Microsoft Corporation Principal Software Engineer - Advanced Threat Analytics in Herzliya, Israel

Our Group

Microsoft Advanced Threat Analytics (formerly Aorato) is a unique innovator in cyber security.

Previously a startup, we are a small group (30 engineers and security researchers) in-charge of 2 super successful products (HUGE enthusiastic customers, MILLIONS of users) - ATA and Azure ATP.

Our products protect an organization's enterprise network and cloud assets by applying sophisticated algorithms, collecting and fusing data from many sources, and processing immense amounts of traffic in real time.

We deal with extremely complex security challenges, hard-core scale and performance requirements (10s of thousands of events per second) and own a unique market position to make Microsoft the world's leader in cyber security.

Our culture

We are an agile team of very strong engineers, researchers and PMs, with a "move-fast" attitude, passion for solving tough problems, building things the right way and delighting our customers.

We encourage autonomy, collaboration, creativeness and proactivity.

We are allergic to bureaucracy and paperwork.


Be our engineering north-star – leading our technologies and methodologies into the future.

Work with engineering groups across the company to build the highest quality effective solutions, constantly innovating and improving the group’s products

Be an outstanding role model for engineering excellence, demonstrating unique qualities and ability to drive our biggest projects from inception to production.

This is a hands-on role - you’ll be building features end to end - from our sensor installed in the enterprise network, through our cloud backend, detection and profiling algorithms and our highly-acclaimed detection and investigation UI.


Required skills:

  • 10+ years of experience in software development (extensive Object Oriented experience)

  • Strong all-around player – proven ability to move between backend, frontend, infrastructure and algorithms tasks

  • Very Experienced with distributed computing platforms for high-scale systems and large amount of data

  • Very experienced in cloud applications, preferably public cloud (Azure, AWS, GCP)

  • Proven technical leadership record – integrating new technologies, tools and processes into previous engineering teams

  • A role model for other engineers – responsible, thorough, proactive

  • Passion for learning and implementing the newest technologies

  • Sc. or M.Sc. in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or relevant practical experience (e.g. service in elite technology unit in IDF)

Desired skills:

  • Background in networking, cyber security

  • Experience with Windows-based environments

  • Experience with Azure components and tools

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