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Security Engineer Microsoft
Redmond, WA

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Job Description

The Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection team (WDATP) is looking for an experienced Security Engineer to join our Redmond lab. The WDATP team is committed to helping Microsoft customers keep their devices secure against malicious attacks and cybercrime. At Microsoft, you'll have access to vast amounts of threat-related data from billions of endpoints and other sources. By continuously gathering and analyzing data, and by working with organizations inside and outside Microsoft, the WDATP stays agile to combat evolving threats. Our mission is to help protect customers and systems with industry-leading proactive protection, advise customers, and engage in valuable partnerships.

As a Security Engineer on our team, you will design, build, and deploy end-to-end systems to rapidly respond to threats and protect our customers. You will provide technical guidance and leadership to ensure reliable, maintainable, and performant delivery of security products that provide protection for hundreds of millions of Microsoft customers. If you are passionate about having huge impact in the security industry, we would love to talk to you!

Required qualifications:

* 4+ years of professional software engineering experience including testing and deploying iterative releases of software systems
* Proficiency in C#, C/C++, or scripting languages (Python, PowerShell)
* Experience with very large-scale data processing and analysis

Preferred qualifications:

* 2+ years of experience applying, implementing or developing security related tools, automation, machine learning or statistical algorithms
* Passion for best practices in building and supporting production systems
* Excellent cross group and interpersonal skills, with the ability to articulate the business need for security or threat detection improvements
* Experience in dealing with big data problems and excellent skills in data analytics and machine learning technologies with a focus on security
* Experience in cybersecurity and knowledge of threat landscape strongly preferred



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 main responsibilities include but not limited to:

* Identify protection gaps, analyze and develop durable protection strategies across the entire kill-chain
* Develop tools or automation that enable rapid classification and protection
* Build end-to-end pipelines for turning threat-related data into protection value for customers
* Coordinate deployment of pipelines to production with service engineering teams
* Research and evangelize new technologies
* Collaborate with other researchers, coordinators and developers to improve the protection capabilities of our products

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