Senior Software Engineer Post by Microsoft

March 17, 2024
Senior Software Engineer Post by Microsoft

Job Description

Date posted: Mar 10, 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.


  • 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.
  • 8+ years of experience with designing, implementing, debugging and launching commercial software products or web services
  • A strong collaborator – you can explain your work, ask good questions, listen to your peers & your customers, and you like to give and receive feedback. Willing to leverage and build on top of the work of others to quickly meet customers’ and engineers’ needs – including adopting standard cloud capabilities and toolsets
  • 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.
  • Understand that it is not enough to write working code. It must also be well-designed, secure, easy to test, easy to monitor in the cloud, and easy to add to over time. 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++
  • Customer obsession, passion for technology & strong analytical skills

You should meet Microsoft, customer and/or government security screening requirements that 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.


  • Bring clarity, create energy, and delivery business results
  • Collaborate across boundaries with Product, Engineering, customer & partner teams to create compelling first-party integrations that demonstrate the value of our product in business processes and experiences
  • Lead the engineering workstreams – planning, architecture & design, develop & test, as well as operations & livesite
  • Be a role model and mentor for team members
  • Constantly learn and grow as an engineer and leader in the organization