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Cyber Threat Researcher

Company: Microsoft Corporation
Location: Redmond
Posted on: May 13, 2022

Job Description:

Do you have a passion for cybersecurity, data, and coding? Do you want to help protect people against cybercriminals at scale? Would you like to work with a diverse, talented, and highly collaborative team of data scientists, security researchers and other specialists? Would it make you proud to tell your friends and family that the work you do protects half a billion people in over a hundred countries around the world?We are searching for a proactive, passionate, and relentlessly curious Security Researcher to join Microsoft Defender for Endpoint Research team! Microsoft Defender for Endpoint Research team is a global team of security researchers, data scientists, advanced threat hunters, and agile malware responders at the forefront of protecting the Microsoft ecosystem from emerging security threats. From detecting nation state actors to patient zero ransomware infections, our research team brings deep knowledge of the attacker landscape and tradecraft to create the innovations necessary to uncover and prevent even the most well-funded attacker.As a security researcher on our team, you will partner with our researchers, engineers, and data scientists to dig deep into real-world cyberattacks and investigate how we can improve our protection capabilities using signals across our product. A critical part of this role is persistently following a data trail in our telemetry to discover insights about how bad actors operate and infiltrate organizations. In your day-to-day work, you will analyze attacks, work with telemetry from our products, conduct data experiments, design and explore improvements, build automation pipelines, incorporate quality monitors, optimize protection, and ship models to production. You will also communicate your analyses, results, and recommendations to stakeholders and work with teams to identify top investments for closing gaps across the kill chain with durable protection.Here's a bit about us: Microsoft Defender for Endpoint (MDE) is a unified platform for preventative protection, post-breach detection, automated investigation, and response. Our team focuses on analyzing signals across the platform to improve real time protection, so we can prevent threats before they can cause harm to people or to businesses. That's where you come in.At Microsoft, you'll have access to vast amounts of threat-related data from billions of endpoints and other sources. You will have the opportunity to collaborate with partners across Microsoft who have decades of security and AI expertise. We also offer many company-sponsored classes and conferences that focus on security research, data science, ML, and engineering excellence. Microsoft provides phenomenal community, tools, and technologists to grow your expertise in this field. Best of all, on the MDE team, you'll be able to apply that expertise to protecting people.

Keywords: Microsoft Corporation, Redmond , Cyber Threat Researcher, Other , Redmond, Washington

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