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Microsoft Corporation Software Engineer II in Bellevue, Washington

The Business Applications Group is a rapidly growing organization that is responsible for the Microsoft Dynamics 365 suite of products, Power Apps, Power Automate, Power BI, and more. We are building the capabilities needed for the next generation of business productivity software in a mobile first and cloud first world. This is an exciting time to join our group and work on something highly strategic to Microsoft. The Background Runtime team is a core component of the Dataverse platform that underpins Dynamics 365 applications. You will be working on a background job scheduling and orchestrating engine, improving the scalability of our platform to the benefit of our customers and the business. You will be a part of a fast-paced team with talented engineers. To be successful in this area you must thrive while solving challenges related to durability, availability, and concurrency while dispatching millions of jobs per minute. You will have an opportunity to make high impact changes on a daily basis.


We are looking for experienced engineers who are deeply passionate about building scalable, highly performing, enterprise-grade services based on Azure cloud technologies. As a software engineer on the team your responsibilities will include • End-to-end ownership of features with quality-first mindset; • Monitoring and support of modern services based on the Azure platform; • Collaborating across diverse teams of engineers to solve challenging problems for distributed, large-scale applications; • Debugging and handling of complex customer reported issues that span across multiple services; Attention to scalability, resiliency, and performance is highly valued for candidates.


Required Qualifications:

  • 2+ years of experience in software development

  • 2+ years of experience developing scalable web services, SaaS offerings, and REST APIs

Preferred Qualifications:

  • B.Sc. in Computer Science, Engineering, or related field

  • Experience with Agile development methodologies

  • Experience with Azure or other cloud providers

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.

Microsoft is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please send a request via the Accommodation request form ( .

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