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Microsoft Corporation Software Engineering Lead in Redmond, Washington

Azure Edge + Platform brings together Edge platforms, devices, and services to deliver Edge solutions, operating systems, and engineering systems. Driven by its customers’ needs, Azure Edge + Platform seeks to accelerate growth for Azure, E&D, and Microsoft’s customers worldwide.

The organization’s portfolio spans the Cloud Edge Stack, Azure Engineering Systems, Azure Media Services - for end-to-end media workflow and analytics - and Microsoft’s Operating Systems including the Azure Host OS and Windows. This portfolio impressively powers the world with more than one billion monthly active devices.

Windows Admin Center has grown to become the single graphical management plane, and primary User Experience for anyone servicing or managing Windows Servers and clusters. Since its release in 2008 it has grown to having hundreds of thousands of users managing millions of servers and clusters around the world. Being an agile, web-based application gives the team the flexibility to deliver on a faster than Windows basis and drive customer experience at a pace that surprises many teams, allowing us to reach out to our customers and react to them and their needs faster than ever before. We partner with numerous teams inside Microsoft from Azure and other groups on projects that vary from deploying new experiences for existing capabilities to completely reimagining how cluster deployment and maintenance is executed. Windows Admin Center is the glue that brings experiences and capabilities together to drive a better product and customer experience all around.

We are looking for a strong senior dev lead who is seeking more impact and is excited about delivering fast paced, constant updates to our customers. You will have the chance to collaborate across teams to bring the best experience and capabilities to our customers. As a team, we welcome smart, motivated engineers, with a positive attitude and growth mindset, ready to translate ambiguity into concrete deliverables and solutions.


  • Lead, mentor and grow a team of diverse software engineers

  • Drive execution of feature work through the whole software development lifecycle

  • Collaborate across boundaries (internally and externally) to create a seamless product that delights our customers

  • Work with the PM team to prioritize, estimate, and schedule feature work to meet the highest-priority demands on Windows Admin Center

  • Identify and implement engineering best practices. Drive Live Site culture within the organization to ensure services truly delight our customers.

  • Hire great talent and help meet career aspirations of all engineers on your team.


Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s in Computer Science, related field or equivalent work experience

  • 3+ years of software development experience

  • 3+ year of experience on cloud technologies

  • 2+ years of experience leading a team of engineers by setting clear expectations, keeping team members energized, and delivering great results.

  • Current US work authorization required

Preferred qualifications:

  • 3+ year of experience writing code in C#, Angular, and/or TypeScript

  • Strong partnership, communication, and cross-group collaboration skills.

  • Demonstrated ability to impact/influence engineering and project teams.

  • Strong technical background and solid foundation in software engineering principles and architecture design balanced with understanding the business solutions needed.

  • A passion for improving and designing engineering practices and for Engineering Excellence which delight customers.

  • Track record of mentoring and growing engineers.

  • Ability to deliver results despite ambiguity in the requirements and the environment.

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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