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Software Engineer II - SRE

Company name
Microsoft Corporation

Location
Reston, VA, United States

Employment Type
Full-Time

Industry
Engineering, It

Posted on
Feb 02,2019

Valid Through
May 18,2019

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Are you excited to be on the front-line of securing Microsoft and our customers that entrust their security to Microsoft? Are you passionate about enabling customers and team members to deliver reliable, high-performance solutions at scale with agility? Do you enjoy optimizing reliability, performance, cost, and solving complex problems with software and systems solutions?

Microsoft’s C E Security Division builds and operates a diverse set of services across the stack from foundational “dial-tone” platforms in Azure to the systems that back offerings like Office 365 Advanced Threat Protection and Azure Information Protection. We work as a team across development, site reliability engineering (SRE), program management, security and ML specialists to protect, detect and remediate adapting and evolving threats.

Speed and agility done correctly enable higher quality, so anything done to ease the path to get secure, reliable and effective features out is critical. Our mission in the C E Security Division’s SRE team is to optimize and protect the software and systems behind our internal and customer offerings keeping an ever-watchful eye on their reliability, latency, performance, and capacity. SRE is responsible for bulletproofing, reinforcing, ruggedizing and generally improving the quality of service and innovation-throughput of the services under our purview.

Responsibilities

Design, write and deliver software and infrastructure to improve the reliability, scalability, latency, and efficiency of your services.

Solve problems relating to mission critical services and create solutions to prevent problem recurrence; with the goal of automating response to all non-exceptional service conditions.

Influence and create new designs, architectures, standards and methods for large-scale distributed systems.

Engage in service capacity planning and demand forecasting, service integration and geo-expansion, software performance analysis and system tuning.

Conduct periodic on call duties.

Ability to build and drive consensus towards common goals and priorities through advanced impact and influence skills.

Qualifications

BS Degree in Computer Science, Electrical & Computer Engineering or Mathematics or equivalent experience

3 years of experience and outstanding coding skills in at least one of the object-oriented computer languages: C#, C/C , C, or Java

1 years of experience in software architecture and design

2 years of Software Engineering and experience in testing, deploying and supporting large scale services on Azure, AWS or similar environments

Capable of technical deep-dives into networking, service design, operating systems and storage, yet verbally and cognitively agile enough to engage in strategy discussions with leadership team members

Experience in SDLC, distributed systems, networking, hardware, logistics and operations or capacity planning

A passion for building and participating in highly effective teams and development processes

Expertise in problem solving and analyzing global scale distributed systems and critical production service environments.

Strong debugging, testing / validation and analytics/SQL skills

Experience defining and measuring internal/customer facing OLA/SLAs

Statistics experience and bias for measurement and driving action with metrics

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:

Citizenship Verification: This position requires verification of US Citizenship to meet federal government security requirements

Candidates must have an active TS and be willing to upgrade to TS/SCI (with polygraph) or have an active TS/SCI and be willing to upgrade to TS/SCI (with polygraph). This role will require candidates to maintain the TS/SCI (with polygraph) clearance.

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 race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, national origin, marital status, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other protected status. AZLX

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, maritstatus, 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 https://careers.microsoft.com/us/en/accommodationrequest .

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

Company info

Microsoft Corporation
Website : http://www.microsoft.com

Company Profile
Microsoft Corporation develops, licenses, and supports software, services, and hardware devices. Its Windows division offers Windows operating system; Windows Services suite of applications and Web services, including Outlook.com and SkyDrive; Surface RT and Pro devices; and PC accessories. The company’s Server and Tools division provides server software, cloud-based services, and solutions; and training and certification to developers and information technology professionals, as well as builds standalone and software development lifecycle tools for software architects, developers, testers, and project managers. Its products include Windows Server operating systems, Windows Azure, Microsoft SQL Server, Windows Intune, Windows Embedded, Visual Studio, System Center products, Microsoft consulting services, and Premier product support services. The company’s Online Services division offers online information and content, including Bing, Bing Ads, and MSN. Its Microsoft Business division provides software and online services, such as Microsoft Office system consisting of Microsoft Office, SharePoint, Exchange, Lync, Yammer, and Microsoft Office project and office Visio; and Microsoft Dynamics business solutions, including Microsoft Dynamics ERP and Dynamics CRM, as well as Microsoft Office Web Apps and Microsoft Office 365, which are online service offerings. The company’s Entertainment and Devices division offers products and services designed to entertain and connect people. Its products include Xbox entertainment platform, including Xbox 360 gaming and entertainment console, Kinect for Xbox 360, Xbox 360 video games, and Xbox 360 accessories; Xbox LIVE; Skype; and Windows Phone. The company markets and distributes its products through original equipment manufacturers, distributors, and resellers, as well as online. It has a strategic partnership with DocuSign, Inc. and Ooyala. Microsoft Corporation was founded in 1975 and is headquartered in Redmond, Washington.

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