Software Engineer II - Machine Learning

Redmond, WA, United States

Do you want to work on features that will impact hundreds of millions of users? Would you like to be part of a team of motivated and customer-obsessed engineers? Then the Identity Security and Protection team is the right place for you! We are on the frontier of cybersecurity. Our team focuses on protecting Azure Active Directory and Microsoft Account from account compromise and fraud, and on creating enhanced security and protection features for consumers and enterprise users. Our team is looking for a talented individual who is focused and passionate about customer security and who can help us deliver innovative features in our protection systems. We build using a variety of technologies such as machine learning, AI and cutting-edge service technologies. We collaborate with partner teams across Microsoft including Office 365, Azure, Xbox and Windows. In addition to doing real and tangible good for the users we protect, we are building key differentiated value for Azure Active Directory and Microsoft Account and the services we protect.   


  • Develop prevention and detection systems to combat identity compromise and abuse.
  • Research to learn about mechanisms being employed by fraudsters, as well as to determine probabilities correlated with both good and bad actors.
  • Collaborate with partners across the company and industry to ensure maximum protection in ecosystem and increase net efficiency.
  • Leverage machine learning and big data to facilitate meeting the goals listed above. 


  • BS/MS in Computer Science or related technical field
  • 3 years of industry experience working on commercial software applications or services
  • Proficiency in C# and/or C++
  • Knowledge in one or more of these technologies a plus: Azure, ML, AI, big data
  • Knowledge of client & device security platform technologies is a plus


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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