Microsoft Corporation Investigative Data Program Manager in Redmond, Washington

Channel and Intellectual Property Protection Services Investigator/Investigative Data Program Manager

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We invite you to explore the Channel and Intellectual Property Protection (CHIPP) services Investigator position at Microsoft Redmond. As a CHIPP Investigator, you will have a great opportunity to shape how we proactively and reactively address emerging piracy threats to Microsoft. You will have the opportunity to help identify, scope and remediate piracy activity across a wide range of programs and channels. We are looking to expand our investigations team to provide greater coverage with individuals that like to solve complex problems using analytical tools.



You will be responsible for analyzing data from multiple sources within Microsoft. You will use that data to identify trends, exploits, and scope of non-genuine activity. You will contribute to pattern recognition algorithms, both operational and ad-hoc basis. You will use that information to work across virtual teams to raise awareness of the issue, scope, and remediation phases. You will regularly track activity and report out activity and progress related to various cases. You will also contribute to help evaluate long term controls which will help improve systems and tools.

• Identify and scope threats, and theft of Microsoft and Partners Intellectual Property.

• Both lead and participate in virtual teams in Investigation tasks, working in a team across geographic distances.

• Provide visibility to CHIPP and Partners regarding threats and attacks across multiple business channels.

• Informs both current business decisions, and decisions projected in advance, by identifying and interpreting complex processes and patterns.

• Drive process and capability improvements.

• With input from senior management, defines and manages strategic implementation for both new and improved processes for Microsoft and vendor capabilities.

• Results are demonstrated by meeting relevant success metrics (for example, time to detection of compromise, mitigation velocity, and cross-functional process efficiency).


Required Qualifications:

• Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Criminal Justice, Mathematics, Statistics, Data Science or related technical field, or equivalent business experience.

• 4+ years of experience analyzing big data and modelling data.

Preferred Qualifications:

• Excellent attention to detail and organizational skills.

• Experience with Microsoft SQL and other relational databases In-depth understanding of sophisticated threat modelling.

• Highly developed analytical skills.

• Excellent interpersonal and group dynamic skills.

• Demonstrated proficiency of basic program management.

• Excellent presentation skills.

• Strong written & verbal communications skills.

• High degree of curiosity and problem solving skills.


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