Senior Software Engineer

Microsoft   •  

Redmond, WA

Industry: Technology


8 - 10 years

Posted 25 days ago

In this team, you will have the opportunity to design and develop creative and compelling, solutions in cloud that accomplishes the business outcomes in an automated, timely, cost-effective, compliant and secure way. You will develop software and services at scale, innovating on the latest technologies and modern engineering practices. Delivery of solutions will be done via a DevOps model where success not only includes delivering business value but having a cost-effective, reliable, stable and supportable solution. We partner closely with Microsoft product engineering teams to ensure a great solution is delivered that can help our customers around the world and serve as a showcase to industry. To summarize, you will be an integral part of the digital transformation that is happening in Microsoft getting your hands in engineering systems of: observation, intelligence/insights/analytics, recording/reporting and engagement.


As a senior software engineer, you will:

  • Design, Implement, Validate, Release components/services/systems using your software engineering (designing, coding, review, testing, debugging, problem solving and analytical) skills in agile team that will measurably add value to our business partners and stakeholders.
  • Develop designs that are complete from a usability, reliability, security, performance, scale, maintainability, extensibility and built-with-ops-as-first class aspects for the different components/services/system(s) in a cloud world.
  • Write highly efficient clean code that can process large amounts of transactions with low latency and high reliability
  • Design and implement cloud-based distributed systems load balanced over hot/warm/cold storage solutions (blobs/parquet, azure tables, in-memory distributed caches)
  • Design and implement accurate and actionable internal monitoring and tooling to help maintain business SLAs and system health
  • Participate in On Call and Site Reliability rotations to support live site and drive engineered solutions to improve customer experiences.
  • Learn with and as appropriate, lead the team in adopting relevant new technologies, tools, methods and processes that progressively advances our services' capabilities to its different stakeholders.
  • Provide critical thinking, technical innovation, and attention to detail while serving as a trusted advisor in the organization.
  • Gain understanding of Microsoft businesses and the varied processes along with their outcomes and collaborate with all stakeholders to contribute to a cohesive set of capabilities built to deliver frictionless experience.
  • Define estimates, roadmaps and contribute to with strategy elements – from ideation to articulation to delivery.
  • Stay educated on existing, emerging technologies and deliver POCs to evaluate technology development towards service modernization and capabilities enhancements.
  • Collaborate effectively with other teams and disciplines and drives improvements in engineering at the org level


Required Qualifications:

  • BS in Computer Science, Engineering, or related discipline or equivalent alternative education, skills, and/or practical experience is required
  • Overall 8+ development and test automation experience
  • 5+ years of software engineering experience building and shipping large-scale, high performance, scalable systems and services.
  • 3+ years of experience with distributed computing, and databases.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • MS in Computer Science, Engineering, or related discipline
  • Excellent programming skills in any object-oriented languages
  • Solid knowledge of data-structures, algorithms and object-oriented design patterns
  • Understanding of distributed state management
  • Experience writing and debugging asynchronous and multi-threaded code
  • Experience developing distributed data processing pipelines
  • Experience developing IaaS / PaaS services for a Cloud Platform
  • Experience in a DevOps culture supporting live site.
  • Working experience with Azure platform
  • Experience in Agile execution / delivery.
  • Strong skills in designing, implementing and testing Service Oriented Architecture (SOA), REST APIs & micro services.
  • Experience with Data Warehouse, reporting frameworks, building and leveraging data lake on Azure or from other cloud solutions providers.
  • Knowledge in client-side web application development using HTML, CSS, JavaScript, frameworks like Angular, React.