Software Engineer II

Bellevue, WA, United States

PowerBI is quite possibly the most exciting Microsoft service today, frequently in the news, growing its user base very rapidly, and making waves across the industry. 


For the second year in a row, Gartner has placed Microsoft furthest in vision within the Leaders quadrant in the Magic Quadrant for Business Intelligence and Analytics Platforms (


You will be joining Power BI Analysis Services team. Our team owns the Analysis Services engine as the core backend technology of Power BI, as well as its integration with Power BI services and Excel. We work on technologies driving new features in a variety of products from Power BI, to SQL Analysis Services and Azure Analysis Services, to Excel.


Our team is very agile, you will have chances to work on multiple components in a big system and take on different responsibilities. We are looking for passionate developers with well-rounded experiences working with high throughput and highly scalable services, ability to design components carefully to handle errors of different types, write clean and well-factored code with good tests and good maintainability and an ability to program proficiently in C#.


You must be a self-motivated, fast learner; enjoy working in a team of talented engineers; be passionate about quality and engineering excellence. The right candidate should also care deeply about delighting the customer and iteratively improving all aspects of that experience. Strong level 60 engineers are encouraged to apply as well.


Basic Qualifications:

2+ years of experience in database engine or online distributed services such as Azure, AWS, or Google Cloud


Preferred Qualifications:

Passion for building highly performant scalable services

Outstanding technical problem solving and debugging skills

Passion for quality with experience designing and implementing automated tests, including unit tests and integration tests

Effective communication 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.




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.


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