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Senior Software Engineer Microsoft
Redmond, WA

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Job Description

Microsoft Cloud Infrastructure and Operations (MCIO) is the team behind one of the world's largest cloud infrastructures responsible for powering all Microsoft products and services including Azure and O365.

We are looking for passionate, high energy engineers to help achieve our mission. Our focus is on smart growth, high efficiency, and delivering a 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 scalable distributed services, this is the right opportunity for you!

Knowledge, experience and skills:

* BS degree in Computer Science or Computer Engineering
* 4+ years of software development with excellent C#, Java, or C++ coding skills
* 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

Don't have experience with some of these? We will consider candidates who have a proven record of delivering quality software in an agile environment and are willing to put in the effort to learn and to build up this highly sought after skill set.

Preferred, not required:

* Major deliverer of large projects
* Experience with Angular and CSS is a huge plus
* 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)
* Experience with streaming, big data, machine learning model, anomaly detection is a huge plus
* 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.

About Microsoft

Microsoft is a technology company that develops and supports software, services, and devices.

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