Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Redmond


Are you a developer with a passion for security? Do you have a drive to implement products, tools and services to detect malicious software that is actively trying to evade detection?

The Windows Defender team is looking for you. Our team delivers an industry leading engine and platform which provide software protection, malware detection and removal features for Windows powered devices for end user, cloud and enterprise space. Our client products are tightly integrated with state of the art backend services to protect hundreds of millions of customers in real time and disrupt the malware ecosystem at scale. Windows Defender technologies consist of a wide variety of software encompassing kernel drivers, user mode system services, application and user interface level components. They include virtualization and emulation technologies, behavior detection, pattern matching, file format and network protocol parsers, exploit and intrusion prevention, reverse engineering systems, and much more.

The team needs world class software development talent, and above all, very smart individuals. We are looking for fast learning, highly-motivated, creative or analytical Software Engineers who can help us evolve the protection capabilities in our products. Though not required, prior security or antimalware software expertise is a big plus.

About the company

At Microsoft, we aim to empower every person and organization on the planet to achieve more — and we empower our employees the same way.

Everyone who works here has the power to build on. Those two little words show the way we think. They’re a challenge to go beyond what’s thought possible, and they’re how we help billions of people use technology to get more out of each day.

We build on the work of others and invite them to build onto ours, always striving for ways to make great ideas even better.

What can you build on?

Here at Microsoft, you’ll build on your curiosity, your passions and your drive to make a difference.

You’ll have access to world-class tools, some of the industry’s brightest minds and a nearly infinite range of opportunities across a truly global organization. You’ll have the opportunity to build on the company’s wide-ranging accomplishments to do something even more incredible.

You’ll have the freedom to collaborate, explore, set your own rules and take your career wherever you want it to go.

Feel the inspiration that comes from working with wildly talented people and the rush that comes from doing work that makes a lasting impact. Recent projects like HoloLens provide just a glimpse of the remarkable things we will accomplish.

There has never been a more exciting time to join our team. Come build on Microsoft’s far-reaching momentum. Build on your career. Build on what we do and how we do it.

Specialties: Business Software, Design Tools, Developer Tools, Entertainment Products, Hardware, Home & Educational Software, Tablets, Search, Advertising, Servers, Windows Operating System, Windows Applications & Platforms, Smartphones, Cloud Computing

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