Microsoft’s Cloud Infrastructure Team is Hiring

Molly GriffinMolly Griffin, Senior Staffing Manager
Global Foundation Services

Microsoft's cloud is rapidly growing and we're constantly looking for people with experience well-suited to building, managing, and securing our data centers and network infrastructure.  Some of the 82+ positions on Microsoft's Cloud Infrastructure Job listings site (note: scroll down the site's page for current job listings) include operations managers, electrical and mechanical engineers, project managers, networking and security experts, business managers, as well as software developers. 072213-1

As a Senior Staffing Manager for Global Foundation Services (GFS), it's my job to find great people to help us grow the world-class cloud-scale infrastructure supporting Microsoft's services. To help in this effort, today we're launching a monthly blog series that will feature some examples of cloud infrastructure-related jobs.

With over 200 services, supporting more than 1 billion customers and 20 million business globally, Microsoft is at the epicenter of the high tech industry.  We opened our first data center in 1989 and since then we have invested over $15 billion in our cloud infrastructure to support the growing customer demand. If you love IT and want an opportunity to play an important role in one of the world's largest clouds services companies, look no further.  

GFS has some of the world's leading cloud professionals and this week we're highlighting a few roles to demonstrate the range of positions we are currently recruiting candidates for:  

Network Engineer - Redmond, WA
Senior Leader Network Engineer with excellent architecture, design, automation, debugging and problem solving skills. You should have a track record of developing roadmaps for new technology introduction, and have been responsible for the configuration, capacity management and planning of an existing network.  Full description

Service Engineer - Chicago, IL
As an On-Site IT Operations Lead you will be part of the Data Center Service's (DCS) Hosting Services Delivery Team. The team consists of highly skilled members who ensure the successful delivery of best-in-class hosting services to Microsoft's cloud services, such as Bing, Azure, Office 365, and Microsoft's corporate infrastructures. As a member of this team, you will be responsible for implementing standard operating processes and leading teams of Operations Analysts to implement those processes.  Full description

Principal Program Manager, Windows Azure - Redmond, WA
The Data Center Services (DCS) team is looking for a Principal Program Manager to support the growth and expansion of Windows Azure within the data centers. You will be an important part of the larger, cross-GFS end-to-end "Signal-through-RTW" system that takes the demand signal from Windows Azure as input, and delivers as output the compute, storage, and network infrastructure that is ready for Windows Azure customer consumption. Full description

If you're interested in one of the jobs above, simply follow the links to the full job descriptions and submit your resume. We also have dozens of other roles posted on the Microsoft Cloud Infrastructure Jobs Listings site.  Please sign up for our blog's RSS feed to track the team's news and to receive newly featured roles first and/or send us an e-mail to  We look forward to hearing from you.     


Molly Griffin, Senior Staffing Manager, Global Foundation Services