Sr. Software Engineering Lead

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

We’ve built a highly asynchronous, event driven, distributed microservices platform that plans the best possible delivery plan, automates the associated business and physical processes, and reacts in real-time to changes that impact delivery. To deliver on the customer promise of the infinite cloud, we’re looking for people to push this architecture further into the following areas:

  • Enabling optimized matching of our hardware supply to our customer needs
  • Continuing automation of human operated tasks
  • Automatic prioritization of tasks and resource allocations
  • Advance change detection and self-healing
  • Early detection of issues and empowering business users to make quick and accurate decisions

We’re always rapidly improving together through frequent iterative ship cycles, data-driven development and a close customer and partner connection.


  • Mentoring people and helping them grow their careers.
  • Partnering with Product Managers to lead the vision and execution across engineering disciplines.
  • Providing oversight, accountability, and leadership for technical decisions
  • Collaborating with other product and engineering teams at Microsoft
  • Lead the definition of requirements, KPIs, priorities and planning of large scale intelligent engineering systems


Basic Qualifications:

  • BS in Computer Science, or equivalent experience.
  • 8+ years of experience in an engineering role with a proven track record of delivering complex products and services.
  • 4+ years of management experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Excellent communications skills, ability to talk to customers and articulate solutions to team, stakeholders and leadership.
  • MS in Computer Science, or equivalent experience.
  • Deep background in all aspects of software engineering and development lifecycles.
  • Passion for building the resilient, fault tolerant distributed engineering systems.

Knowledge and understanding of Supply Chain Sourcing function a plus.

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