Software Engineer – Azure Storage opening at Microsoft

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Are you excited about the possibility of working on a high-performance team on the largest Object Storage service in the world?

Azure Storage team is chartered with building, managing and running Cloud Storage for Microsoft Azure Cloud. The team works on distributed systems scaling to Exabyte of storage in data centers around the world. Azure Storage provides the persistent storage layer in the cloud, powering millions of Azure virtual machines, holding millions of hours of video, billions of photos and petabytes of other data types. Azure Storage is one of the foundational services in the Azure Cloud and consists of a Storage Platform which currently powers various different storage services including  Blob Storage, Table Storage (NoSql Key Value store), Queue Storage, File Storage (new SMB based File Storage), Disk Storage and Data Lake Store (HDFS compliant) which support a variety of storage and analytic workloads. The service hosts data from some of the largest companies in the world plus supports all of Microsoft’s largest online businesses including Xbox, Skype and Bing and has scaled to store exabytes of customer data with the roadmap looking even better in terms of growth.

As a Software Engineer you will have the opportunity to work on the biggest of the big data services in Microsoft, live the services culture, embrace and learn in a fast paced, live-site focused environment delivering customer value with everything we do. Come, join an evolving team!

You can read more about Azure storage via Azure Storage Documentation.

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Required Qualification:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science
    • OR related technical field AND 2+ year(s) 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 with proven experience coding in languages including, but not limited to, C, C++, C#, Java, JavaScript, or Python
    • OR equivalent experience.

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




  • Work in a world class, inclusive and collaborative engineering team.
  • To tackle challenges of scale and criticality that will broaden your engineering horizons.
  • Supports identification of dependencies, and the development of design documents for a product feature with oversight.
  • Assists and learns about breaking down work items into tasks and provides estimation.
  • Works with appropriate stakeholders to determine user requirements for a feature.
  • Acts as a Designated Responsible Individual (DRI) in monitoring system/product feature/service for degradation, downtime, or interruptions for simple problems, and recommends actions to restore system/product/service by following the playbook.
  • With guidance, learns to create and implement code for a product, service, or feature reusing code as applicable.

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