Software Engineer – Developer Division

  • Full Time
  • Nairobi
  • Posted 12 months ago

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Job Background

Do you want to be at the center of Cloud Computing? Are you passionate in working on products that make Azure as “The Developer’s Cloud” – the place that every developer thinks first when they build their cloud application? We’re DevDiv Azure Services Group who build and run developer services, such as:

And we are incubating two more services that will be announced later this year. We’re looking for talented software engineers who are passionate in building state-of-art services that make Azure a better platform for developers. As a remote team member, you’ll have the opportunity to work with engineers across the globe to tackle large scale technical problems and make big impact to Azure. This position is based in Nairobi, Kenya. You’ll be a remote team member on one of the service teams. Your responsibility will include, but not limited to, feature development on both front and backend, CI/CD, deployment, live site support, etc. You will have opportunities to grow your technical skills and become a full-stack service developer in Azure.

Responsibilities of the Software Engineer – Developer Division

Responsibilities

  • Deliver new features for various Azure services to meet customers’ needs.
  • Improve the fundamentals of Azure services to ensure performance, scalability and reliability.
  • Participate in full lifecycle of an Azure service including development, release, live-site and customer support to ensure service quality and drive customer satisfaction.
  • Work together with teams in Redmond to ensure business continuity.
  • Partner with other remote teams to build global developer services.

Qualifications of the Software Engineer – Developer Division

Qualifications

  • 4+ years of software development experience
  • Strategic thinking and ability to multi-task while balancing short term and long-term needs are essential
  • Rich experience in building distributed systems or highly scalable online services
  • Experience in cloud computing platform such as Azure and AWS preferred
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • BS/MS degree in computer science or equivalent

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.

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

Benefits and Perks

  • Industry leading healthcare
  • Savings and investments
  • Giving programs
  • Educational resources
  • Maternity and paternity leave
  • Opportunities to network and connect
  • Discounts on products and services
  • Generous time away

Benefits and Perks

  • Industry leading healthcare
  • Savings and investments
  • Giving programs
  • Educational resources
  • Maternity and paternity leave
  • Opportunities to network and connect
  • Discounts on products and services
  • Generous time away

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