Software Engineer II Post by Microsoft

March 17, 2024
Software Engineer II Post by Microsoft

Job Description

Date posted: Mar 15, 2024

Work site: Up to 50% work from home

Travel: 0-25 %

Role type: Individual Contributor

Profession: Software Engineering

Discipline: Software Engineering

Employment type: Full-Time


Azure is the fastest-growing business in Microsoft’s history and is the foundation of Microsoft’s commercial Cloud Services. Azure differentiates itself as the only hyper-scale, enterprise-grade Cloud that has a true hybrid story.

Building on Azure’s success as a horizontal platform, Microsoft Cloud For Industry is driving industry-specific conversations with our customers helping digitally transform their vertically specialized customer experiences, operational processes, products, and partners integrations. The Microsoft Cloud for Industry group focuses on building Azure capabilities for key industries like Precision Agriculture, Retail/E-commerce, Energy (Oil & Gas, Carbon Management, Power and Utilities), Financial Services, etc… with a tremendous potential for the adoption of public cloud.

Who are we: 

We are leading the change in the Energy sector, currently focused on Oil & Gas industry. We partner with customers, independent software vendors, solution providers to deliver business critical platform and services for this multi-billion-dollar industry. The Energy team is innovating in Azure platform and services – across Data ingestion, Seach, Open Source OSDU, HPC, AI/ML – to bring differentiated value into this market segment.

We dream big, move fast, working hands-on with customers, and daring to build something that has never been built before. Your learning will get amplified as you work with some of the smartest people on this planet and use cutting edge technologies and agile development methodologies to solve business critical problems.

We are deeply committed to Diversity & Inclusion. We believe in the transformative power of diversity and inclusion. Only by actively engaging different perspectives can we challenge and stretch our thinking, enrich the experiences of our employees, and empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more.

We seek candidates who are curious, to help us create products that customers love in a nascent and hyped market. Experience handling ambiguity and experimentation would be highly valued. Candidates must have demonstrated collaboration skills to work constructively across functions, groups, and time zones to solve customer problems.  Finally, we seek candidates who will contribute to a positive culture, where all members of the team can do their best work, creating an advantage out of our diverse backgrounds, styles, and skill sets.

The product portfolio will consist of multiple layers in the cloud stack, both built from scratch as open source and built as proprietary extensions to Microsoft’s existing platforms.

We have positions open at Engineering and Product roles at various levels, across Bangalore, and Hyderabad locations 


  • Bachelor’s/Master’s in Computer Science or related field. Previous experience with web services, storage, cloud computing, and large scale systems is a plus.
  • 4+ years of experience with designing, implementing, debugging and launching commercial software products or web services
  • Experience in systems side of software development. Thorough understanding of computer science fundamentals, architecture, memory models, and algorithms design.
  • Proven ability to design and create componentized, well-architected software which can scale.
  • Be part of the live site culture and drive data driven improvements to both product quality and engineering efficiency
  • Excellent knowledge of Java/JavaScript/C#/REST Services/C++
  • Top notch, high-energy communication skills, collaboration skills, and drive for results
  • Customer obsession, passion for technology & strong analytical skills

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.


  • As a developer in the team, you will be responsible for end-to-end lifecycle of features of the product working closely with mentors, Product Managers, Senior engineers, Customers/Partners and leaders.
  • Contribute to processes for the architecture of a product/solution feature and help to create proposals for architecture by testing design hypotheses and helping to refine code plans, with technical leadership from others.
  • Help to identify other teams and technologies that will be leveraged, how they will interact, and when one’s system may provide support to others. Support efforts to apply debugging tools and examines logs, telemetry, and other methods to verify assumptions proactively before issues occur and reactively as issues occur for product features.
  • Participate in code reviews to ensure coding standards are followed.
  • Conduct and create experimentation to determine the effectiveness of changes for prototyping and testing features, and applies findings back into development.
  • Maintain operations of live service as issues arise on a rotational, on-call basis. Alert stakeholders as to the status and gains approval to restore system/product/service for simple problems. Respond within Service Level Agreement timeframe.
  • Contribute to the development of automation within production and deployment of a complex product feature.
  • Consider partners across teams and their end goals for products to drive and achieve desirable user experiences and fitting the dynamic needs of partners/customers through product development.