Microsoft

Software Engineer II

Microsoft

September 14, 2021

Do you like working with other strong engineers to deliver quality, highly available (100% SLA) software?
Are you a passionate engineer with an eye for details?
Are you interested in diving into new focus areas to solve one in a million problems that happen every second at high scale?
The Azure Front Door and DNS team is looking for a Software Engineer II to design and implement globally distributed, scalable and low latency services which offer DNS, application acceleration, and service protection to our critical customers such as Office 365, Xbox, Azure services, LinkedIN and 3rd party customers. Our mission is to delight our customers by providing DNS solutions and features for both public and private, on-premises zones as well as offer HTTP level CDN, Global Load balancing and WAF protection against DoS and other threats to enable them to maintain high availability and consistency for their workloads.
We collaborate closely within our team and other product teams at Microsoft to ensure we’re maximizing efficiency and deploying highly instrumented code to generate metrics across millions of requests/sec and records from thousands of servers located around the globe. We embrace Open Source (both using and contributing), cross platform (Windows/Linux), and develop across languages (C/C++/C#). Responsibilities
Responsibilities
  • Design, implement, validate and release software features to critical production components
  • Maintain scalable services with health monitoring to enable self-healing systems
  • Engage with teammates and partner teams to understand business needs to maximize impact
  • Provide technical, end-to-end leadership for projects on which you work
  • Innovate and Implement system to enable growth of scalable, critical and global services
  • Mentor and coach other engineers to drive our collaborative and passionate team culture
In our work environment, you will find very friendly co-workers eager to welcome you to the team and help you along the way. We foster and reward collaboration as a key part of our culture and we look forward to meeting you! Qualifications
Requirements:
  • 3+ years of software development experience (industry or academia)
Qualifications:
  • Drive for delivering high quality implementations and designs while also working on testing and operational aspects of the service as well.
  • Expert programming experience in one of C, C++, C# or Java.
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills, including cross-group.
  • Technical leadership experience in designing and running fault tolerant infrastructure services that run globally in a large scale is a plus.
  • Experience in any of the following areas is a plus: DNS protocol, large scale web applications, SQL/No-SQL databases and asynchronous programming models.
Microsoft Cloud Background Check: This position will be required to pass the Microsoft Cloud background check upon hire/transfer and every two years thereafter.
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