If you have ever signed into Xbox, Skype, Outlook, Office 365, Azure or Dynamics, the Identity Security Team stands between you and cybercriminals. Billions of users sign into millions of apps every day on Microsoft's identity platforms - the Identity Security team collaborates across Microsoft and the industry to prevent unauthorized access, account takeover, and fraud. Our adversaries include nation state actors, criminal gangs, and hackers trying to steal from, extort, or otherwise harm our customers. Our team's efforts save individuals from harm, safeguard transactions powering the global digital economy, and support Microsoft's commitment to defend democracy worldwide.
Join our mission focused, diverse, collaborative and yes, FUN team of feature designers, data scientists, and incident responders as we protect our users. In this role, you will lead our efforts to set the industry standard on secure operational models spanning our interactions with downstream teams, support processes, incident preparedness, secure communications, separation of duties, audits, and operation variance detections such as tripwires, honeypots, token theft and key detection. #IdentityJobs
Operation integrity is critical to our ability to prevent unauthorized access and fraud in Microsoft account systems (and all downstream systems). In this role, you will be responsible for collaborating with operations and engineering teams to determine our overall strategy for ensuring the integrity of our operational environment. This includes:
(a) Maintenance and advancement of our existing operational systems, including tripwires, golden token detections, API audits, and more.
(b) Establishment of "crisis mode" practices including secure communications, comms preparedness, disaster and breach simulations and other processes to ensure the team can respond efficiently to major events.
(c) Working with a dedicated team of engineers to invent and implement new mechanisms to facilitate and automate our secure operations.
If you thrive in a culture that is highly customer oriented, then this is a great place for you! You will be working in a close team-oriented environment on rapid iterations to deliver solutions for multiple products/services and at incredible scale. You will have the opportunity to develop shared goals that support win/win results for both our customers and a diverse set product groups across the company.
We are experiencing unprecedented business growth so if you are motivated by the challenge of using your skills & knowledge to help protect over a billion people worldwide, come join us!
Required Qualifications: These are REQUIRED qualifications. Candidates will be dispositioned out if they do not have these qualifications. These MUST be quantifiable.
• A bachelor's degree in computer science or related technical field -or- equivalent on-the-job experience
• 8+ years' experience in the security domain or cloud services
• Previous experience in any of the following: identity systems, threat intelligence, fraud, abuse
• Experience operating cloud services at significant scale (>10M MAU)
• Outstanding math and statistics skills with demonstrated applied machine learning and/or analytics experience
• An ability to drive good decisions through data with great attention to detail and excellent logical problem-solving skills
• Strong communication skills with a proven bias towards collaboration and teamwork
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 hire/transfer and every two years thereafter.
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. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please send a request via the Accommodation request form.
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