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Microsoft Corporation Senior Software Engineer in Redmond, Washington

Azure Machine Learning is at the center of Microsoft’s AI revolution as the world moves towards integrating Artificial Intelligence through Large Language Models (LLMs) into services and applications that impact millions of people in their day-to-day lives.

As a member of the Azure ML Back Plane team, you will build and expand the Azure AI Infrastructure and its associated backend infrastructure services. You will design and implement the next generation automation architecture that will enable the AML services to grow faster and provide the playground for the next-gen Copilot applications, including LLMs from both OpenAI and Open-Source communities.

In addition, you will build infrastructure components required to build, deploy, monitor and service highly available and scalable Microsoft Service Fabric and Kubernetes clusters under your care. You will lead development and customer support from the frontline and establish architecture, service excellence guidelines and a high-quality bar.

In this role you will have an ample opportunity to work with engineering leaders from within and across teams to define our mission, chart our path and enable the service for unparalleled growth in the coming months and years.

We are looking for a Senior Software Engineer to join our team.

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.

In alignment with our Microsoft values, we are committed to cultivating an inclusive work environment for all employees to positively impact our culture every day.

By applying to this U.S. based position, while remote work is possible, relocation does not apply/is not provided for the role.


  • Deliver a robust infrastructure orchestration platform for AI Platform.

  • Design and build the next generation of infrastructure on which the top AI workloads will run.

  • Design and build tools that will allow the AI Platform team to scale to new regions and clouds.

  • Deliver world-class monitoring systems and telemetry pipelines to enhance service and job observability for both end-users and operators.

  • Codify security and compliance requirements by building and strengthening system defenses against malicious attacks and exploits.


  • Embody our Culture ( and Values (


Required Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in computer science, or related technical discipline AND 4+ years technical engineering experience with coding in languages including, but not limited to, C, C++, C#, Java, JavaScript, or Python

o 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 building large scale cloud services, distributed systems, or operating systems.

  • Experience building and managing large infrastructure assets.

  • Experience in delivering engineering and service excellence on a mid-to-large scale service.

  • Experience working with the Linux operation system ,experience in development in the Kubernetes ecosystem and Kubernetes cluster orchestration.

  • Experience with improving service operations or engineering fundamentals.

  • Experience building and shipping production software or services.

Software Engineering IC4 - The typical base pay range for this role across the U.S. is USD $112,000 - $218,400 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 $145,800 - $238,600 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 April 19, 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 ( .