Software Engineer II

Microsoft
1067495
Seating Arrangement Not Specified
Redmond, WA
Full Time
Pay Range Not Provided
July 13, 2021
Direct Hire

Language(s):

  • R
  • Python
  • C#
  • SQL

Interview Format(s):

  • Not Specified

Interview Content(s):

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Are you interested in radically improving the security of Microsoft’s products? Do you want to work on innovative malware analysis systems? Are you committed to helping Microsoft customers keep their computers secure and combating evolving malware threats? We are searching for a strong self-driven Software Engineer II for Microsoft Defender Security Research Team. Microsoft Defender Security Research team is a global team of engineers, security researchers, advanced threat hunters, and agile malware responders at the forefront of protecting customers from emerging security threats. Our research powers protection in products like Microsoft Defender, Microsoft Defender Advanced Threat Protection, System Center Endpoint Protection, Office 365, Azure, and more. We are an industry leading threat research lab that does in-depth threat research with threats and exploits to help keep our customers safe. This position is aimed for top talent that would combine -

If you are a technically strong engineer with a background in data analysis, and are passionate about having huge impact in the security industry, we would love to talk to you!

Responsibilities

The main responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Designing, maintaining, and improving services to analyze, grade and deliver threat protection at scale

Perform ETL tasks and provide data cubes for self-serve analyses

Data analyses on top of a wide range of telemetry and behavioral data that yield new insights, theories, algorithms, and prototypes to advance state-of-the-art of threat protection

Create actionable insights from analysis to drive developing durable detection strategies across the entire kill-chain, highlight protection gaps and drive product improvements

Work with internal and external teams to forge new and improve existing partnerships that help mature the product and derive better insights

Condense findings and communicate these verbally and in writing to researchers, developers and engineers through data visualizations and infographics conveying clear, concise, and powerful messages

The main responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Qualifications

Required:

3+ years of industry experience in Software Development

Extensive experience with developing software in cloud-based systems

Experience with data analysis involving statistical software tools, Big Data systems, Data Pipelines and Reporting

Technical experience with SQL, C# and scripting languages

Preferred:

Strong logical reasoning, problem solving and debugging skills

A team player with strong communication skills and drive for results

Industry experience in the security area

Security and Threat focused big data analysis

Machine Learning experience

Azure, CosmosDB, Python, R, Spark, Azure-ML, Kusto experience

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.

Required:

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.