Microsoft Corporation Security Research Software Engineer in Herzliya, Israel

We’re looking for an innovative security developer who can apply their in-depth knowledge of malware analysis, OS internals, networks & protocols to identify intrusions in large and complex networks – and track the actors behind them – though large-scale data analysis.

We are building a cutting edge hybrid data center protection product that gives customers visibility and control without impeding agility and helps them stay ahead of cyber threats as they evolve. You will join the group that is responsible for advanced threat detection. You will build a platform to harness machine learning, behavioral profiling, and advanced security analytics to detect emerging threats and advanced attacks by engineering a hyper-scale service to defend millions of hosts .

We are seeking for top-notch worker who are passionate about security and cloud technologies. If you are obsessed about solving complex problems, interested in fighting cybercrime and developing state of the art security solutions - come join us and protect billions of users all around the globe!

Responsibilities

  • Analyzing the Cloud Kill Chain and Hunting malicious threat actors.

  • Analyzing network data and host-based events to detect breach.

  • Researching new ways of detecting attacks and showcasing your ideas with a PoC.

  • Implement new detection analytics into the product.

Qualifications

  • Sc./M.Sc. degree in Computer Science or a related technical discipline.

  • Strong understanding of common attacks (Software, Network, and People) and ability to apply defensive tactics to defend against them.

  • 3+ years of experience with network security and expert knowledge in the cyber analysis.

  • 3+ years of experience working with network data, event data, or other large datasets.

  • Machine learning knowledge – Advantage.

  • Azure, AWS or other cloud environments experience – Advantage.

  • “Red Team” / “Blue Team” experience – Advantage.

  • DBs and NoSQL experience – Advantage.

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.

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