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Principal Software Engineer - Azure Storage Migration Services

Company: Microsoft Corporation
Location: San Francisco
Posted on: June 11, 2024

Job Description:

Are you eager to be at the forefront of the Cloud revolution and make a substantial impact within Microsoft Azure Storage? Are you driven by a passion for pioneering enterprise storage technologies that are highly available and performant? If you're excited about working on cutting-edge products like Azure Storage Mover & DataBox , then our team offers a remarkable opportunity for you to unleash your full potential.

Join our DataBox & Azure Storage Mover team as a Principal Software Engineer - Azure Storage Migration Services and play a pivotal role in crafting robust and scalable services. As a Principal Software Engineer you will build, improve and support highly scalable, performant services that deliver highly reliable and secure, data migration solutions for our customers. You will be architecting solutions which can cater for ever-growing data needs of our customers and ensuring data privacy, security, and compliance.

The team is agile, does quick releases and be comfortable with ambiguity, enjoy creative thinking, and personally motivated to drive platform spanning solutions to completion. We are looking for a Software Engineer to work on enabling new scenarios, maintaining the products and providing guidance to our field. This is a rare opportunity to work on the forefront of innovation and learn about exciting new technologies, work in a team with a startup-DNA, on a product with the potential to move Exabytes/Zettabytes of data to cloud.

This opportunity will allow you to accelerate your career growth, gain deep expertise in cloud storage technologies, and make a significant impact on a globally recognized platform. Join us and be part of shaping the future of cloud storage technology.

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.


Design and implement new features and enhancements for Azure Storage migration services using best practices and industry standards.

Debug and troubleshoot complex issues across multiple software components.

Optimize and improve the performance, scalability, reliability, and security of the software.

Collaborate with other engineers, product managers, and customers to gather requirements, provide feedback, and deliver solutions.

Mentor junior engineers and provide technical guidance and direction.

Conduct code reviews and ensure adherence to coding standards and quality criteria.


Required Qualifications:

Bachelor'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#, Go, Java, or Python

OR equivalent experience.

6+ years of experiences in software design, development, and delivery experience using a structured programming language.

2+ years of experiences in driving projects and collaborating with teams.

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:

Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science

OR related technical field AND 10+ years technical engineering experience with coding in languages including, but not limited to, C, C++, C#, Go, Java, OR Python

OR Master'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#, Go, Java, or Python

OR equivalent experience.

Demonstrated collaboration, and problem-solving skills and the ability to work independently and as part of a team.

Knowledge of and/or subject matter expertise in REST, service reliability, Security, Encryption and Authentication.

Experience with agile methodologies and software development lifecycle.

Experience with Virtualization technologies and Cloud technologies.

Experience in storage technologies.

Experience in building high scale and reliable systems.

Kknowledge of software design principles, patterns, and best practices.

Software Engineering IC5 - The typical base pay range for this role across the U.S. is USD $137,600 - $267,000 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 $180,400 - $294,000 per year.

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

Microsoft will accept applications for the role until June 26, 2024.


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 ( .

Keywords: Microsoft Corporation, San Francisco , Principal Software Engineer - Azure Storage Migration Services, IT / Software / Systems , San Francisco, California

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