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Are you passionate about distributed systems, massive scalability, and durability? Are you interested in solving the challenges of Cloud-scale Storage? If so, the Microsoft Azure Storage team is the perfect fit for you. We build Microsoft's cloud storage solution - Microsoft Azure Storage - which is a massively scalable, highly distributed, ubiquitously accessible storage system, designed to scale out and serve the entire world. We continue to have tremendous hockey stick growth with many Exabytes of data stored and are designing and building systems for Zettabyte scale to support demand growth for the coming years.

Basic Qualifications:

* 1.5 or more years experience building scalable, distributed services in C#, C++, or Java
* BS or higher in STEM field (e.g. Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or Electrical Engineering)

Preferred Qualifications:

* A passion for large scale storage
* Experience with multi-threaded/parallel programming
* Excellence in software engineering practices, coding and solid foundation in data structures, algorithms with strong testing, debugging and analytical skills
* Proven ability to plan, schedule and deliver quality software

Cloud Background check:

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.

We are looking for engineers who are passionate about distributed storage and want to work on a fast-paced team with talented engineers. To be successful in this area you must thrive while solving challenges related to durability, availability, and concurrency while serving millions of requests per second. You will have an opportunity to make high impact changes on a daily basis as you build a hyperscale storage system that may indirectly or directly be used daily by your friends and family.

About Microsoft

Microsoft is a technology company that develops and supports software, services, and devices.

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