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Software Engineer II

Are you passionate about building brand new components and services to solve challenging distributed systems problems? Are you looking for a challenging, fun and fast-moving work environment? The High Availability Storage team is the one for you!


As a developer in our team, you will work with our partners to build highly scalable and performant software that forms the building block for the next generation of private cloud datacenters.


In the High Availability and Storage team, your work will have broad impact across multiple products including very large private cloud datacenters and Microsoft Azure. You will work on challenging problems in the areas of distributed systems, scale, performance optimization, and help us contribute to Microsoft’s next generation hybrid cloud storage platform. Breadth of technology, depth, user mode, kernel mode, front end, services, you name it, nothing is off limits here.

Basic Qualifications

• At least 3 years of recent experience developing software in C++ and/or C# or equivalent programming languages and framework.

• BS/MS degree or higher in computer science or equivalent.

Preferred Qualification

• Excellent communication and collaboration skills.

• Strong problem solving and design skills.

We encourage you to reach out to our recruiter @Heather_MSFT ( on Twitter to learn more about specifics of our team. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to reach out and engage directly with our team.

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. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please send a request to

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United States, Redmond (WA)

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