Software Engineer

Last updated one month ago
Location:Atlanta, Georgia
Job Type:Full Time

Are you interested in joining a high growth team in a brand-new Azure engineering campus in mid-town Atlanta (close to George Tech, the Atlanta University Center, Emory, and Georgia State)? Does the challenge of solving the some of the largest scale production scenarios excite you? Would you enjoy working with teams across locations globally and different cultures? interested in leading a high growth team in a brand-new Azure engineering campus in mid-town Atlanta (close to George Tech, the Atlanta University Center, Emory, and Georgia State)? Does the challenge of solving the some of the largest scale production scenarios excite you? Would you enjoy working with teams across locations globally and different cultures?

Azure Networking is the core of the core, whose systems and services enable the Microsoft Cloud to scale. Azure Networking powers all of Microsoft: Azure, Microsoft 365, Xbox, LinkedIn. Our teams innovate on all fronts to operate over the entire networking stack on millions of servers and services, from cloud native services such Azure Firewall, an industry first growing explosively, to Virtual Networks for every enterprise on the planet, and underneath it all, 100K miles of fiber and subsea systems.

Keen to work in a collaborative, fast paced environment – scaling and creating the world’s computer? We would love to talk to you!

Responsibilities

We are looking for a Software Engineer to invent, design and implement brand new portfolio of network monitoring, auto-analysis, data insights & intelligent diagnosis micro-services.

As a Software Engineer in the Azure Networking Atlanta site, you will join a globally distributed team of Software Engineers, Product and Program Managers, and Data Scientists that build and operate one of the largest networks in the world. Everything from the physical network to each software component is developed in Redmond, Sunnyvale, Hyderabad, Bangalore, Beijing, and now Atlanta, GA!

Distributed systems are evolving at an amazing rate resulting in astronomical complexity to rapidly zero in on and mitigate outages when systems start to misbehave. Detecting issues before they happen, speedily determining faulty entity when problems happen and mitigating faults in distributed systems is a hard and complex problem. We are building systems that will allow us to define this nascent space and evolve it into an industry leading phenomenon.

In this role sky is the limit. You will be responsible for building distributed services that consumes crucial network diagnostics & network signals to pinpoint misbehaving networking services, model how ideal deployments work, measure the efficacy of a broad portfolio of networking services, and much more. You will apply big data strategies to solve these challenges and engineer solutions to enhance and improve the Azure platform holistically. You will be able to bring your creativity, crazy ideas and put them into production at a quick pace. Every day is a new challenge and a new problem to solve as we work in a startup mode striving to change the world.

You'll be exposed to many distributed services across Azure, allowing you to learn quickly and grow professionally by understanding different types of service designs without moving teams. This is a high visibility position in an area of large and expanding investment for Microsoft Azure Networking and offers a terrific opportunity for technical growth and career advancement.

Qualifications

Basic Qualifications

  • 3+ years of experience in software development
  • Strong computer science fundamentals
  • Experience using scripting languages such as bash, Python, and PowerShell, or compiled languages such as C/C++, C# and Go are most relevant, but others are acceptable
  • Distributed systems knowledge

Preferred Qualifications

  • BS/MS/PhD in Computer Engineering/Computer Science or related experience
  • Curious and excited for the next problem to solve
  • Demonstrated ability to learn, grow, design efficiently, and write code
  • Practical experience running large scale online distributed systems
  • Azure experience, or comparable proficiency in large scale systems and service management; networking experience a plus but not required
  • Experience in Kubernetes & ETL pipelines would be a plus
  • Conversant with data science, analysis, and machine learning technologies to improve existing capabilities and build new ones

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.

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