Principal Software Engineer (Tel Aviv Position) - Advanced Threat Analytics

Tel Aviv, Israel
Main Location
Redmond, WA, United States
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Our Group


This job is positioned in Microsoft’s brand new Tel Aviv Cloud Security Development Center!


Microsoft Advanced Threat Analytics (formerly Aorato) is a unique innovator in cyber security.


Previously a startup, we are a small group (40 engineers, PMs and security researchers), building products that protect an organization's identities, across enterprise networks and cloud assets. Our products apply sophisticated algorithms, collect and fuse data from many sources, and process immense amounts of traffic in real time.


We are in-charge of a super successful product (HUGE enthusiastic customers, MILLIONS of users) - Azure ATP, we invent new detections in Microsoft’s Cloud App Security product, and are currently building a massive UEBA engine, built to protect identities from attackers and malicious insiders in organizations’ hybrid networks.


We deal with extremely complex security challenges, hard-core scale and performance requirements (100s of thousands of events per second) and own a unique market position to make Microsoft the world's leader in cyber security.


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Our culture


We are an agile team of very strong engineers, researchers and PMs, with a "move-fast" attitude, passion for solving tough problems, building things the right way and delighting our customers.


We encourage autonomy, collaboration, creativeness and proactivity.


We are allergic to bureaucracy and paperwork. 


Be our engineering north-star – leading our technologies and methodologies into the future. 

Work with engineering groups across the company to build the highest quality effective solutions, constantly innovating and improving the group’s products 

Be an outstanding role model for engineering excellence, demonstrating unique qualities and ability to drive our biggest projects from inception to production. 

This is a hands-on role - you’ll be building features end to end - from our sensor installed in the enterprise network, through our cloud backend, detection and profiling algorithms and our highly-acclaimed detection and investigation UI. 


Required skills: 

  • 10+ years of experience in software development (extensive Object Oriented experience) 
  • Strong all-around player proven ability to move between backend, frontend, infrastructure and algorithms tasks 
  • Very Experienced with distributed computing platforms for high-scale systems and large amount of data 
  • Very experienced in cloud applications, preferably public cloud (Azure, AWS, GCP) 
  • Proven technical leadership record – integrating new technologies, tools and processes into previous engineering teams 
  • A role model for other engineers – responsible, thorough, proactive 
  • Passion for learning and implementing the newest technologies 
  • B.Sc. or M.Sc. in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or relevant practical experience (e.g. service in elite technology unit in IDF) 


Desired skills: 

  • Background in networking, cyber security 
  • Experience with Windows-based environments 
  • Experience with Azure components and tools


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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