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Software Engineer II Microsoft
Redmond, WA

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Azure Compute is Azure's most profitable business and is growing incredibly fast! We provide millions of virtual machines for customers to run their workload in the cloud. We are a globally available foundational service that hosts services with the scale of Bing/Xbox/SQL.

We are looking for a talented Software Engineer to help us build the next generation of Azure compute infrastructure. This is a rare opportunity to define and drive the next frontier of compute infrastructure that can meet the ever-growing compute demand and optimize resource utilization through intelligent and real time prediction systems. While we are a production team, we work very closely with applied research teams, so we can stay abreast of the latest cutting-edge research, as well as participate in research publications. If you are interested in pushing the envelope on the cloud-scale distributed system technology, optimization problems, allocation and building rock-solid platform based on them with four 9's availability with low latency -- we would love to hear from you!

To be successful, you will need good technical knowledge, expertise in building and shipping large scale projects, good collaboration skills, ability to wear multiple hats and a strong drive for results.

* 2+ years of software development experience in a product group
* Development in C#/ C++ and with distributed programming models.
* Experience developing applications hosted on top of Azure, AWS or other similar Cloud Platforms
* Demonstrated problem solving and debugging skills
* Ability to learn and grasps concepts quickly in a fast-paced environment is critical to success
* Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science or equivalent industry experience.
* Experience with machine learning, AI and online services is a big 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.

* Design and develop robust, distributed, scalable and resilient platform for Azure Computing.
* Work on problem related to optimizing resource utilization, reducing operational costs and predictive systems
* Participate actively in code reviews, bug/issue triage with the feature teams, and support well informed decisions towards business and engineering goals.
* Review and influence ongoing design, architecture, standards and methods for operating services and systems; assess design and code changes to drive improvements.

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