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Principal Platform Security Architect

Company: Microsoft
Location: Redmond
Posted on: May 9, 2024

Job Description:

The Azure Silicon Cloud Hardware Infrastructure and Engineering (SCHIE) team is instrumental in defining and delivering operational success for Azure that exceeds our customer's expectations. Our technology and innovations are globally available foundation of Azure Control plane that hosts services with the scale of Azure Compute / Bing / Skype / Azure Storage / Artificial Intelligence (AI) with millions of multiplayer gaming sessions and large-scale computational solutions.Our teams are responsible for development of server, silicon and rack infrastructure design with a focus on innovation for Azure infrastructure for Microsoft and their customers. Therefore securing the fleet to enable our customers to achieve more is a fundamental priority for our business.We are seeking a -Principal Platform Security Architect with a background in security to work on Securing Azure Infrastructure, both for the existing Azure fleet and incoming new portfolio. - The Principal Platform Security -Architect -will be responsible for designing and implementing security measures for hardware and firmware systems that power Azure today.The role involves creating security solutions, assessing security risks, identifying vulnerabilities and mitigations to ensure Azure continues to be the worlds most secure platform. The ideal candidate should be familiar with industry-standard security practices and have experience working with security across all cross sections of Silicon, Hardware, Firmware, Operating System (OS) and Services.Microsoft's 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. -Required/Minimum QualificationsBachelor's Degree in Computer Science, or related technical discipline AND 6+ years technical engineering experience with coding in languages including, but not limited to, C, C++, C#, Java, JavaScript, or PythonOR equivalent experience.6+ years of experience creating system threat models.6+ years of experience conducting security reviews/security assessments.Other QualificationsAbility 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: Microsoft Cloud Background Check: This position will be required to pass the Microsoft Cloud Background Check upon hire/transfer and every two years thereafter.Additional or Preferred QualificationsBachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related technical field AND 10+ years technical engineering experience with coding in languages including, but not limited to, C, C++, C#, Java, JavaScript, or PythonOR Master's Degree in Computer Science or related technical field AND 8+ years technical engineering experience with coding in languages including, but not limited to, C, C++, C#, Java, JavaScript, or PythonOR equivalent experience.Software Engineering IC5 - The typical base pay range for this role across the U.S. is USD $133,600 - $256,800 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 $173,200 - $282,200 per year. Certain roles may be eligible for benefits and other compensation. Find additional benefits and pay information here: Microsoft will accept applications for the role until May 27, 2024.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.Conduct regular security assessments and audits on security design to identify vulnerabilities, assessing security risk and develop design and mitigation strategies to ensure they meet Azure's requirements for Platform Security.Build Azure Hardware/Firmware (HW/FW) Security Roadmaps working with our security experts across Azure including our Third-Party (3P) suppliers.Create System Threat models for the Platform, working with cross functional teams to drive security through each individual component on the system.Collaborate with cross-functional teams to ensure security is incorporated throughout the -Security Develpment Lifecycle (SDL) process and integrated into the platform architecture.Develop and maintain security policies, procedures, and standards for the Azure platform.Work with incident response teams to investigate security incidents and implement remediation plans.Provide security guidance to engineering and operations teams while also staying up-to-date with the latest security trends, threats, and technologies.Embody our -Culture -and -ValuesEmployment typeFull-TimeWork siteUp to 100% work from homeRole typeIndividual ContributorDisciplineSoftware EngineeringProfessionSoftware Engineering

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