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Microsoft Corporation Software Engineer II in New York, New York

Are you a developer who is interested in a career at Microsoft? Are you open to working on systems that support financial decisions? Do you want to work on modern cloud technologies and help us evolve our systems and processes? Do you want to be an integral part of a team that owns its services end to end while demonstrating a growth mindset and continually raising the bar?

If your answers were “YES,” great! You are a prospective candidate for a software engineering team in the Commerce Financial Services (CFS) Finance Engineering organization at Microsoft Charlotte!

Our “Microsoft AP Invoice” Outbound Payments team in Charlotte is a group of software engineers who build Microsoft’s Global Accounts Payable Invoicing and Payments platform, ingesting and processing $60B per year of global spend across 1.8 million invoices. The team is responsible for overall engineering vision, as we modernizes the service, adding telemetry, modernizing release processes, and migrating into modern PaaS cloud services.


As a software engineer, you will:

  • gain an understanding over time of Microsoft businesses and processes and collaborate with stakeholders to contribute to a cohesive set of capabilities built to deliver a frictionless experience

  • define estimates and roadmaps, contribute to strategy elements – assist your team from ideation to articulation to delivery

  • design, implement, validate, and release components/services/systems using your software engineering skills in an Agile team

  • work in a modern DevOps culture, administering your service in Azure, implementing infrastructure as code, automating manual operations processes, and supporting/ troubleshooting production live site incidents

  • design and implement accurate and actionable monitoring to maintain business Service Level Agreements and system health

  • mentor your team members, pair program, participate in code reviews, and delegate work to encourage professional and technical growth of those around you

  • be constantly learning, evaluating both existing and emerging technologies, delivering POCs and evaluating needs for service modernization and enhancements

  • collaborate with other teams and disciplines and drive improvements in engineering across our organization

  • participate in an on-call schedule approximately one week every two months (varies by team)


Required Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or a related field, or equivalent alternative skills and practical work experience

  • 5+ years of software engineering experience in any object-oriented language, building and shipping performant and scalable systems or services

  • 5+ years of experience with distributed computing and databases

  • 3+ years of experience with Web API/Microservices

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or related discipline

  • Knowledge of data-structures, algorithms, and object-oriented design patterns

  • Experience with C#, .Net core, PaaS App services, Azure SQL/ Cosmos DB, Angular

  • Experience developing distributed data processing pipelines

  • Experience writing and debugging asynchronous and multi-threaded code

  • Experience developing services that run on a public cloud platform

  • Knowledge of front-end coding languages (any) and frameworks/systems (any)

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.

About our Charlotte site:

Microsoft first opened our Charlotte Site in 1990 and employs approximately 1,600 people at our 22-acre campus in South Charlotte, just over the NC/SC boarder. Local job opportunities vary widely from internal IT, to technical support, consulting, technical sales, account management and software engineering roles. Many of our roles can be configured in a variety of flexible work arrangements including telework/ work from home, part-time, and job share, and Microsoft is consistently rated as a leading technology company and a great place to work. We have exciting opportunities for you to innovate, influence, transform, inspire and grow within our organization and we encourage you to apply to learn more!



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 (https://careers.microsoft.com/us/en/accommodationrequest) .

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