Software Engineer

    Microsoft Corporation
    Redmond, WA

    Job Description

    Microsoft Azure Storage is a highly distributed, massively scalable, and ubiquitously accessible cloud storage system. Azure storage already runs at Exascale (storing Exabytes of data) and we will scale our designs over the next decade to support Zettascale (storing Zettabytes of data). Within Azure Storage, the Ultra Disk team ( provides a next-generation block storage platform for the most demanding cloud storage workloads. If delivering the fastest available block storage platform in the cloud using cutting edge technology sounds interesting, we may have the job for you!

    We are looking for engineers to manage our infrastructure and deploy our services to thousands of Azure nodes across the world. The ideal candidate is passionate about hardware and is always looking for ways of improving the system. Responsibilities include creating releases, monitoring the deployments and investigating any failures as well as recovering any failed nodes. The candidate will also enhance the deployment modules and author scripts to remove bottlenecks and automate many of the manual steps.

    Basic Qualifications:
    • 6 months experience with scripting languages (such as PowerShell, Python)
    • Excellence in software engineering practices, coding and solid foundation in data structures, algorithms with strong testing, debugging and analytical skills
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
    Preferred Qualifications:
    • BS/BA in Computer Science or related field
    • 6 months experience in developing in languages such as C#, Java or C/C++
    Experience in data storage systems, file systems, and/or networking

    Cloud Background check:

    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.

    Posting ID: 558253549Posted: 2020-05-21