Microsoft Corporation Software Engineer 2 in Redmond, Washington
Do you want to impact critical location services for Microsoft? Every second, customers use Edge to identify their location. Windows experiences rely on the Geolocation APIs to obtain the current location. Customers use accounts.microsoft.com to find their device. The SPACE HUB Location Services team is responsible for the backend services that contribute to these experiences.
The Location Services team is looking for a passionate cloud services software engineer to drive efforts around modernizing our services, measuring, and improving the accuracy of geolocation results, and expanding our services' capabilities. Our team operates in a combined engineering model, embraces continuous development, and services excellence. We have a big vision and are looking for like-minded engineers who are passionate about delivering value to customers and enjoy a growth environment.
We also pride ourselves on an inclusive and learning-focused team culture that includes a weekly no-meeting day, a monthly 'day of learning', and monthly demo-days.
We are looking for a cloud services engineer who has data driven mindset and demonstrates customer empathy while designing robust engineering solutions. You will be joining very functional, collaborative, and motivated team, and will have the opportunity to work on scalable cloud services deployed on Azure. You will partner closely with our business and program management team delivering innovative solutions. You will have a passion for quality and be a creative thinker.
As part of the team, you will have responsibilities to maintain and improve our services in production through proactive monitoring, reacting to customer issues, performing investigations, implementing mitigations and deployments to guarantee that we operate a healthy system. You will also be responsible for evaluating system topology and capacity to ensure that services are able to handle user demand.
The breadth of our work provides opportunities to work with C#, Azure, and other services infrastructures. Our ideal candidate is someone who has proven to be a team player and is looking to expand their scope of influence and impact. This candidate is an engineer who has a passion for writing high quality code in a mission critical environment as well as guiding the direction of the team.
This role offers the opportunity to work with numerous partner teams and create big gains for Microsoft by enabling brand new scenarios. It is also an opportunity to develop and demonstrate technical leadership skills. Strong developers who want to make immediate product impact and are looking for the next big step in their career are encouraged to apply.
BA/BS degree in CS, related discipline, or equivalent work experience
5 or more years of cloud services design and development experience
Experience with managed-code development including C# and/or Java
RESTful web services technologies (for example JSON, WebAPI, ASP.Net and OData)
Experience in building cloud services from scratch and scaling to millions of users
Experience in Design Patterns on how to build scalable, performant and high through put services
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 (https://careers.microsoft.com/us/en/accommodationrequest) .
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