Software Engineer II

Microsoft   •  

Redmond, WA

Industry: Technology


5 - 7 years

Posted 37 days ago

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Do you want to work on the systems or solutions that drive the financial workflows and help Microsoft in achieving organization's objectives related to operational effectiveness and efficiency, reliable financialreporting, and compliance with laws, regulations and policies.? Do you want to work on cutting edge cloud technologies evolving our systems in a modern engineering manner? Do you want to be part of the team that prides itself by owning it services end to end, demonstrates growth mindset and continually lifts the bar with every single deliverable?

If your answer is “YES” to all of them, congratulations! You are a prospective candidate for the software Engineering team in the Corporate Functions Engineering (CFE) organization in Microsoft.

The Record to Report service conglomerate has a diverse portfolio of applications that play a critical role in ensuring that Microsoft as a company meets the financialreporting obligations on time with accuracy. Yes, that means, all the activities from creating and managing journal entries on one end to our publicly reported quarterly and annual reports. This organization is also responsible for the systems that are responsible for the controls and compliance aspect of our business that processes hundreds of billions of dollars globally.

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 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.
  • 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.


Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Engineering, or a related field, or equivalent alternative education, skills, and/or practical experience
  • Overall 5+ development and test automation experience.

  • 3+ years of software engineering experience building and shipping large-scale, high performance, scalable distributed systems and services using any object oriented programming language

Preferred Qualifications:

  • MS in Computer Science, Engineering, or related discipline.

  • 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.

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.