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Microsoft Corporation Principal Software Engineer in Boston, Massachusetts

Microsoft Advertising is a worldwide Sales, Marketing and Services organization on the cutting edge of the digital advertising industry. Microsoft Advertising offers a compelling portfolio of advertising products, innovative solutions and the opportunity to engage with some of the brightest minds in the digital industry. Microsoft Advertising is the destination for experienced, collaborative, and passionate digital advertising professionals seeking a rewarding career and lifestyle.

PromoteIQ (a division within Microsoft Advertising) provides intelligent vendor marketing solutions for the next generation of e-commerce. Our platform helps retailers implement, automate, and scale their brand-funded digital vendor marketing programs. We sit at the intersection of marketing and e-commerce and have a singular mission of empowering retailers and brands to maximize their e-commerce performance.

PromoteIQ embodies a strong startup culture that values diversity, collaboration and craftsmanship - and above all else, results. Our bias towards execution balances critical thinking, root analysis and pragmatic problem solving. We expect a lot from one another and value our thoughtful and intellectually curious company culture.

Responsibilities

  • Architect, design, and develop large scale distributed software services and solutions in collaboration with teammates.

  • Participate in the definition of key scenarios, use cases, and end-user experiences

  • Design services with a strong focus on high availability and scalability, robustness, and observability.

  • Design, implement and refine chosen solutions in close partnership with Product Management and partner teams.

  • Identify hard problems, evaluate the pros/cons of practical solutions, and drive decision making.

  • Drive long-term design thinking for systems and engineering processes with simplicity and maintainability as core tenets

  • Lead technical projects and model the culture of the team

  • Diagnose and correct service and application issues

  • Build software prototypes and conduct experiments to evaluate alternative architectures.

  • Take end-to-end responsibility for the development, observability, quality, testing, and production readiness of the services you build.

  • Adhere to and drive modern software engineering practices through code and design reviews, and by using data/telemetry to make decisions

  • Develop “best-in-class” engineering for our services by ensuring that the services and the components are: well-defined and modularized, secure, reliable, reusable, diagnosable, and actively monitored

  • Become part of a talented team that values diverse ideas, perspectives, and backgrounds and be a role model for an open, honest, and inclusive approach to solving problems

  • Mentor and develop engineers across all levels through sharing and learning

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's or master's degree in Computer Science or related engineering field

  • 10+ years of industry experience in full-stack, front-end, or back-end software development using Java,

  • C++, JavaScript, or other high-level programming languages

  • Ability to design, architect, and drive the development of large features or functionality

  • 5+ years of experience building large enterprise-scale complex distributed micro-service systems

  • Demonstrated technical leadership experience

  • Proven track record of customer-focused innovation

  • Excellent technical, cross-group collaboration and communication skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 5 or more years of experience designing, developing, and shipping large-scale services with enterprise scale with demanding SLAs.

  • Strong coding and development skills with experience in at least one of the following languages: Java

  • Knowledge of large-scale distributed systems and client-server architectures.

  • Knowledge and experience with messaging, eventing technologies, pub/sub services, streaming and batch systems.

  • Strong problem-solving skills and passion to solve hard problems as part of a team

  • Strong customer focus with ability to work effectively across multiple business and technical teams to ensure continued customer happiness

  • AI / Machine Learning, Data Analysis is a plus

  • Experience working in a mature DevOps, SRE, or Modern Engineering organization supporting internet/hyperscale services

  • Previous experience working with a global team

  • Previous experience design and using Data Pipelines

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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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