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Senior Software Engineer - Insights, Data Engineering & Analytics

Does pioneering new and innovative ways to collect and showcase key customer data sound exciting to you? Are you passionate about data and do you feel we have been missing the opportunity to be more data-informed at Microsoft? Do you want to contribute to an effort that is one of the most critical for the future success of Microsoft, E+D and SCI? If so, the **Insights, Data Engineering & Analytics (IDEAs) team** might be an excellent place for you to grow your career.

M365 together with SCI is at the core of our Company’s mission to enable people and organizations to achieve more. **Be part of the team building platform services handling millions of users and exabytes of data. This is not just some large-scale web service: the implementation ranks among the world’s largest and state of the art distributed systems, spanning across data centers around the world.**

**The Insights, Data Engineering & Analytics team’s goal is to champion a data-informed culture; to inspire and enable the entire E+D organization to make more informed decisions through data. We see this effort as a huge opportunity in providing information to the organization that will improve efficiency, empowerment, and help Microsoft win in the critical cloud business sector.**

**Location:** **We are hiring in the following locations: Atlanta, Redmond, and fully remote within the US. This team is primarily located in Bellevue, WA. This position is eligible for relocation support to Bellevue/Redmond, WA.**

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**Responsibilities**

As part of our team, **you would be responsible for the technical leadership and end-to-end development of the data solutions that will help E+D and SCI gain the strategic insights we need to deliver the most optimal user experience and to quickly adapt to market conditions that are constantly evolving.** You will also apply your engineering and analytical skills to petabyte scale data problems using the latest and most modern data analytics technologies on an ever-increasing number of data signals produced by the different products part of the M365 suite and our partners across the company. In this position you will face tough engineering challenges every day as we deal with very large, disparate and usually complex data sets as we aim to provide an efficient and reliable platform for data wrangling and curation. The integration of different data democratization and visualization techniques will also enable us to extract even the most deeply embedded insights from this data to then make those insights readily available to everyone in our organization, affording them the flexibility of analyzing said data in a self-service manner.

**Qualifications**

Required Qualifications:

+ A minimum of a Bachelors degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering, Software Development, or a related field, or equivalent alternative education, skills, and/or practical experience is required.

+ At least 5 years' experience in software engineering, programming or development, to include Software programming experience in C#, Java, or C++.

+ Experience with at least one of the following scripting languages: PowerShell, SQL, Scala, Python, Perl, JavaScript or Ruby (for data manipulation and automation tasks).

Preferred Qualifications:

+ Experience working and building distributed cloud services using Azure or related technology stacks.

+ Experience with Azure Data Factory, Cosmos, Kusto, Spark, Kafka and other big-data related technology stacks.

+ Experience of software testing/release processes and methodologies.

+ Prior knowledge of ETL/ELT, Data Modeling, and BI systems.

Desired Qualifications:

+ Strong background in math and statistics.

+ Proven design and analytical skills, with a strong bias for engineering excellence at scale. Functional knowledge of cloud computing and online services business models, including business, technical, and operational metrics.

+ Strong background in data warehouse principles, architecture, design and its implementation at large scale.

+ Excellent customer service, verbal and interpersonal skills.

+ Ability to operate effectively and independently in a dynamic, fluid environment.

+ Ability to learn and grasp concepts quickly in a fast-paced environment.

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.

Microsoft has different base pay ranges for different work locations within the United States, which allows us to pay employees competitively and consistently in different geographic markets (see below). The range above reflects the potential base pay across the U.S. for this role (except as noted below); the applicable base pay range will depend on what ultimately is determined to be the candidate’s primary work location. Individual base pay depends on various factors, in addition to primary work location, such as complexity and responsibility of role, job duties/requirements, and relevant experience and skills. Base pay ranges are reviewed and typically updated each year. Offers are made within the base pay range applicable at the time.

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Senior Software Engineer - Insights, Data Engineering & Analytics

Full time
Boulder, CO

Published on 01/21/2023

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