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Principal Software Engineer - Microsoft Corporation
Redmond, WA
Posted: Feb 23, 2024 03:48

Job Description

OneDrive and SharePoint are rapidly growing services at the center of Microsoft's cloud, reaching almost every part of the company, like Windows and Office. As the Principal Software Engineer you would be a part of a team that can fundamentally change the way that millions of people use their devices and interact with the most important content in their lives.

You'll design and deliver solutions within the fundamental infrastructure of the service. You will deliver systems to meet our business continuity planning goals, provide telemetry for optimizing the service and drive our response time for detecting and resolving service issues down.

Microsoft's mission is to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more. As employees we come together with a growth mindset, innovate to empower others, and collaborate to realize our shared goals. Each day we build on our values of respect, integrity, and accountability to create a culture of inclusion where everyone can thrive at work and beyond.

In alignment with our Microsoft values, we are committed to cultivating an inclusive work environment for all employees to positively impact our culture every day.


We are looking for a creative, agile, and curious engineer who love creating and building things that delight and protect our customers to join our team as a Principal Software Engineer. You will be working with a team of amazing engineers, PMs, and designers, and work closely with other teams across Microsoft to deliver large scale, distributed architectures, and features to meet OneDrive and SharePoint's core infrastructure needs.

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*Required Qualifications*

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related technical field AND 6+ years industry programming, software development, and/or software engineering experience using coding language C#

  • OR equivalent experience

  • 1+ years of experience in delivering and interacting with REST API's and web services across multiple systems

  • 2+ years of experience being responsible for large scale cloud-based service

  • Experience collaborating with partner teams to meet the engineering goals in a unified manner

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience working with networking systems and technologies

  • Experience with secure software design concepts

  • Experience delivering project that include components from multiple teams

Software Engineering IC5 - The typical base pay range for this role across the U.S. is USD $133,600 - $256,800 per year. There is a different range applicable to specific work locations, within the San Francisco Bay area and New York City metropolitan area, and the base pay range for this role in those locations is USD $173,200 - $282,200 per year.

Certain roles may be eligible for benefits and other compensation. Find additional benefits and pay information here:


Microsoft is an equal opportunity employer. Consistent with applicable law, all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, citizenship, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, immigration status, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran or military status, race, ethnicity, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable local laws, regulations and ordinances. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application process, read more about requesting accommodations ( .

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