Microsoft Azure is in the cloud race to win it. We are part of the Azure networking team responsible for designing, building and operating critical network services that will help us differentiate from our fierce competitors and generate new revenue. We are responsible for running Microsoft's backbone network in the most efficient and performant way possible. At the core is a solid SDN infrastructure that we continuously innovate on to improve agility, reliability and cost effectiveness of our services. Our team's innovations are well recognized in the cloud and networking industry. Our team is looking for software engineers who are searching for a challenge to design, implement, deploy, and monitor large-scale distributed systems.
The developer will participate in architecture and design of various components, and ensure a timely execution of the components with high quality. The developer will own the component end-to-end, including managing dependencies as well as monitoring and alerting for the deployed component. The position will involve extensive internal and external collaborations with other Azure/Microsoft teams as well as networking vendors. This is a high visibility position in an area of large and expanding investment for Azure and offers a terrific opportunity for technical and career growth.
Requirements: 8+ years of professional software development experience preferably in a networking and/or distributed systems environment BS or MS or PhD degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or Electrical Engineering. We seek candidates with expertise in one or more of the following areas: Distributed Systems, Operating Systems, Virtualization (hypervisors; VM switching), Networking, performance optimization Designing and running large-scale fault-tolerant infrastructure services, RESTful Services The successful candidate will bring: Systems programming experience Solid Design and Dev