Senior Software Engineer
Location:
Redmond , Washington
Posted:
February 23, 2018
Reference:
1084518
Microsoft Cloud Infrastructure & Operations (MCIO) is chartered with supporting profitable growth of Microsoft. Cloud business by optimizing the infrastructure capacity management. Cloud services enable a promise of elastic scale and infinite capacity. A key challenge in realizing this promise is to always know the ideal quantity of infrastructure resources (datacenters, power, racks, servers, network devices, bandwidth, IP addresses?) to carry - a hard problem, and employ near real-time mechanisms to achieve the planned resource utilization at scale - an even harder problem. We envision a dynamic, scalable and distributed system that will allow us to continuously model the planned quantity and automatically adjust the provisioning and consumption rate of cloud infrastructure resources. An ideal system will employ machine learning, change modelling, automation of business processes and logistics, real-time data collection and analysis, prioritization of resource allocations, and other techniques to efficiently deliver customer promise around infinite cloud resources.

We are looking for a passionate engineer to join the team and drive our offerings to the next level of scale and functionality by collaborating with customers to aggressively deliver new features to make Microsoft’s Supply Chain lean and agile. you will be responsible for all every-day aspects of our distributed build tools and infrastructure, including architecture, customer interactions, roadmap decisions, backlog and product ownership, engineering quality and release processes. You’ll also make an impact through people development and career growth. If you are comfortable working in a start-up/v1 effort, enjoy incrementally marching to towards a well-defined long-term architecture, and are motivated by solving hard business process problems with technology then this could be the position for you.

Basic Qualifications:

• BS/MS in Computer Science, or equivalent experience.
• 3+ years of experience in an engineering role

Preferred Qualifications:

• Familiarity with designing and operating distributed systems
and strong problem-solving skills.
• Excellent communications skills, ability to talk to customers as
well as senior leaders.
• Deep background in all aspects of software engineering and
development lifecycles.
• Passion for improving the reliability of engineering systems.
• Knowledge and understanding Microsoft cloud infrastructure a
plus.

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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