Senior Software Engineer - Blockchain
Location:
Redmond , Washington
Posted:
October 20, 2017
Reference:
1073224
Blockchain technology is poised to become the next big computing paradigm, disrupting existing processes and unlocking new business models through secure multi-party computation. In a rapidly evolving digital economy, blockchain technology will form the backbone of the next era of distributed enterprise and consumer applications with its business value surging to exceed $3.1 trillion by 2030 per Gartner.
Businesses are looking to understand and apply the distributed ledger technology that started with Bitcoin to streamline and innovate their business problems. Microsoft is a trailblazer in the enterprise blockchain space and customers are looking to us to make blockchain ready for wide adoption across organizations, verticals, and use cases. We are moving quickly and strategically to build on this momentum. Join the team spearheading the blockchain business at Microsoft and help us channel industry excitement around secure, multiparty computation into clear value propositions that solve customer problems, drive Azure consumption, and enable new networks and product categories. We look to innovate at all levels of the stack, from managing infrastructure to core blockchain innovation, to integrating with Azure middleware services (Azure AD, KeyVault, etc.) and to building out both horizontal and vertical SaaS offerings.
This role will involve learning, deep thought and creativity, experimentation and innovation, and most importantly drive to deliver differentiated offerings to enterprises that will revolutionize digital value exchange. We are seeking a strong enterprise Software Developer who is passionate about making customers successful, experienced in developing across the full stack, and excited to work with and release open source software. If you thrive in an agile, dynamic, customer-driven environment, this is the place for you.

Knowledge, Skills & Requirements:
- BS or Masters’ Degree in Computer Science or a related field
- 5+ years of software development experience
- .NET or Java platform development skills for enterprise environments
- C#, Java, C++. Framework design and development
- Service and micro-service architectures in agile environments
- Experience with Blockchain technologies preferred
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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