Senior Software Engineer

Last updated one month ago
Location:Sunnyvale, California
Job Type:Full Time

Microsoft Azure is in the cloud race to win it. The Senior Software Engineer on the Azure networking team in Sunnyvale, CA will be responsible for designing, building and operating critical network services that will help us differentiate from our fierce competitors and generate new revenue.

  • This team responsible for enabling enterprises to connect their on-premise networks and devices to the cloud, in the most secure and performant way possible. We provide VPN Site-Site, Point-Site and express route connectivity to the Azure customers.
  • Our team also builds application delivery services such as load balancing and firewalls. At the core of these services is a solid SDN (Software Defined Networking) and NFV (Network Functions Virtualization) infrastructure that we continuously innovate on to improve agility, reliability, and cost effectiveness of our services. Our team's innovations are well recognized in the cloud and networking industry.

The team enables all first party NFV services to operate efficient and reliable single-tenant and multi-tenant service. We build a common control plane that leverages and enhances the best of Azure platform services to deploy, run, scale, and synchronize state across NFV services.

We also build a resource provider with regional resiliency that scales elastically to the need for ever-growing needs of Azure services that enable seamless connectivity through Hybrid networking services.

Our team is looking for software engineers who are searching for a challenge to design, implement, deploy, and monitor large-scale distributed systems in an agile environment

Responsibilities

The developer will

  • Participate in architecture and design of various components and ensure a timely execution of the features with high quality.
  • Own the component end-to-end, including testing, managing cross team dependencies as well as monitoring and alerting for the deployed component.
  • involve extensive internal and external collaborations with other Azure/Microsoft teams as well as networking vendors.

This is a high visibility position in an area of large and expanding investment for Azure and offers a terrific opportunity for technical and career growth.

We seek candidates with expertise in one or more of the following areas:

  • Networking
  • Distributed Systems
  • Virtualization (hypervisors; VM switching), performance optimization
  • Designing and running large-scale fault-tolerant infrastructure services
  • RESTful Services

Qualifications

Required Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of Software development experience preferably in a networking and/or distributed systems environment
  • BS or MS or PhD degree in Computer Science or Electrical Engineering or equivalent experience

Desired Qualifications:

  • Systems programming experience
  • Solid software design and development skills
  • Proven ability to solve hard problems (scale, performance, reliability)
  • Intense eagerness to learn, ready to dive deep into complex problems
  • Passion and drive for profound impact
  • Experience with Networking and Azure technologies is a plus

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.

Benefits/perks listed below may vary depending on the nature of your employment with Microsoft and the country where you work.

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 requirement 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.

Benefits/perks listed below may vary depending on the nature of your employment with Microsoft and the country where you work.