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Senior Security Researcher - Microsoft Defender for Endpoint

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Herzliyya, Israel

Come and be part of the team building one of Microsoft’s most exciting security products, . As cyber-attacks have become more sophisticated, MDE helps enterprises protect, detect, investigate, and respond to advanced attacks and data breaches on their networks. From detecting nation state actors to patient zero ransomware infections, our research team brings deep knowledge of the attacker landscape and tradecraft to create the innovations necessary to uncover even the most well-funded attacker.

We are seeking an experienced security researcher who is excited by uncovering unknown attacks to join our Israeli research team as part of an effort focused on Data Center protection. The job includes researching the threat landscape, identifying necessary optics for detecting malicious behavior, and crafting detection logic to ensure compromise does not go undetected.


Primary responsibilities would include:

Being part of a new EDR team in Israel, focused on Data Center securityConducting technical research, aimed at understanding the attack landscape and driving innovation to advance state of the art detection technology & our product’s effectivenessTracking adversary activities to develop attacker tradecraft and support durable detection innovationCollaborate with data science teams to solve complex detection problemsInnovating on operating processes/procedures to gain efficiency and improve customer protectionMaking good, timely and practical decisions while bringing clarity to ambiguous challenges


5 years of security experience in either Incident Response, malware analysis, security product development, offensive security, or tracking cyber threats with a demonstrated ability to leverage intelligence on attacker methodology, tools, and infrastructure to improve security posturePractical Windows internals knowledge (other OS experience may count)3+ years of coding experienceBS+ in Computer Science or Computer Engineering or equivalent experienceExcellent cross-group and interpersonal skills

Preferred qualifications:

Offensive security research experience Digital forensics skills Industry recognized author of security research papers, blogs, or books Reverse Engineering skills: familiar with debuggers, disassemblers, protocols, file formatsC# coding experience