Azure Cosmos DB https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/azure-cosmos-db-microsofts-globally-distributed-multi-model-database-service/ is Microsoft's next generation globally distributed, elastic scale, multi-model cloud database service - designed to enable developers to build planet scale applications. Azure Cosmos DB allows you to elastically scale both throughput and storage across any number of geographical regions with tunable consistency while providing blazing fast read /write performance backed by enterprise grade SLAs. This is a once in a lifetime opportunity to be part of a very agile team, take on hard distributed system problems and ship high impact features at a rapid pace. This is a technically challenging space and crucial market segment for the Microsoft data group business. The team's primary responsibility includes global distribution, tunable consistency, high availability and transport. We are looking for strong system engineers who are passionate about cloud database
The ideal candidate would have the following qualifications: • Sound problem solving skills and good understanding of distributed algorithms. • Proficient in C++, C# or other high level languages. • Entrepreneurial spirit- Ability to start, execute, finish and own the feature while maintaining a very high quality bar. • 1+ years of experience in building and shipping production grade software or services. • Bachelor's/Master's/PhD with work or research experience in computer science or related field.