Software Engineer

Last updated one month ago
Location:Redmond, Washington
Job Type:Full Time

If you enjoy innovating and solving challenging problems in cloud infrastructure and distributed systems using machine learning this is the job for you. We are looking for a senior software engineer to help us build the next generation of Azure compute infrastructure that powers Microsoft first party and third-party customers. This is a rare opportunity to define and drive the next frontier of compute infrastructure that can meet the ever-growing compute demands and optimize utilization of the hardware through high performance, higher scale features running on large quantity of hardware. We also work very closely with an applied research team, so we are able to stay abreast of the latest cutting-edge research, as well as participate in research publications.If you are interested in pushing the envelope on the cloud-scale distributed system technology, optimization, allocation and building rock-solid platform based on them with highest availability, low latency -- we would love to hear from you!


This senior software engineer position involves working with developers, researchers and data scientists in a start-up-like environment. You will be expected to design and develop robust, distributed, scalable and resilient platform for Azure Computing, including services and tools; Live site monitoring, tooling and customer engagement on issues and features that affect customers; proactive live site detections and mitigations.


Required Qualifications:

  • Strong analytical, problem-solving, and communication skills.
  • A BS or MS degree in Computer science or 5+ years of equivalent industry experience.
  • 5+ years of coding in Java/C#/C++
  • Distributed systems design and analysis
  • Ability to work effectively in a team.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Practical work experience in Machine learning.
  • Sufficient coding skills to independently gather data, implement ML models, evaluate their accuracy, and build Machine Learning Pipelines.
  • Experience with Python/Numpy/Jupyter or C++ and Deep learning frameworks like Pytorch or Tensorflow Experience developing and deploying ML models to solve real-world problems.

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.

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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