owns the ingestion service used for telemetry from Windows, XBox, Office, Skype, and hundreds of other Microsoft applications. We ingest over 50 million events/second from 1+ billion devices worldwide. This telemetry is used across Microsoft to make critical business decisions.


We are a DevOps engineering team. We manage all aspects of our services from design, implementation, testing, deployment, and operation.

  • Design, Implement, Test and Deploy features for our services
  • Operate a massive scale cloud service
  • Be part of the team’s on-call rotation
  • Service optimization and COGS reduction
  • Support our partner teams


Required Qualifications:

  • 4+ years of professional software development experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in CS or equivalent experience
  • Experience with Microsoft Azure and Service Fabric
  • 2+ years of experience implementing and operating large scale services.
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills
  • Passion for quality


Cloud Background check:

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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