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Security Analyst - CTJ

Company: Microsoft Corporation
Location: Redmond
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Are you enthusiastic about solving problems in the threat detection and security response space? Are you interested in solving unique challenges involving Cloud Computing? Or, how about protecting over 1 billion customers worldwide and making the cyber world a better place for everyone? If this is exciting to you, this may be an ideal opportunity for you.

The Microsoft Security Response Center (MSRC) seeks motivated, experienced security professionals to join our team.

The Security Operations Center (SOC) within the MSRC is the front line that defends Microsoft's cloud platform and online services. Microsoft is looking for a security analyst to join its SOC at one of its Redmond. The core responsibility is to perform investigations in response to security alerts, which includes digital forensics and data analytics. Your passion for finding creative approaches to solve security problems will shine as you gather evidence and build a picture about what transpired during your investigations. You will be responsible for fusing multiple sources of evidence to determine how a security incident occurred and what steps need to transpire to remediate it. You will also be responsible for building capabilities that close information gaps, strengthen our cloud defenses, and defend customers from emerging security threats. MSRC is a fast-paced team that constantly provides new opportunities to learn and grow.

Required Qualifications

  • 2+ years experience in 1 or more of the following - Performing triage and forensic analysis of digital files and physical media from a diverse array of operating systems (Windows, Linux, BSD), and application software -SQL, IIS, Dynamics or similar
  • 2+ yrs experience working in a SOC triaging, investigating, and responding to security events and data breach incidents.
  • Candidates must have an active TS/SCI CI to be considered for this role.
  • All Candidates must be willing to upgrade to TS SCI w Poly
  • This role will require candidates to maintain the TS/SCI clearance w Poly
  • All candidates must be able to pass Microsoft Cloud background check at the time of Hire or Internal transfer and every 2 years thereafter.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • One or more of the following information security-related qualifications or demonstrable equivalent experience: CFCE, GCFA, GNFA, GCIH, GCFE, OSCP, CISSP is preferred
  • Experience in developing services or scripts for automation of analysis, response, or forensics preferred

Previous experience performing Digital Forensics and Incident Response (DFIR) within Internet Service Provider (ISP) or Cloud Service Provider (CSP) environments highly preferred

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.

Benefits/perks listed below may vary depending on the nature of your employment with Microsoft and the country where you work.

  • Perform Triage analysis, forensic investigation on suspected compromised assets to determine what occurred.
  • Collaborate with the broader response team to create adversary eviction and incident remediation plans.
  • Improve the triage and forensic program through expertise, collaboration, and influence.
  • Automate response, triage and forensic functions through coding and scripting.
  • Evaluate security risks and their impact to the Microsoft Cloud platform and its online services.
  • Create technical documentation for other analysts and other teams to follow.

Keywords: Microsoft Corporation, Redmond , Security Analyst - CTJ, Other , Redmond, Washington

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