Senior Software Engineer Post by Microsoft

March 17, 2024
Senior Software Engineer 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


Microsoft is a company where passionate innovators come to collaborate, envision what can be and take their careers further. This is a world of more possibilities, more innovation, more openness, and the sky is the limit thinking in a cloud-enabled world.

Microsoft’s Azure Data engineering team is leading the transformation of analytics in the world of data with products like databases, data integration, big data analytics, messaging & real-time analytics, and business intelligence. The products our portfolio include Microsoft Fabric, Azure SQL DB, Azure Cosmos DB, Azure PostgreSQL, Azure Data Factory, Azure Synapse Analytics, Azure Service Bus, Azure Event Grid, and Power BI. Our mission is to build the data platform for the age of AI, powering a new class of data-first applications and driving a data culture.

Within Azure Data, the databases team builds and maintains Microsoft’s operational Database systems. We store and manage data in a structured way to enable multitude of applications across various industries. We are on a journey to enable developer friendly, mission-critical, AI enabled operational Databases across relational, non-relational and OSS offerings.

Join our team and help make Azure PostgreSQL the best managed PostgreSQL service!

About Us: 

We are a team of passionate engineers who work on building and scaling the managed PostgreSQL service on Azure.
We provide customers with a fully managed, secure, and reliable PostgreSQL database service that integrates with the Azure ecosystem.
We are constantly innovating and improving our service to meet the needs of our customers and the industry standards.
Why join us?
Be a pioneer: You will work on cutting-edge technologies and solutions that enable customers to migrate and modernize their PostgreSQL or Oracle databases on Azure.
Make an impact: You will have a direct impact on the growth and success of the Azure PostgreSQL service and the satisfaction of our customers.
Innovate: You will have the opportunity to explore new ideas, experiment with new technologies, and learn from your peers and mentors.

You will be a Senior Software Engineer on the Azure PostgreSQL migration platform team. You will design, develop, test, and deploy features and enhancements that enable customers to migrate and optimize their PostgreSQL or Oracle databases on Azure.  You will mentor and coach junior engineers and contribute to the team culture and best practices.

What you’ll do
Build and innovate: You will use your skills and experience in services, PostgreSQL, Oracle, Azure, and other technologies to build and improve the migration platform and related services.
Collaborate: You will work closely with other engineers, product managers, and customers to deliver features and enhancements that meet their needs and expectations.
Enhance customer experience: You will ensure that the migration platform is easy to use, robust, and secure, and that it provides customers with the best possible price/performance ratio.

We do not just value differences or different perspectives. We seek them out and invite them in so we can tap into the collective power of everyone in the company. As a result, our customers are better served.


Required Qualifications: 

  • Collaborate with team members to plan, architect, implement and deliver new features and experiences.
  • Define team objectives and outcomes; Enable success across boundaries; Help the team adapt and learn.
  • Provide technical and team leadership in efforts to collect, classify, and analyze complex data and analyses on a range of metrics (e.g., health of the system, where bugs might be occurring). Leads the refinement of products through data.​

Other Requirements: 

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.

Preferred/Additional Qualifications: 

  • Internals of PostgreSQL query tuning and storage engine.



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​​As a Senior Software Engineer on the Azure PostgreSQL team you will work with customers and partners and engineers troubleshooting performance issues in the customer workloads. You will have the opportunity to develop deep relationships with open-source communities with high impact on Microsoft’s data business.​