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Here’s an opportunity to influence the security of networks and services that are going to positively impact millions of Microsoft’s customers. EDGS is in the journey of delighting millions of customers by providing a unified experience across several devices and services to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more. The network security team is an integral part of the service fabric with the mission of providing reliable and secure network enclaves hosting secure services and offering a suite of deep network security solutions to our partners and customers. We own the network infrastructure and network security solutions protecting Microsoft’s hardware and software supply chain services from attacks and responding swiftly to security incidents across the division. Collaborating with other security service-oriented teams we blend security, networking, and operations into a unified practice by providing the network security monitoring services in the life cycle of security controls: protect, detect, investigate, and remediate.
The network security team is looking for a senior security operations engineer to own, optimize, and scale out our networks. You will be responsible for the design, deployment, troubleshooting, operational optimization through code, and contributing to our growing 1st party network security solutions. Our platforms are a hybrid combination of on-prem and private cloud offerings spread across complex service fabrics in many geographies. If you love working with data, information security, and working in an Agile/DevOps environment this is an opportunity for you. We are looking for a type of person who can build/engineer/sustain a service and be accountable to manage and continuously improve to meet evolving business needs. The position requires the ability to drive impact across geographically dispersed team members in this inclusive global security group.
Key Position responsibilities include:
Ability to approach engineering challenges with a pro-active and engineering principled mindset.
Responsible for the engineering and operation of enterprise scale implementations of a variety of networks and network security detection and analytic products.
Managing operational health of the platforms, troubleshooting and ensuring the coverage and completeness of the network and host sensors across the environment
To conduct deployments and upgrades in conjunction with the customer change management policies and procedures with due-diligence.
Engineering, implementing, improving, and operating network health and welfare data collection, monitoring, and alerting systems.
Serve as SME for network security platforms by providing consultative assistance to analysts, engineers, developers and pen testers.
Identifying and developing integration of platform services to other security platform components to enable cohesive end-to-end workflow analytics.
Monitor systems/platforms for potential threats and act as a first responder during active security incidents.
Drive the quality of the service delivery based on data-driven analytics.
7+ years of experience in core network/security engineering work in enterprise environments.
2+ years of experience in SIEM and/or enterprise log management.
BS/MS in Computer Science/Engineering or related technical certifications.
Experience in building and managing high-volume network security infrastructure at scale.
Experience with coding/scripting, especially with Python, Terraform, ARM, Bicep.
Proven expertise in running enterprise-grade security monitoring and analytics tools.
Proficiency in technical project management and technical research.
Solid understanding of various attack methods ranging from DDoS, Exploits, Malware, etc.
Previous experience working as a network security analyst in a security operations center.
Experience/certifications related to Azure fundamentals.
Extensive knowledge and experience with next-gen firewalls and related features.
Sound problem resolution, judgment, negotiating and decision making skills.
Strong analytical, problem solving and interpersonal skills
Strong written and verbal communication skills.
Demonstrated leadership ability, strong team player who enjoys a fast-paced atmosphere.
Ability to manage multiple priorities, commitments and projects.
Ability to influence and drive consensus on multiple technical views.
Self-motivated, directed and passionate.
Ability to learn and adapt to change quickly.
Additional background checks may be required.
Cisco CCNP/Security certifications.
Ideal candidates will also have: Cisco CCIE/CISSP/AZ500/AZ700/AZ900 certifications.
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 Screen: 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. 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.
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