Do you want to be at the heart of cloud computing? Do you want to work on a meaningful and impactful project and make a difference to the US government and country?Microsoft Cloud Services are growing incredibly fast. Our vision is to help people do more via cloud accessible services to every enterprise, data scientist, developer, information worker, consumer, and device anywhere in the world. We empower organizations around the globe to utilize Microsoft cloud services to transform their products, services and processes with data and insights. We do more so that our customer can do more.Software engineers at Microsoft are passionate about building technologies that make the world a better place. At Microsoft, you will collaborate with others to solve problems and build some of the world's most advanced services and devices. Your efforts on the design, development, and testing of next-generation applications will have an impact on millions of people.To be considered for a position for students and recent graduates, you need to be enrolled full-time as a student within 12 months from graduation majoring in an applicable field or graduated within last 12 months majoring in an applicable field.Must Have:Security Clearance Requirements: Candidates must be able to meet Microsoft, customer and/or government security screening requirements required for this role. These requirements include, but are not limited to the following specialized security screenings:* Citizenship Verification: This position requires verification of US Citizenship to meet federal government security requirements.* Candidates must have an active TS and be willing to upgrade to TS/SCI (with polygraph) or have an active TS/SCI and be willing to upgrade to TS/SCI (with polygraph). This role will require candidates to maintain the TS/SCI (with polygraph) clearance.* Microsoft Cloud Background Check: This position will be required to pass the Microsoft Cloud background check upon hire/transfer and every two years thereafter.Basic Qualifications:* Currently pursuing PhD degree in engineering, computer science or related field with at least one semester/quarter remaining after internship.* A year or two of experience in Java, C/C++, C#, or Python* A strong background in data structures, algorithms, and analysis of algorithm complexity.* Demonstrated problem solving, coding and debugging skills* Some experience building software outside of the classroom environment like an internship, hackathon, research project or related experience preferred* Demonstrated skill in time management and completing software projects in a cooperative team environmentMicrosoft 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.Software engineers (SWEs) work with teammates to solve problems and build innovative software solutions. You are passionate about customers and product quality, and you provide technical guidance to Program Managers as they consider user needs and product requirements. You will also be expected to demonstrate an ability to learn and adopt relevant new technologies, tools, methods and processes to leverage in your solutions. As a SWE, you are dedicated to building software to empower every person and organization on the planet to achieve more.