Microsoft Corporation Memory / SSD Systems Engineer – CSI/Azure – Cloud Server Infrastructure in Bellevue, Washington

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

We are seeking a motivated engineer who can implement/enhance storage memory products in Azure Hardware Infrastructure and innovate with new techniques in improving performance and reliability to our Azure services. The development environment is highly collaborative and involves leveraging other teams as well as understanding customers’ and partners’ requirements. Your work will span the full hardware lifecycle from early engagements with industry suppliers and startups, through the design phase, and continue in post-production issues, triage, debug and resolution


  • Work with internal Azure service stakeholders and external suppliers on integration of memory technologies into Azure hardware infrastructure

  • Develop new techniques to improve performance and reliability of memories

  • Design new test programs for validation of both SSD controllers and NAND flash memory

  • Interact with multiple cross functional teams on findings and results of memory development


  • Bachelors required. M.S. in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering desired

  • 2+ years of Memory, SSD or systems development or evaluation

  • In-depth understanding of non-volatile memory technologies and design trade-offs for specific applications. Technologies include floating gate, phase change, charge trap and various 3D layering techniques.

  • Strong communication skills to present and educate on memory technologies and techniques



*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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