Senior Security Architect - Microsoft 365 Defender
Tel Aviv, Tel Aviv, Israel | Product Management | Mar 28, 2022

Do you ever wonder what it would be like to help protect over a billion users across the planet? Believe us, it is a fun roller coaster ride!

Our team's mission is to protect our customers from the perils and attacks they face as they engage the online world. The team's charter is to build a world class XDR that protects our customers wherever they are with whatever device they are using. We continually take in suggestions, bug bounty, internal penetration test and external customer feedback to keep our customer's data secure. We are tasked with keeping up and an exceeding the pace of innovation that is happening around the world.  


The Security, Compliance, Identity, and Management Team is looking for a Security Architect to help secure our customers. You will be working with a talented team of engineers chartered with protecting our customers from the threats they face in this changing landscape of security. This position needs you to have a strong passion for technothilogy, growth engineering, data informed decision making, partner engagement, and execution skills. If all this sounds interesting to you then you should talk to us! 


As a Security Architect on the team you will be responsible to: 

  • Develop and execute the Security Roadmap for Microsoft 365 Defender suite
  • Establish strong collaboration with Engineering teams on new features, services, and updates to the product  
  • Support threat modeling and identify security flaws early in the design phases
  • Conduct security architecture reviews
  • Provide guidance and recommendations for secure development
  • Promote security awareness and provide training and good coding practices
  • Investigate and incubate new ways to protect customers, their data, and our services. 
  • Plan and manage an expanding portfolio of security services and clients tracking key metrics.
  • Create and represent plans to management for driving security improvements across Microsoft   Defender. 
  • Represent Microsoft in various customer briefings and security conferences.



We expect you to have: 

  • Passion for product security!  
  • 4+ years of experience with any combination of the following: product security, application security architect, SDL lead or application security engineer

  • 2+ year of penetration testing experience

  • Excellent cross group and interpersonal skills, with the ability to articulate the business need for security improvements 
  • Experience with different cloud providers architectures and security practices 

Preferred qualifications:

  • Proved experience from at least one cloud service provider
  • Security experience with C#/ Python/ similar
  •  Security experience in modern AuthN/AuthZ practices 






Ability 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.  


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. 


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