Principal Software Engineer, Cloud and AI Division

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<p>Do you want to build and ship new Azure services from ground up? Does working on and contributing to Open Source Software excite you? The Azure Developer Experience team at Microsoft India Development Center (IDC) is hiring experienced Principal Engineers to help us build and ship managed first-party Azure services that will enable deploying and operating popular open source software in Azure-managed, enterprise-ready environments. We will collaborate closely with industry partners to ship best-in-class services operating at large scale. This is a rare opportunity where you get to work on a pre-V1 offering and get in on the ground floor of a new team being formed at IDC. </p> <p><br> </p> <p>We are looking for strong, self-motivated and results driven individuals who can thrive in dynamic, fast-paced environments. We value a healthy work environment where openness, trust, diversity, respect and care are strong cultural values. </p> <p><br> </p> <p>As a Principal Engineer, you will provide technical leadership for a service or a set of service components. You will help the team with technology tradeoffs, long-term architecture design and partner collaboration. You will be hands-on with component design and coding and mentor others around you on best development practices and site reliability practices. You will lead others by exemplifying technical excellence, inclusiveness, teamwork, and customer focus. </p> <p><br> </p> <p>If the above sounds challenging and exciting, we’d love to talk to you. </p> <p><br> </p> <p>Job location: Hyderabad </p> <p><br> </p> <p>Responsibilities </p> <p></p> <p></p> <p></p><ul> <p></p> <p> </p><li>Lead design, development and operations for a world class Azure service or a platform sub-system, working with a set of engineers and program managers to drive planning and execution. </li> <p></p> <p> </p><li>Partner with product management, industry partners, customers, and other stakeholders to define requirements, scope projects and ship products in rapid, iterative cycles</li> <p></p> <p> </p><li>Stay up to date on industry trends around cloud native technologies, open source development and dev ops processes, leading efforts on innovation, modern design and reliability engineering.</li> <p></p> <p> </p><li>Support customers and live site in a dev ops model</li> <p></p> <p> </p><li>Build for security, privacy, scalability, reliability and compliance</li> <p></p> <p> </p><li>Mentor other engineers in the team</li> <p></p> <p> </p><li>BA/BS or MS degree in Computer Science or equivalent field</li> <p></p> <p> </p><li>10+ years of industry experience building and shipping software using modern programming languages such as C#, C++, Java, Go or Python</li> <p></p> <p> </p><li>Track record of successfully leading end-to-end engineering projects from conception to delivery across multiple ship cycles</li> <p></p> <p> </p><li>Excellent technical design, problem solving and debugging skills</li> <p></p> <p> </p><li>Customer obsession and passion for shipping high quality products</li> <p></p> <p> </p><li>Track record of collaborating effectively with multiple cross-functional teams across geographies</li> <p></p> <p></p></ul> <p></p> <p></p><p>Qualifications </p> <p></p> <p></p> <p></p><p>Required: </p> <p></p> <p></p> <p></p><p>Preferred: </p> <p></p> <p></p> <p></p><ul> <p></p> <p> </p><li>Experience working in a Linux environment and/or with open source projects</li> <p></p> <p> </p><li>Experience building and shipping a large-scale cloud service is a big plus</li> <p></p> <p> </p><li>Experience with cloud infrastructure such as Azure, AWS or GCP</li> <p></p> <p> </p><li>Experience with Docker and DevOps tools and processes</li> <p></p> <p> </p><li>Experience in site-reliability engineering practices and supporting scalable live site services</li> <p></p> <p> </p><li>Experience growing and mentoring senior engineers</li> <p></p> <p> </p><li>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: </li> <p></p> <p> </p><li>Microsoft Cloud Background Check: This position will be required to pass the Microsoft Cloud background check upon hire/transfer and every two years thereafter.</li> <p></p> <p></p></ul> <p></p> <p></p><p>Other Requirements </p> <p></p> <p></p> <p></p><p>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. </p> <p></p> <p></p> <p></p><p>Benefits/perks listed below may vary depending on the nature of your employment with Microsoft and the country where you work. </p> <p></p> <p></p>
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Principal Software Engineer, Cloud and AI Division
Microsoft Corporation