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Software Engineer - Operations Microsoft
Redmond, WA

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Does working with cutting-edge technologies excite you? Do you like being instrumental in bringing these new technologies to production at scale in the cloud, and help support them? If so, the Microsoft Azure Compute New Technology Team may be the place for you. As the Microsoft's cloud platform, Microsoft Azure is poised for explosive growth, and the Microsoft Azure Compute New Technology Team delivers the cutting-edge technologies that will drive and sustain that growth. We are a growing team responsible for delivering the computing platform of tomorrow for Microsoft Azure.

We are seeking a driven, strong Operations/Devops Engineer to help support our newest cloud offerings, triageand debug issues, automate workflows, and maintain smooth cloud operations for new cloud server technologies for Microsoft Azure. The ideal candidate will have a passion for learning new technology and understand what it takes to onboard and maintain systems in a zero-downtime environment.

You will learn about state-of-the-art hardware automated workflows, hardware, and software features, and how to deliver and support new cloud functionality that takes advantage of the newest available technologies to delight our customers. If being part of Azure Compute excites you, come talk to us and work with us to build the future of cloud computing!


* 2+ years of experience in developing and testing software
* Proficient on at least one scripting language (PowerShell, Perl, Python, etc)
* BS/MS in Computer Science or related field/degree, and/or equivalent work experience

Preferred Qualifications:

* Demonstrated track-record of self-directed execution.
* Experience in cloud devops for production systems is a plus
* Ability to handle periodic live service on-call responsibilities and work in dev-ops mode
* Self-driven, with strong sense of ownership and accountability
* Enjoys working on devops/operations mode

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 a Devops Software Engineer working in our team, your mission will be to help develop, triage, debug, evaluate, prototype, enable, deploy, and support the newest available compute technologies in the Microsoft cloud to ensure a unparalleled computing performance and value to our customers

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