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The Azure Red Team emulates real-world attacks, providing a critical component of Azure’s “Assume Breach” strategy and ensuring readiness against high skill/high focus adversaries. Our focus is on Azure, Microsoft’s cloud platform that is used by 95% of Fortune 500 businesses and comprised of hundreds of products and cloud services.
We are seeking a Software Engineering Manager to lead the Azure Red Team Commercial Cloud operations. This role stresses leadership, ability to envision and execute to massive scale and against strategic attack trends. Using your technical breach knowledge, you will need to improve internal programs and processes by influence senior leadership to drive investment while providing deep, practical technical guidance to engineers. You will need to be passionate about automation and pushing the boundaries to bring attack simulation and automation at scale.
This is a management role responsible for leading and managing highly technical team who are focused on breach operations (for Microsoft-owned infrastructure and services), emerging threat research, and scaling through Red Team automation.
Communication & Presentation – You will be a trusted advisor and security expert who partners with and advises service teams on detecting vulnerabilities, reducing attack surface, mitigating threats and implementing security best practices. Present findings through proof-of-concept exploits, white papers, brown bags, filing bugs, presentations and formal reports. Work closely with development teams to define and adopt new solutions for secure development and operations of Microsoft cloud services.
Experience planning, scoping, coordinating complex security initiatives
Experience leading, managing, and developing a technical team
5+ years of driving Information Security changes within a federated engineering organization
5+ years of experience communicating with technical engineers and senior leadership
Experience with Red Teaming/Pen Testing
A strong technical background and solid foundation in software engineering and architecture design
BA/BS in an engineering-related discipline
Experience working on a product with high traffic & many users; live site mentality
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.
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