Software Engineer II

To delight customers in a Cloud First world, Microsoft delivers highly available online services with cutting edge features and innovative functionality lighting up on a regular basis. We are seeking candidates at all levels who love to engineer solutions from concept to production. Join us and make a difference to millions of people across the planet building one of the largest distributed systems on the planet: the Microsoft Azure team.

Are you passionate about cloud computing? Are you motivated to find ways to improve systems and processes? We value passion, creativity, team work, agility, accountability and desire to learn new complex technical areas.

Our organization is looking for someone who is:
• Passionate about distributed systems and building high scale services
• Likes to work in an agile development team that iterates rapidly
• Loves new technological challenges and excels at solving them
• Excited about making better software and continuously improving the development, integration, and deployment process
• Developers in the team wear many hats and demonstrate technical breadth, depth, and leadership.
• You will participate in all stages of the engineering lifecycle.

Basic Qualifications:
• 2+ years of software development experience

Preferred Qualifications:
• BS in Computer Science or related technical field experience
• 2+ years of experience with one or more general purpose programming languages including but not limited to: Java, C/C++, C#, Python, JavaScript, PowerShell
• Proven track record of design and technical accomplishment
• 2+ years of experience implementing and/or operating large scale software services, components, or feature areas
• Knowledge of Microsoft Azure, AWS or similar cloud computing platforms is preferred
• Effective collaborator, experienced in creating technical partnerships across teams
• Strong problem-solving skills

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