Software Engineer - Azure Core
Tel Aviv, Haifa, Israel | Engineering | May 08, 2022

Microsoft Azure Core ILDC (Microsoft Israel Development Center) team is a new and fast growing team, with multiple intriguing projects in different networking and storage areas.  

Our team develops products spanning across all layers of the networking stack, from FPGA offloading, through kernel drivers, DPDK applications up to user space Golang code and more.  

Microsoft Azure is building the fastest and most secure networks in public cloud. ILDC, which is Microsoft Azure’s Israel Development Centers) is seeking candidates who ideally have networking and/or security background.


We are looking for excellent engineers who want to: 

  • Create, impact and collaborate with the best-in-class engineers 
  • Be part of building a new team and contribute to its success. 
  • Innovate, solve problems and work as part of a team. 
  • Build network systems and services, taking products all the way from an idea to production. 


Join us as a Software Engineer to build the world’s fastest public cloud and make a difference to millions of people across the planet. 






As a member of the Azure Core team, you will develop, Windows/Linux drivers and apps. You will be driving projects with other teams in Microsoft, with our hardware partners and OS partners. 


You will collaborate with different partners in Azure Core team in Israel and US.  

You will be responsible for designing new features, testing and deploying at scale.  

Handle a DevOps role with occasional on-call responsibilities for resolving customer issues in production

Occasional on-call responsibilities for resolving customer issues in production


Basic Qualifications

  • B.Sc. or M.Sc. in Computer Science, or equivalent experience  
  • 3+ years of software development in C/C++
  • 1+ years of software development in Python/Java/C#
  • Good grasp of Windows Internals and operating systems in general  
  • Device driver design, development, debugging and testing experience.  
  • Experience with SW /HW integration  
  • Performance optimization of low-level code  
  • Preferred Qualifications
  • Cloud networking architectures  
  • Familiarity with scrum tracking tools such as JIRA or Azure DevOps  
  • Understanding of TCP/IP  
  • Understanding in network security concepts  
  • Linux and Windows networking stacks and other OS components; Reliable, high quality software development; Performance optimizations  
  • Host network offloads; RDMA, SR-IOV; Virtualization (hypervisors, virtual machine switching)  
  • TCP/IP; Switching and routing protocols; Network hardware - NICs, switches, routers; Load balancing; Network virtualization (NVGRE, VXLAN); QoS and scheduling.  
  • Networking at scale, deployment and servicing at scale



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