Do you thrive when working as a first responder to information security events and customer problems? Are you passionate about helping and protecting customers? Does the challenge of making a startup environment succeed pique your interest? Microsoft's Core Operating System and Intelligent Edge (COSINE) team is responsible for the security of some of Microsoft's largest and most important services including Microsoft Update, Xbox LIVE, Microsoft Devices and more. We are now looking for people to join our Security Operations Center supporting the new Microsoft Managed Desktop (MMD) offering. Security Analysts in this role are responsible to quickly and accurately assess and mitigate security and operational events, such as malware alerts, across customer workstation environments.
The Security Analyst will be a part of our Security Operations Center and Service Operations team. Much of the responsibilities are reactive in nature, leveraging your skills and the capabilities of Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection (ATP) in security response workflows. This role will also perform operational activities, such as Windows configuration management via Microsoft Intune. The successful Security Analyst has the breadth to expertly own both security and operational incidents to mitigation, and the capability to manage projects to improve our service offering.
Required qualifications: B.A. or B.S. degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Systems, or equivalent experience 3+ years of experience in security operations, preferably in a response role with a focus on malware and/or incident response 2+ years of experience of supporting external customers, preferably in an IT Operations position Willingness to participate in a 24x7 on-call is required Rotational shift schedules may be required Preferred qualifications: Hands-on familiarity with Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection; successful track record of investigating and remediating