Microsoft Azure is in the cloud race to win it. 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.
Azure Networking is building an agile team to help customers take advantage of high frequency long distance radio communications including Satellites, Space, 5G, IoT and the Cloud.
We innovate quickly, collaborate, learn from experience and data, provide input to improve features, think creatively, laugh and have fun, all while solving challenging customer and partner problems.
You will be at the center of an incredible storm of software, network, IoT and Space in a rapidly growing market. You’ll work with the world’s largest network carriers, satellite providers, interact with Microsoft’s most important enterprise customers and build, design and operate virtualized ground stations for satellite communications and Space computing.
You will be part of a new development team we are building out of Microsoft, Atlanta office and work on creating the very first version of a virtual ground station service which spans super interesting scenarios in satellite communication ranging from Earth observation, IoT / 5G connectivity, broadband and private connectivity to Azure and on-premises.
You will participate in architecture and design of various components required to build the service from the ground up and ensure a timely execution of these components with high quality.
You will own the design and implementation of these components end-to-end, including managing software and hardware dependencies as well as monitoring and alerting for the deployed components.
The position will involve extensive internal and external collaborations with other Azure / Microsoft teams as well as satellite providers and SatCom customers.
This is a high visibility position in an area of large and expanding investment for Azure and Microsoft Space program, and offers a terrific opportunity for technical and career growth.
A successful candidate for this role will bring :
Basic Qualifications :
Preferred Qualifications :
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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.
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