Senior Software Engineer, Cloud and Enterprise Engineering on the Windows Azure product in Tukwila, WA


TitleSenior Software Engineer
CategorySoftware Engineering: Development
LocationTukwila, WA
DivisionCloud and Enterprise Engineering
ProductWindows Azure
Date AddedDecember 5, 2014
Open Positions1

Have you ever imagined the world with infinite amount of storage available and accessible to everyone? Everyone in the world can easily access their books/music/photos/video/any data from anywhere in the world at any time via any means (e.g. mobile phones, tablets, PCs, smart devices, etc). Did you ever desire to universally accessible storage system to record the all knowledge known to mankind, to keep all the books/music/videos ever created, or to store all the data collected from all the scientists in the world for them to collaborate upon? Do you want to be part of a team that strives to bring these to reality?

If so, Windows Azure Storage team is what you are looking for. We are building Microsoft's Cloud storage solution - Windows Azure Storage, which is a massively scalable, highly distributed, ubiquitously accessible storage system, designed to scale out and serve the entire world. We are continuing to have tremendous growth, where we will have several Exabytes of storage within the next year.

We are looking for engineers who are passionate about distributed storage. To be successful in this area you must thrive dealing with durability, availability, and concurrency, and you should be passionate about storage and the next generation of distributed storage systems. You will be challenged on a daily basis, as you build the largest storage solution Microsoft will offer.
Requirements for the position are:
o Passion for distributed structured storage
o 2+ years of experience building scalable structured distributed storage systems
o 5+ years of experience in developing with C# OR C++
o Experience with LINQ/SQL/ADO.net
o Experience with distributed programming models - Experience with multi-threaded/parallel programming
o Excellence in software engineering practices and coding
o Proven ability to plan, schedule and deliver quality software
o BS+ in computer science or related fields

Microsoft is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, national origin, marital status, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other protected status.
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