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Principal Software Engineer Microsoft
Redmond, WA

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Job Description

Microsoft Azure is undergoing explosive growth as customers around the world realize the benefits of moving their services and applications to the cloud. Security is the foremost concern for our customers as they move their services outside their datacenters. The charter of the Azure Security group is to ensure that Azure is the most secure and resilient cloud platform. The group owns core security services spanning across the Azure stack, providing low level platform security as well as protection for customer applications running in the cloud. We are responsible for identity and access management, secrets/key management, disk encryption and data protection, Trusted Launch and Attestation of the platform as well as customer VMs, Linux platform security, and other security capabilities for the Azure platform running at the cloud scale.

Required Qualifications:

* 10+ years of software development experience in a product group.

Preferred Qualifications:

* Ability to learn and grasp concepts quickly in a fast-paced environment is critical to success.

* Passion in building and designing hyper scale systems; prior experience in building large scale distributed systems is a big plus.

* The ability to multi-task while balancing short term and long term needs is essential.

* Knowledge of security technologies is highly desirable but not required.

* Strong design and development experience, preferably with distributed programming models.

* Demonstrated problem solving and debugging skills.

Cloud Background Screening Requirement:

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.

We are looking for experienced software engineers acting as a technical lead to define, architect, and implement cloud-scale services and integrated solutions. In this position, you will own end to end aspects of building and running highly available distributed security services providing mission critical functionality for Azure. With security being top priority for Azure, this role gives an excellent and highly visible opportunity to make a significant impact in securing Microsoft's vision of the cloud.

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