Senior Software Engineer

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Python C# C JavaScript Java Azure Microsoft Fabric C++ Container

Job Description

Azure provides developers with on-demand compute, networking and storage to create, host, and manage scalable web applications on the Internet through Microsoftโ€™s global data centers and via on-premises โ€œprivate cloudโ€ deployments of the Azure Platform. The network underlies Microsoft Azure and supports hundreds of thousands of customers and services. The Networking India team builds parts of all the critical components of this massive system. The team is looking for highly motivated and talented engineers to design, deliver the next generation software services to scale, secure and monitor the networking infrastructure that the fabric runs on.

As a Senior Software Engineer you will design, implement, and run highly scalable distributed services that enable networking of millions of services with timely execution and high quality. You will be responsible for ensuring that highly usable, reliable and secure services are delivered to delight our customers.

Microsoftโ€™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.


  • Own end to end architecture for new product solutions being developed.
  • Drive - Passion to turn vision into detailed plans and execute against complex plans.
  • Collaborate - Partner with Microsoft product teams to manage dependencies, jointly deliver updates, and continuously improve our engineering capabilities.
  • Communications & planning - Clearly communicate roadmap, backlog, and team updates across the organization.
  • Culture - Contribute to a team culture that embraces diversity and inclusion and makes your team an awesome place to work.
  • Setting up and driving towards measurable goals.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related technical field AND 4+ years technical engineering experience with coding in languages including, but not limited to, C, C++, C#, Java, JavaScript, or Python
    • OR equivalent experience.
  • Computer science fundamentals, fluent in concepts like multi-threading and asynchronous programming, good grasp of system design, data structures, and understanding of distributed systems and scale out architectures.
  • Communication and collaboration skills with ability to develop partnerships.
  • Domain knowledge in networking, virtualization technologies, container ecosystem, and network resilience.
Other Qualifications

  • Microsoft Cloud Background Check: This position will be required to pass the Microsoft Cloud Background Check upon hire/transfer and every two years thereafter.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science
    • OR related technical field AND 8+ years technical engineering experience with coding in languages including, but not limited to, C, C++, C#, Java, JavaScript,
    • OR Python
    • OR Master's Degree in Computer Science or related technical field AND 6+ years technical engineering experience with coding in languages including, but not limited to, C, C++, C#, Java, JavaScript, or Python
    • OR equivalent experience.
  • Experience with
    • building networking data and control planes
    • AND cloud development principles and patterns, particularly loosely coupled architectures and micro-services
    • AND data plane technologies such as DPDK/VPP etc.
  • An understanding of cloud networking offerings such as virtual networks, L4-L7 load balancers, gateways etc.
  • A background in enterprise network architectures.
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Microsoft is an equal opportunity employer. Consistent with applicable law, all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, citizenship, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, immigration status, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran or military status, race, ethnicity, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable local laws, regulations and ordinances. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application process, read more about requesting accommodations.

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