Logic Design Engineer- Azure Core
Multiple Locations | Hardware Engineering | May 01, 2024 | Job number 1715411

Microsoft is building the fastest and most reliable networks for cloud computing and for emerging workloads such as AI/ML. Microsoft Azure is one of the largest public cloud platforms worldwide, providing a great channel for product impact that touches the lives of millions of users daily. Microsoft’s partnership with world leaders in AI technology provides unparalleled opportunities for innovation at the cutting edge of high-performance computing and networking.


Our team has delivered Azure Boost and we are now looking for talented hardware design engineers to join our team, developing Azure’s next generation networking devices.

Microsoft’s innovative approach for hardware/software co-design leverages custom-designed hardware to offload and accelerate many types of computations and functions of the Azure network. Our vertical work environment offers an unparalleled opportunity to define end-to-end features, implement & test them, and then deploy your work and see how it is used at cloud scale!
Come join us and be challenged daily as you build advanced hardware/software acceleration solutions for some of the world’s largest datacenter networks. This is a great opportunity to join a team that has built some of the largest scale cloud systems ever deployed and learn from the very best.


Microsoft’s mission is to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more. As employees we come together with a growth mindset, innovate to empower others and collaborate to realize our shared goals. Each day we build on our values of respect, integrity, and accountability to create a culture of inclusion where everyone can thrive at work and beyond.


  • Design and implement RTL in System Verilog, based on deep understanding of customer requirements, system architecture, and hardware design principles.
  • Test and debug your designs in simulation and on hardware-based platforms, to reach cloud-scale quality.
  • Work with software teams on development of drivers and applications.
  • Deliver the product into cloud production environments and support it through its lifetime.


Required Qualifications:

  • 2+ years of technical engineering experience
    • OR Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or related field AND 5+ years of technical engineering experience
    • OR Master's degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or related field AND 3+ years of technical engineering experience
    • OR Doctorate degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or related field
  • 2+ years of experience in ASIC design and/or verification

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.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Excellent communication skills in English

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