Sr. Software Engineer in Redmond, WA

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5 - 7 years

Posted 8 weeks ago

Are you looking for an opportunity to build software and systems for some of the biggest data centers that humanity has ever created? The Azure Networking team is responsible for designing and building the software defined network infrastructure that powers millions of servers around the globe for Azure cloud services. Azure Networking is at the forefront of Hyperscale Cloud Computing and runs one of the largest data-center network infrastructure in the world. By joining this team, you will gain valuable experience in service-oriented network architectures and data-center networking at massive scale. We are looking for software engineers to help us automate interactions with network devices – designing, writing, and deploying distributed software that will continuously monitor the health of our network and the communications over it. Example challenges include: Creating software-defined networks. Building architectures that collect information from network switches and servers, rapidly analyze them, and then orchestrate repair actions. Evaluating new network device features and performance. Validating the health of network devices


Job responsibilities:

• Design and develop large scale distributed system for Azure networking focusing on software automation.

• Develop drivers, tools and services to manage network devices.

• Investigate and debug automation failures, improve automation velocity and quality.

• Cross-team collaboration with other engineers


Required Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of professional software development experience in C#, Java or C/C++

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Online services or systems programming experience.
  • Strong system design.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment and take initiative
  • Passion and drive for world-changing impact.
  • Experience with networking, distributed systems, or system-level programming.
  • MS or PhD in Computer Science is a plus.

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.