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Do you love the engineering challenges of designing and delivering cutting-edge, cloud-scale distributed systems technologies? Do you want to design and build a serverless platform for containers that is fault tolerant, self-managing, self-healing that is operated at massive scale?

Atlas is the next generation fully managed multitenant serverless container platform for Azure. Atlas will provide the shared infrastructure which will power several large Microsoft services such as Azure Container Instance, Azure Functions (on Linux), fully managed serverless nodes on Azure Kubernetes Service, and other future Azure workload

Atlas is built on Azure Service Fabric which is a highly-decentralized runtime that abstracts and solves some of the hardest distributed systems problems like failure detection, leader election and replicated state machines that are fundamental to building hyper scale, reliable and available systems. This platform powers many critical 1st and 3rd party internet scale services.

* 5+ years of software engineering experience

Preferred Qualifications:

* Solid coding skills in C#, C++, Java, Go, Node.js, Python.
* Strong experience in operating production service at scale and providing 99.99 availability
* Solid Computer Science fundamentals, fluent in multi-threaded and asynchronous programming, passionate about architecting at scale
* Excellent technical design, problem solving, debugging and communication skills
* Strong interpersonal and collaboration skills
* Demonstrated experience in shipping high quality products and services
* Bachelor of Science / Master of Science in Computer Science or equivalent industry experience
* 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.

You will have a chance to design, build and operate a managed container platform that will power several Microsoft services. Our goal is to build and deliver a high-quality platform at hyper scale, with extremely high availability and efficient COGS. We are looking for someone with strong critical thinking, problem solving, design, coding and debugging skills. You will have the chance to influence the next generation of distributed systems platform for Microsoft. You will get to work on solving some of the most difficult and complex problems in distributed systems space, with a highly motivated and passionate team that understands this space deeply.

Qualified candidates should be experienced with distributed programming and passionate about delivering a great user story, paying attention not only to functionality and usability, but also to diagnostics, scalability, reliability, and performance. We value passion, creativity, agility, accountability, team collaboration and the desire to learn new, complex technical areas.

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