Microsoft Corporation Software Engineer in Prague, Czech Republic

At Skype & Teams, our vision is to re-humanize communications from the living room to the boardroom. Skype is used by family and friends across the globe. Skype for business has transformed the way millions of enterprise workers communicate and collaborate in real time. Microsoft Teams is redefining the group collaboration space with laser focus on team and individual productivity. Join the team that powers the entire messaging back-end for Skype, Skype for Business and Microsoft Teams. We develop one of the largest scale, business critical services in Microsoft. Our services run in every region of the world, serving hundreds of millions of active users and billions of requests a day. One of the major goals the team is working on is to revamp and re-architect our services for planet scale while enabling rich and highly sophisticated experiences. This effort includes redesigning the storage, scaling the compute, re-architecting the network protocols, optimizing high volume data feeds that power AI, and such.

Responsibilities

You will have a chance to work with cutting edge technology powered by Azure - Schema less DB, distributed caching, Service Fabric, etc. Every service must be highly scalable, highly-available and extremely performant in a geo-redundant multi-tenant system honoring obligations for data sovereignty, privacy, security and compliance. In this role, you will be responsible for all aspects of the services (design, development, quality, production deployment, service availability & reliability). You will have an opportunity to work in a fast-paced agile setup beside a set of awesome engineers and have fun along the way. If you relish challenges on a day to day basis and love to solve problems at massive scale as well as learn from great but humble minds, this team is for you. Given the impact of the service, this team is growing fast and every member will have enough and more problems to solve providing excellent growth opportunities.

Qualifications

We are looking for a Software Engineer that has:

  • BS in Computer Science or equivalent field

  • Proficiency in Data Structures and Algorithms

  • 2+ years of relevant software development experience in C# or related technologies

  • Strong communication/collaboration skills, ability to deal with ambiguity and prioritize issues

  • Ability to perform network-level debugging experience across multiple components

  • Comfortable writing tests as they write code: we aim for quality and stability in finite increments

  • Ability to quickly ramp up on multiple technology areas

Microsoft is an equal opportunity employer and supports workforce diversity. All applications for vacant positions will be welcomed and will be considered on the relative merits of the applicant against the role profile for the position regardless of color, race, nationality, ethnic origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, parental responsibilities, age, religion, or belief.