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Sr. Memory Hardware Engineer

Microsoft Cloud Hardware Infrastructure Engineering (CHIE) is the team behind Microsoft’s expanding Cloud Infrastructure and responsible for powering Microsoft’s “Intelligent Cloud” mission. CHIE delivers the core infrastructure and foundational technologies for Microsoft's over 200 online businesses including Bing, MSN, Office 365, Xbox Live, Skype, OneDrive and the Microsoft Azure platform globally with our server and data center infrastructure, security and compliance, operations, globalization, and manageability solutions. Our focus is on smart growth, high efficiency, and delivering a trusted experience to customers and partners worldwide and we are looking for passionate, high energy engineers to help achieve that mission. As Microsoft's cloud business continues to grow the ability to deploy new offerings and HW infrastructure on time, in high volume with high quality and lowest cost is of paramount importance. To achieve this goal, the Cloud Hardware Infrastructure Engineering (CHIE) team is instrumental in defining and delivering measures of success for hardware design, qualification, fleet support, scale, and sustainability related to Microsoft cloud hardware.

Azure Memory and Storage Center of Excellence (AMS COE) is part of the CHIE organization focusing on Memory and Storage devices going into the Cloud hardware servers. AMS provide memory and storage solutions to Azure, drive memory and storage suppliers to deliver high quality products, meeting out requirements. We are looking for seasoned engineers with a strong passion for customer focused solutions, insight and industry knowledge to architect and specify hardware storage solutions that optimize for quality, reliability, cost, and performance.

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**Responsibilities**

+ Work with internal Azure teams to provide data-backed guidance on memory selection and usage.

+ Work with external memory and processor suppliers to ensure seamless integration of hardware into Microsoft systems and ensure swift resolution to issues.

+ Learn and use Microsoft processes, tools, databases to extract and analyze large datasets, distilling them into simple but impactful messages relating to memory reliability/performance and opportunities.

+ Learn and thoroughly understand memory controller features (such as ECC and RAS) and their impact on the memory subsystem performance and reliability.

+ Work hands-on with systems, collecting data and conducting experiments to have a foundational basis for recommendations.

Collaborate with other groups and advise on architectural aspects of next generation memory-related technologies.

**Qualifications**

Required Qualifications

+ BS degree in engineering or related field.

+ 5+ years of professional hardware industry engineering experience.

+ Relevant hardware memory experience.

Preferred Qualifications

+ BS or greater degree in Electrical and/or Computer Engineering or Computer Science with a heavy focus on hardware interaction.

+ 10+ years of industry experience in memory or processor-related design, qualification, manufacturing, testing, or product engineering

+ Low-level (firmware/OS/driver) C/C++/ASM programming experience.

+ Ability to collaborate with a team and work independently toward a common, unified objective.

+ Ability to convey complicated data in a simple, easy-to-understand way.

+ Historical demonstration of a growth mindset

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 (https://careers.microsoft.com/us/en/accommodationrequest) .

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