Outlook Desktop Services is the branch of the Outlook Desktop team in charge of developing backend functionality to enable connected scenarios across for millions of users in our Outlook client and beyond. We work both in Windows Azure and in the Microsoft 365 Datacenter, with emphasis on agility, reliability, security and value to our customers. Our functional scenarios include such diverse areas as Diagnostics and In-App Support, Settings Roaming and Address Book.
We are looking for an experienced Senior Software Engineer with strong leadership, deep technical skills and ability to work on a fast-paced collaborative environment. The engineer in this position will be responsible for standing up new micro-services utilizing M365 substrate and infrastructure. Job responsibilities will include working with partner teams to nail down requirements for new services, design, implement and test high scale secure web endpoints, drive integration with Outlook Client, incrementally rollout with monitoring for performance and availability and performance tuning. We are also looking for someone who can be a technical leader within a team of incredibly smart engineers and help continue to build a culture of learning and continuous improvement.
5+ years of software development experience in the commercial software industry
BS in Computer Science or equivalent industry experience
Strong design and programming skills in C# or C++
Experience in developing for high scale services are especially welcome
Microsoft Cloud Background Check: This position will be required to pass the Microsoft Cloud background check upon hire/transfer and every two years thereafter.
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If you are passionate about running services, you are thrilled to look and drive scalability and reliability of APIs, if you want to impact the lives of millions of users with breakthrough innovation and you love the productivity Outlook puts in the hands of our customers, this position is for you! Come join us in changing the world of Outlook productivity through connected services.
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