Do you want to join a world-class engineering team and work on hard technical challenges? If you want to surround yourself with team members around the world who have a proven record of innovation and execution that has made us one of the largest businesses within Microsoft? If yes, please read on.
Microsoft SQL Server and Azure SQL Database are world-class relational database systems widely used across the globe from small devices and servers to some of the largest cloud systems in the world. These systems underpin applications ranging from bank software/stock trading systems to analytics data warehouses storing hundreds of terabytes of data. These mission-critical systems require deep systems expertise to build and grow to satisfy the needs of our customers, from supporting thousands of users on a single machine to supporting thousands of cores participating in a single query. The SQL team gets to work on many challenging customer problems and opportunities every single day, and we are looking for candidates that want to come help us build the next generation of features for our customers.
This is an opportunity to work in a diverse and collaborative team environment on challenging technical problems that span the entire stack of database technology - programming languages, query processing/optimization, and distributed systems). We use the latest academic research to push the latest hardware to its limits and to deliver record-breaking query performance.
Software engineers in the SQL Query Processing team get to work on the latest technology in compute and storage, applying innovative algorithms to solve database problems at scale with great performance. We need collaborative team members who think big and want a challenge.
• Bachelor’s/Master’s with work or research experience in computer science or related field.
• 4+ years of programming experience in C++, C# or Java
• Experience with multi-threaded programming
• Strong technical background in algorithms (Big-O complexity analysis)
• Good understanding of database system internals query processing
• Experience in building and shipping production grade software or services.
• Results-oriented with a passion for delighting customers with our work
• Passion for learning about new technologies and how they can help customers succeed.
• Ability to work collaboratively, solve programs in groups, and celebrate success as a team.
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.
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