Principal Threat Intelligence Manager
Multiple Locations | Security Engineering | May 22, 2024 | Job number 1721157

Security represents the most critical priorities for our customers in a world awash in digital threats, regulatory scrutiny, and estate complexity. Microsoft Security aspires to make the world a safer place for all. We want to reshape security and empower every user, customer, and developer with a security cloud that protects them with end to end, simplified solutions. The Microsoft Security organization accelerates Microsoft’s mission and bold ambitions to ensure that our company and industry is securing digital technology platforms, devices, and clouds in our customers’ heterogeneous environments, as well as ensuring the security of our own internal estate. Our culture is centered on embracing a growth mindset, a theme of inspiring excellence, and encouraging teams and leaders to bring their best each day. In doing so, we create life-changing innovations that impact billions of lives around the world.


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.


This role requires cross-team and cross-geo collaboration, and an ability to represent highly technical research and threat information to a range of audiences. This ranges from other security subject matter experts (inside and outside the company) to partner teams and supporting some customer engagements. You will be persuasive in getting buy-in for your ideas both within the Microsoft Threat Intelligence Center and from key engineering groups across Microsoft, working in partnership with them to protect both Microsoft assets and also Microsoft’s wider customer base through improved product and services offerings. You will strengthen existing partnerships and build new ones with key organizations deliver benefit to Microsoft and its customers.




  • 12 years of total experience, with over 5+ years producing finished intelligence content on threat actors and attacker techniques, including written reports, presentations, and visuals covering attribution, threat detection and hunting guidance, and remediation recommendations.
  • 5+ years of relevant experience leading a multi-disciplinary team of threat intelligence analysts and reverse engineers focused on threat intelligence production for customers leveraging incident response data.
  • Proven ability to develop new types of threat intelligence content, standards, and processes.
  • Expertise in managing customer escalations and complex work streams with quick turnaround deliverables.
  • Strong knowledge of customer requirements across various industries and geographies, with experience working with engineering resources to develop automated intelligence solutions.
  • Proven track record of working across cross-functional teams, including threat hunters, incident responders, and customer delivery representatives.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Incident response or intrusion remediation experience.
  • Expertise in providing dedicated finished intelligence support to customers.
  • Experience developing business strategy around threat intelligence production and delivery.
  • Strong verbal and written communication, organization, and interpersonal skills.




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 background and Microsoft Cloud background check upon hire/transfer and every two years thereafter.

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