Software Engineer 2- M365 Data Insights


Do you want to contribute to an effort that is one of the most critical for the future success of Microsoft, E+D and SCI? Are you passionate about data and do you feel we have been missing the opportunity to be more data-informed at Microsoft? If so, the Insights, Data Engineering & Analytics (IDEAs) team might be an excellent place for you to grow your career.

M365 together with SCI is at the core of our Company’s mission to enable people and organizations to achieve more. Be part of the team building platform services handling millions of users and exabytes of data. This is not just some large-scale web service: the implementation ranks among the world’s largest and state of the art distributed systems, spanning across data centers around the world. The IDEAs team’s goal is to champion a data-informed culture; to inspire and enable the entire E+D organization to make more informed decisions through data. We see this effort as a huge opportunity in providing information to the organization that will improve efficiency, empowerment, and help Microsoft win in the critical cloud business sector.

We are hiring software engineers to work on big data onboarding infrastructure for the world class products (Windows, Office, M365, Browser, etc.), 2/3 Microsoft products under E+D,SCIM and the biggest volume data processing platform at world’s largest scale.  Our team is responsible to define the unified data concept across whole Office/Windows/Browser/SCIM products; build the highly scalable data onboarding infrastructure for the heterogeneous product and deliver large scale, highly aggregated, lower cost and compliant dataset to empower Microsoft P0 business scenarios. We also collaborate with data scientists/product teams/sales/marketing teams to gain more product insights, maximize customer value, and reduce cost, grow business. 


As part of our team, you would be responsible for the technical leadership and end-to-end development of the data solutions that will help Microsoft E+D and SCI gain the strategic insights we need to deliver the most optimal user experience and to quickly adapt to market conditions that are constantly evolving. You will also apply your engineering and analytical skills to petabyte scale data problems using the latest and most modern data analytics technologies on an ever-increasing number of data signals produced by the different products part of the M365 suite and our partners across the company. In this position you will face tough engineering challenges every day as we deal with very large, disparate and usually complex data sets as we aim to provide an efficient and reliable platform for data wrangling and curation. The integration of different data democratization and visualization techniques will also enable us to extract even the most deeply embedded insights from this data to then make those insights readily available to everyone in our organization, affording them the flexibility of analyzing said data in a self-service manner.

Your responsibilities include: 

1. Design and build highly efficient, reliable, lower cost data processing platform.

2. Design and build high quality, unified schema dataset cross Office.

3. Design and build telemetry, monitoring system to guarantee high quality and SLA dataset.

4. Ensure Office/Windows/Browser Common dataset meet compliance requirement (GDPR, DMOJ, etc.).

5. Work with Office/Windows/Browser product teams in different geo location to onboard data into common dataset.

6. Support downstream team in different geo location to consume common dataset.

7. Research, analyze, and investigate optimization opportunities on Microsoft Big Data.

8. Ensure Office/Windows/Browser capacity stay in allocated quota by optimization in both storage and processing.

Benefits and Perks

  • Industry leading healthcare
  • Savings and investments
  • Giving programs
  • Educational resources
  • Maternity and paternity leave
  • Opportunities to network and connect
  • Discounts on products and services
  • Generous time away