Software Engineer II
Redmond , Washington
December 16, 2017
Are you interested in tackling interesting problems in the Identity space, in an agile environment? If so, then the Identity & Access Management (IAM) engineering team in the Identity and Security Services Division (ISSD) is the place to be. The IAM team is responsible for delivering the next generation of identity management products & services to manage identities, credentials, roles and access rights to the cloud in a consistent & seamless manner. We are at the front and center of Microsoft’s identity strategy and work with the Active Directory (AD) and Azure Active Directory (AAD) services to power critical needs such as authentication, authorization, single sign-on, email, management of devices and social enterprise.

Identity and Access is at the center of everything our customers do, from social networking to single sign-on, from small devices to desktops to data centers. As customers make the transition from on-premise to cloud, they need simple, scalable products and services that meet their identity management needs across environments with many disparate systems. One of the key areas is analysis and presentation of the data to end users. Some of the challenges in this area are large-scale data management and aggregation from disparate sources and across multiple datacenters. Another important area is management and features around single sign-on of thousands of applications through secure identity. We are looking for a highly motivated developer with an excellent track record and a passion for building innovative application software.

In this role you will help us design and deliver the next generation identity products and services that will power the enterprise and cloud computing for several decades. You will be expected to apply agile development methodologies to design and write high quality code that meets availability, performance, and scalability goals. This is a broad and engaging mission and is critical to Microsoft’s business strategy.

Basic Qualifications:
• 2+ years software engineering experience

A successful candidate will have:
• Excellent coding skills in C#
• A proven track record of delivering high quality software on time
• Strong communication skills and a passion for solving hard problems
• 4+ years software engineering experience
• Bachelor degree in Computer Science or Engineering

Experience and skills that will set you apart:
• Knowledge and experience of Azure is preferable.
• SQL and database fundamentals is optional
• UX design and coding skills is optional
• Agile development
• Other Online Services 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

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