Principal Group Software Engineering Manager

Microsoft Corporation Redmond , WA 98053

Posted 4 months ago

Do you want to own and build a platform for highly scalable and reliable services central to Azure DevOps and Microsoft's 1ES (One Engineering System)? Do you want to help accelerate Azure adoption?

Azure DevOps Services provides software development teams with version control, build automation, project and bug management, social coding experiences and much more. We have a user base with over 5M users and growing. Azure DevOps Services is at the center of being the cloud solution for DevOps for large enterprises. It's also at the core of modernized engineering at Microsoft as part of 1ES. To make this possible, we're solving high scale, high reliability challenges.

We are looking for an experienced Group Engineering Manager who is seeking to make a big impact as a leader on a highly productive and collaborative team, to own and build Shared Platform Services: identity, account, commerce, licensing, user engagement, admin experience, telemetry, monitoring, and business insight. As a leader of this area, you will help set strategic technical direction, including design and architecture. You will design, implement, deploy and operate Azure based services using Azure SQL, Azure Cosmos DB, Azure Active Directory, Azure Commerce, and more. You will also be responsible for modernizing our engineering platform and infrastructure.

If you enjoy building software with a broad range of technologies and being part of a smart, agile team that's making software development better, come join us!


We need someone who

  • Is passionate about great service design and architecture

  • Loves live site and ensuring that customers have a great experience

  • Drives constant improvement in how we work

  • Enjoys mentoring and growing strong talent

  • Desires to constantly be challenged and grow

Basic Qualifications:

  • 10+ years of experience developing commercial software/services
  • 5+ years of experience managing & leading high performing teams

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 10+ years of experience building production software with one of more of the following: .NET Framework, ASP.NET, C / C++ / C#, SQL, REST Services and JavaScript/TypeScript

  • Expertise in object-oriented design gained from at least 8 years of working with OOP languages and patterns.

  • A BS in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering

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.

Benefits/perks listed below may vary depending on the nature of your employment with Microsoft and the country where you work.

  • You will help set strategic technical direction, including design and architecture

  • You will build and grow a high performing team

  • You will define OKRs, and lead your team to produce strong results based on OKRs

  • You will design, implement, deploy and operate Azure based services using Azure SQL, Azure Cosmos DB, Azure Active Directory, Azure Commerce, and more

  • You will be responsible for modernizing our engineering platform and infrastructure

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Principal Group Software Engineering Manager

Microsoft Corporation