Software Engineer II
Redmond , Washington
October 24, 2017
Azure Database for PostgreSQL and MySQL are the newest services 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 and MySQL 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.
• You have a B.Sc. in Computer Science (or equivalent)
• You are creative, innovative, and care about your customers
• You are passionate about learning
• You have fearless curiosity
• You write beautiful comments in your clear and concise code
• You enjoy collaborating and interacting with like and unlike minds
• You have no fears when it comes to speaking the less popular ideas
• You are happy to help and amplify others around you
• You have 5+ years experience C/C++/C#/Java coding skills
• You have 3+ years hands-on experience developing software
• You have experience with managing or developing Relational database engine

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:
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