Software Engineer II
Location:
Redmond , Washington
Posted:
October 23, 2017
Reference:
1064356
Do you want to work on the latest and hottest technology trends? Do you want to be part of the next leap in how we use the information from the devices around us to unleash new business and consumer scenarios? Do you want to be part of the transformation of automobiles over the next decade?

The Azure IoT Connected Car team wants to lead that charge and we are looking for engineers to join us and imagine new uses and opportunities that are unlocked by connecting automobiles to the cloud and harvesting the data produced in everyday operation of vehicles. Combining the device innovation occurring in the automobile industry with the nearly ubiquitous reach the cloud will enable new scenarios where it is routine to process petabytes of data and use advanced analytics like machine learning to gain new insights for manufacturers, fleet managers and individual consumers. With the introduction of Azure IoT, Microsoft is leading the industry in IoT and we are building on that leadership to drive a new generation of “things that move”. We will utilize and build on Azure’s IoT base of comprehensive solutions spanning devices, device management, gateways, advanced analytics, and command & control functionality. We will connect these millions of moving devices and help create the futuristic world we can only imagine today.

The Azure IoT Connected Car team is looking for highly motivated and talented engineers to design and deliver reference platforms and solutions that enable rapid adoption of these Azure based services. Candidates will be responsible for envisioning, designing and implementing a platform that can be easily customized by automakers to fulfill their connected car services. This ranges from sample mobile apps, APIs, productivity tools, and analytics pipelines to drive dashboards for dealers, service centers and other automaker stake holders. All of these must be built with focus on the absolute best practices we want to promote when using Azure services.

We are looking for engineers with strong problem solving, design, coding and debugging skills coupled with a drive for execution and results. You must have a desire to produce high quality software and services with a focus on Livesite and running large services as scale. Passion, creativity & the desire to learn new complex technical areas are some of the values we want in our engineers and as a team we want to maintain agility and accountability. If you see yourself in this space working with other highly motivated and talented individuals then this is a great opportunity to challenge yourself, be part of something new and influence the next generation of technology for Microsoft.

Responsibilities include:
• Build a scalable data pipeline for big data analytics including both hot and cold path
• Build mobile apps and APIs that showcase how command on control of connected cars should work
• Integrate with other Microsoft platforms to demonstrate how productivity can be improved in the connected car.
• Build services that excel at LiveSite and lifecycle operations like: upgrades with no downtime, rollback, operational data collection, real-time monitoring, self-healing and repair.
• Continually find ways to lower the COGs of our services on a day to day basis so that we can pass those savings to our customers or improve our margins.

Successful candidates must have the following:
• Minimum of 5 years of technical engineering experience.
• Exposure to service engineering including experience with distributed systems and Livesite operations of online services.
• Demonstrated experience building highly reliable and scalable systems software.
• BS/MS in Computer Science, related field, or equivalent industry 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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