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Principal Software Engineer Microsoft
Redmond, WA

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Job Description

Readying on-premise infrastructure for a hybrid cloud is a top investment area for IT decision makers across the globe. The Engineering Systems Platform (ESP) team offers the opportunity to work on a large scale hybrid cloud implementation that helps enable the development of Windows, XBOX, etc. We are looking for a Principal Software Engineer to bring cutting edge solutions to secure both on-premises and cloud workloads. The scale of platforms and services we are building are among the largest in the world.

As a principal engineer on the team, your leadership will be critical in ensuring engineering rigor and driving security innovation. You must be passionate about building security services that provide high security, differentiated market value, and increase rather than decrease productivity. You will also have opportunities to incubate new ideas for additional business outcomes, and deliver high quality of service through live site excellence. You will be leading and influencing other engineers on the team and cross group and create and maintain positive and productive working relationships.

Required qualifications:

* A BS/MS in Computer Science or equivalent experience
* 7+ years software development experience (online services preferred) and experience in testing, deploying, operating, and supporting medium to large scale services on Azure, AWS or similar environments

Preferred qualifications:

* Experience with practical cryptographic uses including signing, encryption, and the usage of certificates
* Excellent C#, C++\C, Python or Java coding skills
* Knowledge and application of security technologies is highly desirable but not required.
* Experience designing and delivering large scale distributed systems with focus on security.
* Prior exposure to technologies such as Azure, WCF, Net, Claims based identity (WIF), .Net/C#
* Experience with PKI and certificate management
* Capable of technical deep-dives into service and systems design, data movement pipelines, networking, storage, monitoring, security, and capacity planning
* Great design and problem-solving skills, with a strong emphasis on quality and engineering excellence
* Strong sense of ownership and accountability to deliver projects and results of increasing technical complexity and ability to handle ambiguity
* Excellent communications skills, both verbal and written and ability to work well in a diverse, team-focused environment
* Passionate about sharing your experiences and knowledge and growing your peers

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.

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. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please send a request via the Accommodation request form.

Benefits/perks listed below may vary depending on the nature of your employment with Microsoft and the country where you work.

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* Drive organizational alignment around security threats, response, and methods of resisting common compromise scenarios
* Create and manage security services with an Assume Breach mindset enabling detection and response of targeted attacks and persistent adversaries
* Analyze complex authorization and authentication problems, identify and design solutions, and make high-impact improvements in collaboration with other engineers both across the division and throughout Microsoft
* Develop large-scale integrated security services with enterprise-class quality and utilize your design, and communication skills to bring great experiences for all users
* Drive team priority and design, to write and deliver software to improve the availability, reliability, scalability, latency, security, resiliency, and efficiency of a service
* Contribute in debugging, troubleshooting complete stack of a service, and drive analysis of outages; write software and build automation to resolve problems permanently
* Engage in service capacity planning and demand forecasting, software performance analysis and system tuning
* Conduct periodic on call duties and live site support

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