Senior Software Engineer
Location:
Redmond , Washington
Posted:
December 17, 2017
Reference:
1069680
Our new world of connected devices and continuous services is powered by the Azure platform. The Azure Platform, Evangelism and Experience Team (APEX) is an exciting team in the Cloud and Enterprise Division responsible for the delivery of technical content experiences for Azure, System Center, SQL, Power BI, Visual Studio, Active Directory among others. We have an exciting opportunity for someone with drive and energy, passionate about delivering the One-Engineering system vision for content publishing and localization.

In this role, you will be responsible for increasing the availability, reliability, scalability, and performance of our services-oriented architecture that enables content authoring and deployment in real time to our global user base. You will be a cloud infrastructure expert responsible for building out large scale workflows to aid the content publishing of C+E. You will be a strong collaborator with experience building scalable cloud-architected services to broad user bases.

Responsibilities:

- Drive efficiency & consolidation in our current disparate workflow & tools.
- Owning the delivery of features in our content publishing and validation platforms.
- Deliver solutions to our engineering team to scale to the business growth and bring us closer to spontaneous content publishing.
- Build a tools and infrastructure for localization processing in concert with partner teams managing the transition from old technologies to the new platform in a risk aware and time sensitive manner.

Requirements:

- BS or MS in Computer Science or 10+ years of experience in related technical disciplines.
- 6+ years of a combination of software engineer, service engineering, or service operations experience.
- Strong C# experience and proven expertise in delivering large scale cloud based services using Azure or AWS to a broad user base.
- Strong experience in a scripting language such as PowerShell, Python, or Perl.
- GitHub automation expertise a distinct advantage.
- Outstanding communication skills, can deliver conceptual designs that cater to various audiences from engineering to executive briefings.
- Proven engineering skills across the Microsoft Stack and Cloud Computing (including Azure / SQL Azure, T-SQL, SSIS, Data warehousing, SQL Server, HTML, C#, ASPX and infrastructure design).


Knowledge in all-and subject matter expertise in at least two-of the following:

- Building high-performance, highly available, reliable, distributed software & services.
- Designing systems and processes for running enterprise or consumer services at scale, drive cost & operational efficiency.
- Be highly data-driven in your design approach and build data management into your designs.
- Windows Administration, including OS internals and troubleshooting tools.
- SQL experience, preferably sql server administration and design.


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. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please send a request to askstaff@microsoft.com.

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. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please send a request to askstaff@microsoft.com.

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