Senior Software Engineer at Microsoft

Senior Software Engineer Details

Feb. 11, 2019, 4:01 p.m.
Individual Contributor
Redmond, WA
Authentication Resilience team Microsoft's Identity D
Are you passionate about building and improving highly available services, used by hundreds of millions of users every day? Microsoft's Identity D ivision is at the center of Microsoft's cloud strategy ; we build and operate authentication and authorization services that are used by the millions of Windows, Office, Xbox, and Azure users worldwide. Our services are the first point of contact for all Microsoft customers, and without them our users cannot connect to the services they need to achieve more. For us, downtime and outages are never an option. The Authentication Resilience team builds services and technologies to ensure that the identity stack is always up and running and users can always log in . We drive towards 99.99% availability and beyond by hardening authentication and building redundancies at all layers of the identity stack. We work with services across Microsoft and provide features and libraries to improve reliability and safety nets to minimize the impact of any possible

Act as a technical leader to help drive the design and implementation of creative solutions to complex problems Collaborate with colleagues within Identity and throughout Microsoft to deliver customer-facing features that improve availability and security Debug issues in production and respond to them quickly to mitigate customer impact Approach difficult problems with open-mindedness , building services and features that meet complex technical, security, and standards requirements
Basic: BS/MS in Computer Science or a related technical field 5 + years of software industry experience Preferred: Proficiency in object-oriented programming languages like C#, C++, or Java Experience developing and servicing complex and highly available distributed systems Strong collaborative and interpersonal communication skills Passion for delivering high quality software that is maintainable, testable, resilient, and scalable Knowledge and understanding of the software development life cycle Ability to meet Microsoft, customer and/or government security screening requirements are required
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