SOFTWARE ENGINEER II
Location:
Redmond , Washington
Posted:
November 18, 2017
Reference:
1080413
The Azure Compute Organization is responsible for creating the foundation of Microsoft’s Cloud Platform for utility computing. This platform is one of the lowest levels of the services software/hardware stack and includes an efficient, virtualized computational substrate, a fully automated service management system, and a comprehensive set of highly scalable services.

The Azure Compute Infrastructure team is looking for motivated engineers with a strong track record who are in search of an exciting environment working with innovative and revolutionary technology and interested in the improving the engineering experience for their peers. We are looking for individuals interested in working with cutting edge engineering infrastructure and improving developer experience for one of the largest codebases for Azure (thousands of projects) with latest technologies such as GVFS, Distributed Builds, CBT, and latest Visual Studio. Our vision is to continuously evolve the codebase to meet the ever-growing needs of a rapidly evolving platform and growing set of developers.

As part of the work, we partner with multiple engineering teams across the company to leverage and drive changes within those platforms to support the needs of Azure Compute developers. As part of the team, you will be able to improve the experience for hundreds of developers, drive innovation within engineering systems, and provide key feedback across all the latest technologies to feature owners. The large and rapidly evolving codebase, will provide opportunity to solve and contribute unique viewpoints, and be on the forefront of technology.

Key responsibilities include updating existing codebase to latest technologies, investigating build/engineering performance bottlenecks and creating/contributing solutions to improve developer experience. The work involves:
• Integrating latest engineering technologies within the codebase
• Investigating and debugging engineering/build failures and driving improvements
• Designing and developing solutions to improve developer experience and code velocity to production
• Driving requirements to the engineering teams to support required features

Job Requirements:
- 2+ years of software engineering experience with large-scale services, and applications
- 4+ years of experience developing software with MSBuild, C++ and/or C#, .NET
- Good knowledge of scripting languages such as PowerShell, Python
- Strong written and verbal communication skills
- Solid debugging, testing, and problem solving skills
- A BA or MS degree in Computer Science or related field, or equivalent experience


Basic Qualifications:
1+ years of software development 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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