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Senior Software Engineer Microsoft
Redmond, WA

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Are you a back-end developer who is interested in data analytics and, more specifically, how data analytics is done? Are you ready to disassemble a modern analytic engine, figure out what every little bit does, and then put it back together into something quite a bit more awsome than the original? And maybe even sprinkle a bit of AI here and there for taste? If yes, the Azure Big Data team is looking for you.

Azure Big Data team (Azure HDInsight, Azure Stream Analytics and Cosmos) present exciting challenges in technologies such as big-data, cloud, distributed computing, artificial intelligence, storage and open-source. We build reliable, highly scalable and highly performing distributed systems for data analytics on Azure. Azure HDInsight is one of the fastest growing Azure services that offers popular open source technologies, such as Spark, Hadoop, Kafka, HBase and many others in a form that is easy for customers to use. We work with various open-source technologies including Spark, Hadoop, Yarn, etc. and make contributions to these technologies. We are running one of the world's largest Big Data cluster which has more than 25,000 machines, stored more than 10,000PB data and run tens of thousands of jobs everyday across search, ads, Office, Xbox, etc. Azure Stream Analytics is an event-processing engine that allows users to examine high volumes streaming data at scale. We are supporting massively parallel complex streaming processing in Azure.

Basic Qualifications:

* Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or Engineering or Mathematics or Physics or IT related technical discipline or in place of 3+ years of internship or 3+ years of industry software engineering experience
* 4+ years of programming experience in Java OR C++ OR C# OR C OR object-oriented programming
* Get excited by the challenge of hard technical problems
* Solve problems by always leading with deep passion and empathy for customers

Preferred Qualifications:

* Experience with OSS components like Spark and Hadoop eco system.
* Experience with building scalable cloud services
* High enthusiasm, integrity, ingenuity, results-orientation, self-motivation, and resourcefulness in a fast-paced competitive environment.

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 an engineer on a highly motivated and agile team you will get an opportunity to work with the latest and greatest the OSS eco system has to offer. Our (and your) responsibility: make that latest greatest quite a bit greater. You will delve deep into the OSS stack.

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