Azure Storage is the fundamental core of Azure which today provides around 5 exabytes (5 million terabytes) of raw capacity distributed worldwide across 40 regions, 100+ data centers and approaching 1000 storage clusters. Azure Storage provides the persistent storage layer in the cloud, powering millions of Azure virtual machines, holding millions of hours of video, billions of photos, and petabytes of other data types.Responsibilities
We are looking for experienced Software Engineers with a strong and proven record of top-notch design and code development skills. This position will play a key role in defining the technical direction of the most complex pieces of Azure Storage, while delivering continued improvements as well as pathbreaking features at a high quality. The candidate will work on the latest server technologies and highly distributed systems, with a focus on reliability, scalability, performance, consistency and debuggability.
If you are ready to take on the challenge of solving impactful and hard problems, designing and building complex logic and debugging live systems, then this is the position for you. Thought leadership, the ability to communicate up, down and across, and a strong commitment to our customers will be required. Your passion for setting the roadmap of the next generation of distributed storage systems will challenge you on a daily basis, as you build and maintain the largest storage solution Microsoft offers.Qualifications
5+ years of software development experience in the commercial software industry
BS in Computer Science or Engineer or equivalent industry experience; higher degrees and/or specialized work in distributed systems are welcomed
Proficiency in C/C++/object oriented programming
Microsoft Cloud Background Check: This position will be required to pass the Microsoft Cloud background check upon hire/transfer and every two years thereafter.
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