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Senior Software Engineer Microsoft
Redmond, WA

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The Datacenter Management (DCM) team is looking for a strong software engineer to help evolve the next generation datacenter management solution to scale and manage millions of hardware devices and machines that power the Microsoft Azure platform.

Do you want to work in an environment where every improvement directly improves the bottom-line of the group?

You thrive on taking challenges in complex distributed systems and simplifying them down to basic primitives that you can reason about easily?

Do you get adrenaline rush knowing that dozens of teams depend on super high availability and reliability of your services for their success?

We're on a mission to provide low cost compute, high availability and fast performance guarantees to enable Enterprise/ITs/CSVs (Cloud Service Vendors) to host applications and workloads in the cloud. Azure depends on us to minimize the operational cost of running the datacenters. We strive to achieve a lights out, self-managing datacenter.

5+ years of software development

Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or equivalent is required.

Strong experience with Java/C#/C/C++.

Preferred Qualifications:

* Ability and passion for designing and building highly available distributed systems at scale.
* Problem solving and debugging skills.
* Demonstrated ability to exercise sound judgment in ambiguous situations
* Experience with agile methodologies is a plus, a willingness to adopt them is required.

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 are a successful engineer who will drive the features for Azure datacenter configuration, management and monitoring. You will be working across group boundaries to build strong relationship with partners; and drive multiple teams to deliver on scenarios.

You should be comfortable producing highly available systems that operate at massive scale. You should have hands on experience with design and implementation of large scale, distributed systems. You drive improvements regardless of ownership, identify bottlenecks in processes and come up with ways to improve efficiency. You are a great team player.

Join us as we scale up our investment in managing datacenter infrastructure to support Microsoft's datacenter scenarios.

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