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Software Engineer II Microsoft
Redmond, WA

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Microsoft Cloud Infrastructure and Operations is the team behind the cloud. MCIO is responsible for delivering over 200 Microsoft web portals, Live and Online Services around the world including infrastructure, security and compliance, operations, globalization, and manageability. Our focus is on smart growth, high efficiency, and delivering a trusted experience to customers and partners worldwide.

We are looking for passionate, high energy engineers who have worked with security sensitive applications to help achieve our mission. Our focus is on smart growth, high efficiency, and delivering a highly secured and trusted experience to our customers and partners worldwide.

If you enjoy driving innovation in a fast-paced engineering team, are passionate about building great user experiences using the latest cutting edge technologies, and yearn to build highly secured and scalable distributed services, this is the right opportunity for you!

Knowledge, experience and skills:

* BS degree in Computer Science or Computer Engineering
* 3+ years of strong coding skills in one or more popular languages and platforms, including C/C++, C#, Java, Javascript, SQL, Ruby, Python
* 3+ years building secure systems (payments, healthcare, finance, etc.)
* Deep and broad understanding of security vulnerabilities and attacks (Hardware, Software, Network, and People) and ability to apply them or find new ones based on new technology being developed
* Excellent analytical skills and an ability to abstract concepts and think in terms of OO design
* Strong problem solving and communication skills
* Data-driven mind-set. Ability to mine data and persuade your team using effective analysis

Preferred, not required:

* SDE with 5+ years of software development with excellent C#, Java, or C++ coding skills
* Master's degree in computer science is preferred.
* Expertise in middle tier/backend technologies such as .NET, relational and/or non-relational (NoSQL) databases, web services, ORM, and RESTful concepts
* Experience with cloud-based services is a plus (Azure or AWS)
* Machine learning or image recognition background is a great 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.

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 software engineer on our team you will be responsible for end to end deliverables with a high degree of visibility. MCIO is a young organization within Microsoft, and as such, you will be responsible for envisioning, designing, coding, validating, and deploying NEW features from the ground up! We work at a fast pace, in an Agile environment. Being a foundational layer of Microsoft means that your individual work will have a broad impact across the entire company.

Our team culture is fun, agile, collaborative, and passionate. We are looking for great, creative engineers who can think outside the box to solve new problems.

We need someone who can step into a technical role, learn fast, and contribute to both the backend and frontend. The service being developed in a "next generation" solution with a frontend written in Angular and a backend written in C#, among other technologies. We leverage Azure components including web services, Azure SQL, Queues, App Insights, DocumentDB (NoSQL), and Azure Functions. We have a variety of synchronous and asynchronous systems working together to support security at hundreds of datacenters around the world. We will own this service from the ground-up. We have several other interesting projects on the horizon focusing on improvements to datacenter physical security leveraging RFID, computer vision, feature detection, and pattern matching in large data sets.

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