Senior Software Engineer
Location:
Redmond , Washington
Posted:
October 20, 2017
Reference:
1072174
Azure Database for PostgreSQL is the newest service added to the family of relational database services provided in Microsoft Azure. We are expanding the choice of database services in Azure and need your help to meet our customers? demand. Our team is part of Database Systems organization and building the PostgreSQL service on the common platform supporting all relational database workloads, and leveraging the scale of our global presence in all Azure datacenters. We are a full stack team, tackling the breadth of technology from distributed systems, availability, scalability, query performance and processing, storage, operating systems, networking, management tools, web development, user experience and most other fields in Computer Science. We are reaching out to the open source community and are actively looking for ways to collaborate on enhancing the database engines we support.

Here’s a little introduction to our team:

• We spend our days collaborating with, teaching, and learning from a diverse set of world class engineers. We develop, test, and check code in every day.
• We are obsessed with customers and make data-driven decisions using telemetry collected from customers and production systems.
• We take time to build the engineering systems that allow us to focus on new problems and reduce overhead.
• We look for opportunities to use existing technologies and are at the forefront of Microsoft’s embracing of open source.
• We have alluring solutions that no one in the industry had dared to build because the problems are breathtakingly challenging. That’s why we need you!
• You are a self-critical leader.

Basic Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Engineering or Mathematics or Physics or IT related technical discipline or in place of 3+ years of internship or 3+ years of industry software engineering experience
• 3+ years of programming experience in Java OR C++ OR C# OR C OR object-oriented programming

Preferred Qualifications:

• Great curiosity and willingness to question
• High enthusiasm, integrity, ingenuity, results-orientation, self-motivation, and resourcefulness in a fast-paced competitive environment.
• Love the next problem, the next experiment, the next partner
• Have a deep desire to work collaboratively, solve problems with groups, find win/win solutions and celebrate successes
• Get excited by the challenge of hard technical problems
• Solve problems by always leading with deep passion and empathy for customers

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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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