Microsoft Software Engineer II

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Microsoft is hiring for the position of Software Engineer II. For insights, practice materials and more such updates related to off-campus drives and internship drives be active on our website.

Do you want to build and ship new Azure services from ground up? Does working on and contributing to Open Source Software excite you? The Azure Developer Experience team at Microsoft India Development Center (IDC) is hiring experienced talented engineers to help us build and ship managed first-party Azure services that will enable deploying and operating popular open source software in Azure-managed, enterprise-ready environments. We will collaborate closely with industry partners to ship best-in-class services operating at large scale.

We are looking for strong, self-motivated and results driven individuals who can thrive in dynamic, fast-paced environments. We value a healthy work environment where openness, trust, diversity, respect and care are strong cultural values. We expect all team members to bring customer obsession, continuous learning, and product and engineering excellence to their work every day. 

LocationHyderabad, Telangana, India
Experience 4+ years


Responsibilities for this role include different aspects of designing and building features for an Azure service – such as prototyping, developing resource providers,  authoring Azure portal extensions, building integration data plane, handling live site issues, driving security compliance etc. You will have opportunities to work across the stack to build new Azure services. We expect all engineers to write high-quality code and own the end-to-end test and DevOps lifecycle. You will build components to meet security, privacy, reliability, compliance and performance needs.

If the above sounds challenging and exciting, we’d love to talk to you.



  • BA/BS or higher degree in Computer Science or equivalent field
  • 4+ years of industry experience building and shipping software using modern programming languages such as C#, C++, Java, Go or Python
  • Strong software design, coding and problem-solving skills
  • Customer obsession and passion for shipping high quality products
  • Self-driven, can work independently and capable of dealing with ambiguity
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills


  • Experience working in a Linux environment and/or with Open Source projects is a plus
  • Experience with cloud infrastructure such as Azure, AWS or GCP
  • Experience supporting live site services
  • Experience with Docker and DevOps tools and processes
  • Experience working with Resource provider, Azure portal, Azure Security and compliance of existing Azure services is a big plus

Other Requirements

  • 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.