Software Engineer II, Advanced Services Delivery, WW Services
Location:
Issaquah , Washington
Posted:
December 17, 2017
Reference:
1073987
The Advanced Services Delivery team is seeking a talented and highly motivated Software Engineer II to be part of our digital transformation.

The core business objectives of the ASD organization are to improve IT health outcomes for Microsoft’s largest business and enterprise customers, and to enable profitability of the Microsoft Services business via packaged, highly-scalable digital delivery assets, impacting $700M annually. We do this through three primary deliverables: A platform for performing customer IT health assessments, a catalog of IP that includes digital learning assets and workshops to help educate customers, so they can make the most of their IT environments, and a portal called the Services Hub that ties it all together. We have over 20,000 active customers and are working to improve our platform and the services we deliver on top of it, and driving the future of the entire Services business.

What kind of team is ASD? We take a hard core Agile approach to provide a key source of innovation for the MS Services business. We are autonomous enough to be self-directed, big enough to drive impact with a global team, and small enough to know each other. And we don’t forget to have fun and care for each other along the way.

Software Engineer II

We’re looking for an extremely talented, highly motivated Software Engineer II to drive implementation and delivery of our platform, a developer who has knowledge and interest in gaining experience across the application development stack. You will be working on a project(s) focused on Microsoft Azure (Hosted Services, Blob, Tables and Queues), DocumentDB, SQL Azure, Webjobs, Operations Management Suite, .NET Framework (C#), Web and Client UIs (Web API, TypeScript, etc.). The system does lots of bulk data processing and then rendering that data back to the users. There is a client component that does the data gathering, which is in Angular and hosts workflows to drive that creation.

In addition to the technical expertise, we expect someone who will be obsessed about working closely with customers to build solutions that delight them and make them more efficient. We’re committed to helping the IT Professional get better value out of their Microsoft investment. The ideal candidate will ask challenging questions about what needs to be done and push for simple features that will deliver value.

Our team moves frequently between layers of the system, enabling people to deepen their experience in many areas. While everyone has an area of focus, we all chip in and help in various areas as needed. This is a great group that works to drive hard toward business outcomes while having a lot of fun and growing as a team.

Working from home part-time or another flexible work arrangement is a possibility for the right candidate.

The Software Engineer II duties include:
• Designing and developing platform features
• Working with other developers to help deliver current releases and sustained engineering builds to ensure requirements for design, performance, user scenarios are met along with quality code, adherence to coding standards and project metrics and making sure these are delivered on time under tight schedules
• Attending daily sprint meetings
• Working closely with PM and other upstream source system teams to address production issues
• Identifying and implementing engineering best practices
• Managing and delivering projects through aggressive schedules
• Implementing and maintaining excellent design and development processes

Qualifications are:
• 4+ years of experience with the .NET framework (C#, ASP.NET, XML)
• 1+ years of experience with UI technologies (WPF, CSS/JS, etc.)
• 2+ years of designing and shipping modern web applications
• 2+ years of experience with Microsoft Azure and SQL Azure
• Creative and self-motivated developer with excellent coding, design and communication skills
• Leadership experience on an engineering team growing and guiding developers
• A BS or MS Degree in Computer Science or related technical discipline is preferred

Microsoft Digital, Services & Success

Microsoft Digital, Services & Success, with over 22,000 employees worldwide, is dedicated to delivering on Microsoft’s mission to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more. We are the voice of support services, the trusted advisor of consulting services, and the source of the world’s best enterprise strategies. Simply put, Services helps customers and partners get the most out of their technology investments. For more information, visit www.microsoft.com/Services.

Join us and be one who empowers billions! That’s incredible reach. When you combine that with your own inspiration, plus the freedom and support to make your ideas happen, you can make a huge impact on how people work and live all over the world.

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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