-Design and deliver software and infrastructure to improve the reliability, scalability, and efficiency of your services.
-React to problems relating to mission critical services and mitigate, with the goal of automating response to all non-exceptional service conditions.
-Influence and create new designs, architectures, standards, and methods for large-scale distributed systems.
-Engage in improving cost efficiency through service capacity planning and demand forecasting, software performance analysis and system tuning.
-Responsible for live site health of services and infrastructure supporting investments in Azure Government / Secret cloud with periodic on-call.
-Responsible for the execution & adherence of Software Engineering Standards for Data Archiving and retention
-Participate in project team activities and contributes to documentation requirements consistent with methodology
-Successfully complete engineering phases of projects in conformance to project goals, requirements, and schedule
-Support team efforts in adopting relevant new technologies, tools, methods and processes from Microsoft and industry.
-Pay utmost attention to quality right from the design phase, incorporating best practices and engineering for testability
-Expose test coverage issues, organize and implement integration tests, and resolves problem areas.
-Stay educated on existing, emerging technologies and do POCs to evaluate technology fits for customer needs.
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:
-The successful candidate must have an active U.S. Government Top Secret Clearance with access to Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI) based on a Single Scope Background Investigation (SSBI) with Polygraph. Ability to meet Microsoft, customer and/or government security screening requirements are required for this role. Failure to maintain or obtain the appropriate U.S. Government clearance and/or customer screening requirements may result in employment action up to and including termination.
-Clearance Verification: This position requires successful verification of the stated security clearance to meet federal government customer requirements. You will be asked to provide clearance verification information prior to an offer of employment
-Microsoft Cloud Background Check: This position will be required to pass the Microsoft Cloud background check upon hire/transfer and every two years thereafter.
5+ years’ experience:
-building and shipping production grade software or services, including designing and implementing solutions for platform and application layer telemetry and monitoring
-Bachelor’s degree in computer science or Engineering or Mathematics or Physics or IT technical discipline
-Database experience desirable but not required.
-Experience coordinating resources across diverse teams to restore service and maintain SLA’s, ITIL certification is preferred.
-Ability to analyze network and performance monitor traces, application performance problems, and windows application and crash-dump
-Ability to conceptualize a distributed service, it’s dependencies and the transactional flow when troubleshooting across network, application, caching, queuing, load-balancing, storage and distributed services layers.
-High enthusiasm, integrity, ingenuity, results-orientation, self-motivation, and resourcefulness in a fast-paced competitive environment.
-Deep desire to work collaboratively, solve problems with groups, find win/win solutions and celebrate successes
-Get excited by the challenge of hard technical problems and have a great curiosity and willingness to question -Love the next problem, the next experiment, the next partner.
-Always leading with deep passion and empathy for customers
Communication skills are a key component of this role with audiences that include customers, peers and at times executive leadership.