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Microsoft Corporation Senior Hardware Architect in Boston, Massachusetts

We're architecting the next generation of AI system architecture for planet-scale cloud infrastructure. We need exceptional architects with broad skillsets to complete our mission.

This role is for a person who wants to have broad impact and is not afraid of working in unfamiliar technology areas. Our team collaborates with a variety of teams and disciplines, touching a broad set of technology domains.

This is your chance to impact the future of computing by contributing to the technologies underpinning Azure's accelerated computing platform. Our team's innovative solutions are used to build and optimize the hardware accelerators that power some of Microsoft’s most advanced and strategic efforts in cloud computing.

We're looking for a motivated systems architect to help extend our core hardware capabilities. You'll participate in developing architectural specifications in a culture focused on HW/SW co-design. We are looking for an individual with a passion for innovation and a strong background that includes computer science and computer system architecture design fundamentals.

We are a cross-discipline team in the Azure Hardware Architecture Group with a collaborative culture and a strong track record of delivering strategic impact to Microsoft.

As part of the Cloud Accelerated Systems and Technologies team, you would join a cross-discipline team of highly capable and motivated people in the Azure Hardware Architecture Group. You will be expected to collaborate across multiple workstreams with a variety of Azure teams. Excellent communication and presentation skills are important to be able to work with these partners and our customers.



  • Co-architect large-scale ML systems.

  • Develop cost/performance models for system designs


Required qualifications

  • BS degree in CS, CE, EE, or a related field

  • 5+ years of experience related to hardware/software systems design

Preferred qualifications

  • MS or PhD degree in CS, CE, EE, or related field

  • Post-academic background in computer system architecture

  • Demonstrated experience with large scale hardware/software system co-design and development

  • Familiarity with large scale ML hardware systems

  • Familiarity with cloud architecture and operations

  • Strong communication skills and demonstrated ability to work across teams

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 ( .

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