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Microsoft Corporation Senior Software Engineer in Redmond, Washington

Microsoft 365 Substrate is the data and intelligence platform that enables internal partner teams at Microsoft to build, deploy, and maintain compliant productivity apps and services with reduced effort and faster time to market. The Substrate Directory API team is a core team in Substrate that owns the API and caching layer for the Substrate Directory service. We work closely with teams across Substrate and M365 to provide directory services to our partners and users. Our mission is to enable fast access to the directory data at scale with optimized capacity management and greater than 99.99% availability in order to empower every person and organization on the planet.

As a Senior Software Engineer, you will shape the future of our platform by designing and developing high impact features with our partner teams. Everyone on the team owns significant areas and directly contributes to the vision, direction, implementation, and ultimately the success of our products. You will collaborate on and negotiate your designs across our partner engineering teams and work closely with our PMs to design, build, and maintain an extensible set of features that will lay the foundation for our customers.

This position is for someone who is:

  • Passionate about distributed systems and building high scale services.

  • Excited about contributing to a high-quality, highly-available service that meets customer SLAs across the globe.

  • Enjoys strongly collaborating with other engineers and PMs across geographies.

  • Loves mentoring and developing junior engineers through sharing and learning.

  • Enthusiastic to be a role model for open, honest, and inclusive problem solving approaches.


  • Drive detailed design and implementation of a highly scalable distributed cloud service that serves hundreds of billions requests per day.

  • Be a key contributor to delivering a high-quality, highly-available service that meets customer SLAs across the globe.

  • Drive thinking and improvements for systems and engineering processes with simplicity and maintainability as core tenets.

  • Deliver value through a strong collaborative approach spanning many teams across geographies.

  • Mentor and develop junior engineers through sharing and learning

  • Be a role model for open, honest and inclusive approach to problem solving.


Required Qualifications:

  • 4 years of professional experience of designing, coding, and troubleshooting cloud-based software.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Passion for customer-focused innovation.

  • Demonstrated depth and experience in design and implementation of large scale cloud services.

  • Data driven approach in analyzing and solving problems, using query languages and tools.

  • A great team player with excellent collaboration and communication skills across disciplines, levels and product teams.

  • Willingness and ability to learn new skills fast.

  • Self-starting attitude, excited to make things happen in new and ambiguous situations.

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 ( .

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