Data Engineer II

Atlanta, GA
$98,300 - $193,200 / Year 
Mid level

Job Description

Azure Resource Graph’s (ARG part of ARM/Azure Control plane) mission is to Reliably organize the planet-scale cloud inventory and making it accessible to every Azure customer through scalable, and performant tools.

ARG is the Inventory of cloud resources, dependencies, services, apps Azure metadata and is a core service enabling almost all Azure experiences and workloads that are running on top of Azure. Azure Portal, Azure Market Place, Search, Catalog at-scale experiences scenarios for every single Azure customer are powered by ARG. It provides a single pane of glass to query cloud resources via a set of flexible standards with rich scalable, efficient constructs. These standards and toolsets are used by large customers and first party teams alike. ARG’s vision is to enable any customer (large to small) to organize, govern, secure, manage and explore their environments at-scale. Anything we design, develop, or deliver aligns with this vision. As of today, we return close to 6.5+ billion cloud resources per day through these standards to our customers and independent software vendors. This position is one of the core engineering functions and sits right in the center of the platform enabling various other connected engineering functions.

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.


  • As a Data Engineer II in ARG, you will drive few critical initiatives to help platform scale to the needs of growing Azure needs.
  • Builds scalable data models and data pipelines to extract, load and transform data, ensures secure data storage, with focus on data quality and compliance.
  • Designs, builds, and oversee the deployment and operation solutions, and software to capture, manage, store, and utilize structured and unstructured data from internal and external sources.
  • Establishes and builds processes and structures to channel data from multiple inputs, route appropriately, and store using any combination of distributed (cloud) structures, local databases, and other applicable storage forms as required.
  • Creates and establishes design standards and assurance processes for software, systems, and applications development to ensure compatibility and operability of data connections, flows, and storage requirements.
  • Your responsibilities will extend developing deep business acumen about Azure. You will create clarity for the team and mentor members by creating a sense of purpose on this mission.
  • Embody our Culture and Values


Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related technical field AND 2+ years technical engineering experience with coding in languages including, but not limited to, C, C++, C#, Java, JavaScript, or Python
  • OR equivalent experience.
  • 2+ years industry experience in a deep technical role of which at least 3 years building products in Business Intelligence Analytics, Cloud services, Productivity applications/ services, etc.
  • 2+ years of experience with data pipelining and transformation technologies such as Spark and experience on Azure Data tech stack
  • 2+ years hands-on experience with big data technologies as well as data analytics tools

Other Requirements:
  • 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.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science
  • OR related technical field AND 4+ years technical engineering experience with coding in languages including, but not limited to, C, C++, C#, Java, JavaScript,
  • OR Python
  • OR Master's Degree in Computer Science or related technical field AND 2+ years technical engineering experience with coding in languages including, but not limited to, C, C++, C#, Java, JavaScript, or Python
  • OR equivalent experience.
  • Knowledge of Machine Learning/Predictive modeling a significant plus
  • You will provide desire and drive for acquiring technical knowledge, maintaining data and results-driven culture while closely working with cross function teams for the same connected mission.
  • You will be a great team player and contributor to an open, honest, and inclusive approach to problem solving accommodating diverse perspectives.

Software Engineering IC3 - The typical base pay range for this role across the U.S. is USD $98,300 - $193,200 per year. There is a different range applicable to specific work locations, within the San Francisco Bay area and New York City metropolitan area, and the base pay range for this role in those locations is USD $127,200 - $208,800 per year.

Certain roles may be eligible for benefits and other compensation. Find additional benefits and pay information here:

Microsoft will accept applications for the role until May 29, 2024.

Microsoft is an equal opportunity employer. Consistent with applicable law, all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, citizenship, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, immigration status, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran or military status, race, ethnicity, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable local laws, regulations and ordinances. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application process, read more about requesting accommodations.
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