Software Engineer II Post by Microsoft

March 17, 2024
Software Engineer II Post by Microsoft

Job Description

Date posted: Mar 15, 2024

Work site: Microsoft on-site only

Travel: 0-25 %

Role type: Individual Contributor

Profession: Software Engineering

Discipline: Software Engineering

Employment type: Full-Time


Are you passionate about cloud technology? Do you want to learn the core of what matters in building?a cloud service from the best people in the industry?

Microsoft Azure SQL DB is a leader in the managed relational database business, and we are growing rapidly.We are operating hundreds of thousands of servers worldwide, with millions of databases in over 40 regions. Our team pushes the limits of technology to exceed the requirements of the most demanding data applications in the industry.

Azure SQL DB Control Plane is processing billions of REST API calls every month with predictable SLA and 100% consistency, tolerating underlying system failures, software and hardware upgrades, and reconfiguration. It orchestrates complex workflows spanning multiple services in Azure and within Azure SQL DB clusters. We are looking for a passionate, motivated, and experienced engineer with strong design skills to join the team. You will have the opportunity to build the next generation of Control Plane platform designed for 100x customer, request volume growth, mine insights from telemetry and
behavior of large distributed systems, learn and contribute to design of service software stack,
datacenter design, network topology, etc

Candidate should have:

  • Good analytical skills and the ability to learn quickly
  • Love for the Service Lifestyle
  • Comfortable dealing with ambiguity and a shifting landscape.
  • Ability to deliver results in fast-paced environment


Required Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, Physics or IT technical discipline or in place of 3+ years of internship or 3+ years of industry engineering experience.
  • Object-oriented programming and design patterns.
  • Strong debugging, coding, and analytical problem-solving skills.

Preferred Qualification: 

  • Experience with cloud technologies
  • 2+ years in Online Service development is a plus
  • Knowledge of building a secure service and understanding of cloud computing paradigms
  • Experience and understanding in building highly available, highly scalable, reliable, distributed systems is an advantage
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • .NET, C#, Web API
  • Native Windows development experience is a bonus (stack and heap management, threads,synchronization, debugging)
  • Knowledge of how web works (REST API)


  • Designing, implementing and deploying solutions that impact our engineering organization at all stages of the development lifecycle
  • Release features on time, with high quality, meeting functional, performance, scalability and compliance requirements
  • Participate in on-call rotation for the team