Senior SDE Manager

Last updated 13 days ago
Location:Redmond, Washington
Job Type:Full Time

Do you want to help deliver cutting edge technology to Azure? Are you passionate about quality? Do you like collaborative solutions? Does providing top-tier seamless customer experiences on one the largest global fleets sound exciting? Are you interested in predictive analytics?

We in the Cloud Server Infrastructure (CSI) team within Azure are responsible for the definition, design, development, and support of the hardware that is delivered into Microsoft Datacenters. We focus on delivering solutions required for our cloud service platforms at the lowest possible cost of ownership (TCO) and providing great customer experiences on unreliable hardware.


In the CSI Hardware Health Service development team, you will provide overarching technical direction and people management to a team of big data focused developers to deliver global scale services to collect signals and monitor the fleet’s hardware health and predict anomalies and pending failures. Being part of core Azure infrastructure eco-system, you will work closely with the core Azure teams and the data center operations teams to ensures customers are not impacted by unreliable hardware and drive down TCO.

You will partner with internal SWE and PM team members and external partners to ensure highly available, fully secure, accurate and actionable results based on hardware health signals, policies, and predictive analytics.

You will be responsible to grow a strong and energetic team. You need to have strong hands-on experience on design and coding, quick learning abilities, and confidence to ship reliable software.



  • Bachelors required. MS in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering or Computer Science desired
  • 7+ years of hands on service development experience (preferably on distributed systems) and running live site
  • Strong experience working in collaborative teams and cross-group efforts.
  • 3+ years of people manager or technical lead experience.

Desired experience:

  • Development of core fundamental global scale services
  • Understanding of hardware and devices, or familiarity with Windows health and error reporting
  • High tolerance to ambiguity and ability make progress when situations are in flux


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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