SR Software Engineer

Core Services Engineering builds and manages the critical products and services that Microsoft runs on. We boldly pursue big ideas that power transformational advances at Microsoft and for our customers, while helping Microsoft teams work smarter, faster and more securely every day. Core Services Engineering employees have deep technical and business expertise, customer insights, and a clear point of view that comes from first-hand, large-scale experience with Microsoft and industry solutions. We are engineers, technology leaders and experts, digital transformation change agents, and customer advocates.

We have exciting opportunities for you to innovate, influence, transform, inspire and grow within our organization and we encourage you to apply to learn more!

Job Description:
In this role, you will develop software and services that enable Microsoft employees to be more productive. You will collaborate with others, both within an immediate team, as well as across business units and portions of the company. You will drive for results, not merely finding the boundary of your responsibility, but following a problem through to its conclusion, to solve it once and for all. You will build on your passion for technology, your curiosity to ‘go deep’, and your ability to quickly learn and build upon past experiences, and you will extrapolate from those experiences, and deliver innovations.

Key responsibilities
•Architect, design, develop, test, deploy, and monitor large scale data and analytic solutions
•Develop “best-in-class” engineering for our data and analytic solutions by ensuring they are: well-defined and modularized, secure, reliable, diagnosable, actively monitored and reusable
•Create enterprise grade data systems through proven architecture patterns, designing well-defined interfaces across multiple components, rigorous code reviews, keeping agile release, maintainability, monitoring and alerting in mind
•Leverage data and telemetry to make decisions and driving feedback into systems design and implementation
•Influence product and system technology roadmap aligning to business outcomes
•Drive improvement of automated test coverage for services, organizes by implementing integration tests, functional tests, performance tests and proactively resolve problem areas.
•Gain a working understanding of Microsoft businesses and collaborate with mentors and leaders to contribute to cohesive, end-to-end experiences for our users
•Coach, and mentor the junior people on the team
•Stay educated on existing and emerging technologies, and do proofs of concept to evaluate technology fits for user needs

Basic Qualifications:
•10+ years’ full life-cycle development and design experience creating complex, large enterprise data and analytic systems
•5+ years’ experience with T-SQL, data modeling, report and dashboard creation
•5+ years’ experience with data structure and data storage solutions, including NoSQL and Big Data
•3+ years’ experience with enterprise-scale cloud and hybrid infrastructures, architecture designs, and system migrations

Preferred, Not Required
•8+ years’ full life-cycle development and design experience creating large scale service-oriented architecture and distributed systems/services
•8+ years’ experience with one or more general purpose programming languages including but not limited to: C#, Java, C/C++, Python, JavaScript, PowerShell
•2+ years’ experience with identity, authentication, security, privacy, and compliance for cloud and hybrid data solutions
•2+ years’ experience with Agile methodologies
•BA or BS degree in Computer Science (or equivalent work experience)
•Ability to collaborate effectively with a diverse group of people in a distributed development environment
•Experience with machine learning, analytics, and/or data science
•Experience with real-time telemetry and/or Internet of Things
•Knowledge of data virtualization, data quality, data profiling, and master data management practices and tools
•Service monitoring/manageability experience

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