Senior Hardware Engineer

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Engineering

The AI and Advanced Architectures team is looking for a senior level systems or computer architect to join us. We innovate using a mix of algorithmic innovation, custom hardware, and framework-level software that interfaces to the hardware. We're looking for an architect experienced in designing and evaluating system and processor architectures holistically across the CPU, system and datacenter scale targeting Microsoft cloud datacenters. 

We are a cross-discipline team of highly capable and motivated people in the new Azure Hardware Systems Group with a collaborative culture and a strong track record of delivering strategic impact to Microsoft.


Participate in the design and evaluation of system architectures including modeling and simulation of proposed architectures.


Required Qualifications :

  • B.S or higher in computer science, computer engineering, or related fields.
  • Experience in designing and evaluating system architectures, including modeling and simulation.
  • Experience with memory systems and technologies and/or advantaged networking technologies.
  • Preferred Qualifications:

    Great cross-team collaboration skills and the desire to collaborate in hardware/software co-design.

    Demonstrated technical leadership on complex hardware projects.

    M.S. or PhD in computer engineering, computer science, or related fields OR equivalent 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.

    Microsoft is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please send a request via the Accommodation request form.

    Benefits/perks listed below may vary depending on the nature of your employment with Microsoft and the country where you work.

    * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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