Security Research Software Engineer Summer internship- PHD at Microsoft

Security Research Software Engineer Summer internship- PHD

Herzliya, Tel Aviv, Israel
  • Herzliya, Tel Aviv, Israel

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  • Job number 758442
  • Date posted Dec 12, 2019
  • Travel None
  • Profession Engineering
  • Role type Individual Contributor
  • Employment type Internship

During your 12 week internship, you’ll find out what it’s like to work in an industrial research lab and learn from world-leading researchers and engineers who are invested in helping you.
You will be an important part of a team who wants you to get the best out of your internship and will take the time to help you and discuss your ideas. You can also explore other subjects and opportunities through a personal mentor, hackathons and more.
Our interns have the opportunity to make significant contributions to work that could go on to impact Microsoft products. Our mission is to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more, and you can be part of that.
We offer a competitive salary, an accommodation allowance and number of events and activities during the Summer to enable you to get to know others.

Duration: July-October

We are seeking for top-notch summer interns who are passionate about both cybersecurity and cloud technologies, And interested in expanding their knowledge of advanced cybersecurity, through large-scale data research, identifying and protecting against attacks in a world's leading cloud environment.
We are building a cutting edge hybrid data center protection product that gives customers visibility and control without impeding agility and helps them stay ahead of cyber threats as they evolve. You will join the group that is responsible for advanced threat detection. Using a platform that harness machine learning, behavioral profiling, and advanced security analytics, you will work to detect emerging threats and advanced attacksto defend millions of cloud-resources.
If you are obsessed about solving complex problems, interested in fighting cybercrime and developing state of the art security solutions - come join us and protect billions of users all around the world.


  • Researching new ways of detecting attacks and showcasing your ideas with a live demo
    • Analyzing the Cloud Kill Chain and Hunting malicious threat actors
    • Analyzing network data and host-based events to detect breach


  • Excellence Student for MSc or PHD degree in Computer Science or a related technical discipline.
  • Understanding of common security attacks and ability to apply defensive tactics to defend against them.
  • Experience with network security and expert knowledge in the cyber analysis - Advantage.
  • Experience working with network data, event data, or other large datasets - Advantage.
  • Machine learning knowledge – Advantage.
  • Azure, AWS or other cloud environments experience – Advantage.
  • “Red Team” / “Blue Team” experience – Advantage.

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Benefits/perks listed below may vary depending on the nature of your employment with Microsoft and the country where you work.

Benefits and Perks

  • Industry leading healthcare
  • Giving programs
  • Opportunities to network and connect
  • Discounts on products and services


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