Software Engineer II - Azure Networking
Multiple Locations | Software Engineering | Jun 30, 2024 | Job number 1731129

If you are passionate about building the world’s most secure cloud, join us at Microsoft Azure Networking, where we work on security at cloud scale.

We are part of the Azure networking team responsible for designing, building and operating critical network services that will help us differentiate from our fierce competitors and generate new revenue. Our team builds cloud-native Network security solutions, such as Firewall, WAF, Application Gateway, Virtual WAN, VPN and more. At the core of these services is a solid SDN and NFV infrastructure that helps us to continuously innovate to improve agility, reliability and cost effectiveness of our services.

We are a diverse team, focused on building quality-driven, secured and reliable products with great user experience. The team will collaborate with its overseas counterparts, and nurture collaboration within the Israeli Microsoft site – home to over 2800 of Microsoft employees, across 35 different teams, and numerous security products, with strong ties to our mission.

If you are a strong Engineer, passionate about networking, cloud, and security, eager to work in a fast-paced startup environment, with good cross-team collaboration skills, then this is the position for you. In this role, you will get an opportunity to design, implement and deploy a highly-scalable, reliable service from scratch. You will be able to influence and collaborate with teams within and outside Microsoft, to build end-to-end scenario and value-driven products for customers. Most of all, you will have a chance to really make an impact at the core of Azure, one of the largest, most complex networks in the world.

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.


  • Responsibilities


    • Collaborate with other team members, data scientists and product managers.
    • Develop and maintain high-quality code for new and existing product features and capabilities.
    • Apply agile methodologies to plan, estimate, and execute software development projects.
    • Monitor and troubleshoot system/product/service issues to restore functionality.
    • Develop code, scripts, systems, or platforms that automate complex operations processes (e.g., monitoring, alerting, routing, debugging) at scale.
    • Keep up with the latest developments and best practices in software engineering and ensure the reliability, efficiency, observability, and performance of products.
    • Analyze data and use data to drive improvements of our products.




  • 3+ years of professional software development experience
  • Demonstrated ability to debug, fix, and optimize code
  • 3+ years of experience managing infrastructure and products via code
  • BS degree in Computer Science or Electrical Engineering 
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, startup environment
  • Team player, highly effective collaboration skills cross teams and groups
  • Passion for learning and implementing the newest technologies


Preferred skills

  • Background in Networking or Security
  • Experience with Azure components and tools.
  • Experience with distributed computing platforms for high-scale systems
  • Experience in working with and fostering cross-geo relationships



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. 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.


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