Senior Software Engineer

Last updated 15 days ago
Location:Redmond, Washington
Job Type:Full Time

The Hardware Control Service team in is responsible for building and operating world class software services for Azure hardware infrastructure development. Hardware Control Service provides platform for telemetry gathering and failure detection policies processing, delivers post-failure root cause analysis, and enables FW deployment through infrastructure tooling and health/progress monitoring.

Team is constantly innovating on the infrastructure to meet the growing needs for Azure across regions and customers.

We live and breathe the engineering culture that many web companies (both large and small) are increasingly adopting, where a single engineer wears all the hats necessary to design, implement, validate and release great features. We collaborate closely with product teams at Microsoft as well as internally to ensure we’re maximizing efficiency in the system.


Primary responsibilities include:

  • Design, build and run services at high scale and availability
  • Perform live site/dev ops engineering for services with top notch monitoring, dashboards and troubleshooting guides
  • Promote practices that ensure high-quality, scalability, stability and performance



5+ years of designing, implementing microservices

5+ years of hands on code in any of the following languages (C#/C/C++/Java)

5+ years of operating microservices including being part of on call rotation and debugging live site issues

2+ years of mentoring engineers

Microsoft is a highly innovative company that collaborates across disciplines to produce cutting edge cloud technology that changes our world. The Cloud Server Infrastructure (CSI) team in Microsoft’s Azure C+E division is responsible for delivering server infrastructure for Microsoft’s online services. The hardware for operating these services (over 200 and counting), comprises of hundreds of thousands of servers spread globally and applications that reach hundreds of millions of users every day. Our customer-base is growing rapidly, our infrastructure investments are multiplying, and the size of our global infrastructure is increasing by the day - along with the scale of our challenges. Learn more about our team and projects here Azure Hardware Infrastructure



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.

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