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Senior Software Engineer, Azure Data

Are you ready to work on the next generation Big Data Analytics cloud engine? Then come work with us! We are the Azure Data teams part of the C+E Azure organization. We are building Big Data Analytics services, like Azure Synapse Analytics, that brings together data integration, enterprise data warehousing, and Big Data Analytics.

Our team is focused on making Apache Spark better. We are looking for developers that are ready to engage with Azure Data customers on their large-scale Spark applications that run on Azure Synapse Analytics. These customer engagements will pave the roadmap of features and performance optimizations in Azure Synapse Analytics, which we then actually build. Azure Data teams present interesting challenges in building reliable, highly scalable and highly performing distributed systems for data analytics on Azure. You will play a central role in creating a planetary scale analytics/storage/indexing system that can provide a unified experience to ingest, explore, prepare, manage, and serve data for immediate BI and machine learning needs. 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. Our code runs on hundreds of thousands of machines!

As an engineer, you have an opportunity to work with Azure Synapse customers on hard problems related to Big Data, apply innovative algorithms for achieving query acceleration and building runtimes that can deal with data at scale. We need collaborative developers who can think big, deliver on those big challenges, and along the way, change the world. We are looking for engineers eager to lean into customer projects and build the next generation Big Data Analytics engine from the ground up. Come join us on the Azure Data team!


  • Have a deep desire to work collaboratively, solve problems with groups, find win/win solutions and celebrate successes.
  • Experience with Apache Spark eco-system.
  • Advanced design and problem-solving skills, with a strong passion for performance analysis, quality and engineering excellence at scale.
  • Stellar curiosity and willingness to question.
  • Solve problems by always leading with deep passion and empathy for customers. Get excited by the challenge of hard technical problems.
  • Our code runs on hundreds of thousands of machines in multiple continents.
  • Knowledge in distributed systems, including high-performance distributed storage, databases and networking is a must.


  • 5+ years of professional development experience in C, C++, Scala OR C#
  • 3+ years of experience in developing and shipping complex and scalable software systems, managing live site incidents

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s or Doctorate degree in Computer Science or Engineering or Mathematics or Physics
  • Experience in database internals (e.g., B+ trees, query optimization) a major plus
  • Experience in compiler internals (e.g., MySQL/PostgreSQL query compiler, C++, .NET) a major plus
  • Experience in high performant, lock-free, native programming in distributed systems is a major plus

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.

Benefits/perks listed below may vary depending on the nature of your employment with Microsoft and the country where you work.

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