Principal Architect at Microsoft

Principal Architect Details

April 19, 2019, 3:54 a.m.
Individual Contributor
Redmond, WA
Azure Storage team Object Storage service
Are you excited about the possibility of working on the largest Object Storage service in the world? Azure Storage team is chartered with building, managing and running the Persistent Cloud Storage for Microsoft Azure Cloud. Azure Storage consists of a Storage Platform which currently powers five different storage services – Blob Storage, Table Storage (NoSql Key Value store), Queue Storage, File Storage (new SMB based File Storage) and Disk Storage. We are one of the foundational services in the Azure Cloud. The service hosts data from some of the largest companies in the world plus supports all of Microsoft's largest online businesses including Xbox, Skype and Bing and has scaled to store exabytes of customer data with the roadmap looking even better in terms of growth. You can read more about the Service architecture here and about the current storage offerings here . Storage is divided into three main layers – with the Partition Layer forming the heart of the system and provides the

The specific role is for Principal engineer/Software Architect to take long term technical leadership role to evolve the HNS offering to enable even more scenarios. This position will require the candidate to look at all the data abstractions which Azure Storage offers and unify the data access across these abstractions so that silos across these abstractions are broken allowing uniform data access while still providing the most efficient data access. As an architect, you will lay down the ground work for structure and organization of data in cloud which will allow for ease of management and reasoning
Basic Qualifications: BS, MS, PHD or equivalent experience 10+ years of building scalable system software and/or Services Preferred Qualifications: Strong distributed systems knowledge Experience in writing multithreaded code in C++ Hands on development experience including designing and writing code Proven ability to plan, schedule and deliver high quality software Passion for customers Good collaboration skills Cloud Background check: Ability to meet Microsoft, customer and/or government security screening requirements are required for this role. These requirements include, but are not limited
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