Security is a topic you read about every day, and securing the Cloud is more important than ever. Business and governments are under constant threat from a variety of actors, and they are moving to the Cloud in record numbers. Today there is a limited pool of people who know how to build and operate cloud-native applications and secure and protect them and the infrastructure they run on. We protect Microsoft's customers and their data across the world and secure the Microsoft Cloud. In the mobile-first cloud-first world, security is among the most important elements to get right, enabling trust and keeping people and their data safe. We are hiring engineers who are passionate about security, building cloud scale applications, solving big data problems and delivering highly available services. Join our team and help protect millions of servers and devices including Azure's own infrastructure. We are a tight-knit community of engineers who work together to solve design, research and coding challenges. We value communication and problem-solving skills. Our aim is to be the best and most successful security organization in the world and have fun while doing so. If you are a seasoned security enthusiast or even an engineer that has always wanted to work in security, this is a great opportunity for you. We are right at the intersection of some of the hottest technologies: cloud, security and big data. **Responsibilities** As a senior engineer on our team, you will be a primary architect and developer over major feature sets of products from design, implementation, and delivery. You will often be a technology lead and provide leadership and mentorship to junior engineers. You will be expected to help set direction, bring fresh ideas, and be a major driver of innovation within our team. Core to our team culture is the believe that to run a successful service you must have a 'people-first' approach to build and running a sustainable cloud service. That means we put an extra emphasis on having a healthy live site and customer first approach. You will be a key person in helping deliver this culture. **Qualifications** **Required Qualifications:** + Bachelor or Master's degree in Computer Science/Engineering/Mathematics or equivalent + 6+ years of industry software engineering experience **Preferred Qualifications:** + Passion for building positive team culture, fostering growth at all levels, and bring together different teams to achieve amazing things. + Experience with big data pipelines, processing millions of records hourly. + Experience with computer networking and understanding the complexities of securing networks. 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. \#AzureSecCSS \#AzureSecOpen 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 . Benefits/perks listed below may vary depending on the nature of your employment with Microsoft and the country where you work.