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Prinicipal Software Engineering Manager

Company name
Microsoft Corporation

Redmond, WA, United States

Employment Type

Engineering, Manager, It

Posted on
Feb 12,2020

Valid Through
May 27,2020

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Azure Compute Platform group delivers cloud runtime service for all Azure workloads. The massive growth of Azure customer workload is challenging engineering speed in innovation. If you are passionate about developing software services that impact billions of customers, join us! We provide programmable interface for customers to run and scale their workloads over millions of servers across the globe.


Work on Azure Compute Platform, building Spot VM into a reliable and scalable product, developing Compute Capacity Policy engine to empower Azure Capacity Management, and building a high-quality near real-time pipeline for collecting and publishing compute usage data that meets the business need.

Build the team through hiring and coaching, and model our leadership principles and core values. Lead the technical design and collaborate with team members to deliver features and improve our engineering systems. Partner with other Azure teams to deliver simple, cohesive solutions, and elevate the scalability and reliability of Azure Compute Platform.

We are looking for a principal manager to develop, hire, and lead a world-class team and to act as a technical lead to define, design, and implement these cloud-scale platform services. This role requires technically proficient, hands-on, customer-focused engineering and long-term architectural evolution. Your primary responsibilities are to manage a team of software engineers and to design, build, release, and support the features that will help ensure Azure Compute Platform to deliver its promise to customers around the world.


Required Qualifications:

10 years of experience as a software development engineer in the commercial software industry

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience as a technical lead or people manager

Experience developing and operating cloud services at scale

Experience shipping services and high-availability infrastructure

Ability to collaborate, communicate, and effectively influence technical strategy with a growth mindset

Bachelor's degree or higher Computer Science or Engineering OR equivalent industry experience

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.

Microsoft is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please send a request via the Accommodation request form.

Benefits/perks listed below may vary depending on the nature of your employment with Microsoft and the country where you work.

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