Senior Technical Program Manager - Microsoft Defender for Cloud Apps
Multiple Locations | Program Management | Mar 12, 2024 | Job number 1684419

We at Microsoft Defender for Cloud Apps (formerly MCAS) are developing the next generation of SaaS security tools for data that is outside your network, and firewalls and perimeters don't work. Our technology allows organizations to protect their data in SaaS apps from any location, device, or network. Defender for Cloud Apps is the most used service for protecting SaaS apps used by enterprises worldwide. And it's all being developed here, in Israel. Are you an excellent teammate, looking to work in a lively, dynamic environment, where you can contribute, learn, and influence? Are you passionate about developing state-of-the-art engineering systems? Join our team of engineers to develop cutting edge detection and remediation systems. Be a part of defining and shaping the next big leap in the product's journey and all that - in our Tel Aviv office! Our team values 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. 


As a technical program manager on the engineering team, you will drive Engineering improvements of various processes across teams: 

  • Identify engineering bottlenecks,lead complex designs and suggest strategies for improvements .
  • Monitor cloud spending and usage for anomalies, identify cost optimization opportunities, and develop and implement cost optimization strategies. 
  • Track various engineering KPIs and develop additional ones. 
  • Manage internal security posture, collaborating with architects, managers, compliance, and security PMs to ensure security requirements are met. 


  • B.Sc. or M.Sc. in Computer Science, Software and Computer Engineering, or equivalent. 
  • 3+ years of people management in Engineering/DevOps teams: managing cross-functional and/or cross-team projects with demonstrated ability to drive initiatives across organizations. 
  • Attention to details with an ability to dive into technical details. 
  • Ability to deal with ambiguity, resolve conflicts, prioritize multiple strategic and tactical options and drive issues to closure without compromising on quality. 






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. 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.


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