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Sr. Software Engineering Lead

Windows operating systems are currently running on the most diverse set of hardware in the world, including enterprise and consumer computers, gaming consoles, factory automation and monitoring systems, VR and AI devices, and the foundation operating system of Azure - on over 900+ million computers around the world. The Azure Edge and Platform Engineering System and Security Services team offers the opportunity to work on secure hybrid cloud implementations that enables the development and validation of Windows, XBOX, etc.; the scale of platforms and services on which we work are among the largest in the industry. Continuously improving the security of Windows supply chain is a top priority for our organization and a core goal for our team. In this role, you will have the opportunity to invest in creating services that provide strong security. You will also have the opportunity to deliver high quality of service through live site excellence and collaborate with many groups and technologies. You will also grow and build a team of security engineers to research and develop methods to eliminate vulnerabilities at scale, develop new security mitigations, and work with teams to refactor and update high risk code bases. The ideal candidate will be a technical subject matter expert with experience building and leading highly technical teams.


As a engineering lead in our team, your responsibilities will be:

- Plan and execute in your areas of responsibility, producing and operating high quality services.

- Collaborate with partners within and outside the org to deliver results.

- Bring strategic thinking, strong customer empathy and an ability to focus our engineering efforts on customer requirements.

- Identify and implement engineering best practices. Drive Live Site culture within the organization to ensure services truly delight our customers.

- Manage a diverse team of 10+ software engineers to deliver impact and results.

- Hire great talent and help meet career aspirations of all engineers on your team.


Required Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of experience in Software Engineering, Software Development or Software Design.
  • 2+ years of experience leading a team of engineers by setting clear expectations, keeping team members energized, and delivering great results.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • A passion for security, and designing services with a security first mindset
  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Software Design, or a related field, or equivalent alternative education, skills, and/or practical experience is required.
  • Strong partnership, communication, and cross-group collaboration skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to impact/influence engineering and project teams.
  • Strong technical background and solid foundation in software engineering principles and architecture design balanced with understanding the business solutions needed.
  • A passion for improving and designing engineering practices and for Engineering Excellence which delight customers.
  • Track record of mentoring and growing engineers.
  • Ability to deliver results despite ambiguity in the requirements and the environment.

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 Screen: 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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