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Microsoft Corporation Software Engineer II in Redmond, Washington

The Edge Device Services team (EDS) works on innovative digital distribution technology that allows Microsoft to march forward in a cloud enabled era while delivering digital goodness to its end users. Our products empower millions of users in every country of the world to keep their devices secure and up to date, get the latest xbox games and power edge devices running various operating systems. Our cloud services reach over a billion devices, serving terabits of information every second, and we utilize petabytes of telemetry data from our clients to learn and evolve our customers experience. We are evolving our delivery systems to reside on the edges of the network utilizing Peer-to-peer and in-network caches.

Responsibilities

We are looking for an engineer deeply passionate about developing and architecting large scale web service, someone who brings deep technical/problem solving skills, customer empathy and a passion for getting things done. Someone who can get comfortable with any technology stack and can build from the ground up or leverage the work of others to help Microsoft exceed customer/market expectations.

Engineer in this position will work in several areas across our stack, including: metadata/content management, security, manageability, content distribution, infrastructure and web UX for the IoT and content distribution services.

This is an excellent opportunity where you can have a big impact. If you're interested in tackling challenging engineering problems in a fun, fast-paced environment, we'd love to hear from you.

Qualifications

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Engineering, Computer Science or another technical/engineering field OR 5+ years of software development experience.

  • 4+ years of experience developing scalable, reliable services or web UX with one or more general purpose programming languages; including C#, Java, C/C++, JavaScript

Preferred qualifications:

  • Ability to demonstrate understanding of algorithms, data structures and other systems architecture factors that affect code quality, performance and customer experience.

  • DevOps development experience with strong passion for live site reliability

  • Experience collaborating, creating partnerships across teams and shipping production features in a fast-paced environment.

  • Strong design, coding, problem solving, analytical and communication skills.

  • Passion for developing delightful customer experiences.

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Azure, AWS or similar cloud computing platforms is strongly preferred.

  • Ability to learn quickly in a fast-paced environment

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.

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 at https://careers.microsoft.com/us/en/accommodationrequest .

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