SENIOR SOFTWARE ENGINEER
Location:
Redmond , Washington
Posted:
October 19, 2017
Reference:
1070852
Are you interested in working for one of the most exciting teams in Microsoft?
Interested in a start-up like environment, passionate about cloud computing technology and building the next billion-dollar business?

Then look no further than the Azure Team. We have developed the state-of-the-art operating system for Microsoft’s Cloud Datacenters. Azure provides developers with on-demand compute and storage to create, host, scale, and manage scalable web application on the Internet through Microsoft’s global data centers, and via on-premises private cloud deployments of the Azure Platform. In this role you will be responsible for critical components of the Azure stack. You will be responsible for ensuring a highly reliable and scalable application layer load balancer and connectivity solutions. This will include owning certain components from design, engaging with other teams to manage dependencies, implementation, to monitoring of the deployed service. This is a high visibility position in an area of large and expanding investment for Microsoft Azure and offers a terrific opportunity for technical and career growth. We seek candidates with expertise in one or more of the following areas: Linux internals (networking stack and other OS components); Open source, data-path, traffic and performance monitoring; reliable, high quality software development; software integration; Http stack and web related protocols; virtualization (hypervisors; virtual machine switching); performance optimization; distributed systems; directories; distributed hash tables; Web/http control planes; programmable networking; control plane, fault, and performance monitoring.

The successful candidate will have:
-5+ years of experience working in a networking and/or distributed systems environment
-5+ years of experience in software development is a must have
-Systems programming experience
-Solid user mode Design and Dev skills
-Experience with performance optimization of low level code
-5+ years of professional development experience
-Experience shipping products or services
-Passion and drive for profound impact
-BS or MS or PhD degree in Computer Science, or equivalent experiences

Basic Qualifications:
3+ years of software development experience

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. 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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