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Software Engineer 2



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Software Engineering
Redmond, WA, USA
Posted on Monday, February 12, 2024
Azure Edge + Platform brings together Edge platforms, devices, and services to deliver Edge solutions, operating systems, and engineering systems. Driven by its customers’ needs, Azure Edge + Platform seeks to accelerate growth for Azure, E&D, and Microsoft’s customers worldwide.

Are you a curious and independent Software Engineer 2 who’s looking for a unique role? Come work on one of the most complicated Test Systems in the world, responsible for validating every OS used by Microsoft’s product portfolio spanning Xbox, HoloLens, Azure Host, IoT, Desktop, and Server.

The Quality and Validation team is responsible for building the test orchestration solutions used to validate the quality of every Windows build produced by our engineering system (and more). The results generated from the system are crucial to key business decisions like code flow and releasing monthly security updates. The team is continuously partnering with AE+P teams to meet their ever-changing needs, as well as deliver a reliable, efficient, and secure system. We are now faced with new challenges as we are called upon to support the effort to make Azure the most reliable cloud platform available.

We are looking for a experienced Software Engineer 2 that’s excited about building micro-service solutions and having a real impact on overall Azure and Windows quality. Along with the rest of the team, your responsibilities will include maintaining a healthy and mature service while expanding capabilities through targeted feature investments. We are a full dev-ops team, so you’ll have your opportunity to grow a wide range of technical skills including scripting, SQL, C#, and a range of Azure technologies.

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.


  • Collaborate closely with teammates and partner teams to deliver full end to end developer validation experiences.
  • Drive system features and updates fully from design through deployment and production monitoring.
  • Leverage telemetry and monitoring to provide insight into health of changes implemented in the system.
  • Assist in investigating and mitigating live-site issues to ensure daily delivery of test results to customers.
  • Participate in on-call rotation for live-site support.
  • Identify opportunities and implement solutions to improve team productivity.


Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related technical field AND 2+ years technical engineering experience with coding in languages including, but not limited to, C, C++, C#, Java, JavaScript, or Python
    • OR equivalent experience.
Other Requirements

Ability 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 screenings: 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

  • Experience in Azure Service Fabric, Azure SQL, Service Bus, Azure Functions, and other modern cloud solutions
  • Proficient communication skills and the ability to work effectively with others
  • Proven problem solving, design, and testing skills with proficiency in C# (or equivalent)

Software Engineering IC3 - The typical base pay range for this role across the U.S. is USD $94,300 - $182,600 per year. There is a different range applicable to specific work locations, within the San Francisco Bay area and New York City metropolitan area, and the base pay range for this role in those locations is USD $120,900 - $198,600 per year.

Certain roles may be eligible for benefits and other compensation. Find additional benefits and pay information here:


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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