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Principal Software Engineer Manager Microsoft
Redmond, WA

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Azure Data Warehouse is a technical centerpiece and major revenue driver for Microsoft in scale-out data analytics. The cloud storage and intelligent processing of large data volumes is a great enabler for new classes of applications and a multi-billion-dollar market. Technically, we need to develop deep technology on distributed systems, fault-tolerance, storage, big data, query processing, self-tuning and machine learning. Competition in this space is fierce, and we at Microsoft continue to grow and nurture a first-class, diverse team to lead the market. We are constantly evaluating opportunities to incorporate new ideas into the product, based on customer input, competitive analyses and research results.

Two competitive reports showing recent product innovations are the following:

FINAL Data Warehouse Cloud Benchmark

FINAL GigaOm Report Cloud Data Warehouse Performance Testing

We are currently looking to strengthen the engineering team with expertise in ML and AI.

Basic Qualifications:

* Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or Engineering or Mathematics or Physics or IT technical discipline or in place of 3+ years of internship or 3+ years of industry engineering experience
* 12+ years of software development/design experience.
* 1+ years of experience in database internals or machine learning.

Preferred Qualifications:

* Experience developing enterprise-grade products.
* Experience in cloud systems.


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.

As a manager in the ADW development team, you will lead a technically strong engineering team working on industry-leading technology. We expect you to be hands-on and have a good understanding of the principles and practices of Data Warehouse core technology, especially database internals or machine learning. You are accountable for the technical consistency of the work done in your team, the quality and efficiency of project execution, and the health and growth of our engineers. You will also work closely with other managers in the team to instill a culture of engineering excellence where all voices are heard, and to influence the tactical and strategic bets for the product. Our mindset is that of a highly functional team building an enterprise-level product that will be core to Azure over the next decade. Are you interested in pushing the innovative integration of ML and Data Warehouse? Do you want to help shape the future of auto-tuning in large-scale data analytics? Join us, we want you to do your best work in our team!

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