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Senior Software Engineer Microsoft
Redmond, WA

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Job Description

We are the Storage and File Systems team which is part of the Core Operating System and Intelligent Edge organization. We deliver storage solutions for Windows, Azure, IoT and new devices that Microsoft ships in the future. This area involves tough challenges and provides tremendous upside opportunities including leveraging the reduced size, portability and increased functionality of new storage devices, improved software platform infrastructure, emerging protocol standards, seamless integration of local and cloud storage and development of solutions to new content usage paradigms.

The innovations of storage technologies and cloud connected devices are having a profound effect on every area of Microsoft's business. Storage devices are getting larger in capacity, higher in performance and intelligence at an astounding rate; our customers are expecting seamless experiences across devices and across local and cloud boundaries. Come and join the team that builds the platform and end user experiences for storage across Windows devices and the Cloud.

Required Qualifications

BS/MS/PhD degree in Computer Science, Math, Engineering, or related fields

5+ years of experience developing software in C/C++, C# or Java

Preferred Qualifications

Experience with operating system components, file systems, I/O subsystems, device drivers, storage health and cloud storage

Knowledge of COM, RPC, Windows API (Win32 API), Windows Runtime (WinRT) API

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 the Storage and File Systems team you will have the opportunity to work at any layer of the software stack from cloud storage integration, user experience, system level API's, to low level communication protocols with hardware devices through OS kernel layers. The work can range from building experience and services managing devices with local storage intelligently connected to cloud; advancing Windows API and Windows Runtime API for storage; onboarding new storage standards and devices to the Windows ecosystem. You will work closely with teams in Windows, Office 365, Azure or our Silicon, OEM partners to deliver best in class reliability, performance and user experience for everything around storage.

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