Senior Software Engineer

Redmond, WA, United States

Do you want to work on security features for highly scalable system?


Do you want to learn how attackers work and how to protect services and customers’ data? Come join our team!


The Azure SQL Security team in the Azure Data Division builds security features that allow customers to secure their data and stay compliant. Our customers leverage these features on-premise and cloud to build world class application. The features we build bring together different Microsoft products like Azure Key Vault, Azure Storage, Azure Active Directory, Azure Virtual Network, etc... Our team also focus on security fundamentals, Compliance and securing SQL Azure Service end to end.


We are looking for an experienced software engineer looking for an opportunity to make an impact by leveraging Azure Services and passionate to learn something new.

The role provides an opportunity to work on different layer of Azure SQL Database, and it also provides an opportunity to work with very talented and agile set of software developers that iterate fast and prioritize delivering business value to the customers.



The position offers an opportunity to work across different partner teams and disciplines. It also provides an opportunity to interact with the customers. The individual will be part of defining the functional and design of new features, implementation and rollout, validating the feature in dogfood and following up with customer feedback. The candidate should have experience building and shipping world class software, good understanding of programming technologies and full stack architectures.



  • 8+ years of Software Development experience in C++/C#/Java
  • Strong design and development expertise
  • Background in scalable and distributed systems is an advantage
  • A bachelor or master’s degree in computer science or SW or Computer Engineering.
  • Self-motivated, driven to excellence, passionate about solving hard problems.
  • Experience designing and delivering a distributed service is a plus.



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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