Software Engineer II - Azure Kubernetes; Networking

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The Azure Kubernetes Service ( team is creating a world-class container management and orchestration services for the cloud and beyond. We are the team working on container solutions for Azure on both Linux and Windows.
Our charter is to define the next generation of cloud-native infrastructure on Azure. We are looking for software engineers who are excited about containers, and container orchestration with Kubernetes. Who also have a passion for building DevOps tools that make it easier for people to build, deploy and scale their software on the Azure cloud.
We are looking for help maintaining existing azure cni, kubnet and calico integration with AKS while also introducing new tech like fine grained network control and ebpf. You'll be designing how we interface with the azure network and helping to build a growing team.Responsibilities

  • Advance the capabilities of Kubernetes and auxiliary components on Azure
  • Improve quality of service for Microsoft Azure Kubernetes Service
  • Accelerate development velocity for all engineers
  • Balance pragmatism with vision; deliver continuous improvements to the team's process and codebase
  • Build automation to prevent and/or remediate service problems from becoming production incidents


  • BA/BS or MS Degree in Computer Science or related technical field or equivalent years of additional experience. (required)
  • 2+ years of professional experience in commercial software development (required)
  • Experience in building, shipping and operating reliable, distributed solutions (required)
  • Experience in Golang. (preferred)
  • Experience in Linux. (preferred)
  • Experience with containers and Kubernetes. (preferred)
  • Ability to engage in site-reliability engineering practices. (preferred)

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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