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Software Engineer II - Microsoft

Bellevue, United States

Are you interested in working for one of the most exciting product groups in Microsoft? Look no further than Microsoft Teams Developer Platform.  You will be building solutions that leveragestate of the art technologies to deliver the next evolution in collaboration and teamwork.  

Microsoft Teams Developer Platform provides exciting opportunities in building resilient, highly scalable services for Microsoft Teams Graph APIs and great Microsoft Teams Developer Experience that meet the needs of an ever growing user and developer base of the fastest growing product in Microsoft's history. This is a unique opportunity to hone your systems design, user experience, exposure to cutting edge technology stack (.NET Core, Kubernetes, Redis, Azure Cosmos DB, React, TypeScript) and application architecture skills offering E2E ownership and broad scope to have a huge impact. 


  • Implement efficient patterns to call dependent services, leverage a distributed cache like Redis
  • Implement high availability, resiliency patterns like Circuit Breaker, Retry, Fallback, Bulkhead Isolation, Throttling among others
  • Own and operate services of massive scale
  • Reuse existing open-source libraries and build new libraries of services and best practices for other teams to leverage 
  • Perform live site/dev ops engineering for services with top notch monitoring, dashboards, and troubleshooting guides


  • Basic Qualifications
  • Undergraduate or Graduate degree in Computer Science or related Engineering discipline
  • 3+ years of C# and .NET or equivalent software development experience  
  • Strong analytical, problem solving and organizational skills  
  • Experience working on large scale cloud applications
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to deal with the ambiguity associated with working in a fast-paced and changing environment
  • Preferred Qualifications
  • Develop test plans/cases, conditions, and scenarios in support of ongoing applications and infrastructure.  
  • Demonstrated solid working knowledge on cloud computing / Azure / AWS / GCP / Kubernetes
  • Familiar with Agile/Scrum/Lean Methodology 
  • Evaluate current services and drive performance, availability, and supportability improvements 
  • Drive increased efficiencies through automation and

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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Published on: 11/30/2022

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