Microsoft Corporation Senior Software Engineer in Redmond, Washington
Are you passionate about large scale content distribution systems? Do you ever wonder how much more the Internet can scale? If you enjoy tough technical challenges and like to be part of products that would impact billions of users, this is the place for you. Come to enjoy the thrill of working on best-in-class content delivery cloud services that are scalable, secure, robust and bandwidth efficient.
The Edge Distribution Services (EDS) team works on innovative digital distribution technology that allows Microsoft to march forward in a cloud enabled era while delivering digital goodness to its end users. Our products empower millions of users in every country of the world to keep their devices secure and up to date, acquire the latest Store apps, and get the latest Xbox games. Our cloud services reach over a billion devices, serving terabits of information every second, and we utilize petabytes of telemetry data from our clients to learn and evolve our customer’s experience.
The Delivery team is looking for a software engineering to join our growing team and help shape the future of critical and highly visible set of products and services at Microsoft. In this role you will have the opportunity to work on challenging problems, develop innovative solutions and lead projects across delivery platform and services.
Design, build and manage features for highly scalable services
Create feature specifications in co-ordination with your feature team
Review and influence ongoing design, architecture, standards and methods for operating services and systems; assess design and code changes to drive improvements
Improve service engineering excellence
Improve transparency and monitorability of services
Bachelor's degree or higher in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or other technical/engineering/science degree OR 7+ years cumulative software development experience
5+ years cumulative software development experience
2+ years’ experience with .Net, C#, WebAPI, Azure, and/or No-SQL technologies
Expertise in one of the core technical areas - networking, distributed systems, cloud technologies and tools
Strong critical thinking, problem-solving, design and coding skills
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Strong cross-team collaboration and organizational skills
Prior experience of building a large-scale online service is a plus and will be given special consideration
Microsoft is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please send a request via the Accommodation request form (https://careers.microsoft.com/us/en/accommodationrequest) .
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