We are seeking a motivated software engineer who is passionate about working in cloud-scale distributed systems spanning hundreds of thousands of nodes. The candidate will work on building and maintaining device firmware and cloud services that monitor and manage health of cloud hardware, take smart actions on hardware health events and improve overall cloud hardware availability and performance. Towards this, the candidate would be skilled in Linux application/kernel programming for designing high quality end to end device firmware stack (uboot, kernel, file system to application stack). The candidate will leverage of open source community (open compute project) and contribute back to the community with useful additions. In addition, the candidate would also work on windows-based device firmware and management software stack and C#/C++ knowledge will be relevant. **Responsibilities** + Develop and maintain end to end linux software stack (web services, low level communication interface such as gpio, uart, i2c, spi etc., kernel driver/config, uboot/bootloaders, device tree manipulations) + Develop/manage code base mostly in C/Python + Develop/manage windows-based service stack (C#) **Qualifications** + PHD in Computer Science or Electrical Engineering or + M.S. in Computer Science with 4 years of development experience including 2 years in artificial intelligence + Skilled in Linux application/kernel programming with C/python knowledge + Skilled in Windows C# or C++ programming + Good communications skills for understanding what features and for describing findings Microsoft is a highly innovative company that collaborates across disciplines to produce cutting edge cloud technology that changes our world. The Cloud Server Infrastructure (CSI) team in Microsoft's Azure C+E division is responsible for delivering server infrastructure for Microsoft's online services. The hardware for operating these services (over 200 and counting), comprises of hundreds of thousands of servers spread globally and applications that reach hundreds of millions of users every day. Our customer-base is growing rapidly, our infrastructure investments are multiplying, and the size of our global infrastructure is increasing by the day - along with the scale of our challenges. Learn more about our team and projects here Azure Hardware Infrastructure at https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/ecosystem-momentum-positions-microsoft-s-project-olympus-as-de-facto-open-compute-standard/ CSIL 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. 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. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. 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 at https://careers.microsoft.com/us/en/accommodationrequest . Benefits/perks listed below may vary depending on the nature of your employment with Microsoft and the country where you work.