Senior Software Engineer at Microsoft

Senior Software Engineer Details

June 28, 2019, 9:18 p.m.
Engineering
Individual Contributor
Full-Time
Redmond, WA
Engineering System team One Engineering System
The One Engineering System team inside Microsoft's Cloud and AI division is looking for a Senior Software Engineer to work with us on the next generation of developer services and tools. Software developers are the productivity workforce of the future. With the developer tools and services market quickly growing and evolving, we have a unique opportunity to help shape internal engineering practices at Microsoft and the broader industry. Our large-scale distributed services for build and test are at the center of Microsoft developers' workflows and comprise a large part of Microsoft's internal One Engineering System. The primary responsibilities of this role are to design and code new software and services to be used by tens of thousands of Microsoft's engineers and the broader DevOps market. You will work extensively on building developer services that are loved and relied upon. If you are passionate about software engineering, are excited by constantly learning in an ever-changing environment

The scale of our operations is enormous. Microsoft's products and services are overwhelmingly consumed online, and billions of people use them every day. We need people who enjoy analyzing complicated problems, coming up with creative solutions, working in focused teams to build things no-one has thought of before, all in the service of production reliability. If you are excited by this type of challenge, and you love to work in groups of people who are similarly excited, come join us. We value the input of people who aren't afraid to be learning all the time, who celebrate mistakes because they
We try not to have too many formal qualifications, since mindset and demonstrated ability are more important, but previous successful candidates have often had some or all of the following: Background in Computer Science equivalent to a B.Sc. 5+ years of software development: automation-related experience valued in particular. Scripting languages such as bash, python, and PowerShell, or compiled languages such as C, C# and Go are most relevant but others are acceptable. Awareness of, and ability to reason about, modern software and systems architectures, including load-balancing, queueing, caching,
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