Principal Software Engineer, Azure Key Vault

Main Location
Redmond, WA, United States
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Join the Azure Key Vault team, a quickly growing service that’s protecting critical Microsoft cloud data and helping attract major industry customers to Microsoft Azure! You’ll work on a mission-critical, highly-scalable, highly-available service running in Azure and you’ll join a team that’s solving hard technical challenges to deliver a trusted, always on, and always reliable web platform. Plus, our customers love us “”.


Azure Key Vault is a fundamental building block for services and customer applications where sensitive data must be kept secure. As a critical part of Azure, Key Vault goes wherever Azure goes. As a platform, Key Vault gives customers the means to easily and quickly protect data in the cloud and integrate with their apps & services. Backed by hardware-based cryptography, you know your data is safe, secure and accessible only by you. We’re looking for senior technical talent with Linux experience to help us evolve our hardware & software architecture, leading us to a future where all services use Key Vault to keep their data safe. Join us in this fantastic opportunity!


Basic Qualifications:

  • 11+ years of experience as a software development engineer in the commercial software industry
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience developing & operating services on Linux
  • Experience shipping services and high-availability infrastructure
  • BS in 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.


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Principal Software Engineer, Azure Key Vault
Microsoft Corporation