Senior Software Engineer

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

Empower every person and organization on the planet to achieve more. That is what inspires us, drives our work, and pushes us to challenge the status quo every day. The Identity division in Cloud + AI delivers world class authentication services for the Microsoft cloud. Azure Active Directory is the identity platform for Azure and Office 365. By using Azure Active Directory, organizations are empowered to offer their employees and partners access to applications (like Office 365), data and resources in a secure and controlled way, from virtually anywhere.
The Identity and Access Management team within Identity division is looking for a senior software engineer ready to solve large scale problems and drive the next wave of innovation in User and Tenant management. We are looking for a technical leader to focus on innovating for complex organizations, federated management (including hybrid) at scale.
We are a local group of supportive team players, working in a fast-paced agile development environment. We regularly collaborate with other seasoned engineers across Microsoft while learning a ton and working on a variety of technologies. We embrace a culture which is customer focused, delivers continuously, drives engineering excellence, is collaborative, fun loving and iterative. We are a diverse team, and we embrace people from all backgrounds, to help us build the best identity service in the world.


Your core responsibilities would include building software that reimagines and redesigns how billions of Users and millions of Tenants are managed in AAD from the data store schema to implementing the APIs at scale and building the User Experiences. As part of the team owning Users and Tenants you would be operating at the heart of Azure Active Directory, collaborating with teams across Identity division and Microsoft to unlock new business value. You would have the opportunity to drive impact across Microsoft cloud and delight customers as authentication and identity are core to businesses, Azure and Office 365.


  • 5+ years of experience in technical roles, solid ship experience across product life cycle
  • Undergraduate or Graduate degree in Computer Science or related Engineering discipline
  • Working experience in online services/large scale systems is a plus
  • Working knowledge of a modern programming language, C# and JavaScript preferred, C/C++/Java or similar acceptable
  • Track record of delivering innovation and results, leadership, and collaboration

    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 every two years. 

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