Microsoft Corporation SENIOR SOFTWARE ENGINEER in Redmond, Washington

The internet is a dangerous place, and the bad guys are getting more ingenious. Come join the fight to protect our customers! We take Big Data, add Machine Learning and applied mathematics to build intelligent systems that fight criminals and defend our customers from malware. On the Defender team, we build large-scale systems across the whole stack: from low-level drivers, to client applications, to mega-scale services that handle greater than 10B request per day, and to massive data analysis pipelines that process petabytes of data. We’re successful in fighting abuse because of the close partnership that we’ve built between developers, researchers and data analysts.

We’re looking for a senior leader to join the team that builds Defender Cloud Protect, the set of technologies the Defender client uses to protect customers against malware attacks. You will fill a vital role in the fight against malware and see the results of your work contributing to protection of hundreds of millions of customers.

-Candidates must have a proven track record of shipping products while dealing with ambiguity, cross-team dependencies, and schedule/resource constraints.

-Candidates must also have solid fundamental computer science skills and have a passion for building large scale systems. Proficiency in C# and/or C++ is required.

-Experience with Azure, Cosmos, SCOPE/SQL, map/reduce, building large scale web services, and big data systems is desirable.

-Familiarity with concurrent/multi-threaded programming, and distributed systems are all advantageous. Good understanding of algorithms and data structures, and great communication and cross-group skills are essential.

Basic Qualifications:

-5+ years of experience in developing software are required.

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. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please send a request to

Development (engineering)