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Software Engineer 2



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Software Engineering
Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
Posted on Monday, February 12, 2024
The DPU team, within the Azure Hardware Systems & Infrastructure group, brings together state-of-the-art software and hardware expertise to create a highly programmable and high-performance chip with the capability to efficiently handle large data volumes. Thanks to its integrated design, this solution empowers teams to operate with increased agility and deliver significantly superior performance compared to CPU-based alternatives.

As a Software Engineer in the DPU Integration and Test team, you will be involved in the testing of the control and data plane software that runs on the DPU’s custom-built silicon in a variety of new platforms targeted at storage and networking use-cases. This is an opportunity to build and test innovative products that will be deployed at planet scale.

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.


  • Write test applications in C that will execute on the DPU runtime software and enable testing of various networking protocols and core DPU accelerators/features.
  • Write automated tests in Python to drive end user workflows against networking/storage servers.
  • Be the champion of quality, find product defects before customers do and participate in cross-functional debugs and troubleshooting sessions.
  • Assist in maintaining automated regression suites, running tests, and triaging failures. Research new tools, technologies, and methods to determine which solution best meets the project requirements.


Required/Minimum Qualifications (RQs/MQs)

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, or related technical discipline AND over 5 years of technical engineering experience as a software and/or test engineer.
  • Knowledge of operating systems and experience in both C and Python programming languages.
  • Previous experience in testing and writing automated tests for networking, storage or server platform features/products.

Additional Or Preferred Qualifications (PQs)

  • Experience testing and/or writing embedded software for NICs and/or DPUs/IPUs.
  • Understanding of and hands on experience with networking (TCP/IP, RoceV2, basic routing/switching) and server platform firmware (BMC, BIOS etc) testing.

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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