Senior Software Engineer – Ninja Team


Azure Cosmos DB - first globally-distributed, multi-model database service

Senior Software Engineer – Ninja Team
Senior Software Engineer – Cosmos DB Ninja Team, multiple positions available
 
Who We Are
We are the engineers on Azure Cosmos DB. We believe that building a globally distributed database service from the ground-up which addresses the fundamental pain-points of developers, is an opportunity of a lifetime. If you share the same dream as us, come join us!

What is Cosmos DB?
Azure Cosmos DB is Microsoft’s globally distributed, multi-model database. Azure Cosmos DB was built from the ground up with global distribution, fine-grained multi-tenancy and horizontal scalability at its core. Cosmos DB started inside Microsoft as “Project Florence” in 2010, with a mission to build a database that is truly designed for the cloud. Fast forward to today - Cosmos DB is one of the fasting growing services in Azure and is the de-facto database for the mission critical applications for both, Microsoft as well as, enterprises all around the world using Azure.

In Cosmos DB, we are constantly seeing to apply the best ideas from distributed systems, database, machine learning, information retrieval, networking, and security.

Who You are
You have strong computer science fundamentals and are passionate about scale, quality, and performance. You have experience with user interfaces, distributed systems, and asynchronous programming.

Requirements:
  • BS or higher in Computer Science or related discipline (or equivalent experience)
  • Ability to write reliable, maintainable, performant C++ or C#/Java code and deploy and debug in a multi-machine environment.
  • Strong computer science fundamentals, algorithms, and data structures background
  • Growth mindset with a deep desire to learn and grow in responsibilities
  • Familiarity with protobuf, Thrift, Avro, Parquet
  • Deep experience with MongoDB and/or Cassandra.
  • Ability to design large systems software independently
We are committed to an inclusive and diverse culture. We have teams in Redmond, India, Mexico, Argentina, Switzerland, Vancouver. You can work from any part in the world.

What You'll Do  
As an engineer on the Cosmos DB Ninja Team, you will be at the forefront of helping our customers to optimize their workloads, provide best practices for data modeling, performance-tuning and partitioning for massive scale. You will take them from the design phase all the way into production. You will make changes to the product as needed, nurture and grow large scale customers. Plus, you will be a NINJA!

Join the Cosmic mission and help us shape the future of distributed databases and solve the pain-points of developers writing planet-scale apps!
 
How to Apply
Send your resume to joincosmosdb@microsoft.com with pointers to the code you are most proud of.

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