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Microsoft Corporation Principal Software Engineer in Redmond, Washington

Are you passionate about designing and building the next generation time management platform used by hundreds of millions of users every day? Do you want to work on the cutting-edge scalable backend systems with high performance and reliability? Do you wish you could work in a startup group but inside an established division like Office 365? If you have answered a resounding “YES!” for all the above, then we may have a position for you!

We are the Outlook Engineering team and currently looking for a highly motivated developer who can help build scalable Calendar platform and set a high bar for performance and reliability. We are in the early stages of fundamentally rethinking the existing Outlook backend to meet the next generation time management use cases. You will be building a massively distributed cloud service with O(exabyte) data handled by O(300K) servers in O(100) data-centers around the entire globe. You will be part of a passionate and creative team working to modernize the way people collaborate and communicate. If you are enthusiastic about partnering and working collaboratively with people across Microsoft, we'd love to chat with you!

We have a strong focus on driving innovation with agility and at the same time we take a pride in having the best workplace culture where people can do their best and reach their potential.

Responsibilities

We are looking for engineers with experience in enabling strong high performance teams, and architecting secure, distributed, scalable, and resilient services using modern technologies. We want to build best-in-class Outlook platform using robust coding practices and new tech. If this sounds like you, and you buy into our team's values, then come help us build a foundation of trust for our world's digital future.

Qualifications

Successful candidate should have:

  • Strong passion and proven experience delivering highly quality services/distributed systems.

  • 10+years of experience designing, implementing and shipping products.

  • Experience in building and managing inclusive high performance teams.

  • Ability to generate clarity in ambiguous situations

  • Exceptional problem solving, coding & debugging skills

  • Passion for and ability to quickly understand emerging technologies.

  • Strong communication and collaboration skills.

  • Passion for agile development philosophies.

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.

Benefits/perks listed below may vary depending on the nature of your employment with Microsoft and the country where you work.

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