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Microsoft Corporation Software Development Engineer 2 in Suzhou, China

In just a few years, Office365 has become a multi-billion-dollar business, winning the title of the fastest growing product in Microsoft. Enterprise Search is a fundamental part of this business allowing users to search all their organization’s data. Enterprise Search delivers enterprise query features for millions of organizations, more than a hundred million users and well over an exabyte of data. We execute queries over hundreds of billions of documents stored by customers in SharePoint, OneDrive for Business and their other data stores.


We are seeking strong software engineers for a new Enterprise Search center of excellence in Suzhou, China. As a key technical member of the team you will:

o Tackle the challenges and opportunities that come with a large scale and very rapidly growing system. Both in running the service as well as meeting the needs of tomorrow.

o Help to drive operational quality and efficiency improvements through data-driven engineering efforts and sound engineering processes.

o Instill quality and excellence into the team culture by leading design and implementation efforts, actively monitoring the results, and making necessary adjustments.

o Collaborate with teams across the world to deliver world class enterprise search.


o BS/MS degree in computer science or related field

o 3+ years of experience building, deploying, and supporting large scale applications and services

o Excellent problem solving, design, coding, and debugging skills

o Strong C/C++/C#/Java coding skills

o Development experience in SQL and/or cloud storage and related technologies

o Strong cross-group collaboration skills

o Experience with consumer or enterprise search development is highly desired

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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