Do you want to be at the heart of cloud computing? Azure Compute is the core of our cloud platform and is growing incredibly fast. We build fault tolerant distributed systems on top of commodity datacenter hardware, to deliver an infrastructure for hosting customer applications. The platform provides millions of virtual machines for customers to run their workload in the cloud. We are a globally available foundational service that hosts other high scale services like Bing/Skype/SQL as well hosting millions of multiplayer gaming sessions and allow solving large computational problems in seconds.
We are looking for strong developers who have a penchant to learn and utilize their broad skill sets to produce great customer impact. If you love solving challenging problems, writing high quality code, worry about all the edge cases, we want to talk to you. If you have experience designing and implementing large scale distributed, highly available services, that would be a huge plus. Join the Azure Compute team and contribute to the backbone of Microsoft Cloud. Help us innovate and grow the cloud further!
We have numerous exciting opportunities at different levels across different areas to grow the capabilities and scale of our platform by orders of magnitude. The engineers have opportunity to do deep distributed systems development while also being able to influence scenarios and work with customers. We work at a fast pace with a focus on shipping early and iterating. Our team fosters collaborative environment and builds upon each other’s ideas, to deliver world-class customer value at a rapid pace. We empower engineers to deliver creative solutions through bottoms-up innovation. This is a fun environment and a great opportunity to work on something highly strategic to Microsoft and extremely relevant in the industry.
On this team, we tackle some of the toughest and most interesting challenges on the edge of secure cloud computing such as:
Adapting industry-leading software to operate in highly secure environments
Developing software, tools, and infrastructure to meet unique needs
Deploying and operating fundamental Azure services
Automating and improving processes to increase availability and decrease overhead
Contributing and exercising business continuity and disaster recovery plans and procedures
This role includes an on-call support rotation component
BS/MS in Computer Science (or equivalent industry experience)
1+ years of software development or DevOps experience
Demonstrated problem solving, coding and debugging skills
Strong understanding of networking, TCP/IP, HTTP, TLS, and certificates
Drive for learning new skills and technologies through fresh challenges
Strong background in automation and scripting of management tasks with bash, python, powershell, etc
Experience with globally distributed systems and/or microservice architectures including familiarity with tracing and telemetry
Experience with commercial cloud operations, Active directory is also highly valued
Good written and oral communication skills
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.
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:
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