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Security Software Engineer II - CTJ - Poly

Company: Microsoft
Location: Redmond
Posted on: May 11, 2024

Job Description:

Security represents the most critical priorities for our customers in a world awash in digital threats, regulatory scrutiny, and estate complexity. Microsoft Security aspires to make the world a safer place for all. We want to reshape security and empower every user, customer, and developer with a security cloud that protects them with end to end, simplified solutions. The Microsoft Security organization accelerates Microsofts mission and bold ambitions to ensure that our company and industry is securing digital technology platforms, devices, and clouds in our customers heterogeneous environments, as well as ensuring the security of our own internal estate. Our culture is centered on embracing a growth mindset, a theme of inspiring excellence, and encouraging teams and leaders to bring their best each day. In doing so, we create life-changing innovations that impact billions of lives around the world.Do you want to find and exploit security vulnerabilities that impact hundreds of millions of users? Join the Microsoft Red Team where you'll join the offensive side of security and emulate real-world attacks against Microsoft. We help ensure Microsoft is ready to face and respond to even the most determined adversaries by exploring new ways to find and prevent security flaws.We are looking for a Security Software Engineer II to work alongside other Penetration Testers experienced in identifying and exploiting vulnerabilities in all layers of the services including application, cloud, network, and operational security domains. You will also collaborate across Microsoft with developers and security personnel from multiple teams. By adopting the tactics, techniques, and procedures of potential attackers, you will provide critical insights that empower our security teams to strengthen defenses and protect against the evolving landscape of digital threats.Microsofts mission is to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more. As employees we come together with a growth mindset, innovate to empower others, and collaborate to realize our shared goals. Each day we build on our values of respect, integrity, and accountability to create a culture of inclusion where everyone can thrive at work and beyond.ResponsibilitiesDiscover and exploit vulnerabilities end-to-end in order to assess the security of servicesExecute Red Team operations using real world adversarial tactics and techniques to validate a production service's ability to detect, investigate, and respondAdvocate for security change across the company through building partnerships and clearly communicating impact of risksAnalyze a wide array of data sources to identify potential security weaknesses and breach points within Microsofts infrastructurePartner with operational teams to execute targeted attacks on these systems, simulating real-world threat scenariosDevelop tools and techniques to scale and accelerate offensive emulation and vulnerability discoveryCollaborate with Blue Teams to improve readiness and produce solutions for defenders and customersAnalyze simulated adversary tactics and communications, enriching our defensive tactics and threat intelligenceEmbody our culture and values.QualificationsRequired/Minimum Qualifications:3+ years experience in any of the following: identifying security vulnerabilities, cyber security, or related security discipline.Other Requirements:Security Clearance Requirements: Candidates must be able 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:The successful candidate must have an active U.S. Government Top Secret Clearance with access to Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI) based on a Single Scope Background Investigation (SSBI) with Polygraph. Ability to meet Microsoft, customer and/or government security screening requirements are required for this role. Failure to maintain or obtain the appropriate U.S. Government clearance and/or customer screening requirements may result in employment action up to and including termination.Clearance Verification: This position requires successful verification of the stated security clearance to meet federal government customer requirements. You will be asked to provide clearance verification information prior to an offer of employment.Microsoft Cloud Background Check: This position will be required to pass the Microsoft Cloud background check upon hire/transfer and every two years thereafter.Citizenship & Citizenship Verification: This position requires verification of U.S. citizenship due to citizenship-based legal restrictions. Specifically, this position supports United States federal, state, and/or local United States government agency customer and is subject to certain citizenship-based restrictions where required or permitted by applicable law. To meet this legal requirement, citizenship will be verified via a valid passport, or other approved documents, or verified US government ClearanceAdditional/Preferred Qualifications:4+ years experience in identifying security vulnerabilities, software development lifecycle, large-scale computing, modeling, cyber security, and anomaly detectionOR Master's Degree in Statistics, Mathematics, Computer Science or related field.Penetration Testing IC3 - The typical base pay range for this role across the U.S. is USD $94,300 - $182,600 per year. There is a different range applicable to specific work locations, within the San Francisco Bay area and New York City metropolitan area, and the base pay range for this role in those locations is USD $120,900 - $198,600 per year.Certain roles may be eligible for benefits and other compensation. Find additional benefits and pay information here: will accept applications for the role until June 5, 2024#microsoftredteamMicrosoft is an equal opportunity employer. Consistent with applicable law, all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, citizenship, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, immigration status, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran or military status, race, ethnicity, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable local laws, regulations and ordinances. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application process, read more about requesting Jobble

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