Principal SWE Manager at Microsoft

Principal SWE Manager Details

Feb. 6, 2019, 10:58 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 lead the expansion of our Blob (Object Store) feature set. Blobs are the underpinning of our Data Lake offering. We are working on expanding the data management capabilities of our offering to allow our customers to manage billions of objects which store exabytes of actual data in an easy, affordable and scalable way. The work required here is to offer customer intuitive solutions at cloud scale. In addition to above, we are working on significantly increasing the size of our objects such that customers don't have to shard their data over multiple objects
Basic Requirements: 10+ years of building scalable system software and/or Services BS, MS, PHD or equivalent experience Preferred Requirements: 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 Prior people management experience is not required but preferred Cloud Background check: Ability to meet Microsoft, customer and/or government security screening requirements are required
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