Software Engineer Microsoft Defender for Identity (TLV)
Tel Aviv, Tel Aviv, Israel | Engineering | Jan 16, 2022

Cyber-attacks are increasing in volume and sophistication, evading traditional defenses, and posing a growing risk to enterprises from outside criminal organizations and malicious insiders in the organization.
The Microsoft Defender for Identity (MDI) team develops and weaponizes a unique built-in cloud service that works to change this reality.
MDI builds security around active directory identity infrastructure that protects thousands of organizations and millions of enterprise users by safeguarding their identities from attacks.
MDI alerts security teams of possible identity compromise and ensures enterprises can better control and improve their identity posture to minimize their risks. Join our team of product experts to help us define and shape the next big leap in the Microsoft Defender for Identity journey.

Previously a startup, we are a small group (35 engineers, PMs and security researchers),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.

Our culture
Our team focuses on diversity of all types in candidates for our roles and we strive to hire people with different experiences and perspectives into our team. To that end, we know that no candidate has every desired skill and experience, but all of us together makes our team strong.

-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.

-We possess a great interpersonal atmosphere within the group, it's a group of people who respect and love working with each other both on the professional level as well as the human interpersonal level.

-Our work culture based on vast autonomy and built on trust and high professional skill and passion.

-If like us, cyber security is something you’re passionate about, you live and love data, want to make the world a safer place for millions of customers, you love creating products for and with customers and you are a team player - come join us.


Build 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.

Be a role model for engineering excellence, demonstrating very high quality in design, implementation and collaboration with your peers.

Lead engineers through development of our most complex features.

Apply a critical view of our infrastructure, technologies and development process, proactively pushing to improve our product and our group.



  • 6+ years of experience in software development (extensive Object Oriented experience) - MUST HAVE
  • All-around technical wealth – ability to move between backend, frontend, infrastructure and algorithms tasks
  • Background in at least one of the following areas: Networking, Cyber security, Cloud-based applications
  • Team player, both highly effective working independently and highly collaborative
  • Proven technical leadership experience
  • A role model for other engineers – responsible, thorough, proactive
  • Passion for learning and implementing the newest technologies
  • Sc. or M.Sc. in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or relevant practical experience (e.g. service in elite technology unit in IDF)






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