Software Engineer

January 11, 2023
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Job Description

Batch : 2021 & before

Azure is the fastest growing business in Microsoft’s history and is the foundation of Microsoft’s commercial Cloud Services. Azure differentiates itself as the only hyper-scale, enterprise-grade cloud with a true hybrid story. Customers and analysts recognize Azure’s tremendous momentum which continues month over month.  Microsoft Azure’s core priority is to be the world’s most trusted, secure, and global cloud and a great place for people to work.

We are part of the Azure Networking team responsible for designing, building, and operating critical foundational network services that help us differentiate from competitors and generate new revenue streams. Cloud buildout is a technically challenging area with a complex interplay of device commissioning and service deployments. With increasing demand for new Azure clouds, there is a requirement to design scalable, complex services and tools which can accelerate cloud buildouts and provide highly secure, role-based access control for operating the cloud.

If you are a strong engineer who is passionate about cloud technologies, eager to work in a fast-paced startup environment, with excellent cross-team collaboration skills, then this is the position for you. You will be able to influence and collaborate with teams within and outside Microsoft, to build end-to-end scenarios and value-driven products for customers.

For more information about Azure Networking: Inside Azure Networking with Mark Russinovich: Part 3 | Ignite 2020 – YouTube


In this role, you will work with a team of talented engineers to design and implement distributed services, automation tools and frameworks for accelerating new cloud build out and operations. You will have the chance to learn and provide deep technical impact, product innovation, understand and leverage a wide variety of technologies ranging from internals of different networking devices to building highly resilient and scalable services. You will involve yourself in:

  • Design and development of distributed software services, automation tools and frameworks for accelerating new cloud build out and operations.
  • Evangelizing best engineering practices and processes within and across teams.

You will also bring:

  • Intense eagerness to learn, ready to dive deep into complex problems. 
  • Experience shipping products or services. 
  • Passion and drive for profound impact.
  • Strong focus in delivering customer value.


Required Skills:

  • 2+ years of experience in software development with solid design and coding skills.
  • Strong experience in one of C#, C/C++, JAVA.
  • Team player, highly effective collaboration skill cross teams and groups.
  • Passion for learning and implementing the newest technologies.
  • A minimum of a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Engineering.   

 Desired Skills:

  • Experience with creating and operating distributed services in Azure/AWS/GCP and/or competitive offerings – including packaging and deployment.
  • Experience in Microsoft .NET technologies (C# and .NET Framework) and/or competitive offerings.
  • Experience in inter-service communication including authentication (e.g., certificate), metadata file format (e.g., XML, JSON) and API development (e.g., REST, gRPC).
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills with ability to develop partnerships.

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. 

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