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Sr. Software Engineering - Azure Storage

Company: Microsoft Corporation
Location: Redmond
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Are you excited about the possibility of changing the world with Big Data by working on the largest Object Storage service in the world? Come join the Azure Storage team in building Azure Data Lake Storage and revolutionize the way Cloud Storage supports Big Data!The Azure Storage team is currently chartered with building, managing, and running the Persistent Cloud Storage for Microsoft Azure Cloud. Azure Storage consists of a Storage Platform which currently powers five different storage services - Azure Data Lake Storage, Blob Storage, Table Storage (NoSql Key Value store), Queue Storage, File Storage (SMB based File Storage) and Disk Storage. We are one of the foundational services in the Azure Cloud. This service hosts data from some of the largest companies in the world plus supports all of Microsoft's largest online businesses including Teams, Xbox, One Drive and Bing, and has scaled to store exabytes of customer data with the roadmap looking even better in terms of growth. We have built a new foundational Storage service with ADLS (Azure Data Lake Storage) and one of the new areas of investment and innovation in this space is to fundamentally change how we serve these massive bandwidth workloads at huge scale with low latency and at low cost. This position is for making major enhancements to our core communication capabilities for the critical data path between Storage and Compute/Analytics engines.You can read more about the Azure Storage Service architecture here: and about the current storage offerings here: and watch an overview specifically about Azure Storage's Hierarchical Namespace here: Building File System Semantics for an Exabyte Scale Object Storage SystemThis position involves deep technical work in the Storage backend as well as optimizing Storage and its Compute communication path for Data Analytics workload. The work for this position will cross many layers of the Azure Storage system and Azure as a whole, presenting unique engineering challenges for which we need top-notch talent. This work will be leveraged by all Big Data and Analytics at Microsoft, which offers a unique opportunity to have a huge impact on customers and the world. It is an exciting time for the team as we are working on expanding the range of supported scenarios for the service while working on the next version architecture of the storage service to support the next 100X growth.Microsoft's mission is to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more. As employees we come together with a growth mindset, innovate to empower others and collaborate to realize our shared goals. Each day we build on our values of respect, integrity, and accountability to create a culture of inclusion where everyone can thrive at work and beyond.

Keywords: Microsoft Corporation, Redmond , Sr. Software Engineering - Azure Storage, IT / Software / Systems , Redmond, Washington

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