Microsoft Corporation Principal Software Engineer in Bellevue, Washington

We are the Analysis Services Engine team which is the data processing engine behind Power BI service. Our analytics engine is used by Power BI family of products as well as SQL Server Analysis Services (SSAS) and Azure Analysis Services (AAS). Power BI Premium is a relatively new offering within the family of products that the team is directly responsible for. SSAS is a box product part of the multi-billion-dollar SQL Server product line. AAS is a PaaS offering under Azure branding that is one of the top emerging Azure services. The core Analysis Services engine has a bright future as the adaptation of the AS Engine grows through these product lines. Our team works primarily on the AS engine as well as components that integrate this engine into the Power BI and AAS service infrastructures. We execute under a squad model where everyone has a chance to work on and move between any part of the product, including AS Engine, service infrastructure, cloud scalability, and service quality. We also constantly provide peer feedback to help each other grow and it is also heavily used in annual review and promotion evaluation. If you like to work in such transparent and healthy competitive environment, be part of us now!


Responsibilities for this job include, but are not limited to:

  • Designing and implementing features for Analysis Services and Power BI

  • Working on livesite investigations and DevOps

  • Fixing defects

  • Performing tech lead tasks (planning and execution)

  • Coordinating with other Power BI teams


8+ years of experience in database engine or online distributed services

8+ years of C/C++/C# programming experience

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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