SOFTWARE ENGINEER
Location:
Redmond , Washington
Posted:
October 18, 2017
Reference:
1066616
Do data driven decisions drive/motive you? Would you like to have positive impact on Microsoft customer relationship? Would you like to be part of building a very broad and rich data view of our customers that is enriched with deep reasoning and inference based on everything we know to improve experiences in relationships, devices, apps and usage to benefit our customers? If so and you are excited to collect, organize from authoritative deep customer knowledge through big data processing and best engineering principles/practices, then this is the job for you.
We are a team in Windows and Devices Group-Membership focused on building Microsoft customer knowledge platform using big data principles combined with service basics and detailed diagnostics to more deeply understand our customers. We own core data services that power our partners for both consumer and commercial customers with strong SLA, low latency with appropriate privacy controls.

As part of our team, you will develop services to answer deeper knowledge about customers that are not only actionable but also help shape the future direction of the platform. You will be required to debug code, analyze data, monitor patterns & inspect logs in order to reason data and complete root cause analysis. You will have the opportunity to build state of the art tools that enable distributed querying of data by collecting, analyzing, discovering and understanding various data models and feature vectors easier. Finally, you will collaborate with several partner teams to ensure that fundamentals and data service basics are achieved to exceed the expectations of the customer.
We have a close knit team that believes in supporting and learning from each other to get the best from everyone. We are looking for a team mate who understands the fundamentals of data models, web services and can apply those skills with a customer focused approach to deliver on our goals.

Required skills:

• 1+ years of software development
• A Computer Science degree or equivalent experience
• Passion for building big data services including data analysis and data modelling
• Knowledge in the areas of web services, distributed systems, authentication, authorization, analytics and data mining (optional).
• Knowledge of data structures and algorithms, design patterns and the ability to think outside the box.
• Strong coding and debugging skills with a modern object oriented language
• Strong design and problem solving skills, with a strong bias for quality and engineering excellence


Optional useful skills:

• Knowledge in large-scale distributed computing.
• Knowledge in C# & SQL is a strong plus.
• Microsoft is an equal opportunity employer.


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, national origin or ancestry, age, disability, marital status, pregnancy, protected veteran status, protected genetic information, political affiliation, or any other characteristics protected by local laws, regulations, or ordinances.

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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