The Data Protection and Threat Resistance team is responsible for making the operating systems used in Microsoft PCs, devices and the Azure cloud trustworthy. One of the fundamental building blocks we provide is software isolation. Isolation in an OS requires a wide range of capabilities - reduced privilege technologies like AppContainer work for untrusted user mode applications, but VM containers may require virtualized access to lower level hardware. In addition to this breadth of scenarios, solutions are needed for a variety of modern operating systems, running on hardware spanning from datacenter servers, to simple IOT boards. DPTR is searching for an isolation architect to be the technical leader for the team. The engineer in this role will provide strategy, designs, and code to harden Microsoft platforms against malicious software and defend our users. She/he will also mentor and partner with other developers to secure hundreds of millions of users from attack. The opportunity, impact and challenge is incredible, and we would love to have you join us! **Responsibilities** This engineer will work in the Data Protection and Threat Resistance team and contribute across Microsoft's Platform Security. She/He will champion, architect, design and implement isolation and security features. In addition, the engineer will mentor developers elsewhere in the team and lead engineering initiatives across the division. **Qualifications** BS or above in Computer Science or related field 15+ years relevant industry experience Deep security expertise in malware, isolation or platform hardening Strong career history of C or C++ development Proven track record shipping large products and in large organizations 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 at https://careers.microsoft.com/us/en/accommodationrequest . 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. Benefits/perks listed below may vary depending on the nature of your employment with Microsoft and the country where you work.