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Microsoft Corporation Senior Software Engineer in Redmond, Washington

PIE's Vision is to make it easy for everyone to create, consume, and manage planetary-scale, reliable cloud production services and infrastructure to achieve more. As a team, we bring together significant and complementary capabilities with tooling, infrastructure, monitoring and insights in new ways to increase our perspective. Our diversity of knowledge and experience comes together for the benefit of our users, our colleagues, our business, and ourselves.

Do you want to lead the way on building and operating global scale cloud services in a data-driven way? We are at the center of Microsoft Azure, providing a common operational framework for cloud services and insight providers. We own the platform and experiences for analyzing all kinds of service related data to provide actionable insights and policy-based guidance for service metrics to meet organizational targets and best practices across the spectrum of service fundamentals like reliability, security, performance, privacy, COGS etc. We deal with truly big data (PBs) from all Azure services, in both streaming and batch mode, to extract insights and metrics. Core to our mission is collecting the right data on a massive scale and making it actionable. Building out computational logic on a massive scale that processes tons of data will be a routine part of the job. We're looking for someone who can think outside the box, harness the huge amount and variety of data and come up with innovative ideas for solutions and actionable insights that make running world-class services easy.


The Geneva Analytics Team, is the central data & Analytics team for Microsoft Cloud. We are looking for a strong software engineer who is passionate about building cloud-based systems and solving large business optimization problems at scale, with extraordinary engineering/services skills and insights. If you are comfortable working in a start-up/v1 effort, enjoy creating and incrementally marching to towards a well-defined long-term architecture, and are motivated by solving hard business process problems with technology then this could be the position for you.

To be successful in this role, you must be driven, self-directed, entrepreneurial and focused on delivering the right results. You also need to have strong skills in written and oral communications, a can-do attitude and the willingness to tackle hard problems in innovative ways. You also thrive in a team environment that values cross team collaboration and building on the success of others.

In this role you will:

  • Design and develop solutions that help drive operational and business decisions for all Azure services

  • Develop near real-time and batch data pipelines using multiple big data technologies

  • Leverage data science and ML to extract actionable insights from live and historical data

  • Collaborate with multiple Azure cloud services and technology teams to leverage and enhance Analytics team solutions


A successful candidate will bring:

  • 5+ years of experience in software development is a must have

  • Experience in object-oriented systems built on C#/.Net/Java runtimes

  • Experience in distributed systems and real time data analysis

  • Systems programming experience, proven ability to solve hard problems (scale, perf, reliability)

  • Experience in designing and running fault tolerant infrastructure services that run globally on a large scale

  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills with passion to drive for profound impact

  • Experience with Azure technologies is a plus.

BS or MS or PhD degree in Computer Science, or equivalent experience.


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.

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 at .

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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