Senior Security Engineer at Microsoft

Senior Security Engineer Details

Jan. 4, 2019, 8:15 p.m.
Engineering
Individual Contributor
Full-Time
Redmond, WA
Azure Data team Azure SQL Database
Azure is at the center of Microsoft's cloud services strategy, both for external customers as well as for our own services. With the expedited growth of data and the popularity of our enterprise data platforms, Azure SQL Database System is one of our most critical platforms and our goal is to ensure we have the most reliable and trustworthy data platforms in the world. The integrity and trust that we, Microsoft, and our customers have on these services and resources are of paramount importance for confidence in bringing critical business to the cloud. To achieve these goals, the Azure Data team is looking to expand the "blue-team" tasked with providing technology, monitoring, and reducing "operational toil" in detecting and defending this massive infrastructure and services from attack. Your role will be to enhance current detection, build and contribute to foundational tooling that detects malicious activity and intruders quickly and ejects them from the system, via leveraging (and enhancing)

• Scale engineering – first and foremost the blue team is an engineering team and will be building at scale solutions to defend Azure DB with little (if any) human involvement. Monitoring, alerting and vulnerability discovery across entire infrastructure, building big-data and distributed computing solutions are core elements of this team. • Emerging Threat Research - being on the forefront of emerging threats which affect cloud services and infrastructure. This includes understanding the attack vectors, behaviors, and tools that are being used in the wild as well as the most modern defenses. A
• Deep and broad understanding of security vulnerabilities and attacks (Hardware, Firmware, Software, Network, and People), and the ability to understand new ones based on new technology being developed. • 7-12 years' experience in security and software engineering are a must. Ability to meet Microsoft, customer and/or government security screening requirements are required for this role. These requirements include, but are not limited to the following specialized security screenings: Microsoft Cloud Background Check: This position will be required to pass the Microsoft Cloud background check upon
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