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Microsoft Corporation Principal Software Engineer - Azure Data in Redmond, Washington

Microsoft is a company where passionate innovators come to collaborate, envision what can be and take their careers to levels they cannot achieve anywhere else. This is a world of more possibilities, more innovation, more openness, and the sky is the limit thinking a cloud-enabled world.

Microsoft’s Intelligence Platform engineering team is leading the transformation of analytics in the world of data with products like Power BI, Synapse Analytics, Azure Data Factory, Azure Data Explorer.We will bring the world’s data tothe MicrosoftCloud, power a new class of data first applications, and empower everyone on the planet to make better decisions with data.

We do not just value differences or different perspectives. We seek them out and invite them in so we can tap into the collective power of everyone in the company. As a result, our ideas are better, our products are better, and our customers are better served.

Modern cloud platforms provide robust messaging servicesto connect applications,connectIOT devices to the cloud, and observeevents as they happen in the real world.Through Azure Service Bus, Azure Event Hub, and AzureEvent Grid, Microsoft provides a robust set of messaging capabilities thatenable modern applications tounderstand and react towhat is happening right now.


We are looking for a Principal Software Engineer with experiences working with all service aspects of high throughput and multi-tenant services, ability to design componentscarefully, properly handle errors, write clean and well-factored code with good tests and good maintainability.

Responsibilities include:

  • Build real-time data ingestion services which supports millions of messages being processed per second with 99.999% service availability.

  • Build highly reliable distributed storage systems which support low latency/high throughput for ingestion relying on cutting edge technologies like Azure Service Fabric.

  • Support hundreds of thousands of Azure applications where the messaging services are the backbone for core features like: Triggering of event notifications, asynchronous, reliable - communication, telemetry, and diagnostics.

  • Integrate with ecosystems such as: IoT applications, Apache Hadoop, Apache Spark, Azure Stream Analytics, Azure Functions and Logic Apps.

  • Deliver Azure Messaging services to Public Cloud, as well as Hybrid environments.


Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, or related technical discipline AND 6+ years technical engineering experience with coding in languages including, but not limited to, C, C++, C#, Java, JavaScript, or Python

  • OR equivalent experience

  • 6+ years of experience in developing and shipping complex and scalable software systems, managing live site incidents

Other Requirments

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.

Preferred Qualifications

  • 10+ years of professional development experience in C#, Java, C++, or C

  • Have a deep desire to work collaboratively, solve problems with groups, find win/win solutions and celebrate successes.

  • Great design and problem-solving skills, with a passion for performance analysis, quality, and engineering excellence at scale. Great curiosity and willingness to question.

  • Our code runs on hundreds of thousands of machines on multiple continents. Knowledge of distributed systems, including high-performance distributed storage, databases and networking is strongly preferred.

  • Solve problems by always leading with deep passion and empathy for customers. Get excited by the challenge of hard technical problems.

Software Engineering IC5 - The typical base pay range for this role across the U.S. is USD $133,600 - $256,800 per year. There is a different range applicable to specific work locations, within the San Francisco Bay area and New York City metropolitan area, and the base pay range for this role in those locations is USD $173,200 - $282,200 per year.

Certain roles may be eligible for benefits and other compensation. Find additional benefits and pay information here: https://careers.microsoft.com/us/en/us-corporate-pay

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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