Principal Software Engineer at Microsoft

Principal Software Engineer Details

Nov. 29, 2018, 10:35 p.m.
Engineering
★★
Individual Contributor
Full-Time
Redmond, WA
Azure Core Compute
Have you ever wanted to work on a deep problem that is also the pillar of Microsoft's and industry's future? Do you want to develop software services that impact billions of customers and bring in billions of dollars of revenue? Are you passionate about building large scale services in the cloud? If yes, consider Azure Core Compute. We manage an order of million servers across dozens of data centers across the globe and turn those into usable Compute resources for customers. Azure Core Compute ships the platform that enables every kind of application running on Cloud from the largest enterprises to individual entrepreneurs. What used to take IT/Operations groups weeks to setup custom hardware, install software, patch OS, configure networks, install load balancers - our service does that in seconds and does so billions of times a day. Customers get the elastic compute capacity they want, as much as they want and in the shape that they want. These are powerful cloud paradigms that are shifting

In this role, you will be working to build the core infrastructure that enables creation and management of large scale deployments with tens of thousands of machines within fraction of minutes. You will be responsible to influence core architecture of the Azure stack and design and deliver functionalities end to end. You would have opportunities to demonstrate technical leadership, design distributed systems at scale, and deliver high quality of service through live site excellence. Prior exposure to technologies such as Azure, .Net/C#, building applications platforms or frameworks, data modelling,
•5+ years of relevant work experience Preferred Qualifications: •Passion for the entertainment software industry, including a deep understanding of how 'ecosystems' function in the PC, mobile, and console gaming businesses, both online and offline; •Excellent negotiation skills, especially with companies that may be simultaneously customers, vendors, and competitors •High capacity for strategic thought and the ability to solve unstructured business problems •Tolerance for ambiguity and the ability to adapt to a quickly changing business environment •Exceptional communication skills and ability
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