Full-time opportunities for students & recent graduates: Information Technology (IT) & Operations

Redmond, WA, United States

At Microsoft, things must work really well. Employees need connectivity, information must stay secure, intelligence must be derived from heaps of data, and systems must be reliable enough to allow for rapid evolution and resiliency. In IT, we handle all of that.  


Do you want to work on a meaningful and impactful project and make a difference? Are you willing to learn from others and open to new ideas? Do you want to support others to succeed and operate in a highly-collaborative and global environment? If this sounds like you, Microsoft would like to invite you to come join us as you are, where you can find more than just a job.   Read on to learn more about opportunities and apply online!  


Applications to these opportunities are considered for all available IT Services & Operations roles including the ones described below, depending on education level and/or location. To be considered as a student or recent graduate, you should be within 12 months of graduation or graduated within the last 12 months.



Managing one of the largest IT Infrastructures in the world is no small task. Microsoft IT service operations (SO) works across many technologies and operates the current and next wave of infrastructure, application, platform and cloud technologies. Work hands on with systems, platforms, and internal Microsoft applications in a high-stakes environment with the latest Microsoft platforms and technologies, including System Center 2012, Windows Server, SQL Server, and Azure Cloud services. 

  • A bachelor's or master's degree in business or information systems management, information technology, computer science or related fields (within 12 months of graduation or graduated within the last 12 months).  
  • One to two years of experience or classroom project work in two or more of the following areas: 
  • Troubleshooting within hosted environments. 
  • Deployment, configuration and/or support of foundational systems in production or pre-production environments (e.g. web, video and audio conferencing or enterprise voice). 
  • Active Directory, Windows 2008/2008 R2 servers, TCP/IP, DHCP and Hardware Load Balancer. 
  • Development/scripting with preference given to PowerShell, T-SQL, SQL Server Reporting Services, C#, ASP.NET. 
  • Design, configure, and support infrastructure. 
  • SIP PSTN Gateway and SBC deployment, config and support (Audiocodes, Sonus, ACME Packet). 
  • Exchange Unified Messaging 2010 or higher, OCS/Lync and Legacy PBX systems. 
  • Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM). 


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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