The Azure Vanguard team is seeking an experienced software engineer with expertise in cloud solution design and implementation, customer empathy, and a drive to improve the platform. Our team works with the largest and most forward-leaning customers.
These “vanguard” customers are lighthouses for their markets and require a distinct end-to-end customer experience that we are calling the Azure Vanguard Program. Within the program, we are building a dedicated team of engineers to address the unique technical problems faced by these customers. This is an opportunity to be a founding member of the team.Responsibilities
Our team works directly with product groups across Microsoft, customer-facing field teams, and the customers themselves. Our work will be project-driven, covering many different technologies, and anticipating the future of the platform. The principal software development engineer role will focus on:
Individuals with a degree in a non-STEM field (or without a degree at all) who have retrained as a software engineer and demonstrated a commitment to lifelong learning are strongly encouraged to apply.
Ability to meet Microsoft, customer and/or government security screening requirements are required for this role. These requirements include but are not limited to the following specialized security screenings: Microsoft Cloud Background Check. This position will be required to pass the Microsoft Cloud background check upon hire/transfer and every two years thereafter.
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.
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