Principal Software Engineering Manager

Job Location:  Hyderabad
Job Description:  SkillSet: mis, marketing, " software development", " technical leadership", reporting.

Do you want to be at the epicenter of cloud computing? Azure is at the core of Microsoft's cloud platform and is growing incredibly fast.

Azure Application Platform and Serverless team is part of broader Azure organization with a mission to empower developers to quickly build and manage highly scalable distributed applications on Azure. The team is responsible for some of the most popular, highly paid and fastest growing Azure services like Azure App Service (WebApps), Azure Functions, Azure API Management, Azure Logic Apps and the recently announced Azure Static Web Apps . These services cater to thousands of developers across the globe to develop and manage Web, Mobile, API, Event-Driven and IoT applications. A billion-dollar business serving a multitude of industry sectors, our platform hosts mission critical applications for fortune 500 companies like Walmart, HSBC, Toyota, Boeing, Alaska Air, Kroger and more. Our customer satisfaction scores have set a new benchmark within Microsoft.

Bringing simplicity to our customers creates challenging engineering opportunities in areas like scalability, high-density, multi-tenancy, high availability, user experience and developer tools. Our services process 100 billion plus requests each day. As a PaaS offering, the infrastructure involves managing close to 2 million VMs under the hood.

The emergence of Serverless as next generation cloud compute and the recent disruptions in container and container orchestration technologies like Docker, Kubernetes; Cloud Native, Hybrid and Serverless application development and hosting platforms have an exciting future ahead. Come join us and help shape the next generation Serverless and Modern Application Platform for Azure.

We are looking for an experienced engineering manager, who is passionate about owning and driving new products and services, while also managing an existing globally distributed service. The ideal candidate has excellent communication skills and a passion for managing a diverse team of engineers and helping them grow. A candidate who can effectively operate their team in a distributed development setup, working with other teams across time zones. A leader who can bring clarity, create energy, and drive results you ll set a vision, rally the team behind it, and deliver for our customers. You ll plan and prioritize work for your team, including collaborating with partner organizations.

A successful candidate will lead the design and implementation of next set of services, features and developer tools that will define how modern applications are developed and hosted on Azure.

This is a unique opportunity to work on large scale distributed systems and drive initiatives that are key to Microsoft's cloud strategy.

  • 5+ years as an engineering manager
  • 8+ years of industry experience in software development and building world class solutions.
  • Bachelor s Degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience.
  • Experience in technical leadership in driving engineering roadmaps, leading v-teams, mentoring and helping others grow technically.
  • Track record of attracting, hiring, growing, and retaining top talent and working with distributed teams.
  • Commitment to collaboration and teamwork and ability to deliver via influence.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Hands on experience with distributed systems and services in the cloud.
  • Experience with .NET based systems is a plus.
  • Experience with public cloud services including Azure, AWS or Google Cloud.
  • Experience with Linux, Docker or Kubernetes is a plus.

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 .

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

Functional Area:  General / Other Software,Sales / BD
Experience:  8 - 12 years
Qualification:  ("Other in any field")
Salary:  14 Lakh to 20 Lakh INR
Job Ad publication date: 26 Feb 2021