Microsoft Azure's Networking division is designing, building,
and operating critical network infrastructure our clients rely on
every day, transforming a pile of servers into a connected cloud.
We are responsible for ensuring the reliability of these networks,
in the face of constant change, relying on cutting-edge research
and a stellar engineering team. We have built a large cloud thus
far but the best is yet to come as we are continue expanding at a
rapid pace. Our division is responsible for a large diversity of
technologies and challenges, including software defined networking,
software load balancing, physical fiberoptic cables, software
managing how to route packets across a global network as fast as
possible, DNS, protection against DDoS, and many other challenging
problems. We're looking for engineers and leaders passionate about
delivering value to customers in mission critical environments,
enjoy a growth hacking culture, and are eager to play one of the
most important long games for Microsoft.
Experience writing object-oriented code in at least one of the
following languages: C#, Java, C++, Python, Java, Go.
Candidates must have an active Top Secret or Top Secret SCI and
be willing to upgrade to TS/SCI with full scope polygraph. This
role will require candidates to maintain the TS/SCI (with full
scope polygraph) clearance.
Candidates must pass the Microsoft Cloud Background Check upon
hire/transfer and every two years thereafter.
Solid design and coding skills
Knowledge of data structures and algorithms.
Experience in concurrency, multithreading and synchronization is
Knowledge of networking (including networking protocols such as
TCP/IP, BGP, ANYCAST, IS-IS) and distributed systems is a plus.
Knowledge of network security is a plus.
Highly effective written and oral communication skills.
BS, MS, or PhD degree (or equivalent) in Computer Science /
related field (or an additional 4 years experience in lieu of
degree) is preferred.
Security Clearance Requirements: Candidates must be able 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
Candidates must have an active TS and be willing to upgrade to
TS/SCI (with polygraph) or have an active TS/SCI and be willing to
upgrade to TS/SCI (with polygraph). This role will require
candidates to maintain the TS/SCI (with polygraph) clearance.
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.
You will work with other teams in Azure Networking,
participating in architectural and design reviews, and delivering
your components with high quality. You will also have opportunities
to collaborate across the broader Azure organization and with
external Microsoft customers. There is high visibility in an area
of large and expanding investment for Azure, offering a terrific
opportunity for technical and career growth.
In Azure Networking, you own features from the design phase
through implementation to production. As part of this ownership,
you are expected to help support your features by actively
participating in an on-call rotation, which includes
creating/updating SOPs, Troubleshooting Guides, monitoring systems,
mitigating/restoring network incidents, and deep-dive analysis of
root causes of outages.