Are you looking for an opportunity to build software and systems for some of the biggest data centers that humanity has ever created? The Azure Networking team is responsible for designing and building the software defined network infrastructure that powers millions of servers around the globe for Azure, Bing and other Microsoft cloud services. Azure Networking is at the forefront of Hyperscale Cloud Computing and runs one of the largest datacenter network infrastructure in the world.
The Azure Networking team works on the breadth of networking offerings (Networking hardware, optical and IP networks that span subsea, terrestrial and metro fiber, Hybrid services enabling VPN and MPLS connectivity from customers' on premise network to our cloud, Edge services enabling optimized peering and routing, SDN products to enable customers to run their on-premise services in the cloud with Vnet, Load Balancer, Security Groups and Services, Application Gateways, Virtual Appliances to easily mimic on-premise architectures, and DNS services to reach and traffic manage services.
* 5 years of experience in software development in C# or C/C++ or Python.
* Demonstrated abilities to learn quickly, design efficiently, and write solid code.
* Fluency in several programming languages and ability to quickly learn new ones.
* Experience with networking, distributed systems, and system-level programming.
* Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment and take initiative.
* Passion and drive for world-changing impact.
* BS in Computer Science or equivalent experience is required.
* MS or PhD in Computer Science is a plus.
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.
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.
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By joining this team, you will gain valuable experience in service-oriented network architectures and datacenter networking at massive scale. We are looking for software engineers to help us automate interactions with network devices - designing, writing, and deploying distributed software that will continuously monitor the health of our network and the communications over it. Example challenges include: creating software-defined networks; building architectures that collect information from network switches and servers, rapidly analyze them, and then orchestrate repair actions; evaluating new network device features and performance; validating the health of network devices.
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