Software Engineer II
Redmond , Washington
November 17, 2017
Do you have passion for delivering key insights on top of Big Data? A desire to help shape the emerging BI ecosystem with Cloud and Enterprise into a competitive differentiator? Come join the new generation of experiences which enable Azure, the fastest-growing cloud platform in the world which makes billions of dollars of revenue!

The goal of Cloud Intelligence Platform team is to foster a data-driven culture, to encourage and enable the entire organization to make more informed decisions through data. As part of that work our infrastructure and solutions team develops and operationalizes the BI platform that enables a variety of teams and processes to realize that goal. As the volume of data-and the demand for solutions-grows, we need a strong and experienced SDE who can design & develop on Big Data systems and help manage day-to-day operations.

• Create and manage complete designs that solve classes of problems, enable group of components and satisfy business, customer, engineering and operational requirements.
• Design and develop key ingredients to big data pipelines using Cortana Intelligence Suite, service layers and other assorted reporting/distribution assets.
• Design and develop resilient systems.
• Own Technical design of components with overall systems view
• Lead and mentor team of developers to deliver on features
• Create different types of automated tests to ensure high quality bar.

Basic Qualifications:
• 5+ years of software development experience

Preferred Qualifications:
• 5+ years of strong design, coding, testing and troubleshooting experience with customer facing systems.
• 3+ years of development experience in BigData platforms is preferred.
• Outstanding coding skills in C#, T-SQL or Open source/Hadoop eco system
• Great design and problem-solving skills, with a strong bias for quality and engineering excellence at scale.
• Exceptional technical know-how, ability to quickly adapt to new technology and go deep in new focus areas.
• Demonstrated ability to drive and deliver features on time with quality.
• Proven ability to lead a team of developers to deliver on solutions

Desired Skills:
• Excellent written and oral communication skills, particularly the ability to synthesize complex issues/scenarios into easy-to-understand concepts.
• An attention to detail with self-discipline and a drive for results.
• Demonstrated ability to work in ambiguous situations and across organizational boundaries.

• A Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Business Information Systems, or closely related field.

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.

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