Microsoft Corporation Principal Software Engineer - Windows Cyber Defense in Herzelia, Israel

How would you like to join one of the most impactful teams in MS ,become part of Windows, Harness the power of Microsoft Cloud, architect ,design and build the most advance threat protection product Microsoft has to offer? Are you excited about large scale cloud services, Big data, security and state of the art system design?

If so, Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection (WDATP) is looking for a world class software architect, a person who has built several large scale products before, who can take our vision and turn it into a working product that serves millions of users and helps protect millions of devices in some of the largest enterprises in the world.

We are looking for an experienced Architect who has the ability to find the right technology and architecture to protect our customers and fight evil.

The job requires understanding how to navigate complex requirements, how to integrate several data sources and produce clear and concise system designs using various technologies and programing languages and how to make sure dozens of engineers are building the product as designed. In addition he/she will be Leveraging unique optics across services, using the Microsoft Security graph and prototyping/ POC’ing with new advanced technologies.

If all of this sounds like a good fit to your skills, come join us and help us shape the future of WDATP and protect the world!


  • BSc. or MSc. In Software Engineering or Computer Science

  • 15+ years of programming experience and/or software architecture

  • Real world experience in building, designing and shipping several large scale services

  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills

  • Ability to take vague requirements and turn them into concrete software design

  • Great people skills, leadership and collaboration

  • Experience with cyber security would be a big plus

  • Microsoft is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, national origin or ancestry, age, disability, marital status, pregnancy, protected veteran status, protected genetic information, political affiliation, or any other characteristics protected by local laws, regulations, or ordinances.

  • We greatly encourage and welcome qualified candidates who happen to have disabilities to apply for jobs in our company.

  • All FTE positions will be required to pass the Microsoft background check upon hire.

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