Principal Software Engineer at Microsoft

Principal Software Engineer Details

June 28, 2019, 9:58 p.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 for this position is to work on the next generation of geo replication offering for Azure Storage. Geo replication capabilities offered by Azure Storage are unique as compared to the competition. We are working on offering more choices and control to the customers when it comes to how their data gets replicated across regions as part of evolving our High-Availability/Disaster Recovery capabilities to be a leader in the industry. The role will require the candidate to lead the technical strategy along with actual design and implementation of agreed upon solutions. To be successful,
Basic qualifications: • 10+ years of building scalable system software and/or Services • BS degree or higher or equivalent experience Preferred qualifications: • 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 • Strong distributed systems knowledge Cloud Background check: Ability to meet Microsoft, customer and/or government security screening requirements are required for this role. These requirements include,
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