Principal Software Engineering Manager

Microsoft – Redmond, WA

Cloud computing is the next big thing, it is the wave of the future. Most new software being built today is for the cloud. Today, there is a limited pool of people who know how to build and operate cloud-native applications. Microsofts Identity division is at the center of Microsofts cloud strategy, we build and operate authentication and authorization services that are used by the millions of Windows, Office, XBOX and Azure users worldwide. In the mobile-first cloud-first world the sign in experience is the front door for building closer customer relationships, supporting smoother commerce transactions and keeping people safe. Our services handle over 4 million requests per minute from our data centers worldwide, we know how to engineer for the cloud.ResponsibilitiesThe identity division is a customer focused organization with an emphasis on security, a great user experience and high reliability at a great scale. We are looking for an engineering manager who is passionate about building scalable, distributed, highly available, and secure cloud native services. Join our group and help develop services with an emphasis on resiliency and performance using agile engineering methodologies. Our aim is to be the best and most successful identity service in the world.This position requires technical depth, managerial and project management skills and tons of energy and passion. Some of the responsibilities include the following:

  • Work with the team and peers every day on solving highly complex design, coding, troubleshooting and operational challenges.
  • Identify professional growth areas for each engineer on the team and proactively provide opportunities for increasing their skill set as engineers.
  • Increase the team s capacity and capability by recruiting new engineering talent. The goal is to keep the team cohesive while at the same time bringing in new team members with diverse perspectives that can continue transform the team in a positive way.
  • Continuously evaluate engineering processes and practices affecting the team with the goal of eliminating in-efficiencies and increasing the overall team effectiveness. Passionately drive these improvements both within the team and across the Identity organization if necessary.
  • Provide deep strategical technical expertise and guidance in the design/architecture/planning stage of the project. Provide guidance during the execution/implementation as necessary. Help the team manage projects using agile engineering methodologies.
  • Help Microsoft in building something great that positively affects the lives of millions of people!
  • QualificationsBasic Qualifications:
  • 10+ years of professional software engineering experience which include 4+ years of managerial experience.
  • Preferred Qualifications:
  • Expertise in design, building and operating large scale distributed systems that can sustain rapid growth
  • Technical leadership, experience in high performing, agile teams.
  • Experience in building and growing an engineering team.
  • Great communication skills to collaborate cross-group and work effectively within the team and across the broader organization.

  • 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.

    All Jobs in Redmond, WA

    • PowerShell Technical Program Event Manager

      Cadence 3 Kirkland, WA

      View Job
    • Hardware Engineering PM

      Microsoft Redmond, WA

      View Job
    • Survey Technician: Office Tech

      1 Alliance Geomatics, LLC. Bellevue, WA

      View Job
    • Principal Solutions Architect - Strategic Accounts

      Amazon Web Services, Inc. Seattle, WA

      View Job
    • Central Link Warranty & Transition Manager

      Sound Transit Seattle, WA

      View Job
    • Principal Software Engineering Manager

      Microsoft Redmond, WA

      View Job
    • Senior Program Manager

      Microsoft Redmond, WA

      View Job
    • Principal Program Manager

      Microsoft Bellevue, WA

      View Job
    • Principal Software Engineer

      Vizio Inc. Seattle, WA

      View Job
    • Sr. Technical Program Manager

      Amazon.com Services, Inc. Seattle, WA

      View Job
    • Principal Product Manager - Tech

      Amazon.com Services, Inc. Seattle, WA

      View Job

    Featured Articles

    Trump Administration Seeks 60 Days to Respond on H-1B Spouses’ Work Permits | H4 EAD could get Revoked?

    10 March 2017

    It's not effortless for immigrants working on an H-1B visa working in the U.S. In 2015, the US administration under former President Barack Obama had passed a rule that the eligible spouses holding H4 visa are allowed to work while their counterpart holding H-1B vis

    read more..

    USCIS restricts third party worksite Placement of STEM OPT Students

    25 April 2018

    After the recent restrictions imposed on H1B Visa which allows students to work in USA, the USCIS has introduced a new policy which would affect the F1 OPT or the student visa. The new policy limits the OPT or Optional Practical Training extension for STEM. Earlier students who opted for STEM course

    read more..

    WPF Online Training For IT Candidates

    19 April 2016

    Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) is a next-generation presentation system and a complex tehnology. It includes an XML-based markup language: Extensible Application Markup Language (abbreviated as XAML). It was previously known as “Avalon”. It utilizes DirectX. Creating WPF applications is e

    read more..

    H-1B Visa Premium Processing SUSPENDED by USCIS

    09 March 2017

    The Trump administration announced on March 3rd, 2017 that the USCIS would temporarily suspend the expedited ‘premium processing’ for H-1B visa applicants in the United States. The suspension will be effective from April 3rd, 2017, and could last up to six months, accordin

    read more..

    Thanks For Your Feedback

    Attach A Resume First