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Microsoft Corporation Software Engineering II-Azure Data in Mexico City, Mexico

Microsoft is a company where passionate innovators come to collaborate, envision what can be and take their careers further. This is a world of more possibilities, more innovation, more openness, and the sky is the limit thinking in a cloud-enabled world.

Microsoft’s Azure Data engineering team is leading the transformation of analytics in the world of data with products like databases, data integration, big data analytics, messaging & real-time analytics, and business intelligence. The products our portfolio include Microsoft Fabric, Azure SQL DB, Azure Cosmos DB, Azure PostgreSQL, Azure Data Factory, Azure Synapse Analytics, Azure Service Bus, Azure Event Grid, and Power BI. Our mission is to build the data platform for the age of AI, powering a new class of data-first applications and driving a data culture.

Within Azure Data, the databases team builds and maintains Microsoft's operational Database systems. We store and manage data in a structured way to enable multitude of applications across various industries. We are on a journey to enable developer friendly, mission-critical, AI enabled operational Databases across relational, non-relational and OSS offerings.

We are the Azure SQL Database Storage/IO resource governance  team, part of the Microsoft Azure’s C+ AI organization. Our team is responsible to ensure high efficiency of operations while interacting with storage which persists with the data. In addition to maintaining an efficient QoS with respect to latency and bandwidth, the team is also responsible for ensuring the customer gets the right kind of storage medium based on their need and historical usage pattern. Based on the customer needs, the team is responsible for putting them on the right tier of storage, moving them across to a different storage medium if desired with minimal downtime, analyze and rectify customer workload for efficient storage utilization. Azure SQL has more than 100 million databases under its belt, and for its efficient operation has an even higher number of storage resources allocated. The team is responsible for efficient functioning of storage on all parameters and for all services. At your disposal will be SQL's state-of-the-art management system, a sophisticated engine, and terabytes of telemetry to make informed decisions. 

With this unprecedented growth comes added complexity in our database storage ecosystem, at scales we never imagined before. This is your opportunity to take on a challenge to build and improve database storage infra with cutting-edge technologies. This team is on a mission to define and deliver a world class storage infra for relational database, that position infrastructure as a key differentiator for customer value and business margins.    

We do not just value differences or different perspectives. We seek them out and invite them in so we can tap into the collective power of everyone in the company. As a result, our customers are better served.


  • Design, code, test, and develop features that will improve the SQL DB service offerings ensuring quality, maintainability, and end-to-end ownership.

  • Contribute to current and future product improvements around reliability and performance of the database service.

  • Strengthen the engineering process to ensure cloud deployments are done in the most efficient way and meet the targeted reliability, performance, scalability, and Service Level Agreement (SLA) goals.

  • Identify improvements in supportability and customer self-diagnostics to enhance live monitoring and address performance and reliability related issues.

  • Develop deep insights into customer utilization of their databases and resources available. Employ reliable analytical skills to build flexible infrastructure to learn, and model, current and future database resource consumption, while efficiently running business scenarios to replicate changes in service architecture and its effect on usage patterns. Identifying opportunities to maximize utilization of the underlying storage service we provision for our customers. 

  • Focus on building the necessary storage infrastructure, and models (with terabytes of service logging telemetry) that allow us to make prudent, and informed decisions with respect to SQL DB storage infrastructure. 

  • Ensure service viability and success with dependable understanding of a variety of business and engineering factors. Including: the adoption of different SQL DB offerings, the usage patterns of customers, and the resource/IO limits of our clusters and Azure Storage service. 

  • Embody our culture ( and values (


Required/Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related technical field or equivalent work experience AND:

  • 2+ years technical engineering experience with coding in languages including, but not limited to, C, C++, C#, Java, or Python or equivalent work exprience.

  • 2+ years' experience in building and operating a cloud service. 

  • 2+ years of experience with at-scale distributed systems, and/or data analytics and relevant data systems at the Petabytes+ scale  

Preferred/Additional Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related technical field AND 4+ years technical engineering experience with coding in languages including, but not limited to, C, C++, C#, Java, or Python

  • OR Master's Degree in Computer Science or related technical field AND 2+ years technical engineering experience with coding in languages including, but not limited to, C, C++, C#, Java, JavaScript, or Python

  • Great curiosity and willingness to question, undaunted by hard technical problems.  

  • Reliable design, implementation, and communication skills.  

  • Two or more of the following are preferred, but not required:

  • 2+ years of proficiency with C++, and/or C#, and knowledge of SQL 

  • Understands the reliability, scalability, performance, consistency, and debuggability requirements in a large cloud system

  • 2+ years of experience with testing (performance, stress, fault injection testing)

  • 2+ years of experience with large-scale distributed systems 

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.



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