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Senior Software Engineer Microsoft
Redmond, WA

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Have you been following the recent trend in the software industry toward containerization? Do you have ideas for how to extend this technology, or apply it in new ways? Are you willing to roll up your sleeves, get your hands dirty, and learn how containers really work? If so, you might be a great fit in the Windows Container Team!

The Windows Containers team is part of the Base Kernel team and works on the core of Windows. Our team is focused on delivering Windows and Hyper-V Container technologies for various Azure cloud and desktop/laptop/mobile scenarios ranging from high-density cloud virtualization to improved security for the enterprise.

We're looking for an experienced developer who loves to learn, solve interesting challenges, and dream up new ideas. You'll be an integral part of a small and highly-capable team, working on a critical and strategic project. You'll help determine how best to leverage existing code and retrofit it to support or run in a containerized environment. You'll collaborate with other seasoned engineers, learn a ton and break new ground in what's possible with Windows. This is a highly visible and impactful role with a clear link to the success of Microsoft as a company.


* 7+ years' experience with C/C++
* 5+ years' experience with operating systems internals and concepts
* BS in Computer Science or related discipline, or equivalent industry experience

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.

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.


Knowledge, Skills & Experience:

* Strong design, coding, debugging, and problem-solving skills
* Effective communication skills and cross-team collaboration skills
* Familiarity with virtualization or other sandboxing technologies
* Experience with performance tools and analysis methodology is a plus

About Microsoft

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