Sr. Security Program Manager


Location: Atlanta, Georgia, Austin, Texas, Redmond, Washington, San Jose, California

Job Type: Full time


Be brave, not perfect.
- Reshma Saujani

*This role is located in Redmond, WA. Relocation budget available

As Team Xbox, we are on a mission to bring the joy and community of gaming to everyone on the planet. We deliver on that vision by putting players at the center, enabling you to play the games you want, with the people you want, anywhere you want.

Xbox Player Services (XPS) is at the heart of our ambition to reach billions of players across the globe, ensuring that every player feels included and engaged across Xbox. We do this through our commitments to amplifying the voices of our players, building trusted relationships with all our players, and by delivering foundational services and critical operations for Microsoft Gaming.

As part of Xbox Players Services (XPS), the Xbox Trust team provides thought leadership and world-class capabilities to create and operate a welcoming, ethical, and trustworthy global service.

Do you love Games? Are you passionate about the future of the industry? Are you a seasoned security professional looking to help shape how Xbox protects its games and players?

We seek a highly motivated, qualified, and curious Principle Security Program Manger to enable us to protect our players and systems from attacks and fraudulent activity. Desirable candidates will have strong technical and collaboration skills as well as experience leading large security projects. This person will work across organizational boundaries to develop and drive collaborative solutions. They will collaborate with multiple partners on security initiatives to meet Microsoft security compliance goals for the Xbox/Gaming organization.

In this role, you will drive security efforts for the Microsoft Xbox/Gaming organization. We’re looking for someone who is both technically excellent and a great people person; someone who can partner with stakeholders in the Xbox/Gaming organization. An ideal candidate will bring experience, perspective, and expertise from other gaming businesses or complementary industries.


  • Program manage and drive execution in collaboration with engineering teams around various security initiatives
  • Keep up to date with the latest trends in security, including attacker techniques, emerging patterns, and ecosystem mitigation efforts
  • Drive cross functional teams implementing technology which involves multiple components, interfaces, and groups
  • Provide timely, succinct, and relevant technical guidance for business partners to act on.
  • Excellent cross group and interpersonal skills with the ability to articulate the business need for security


Required Qualifications:

  • 5+ years Technical Program/Project Management experience
  • 2+ Hands-on experience in a security engineering domain such as infrastructure security, application security, detections, or operations

Preferred Qualifications:

  • BS in Computer Science/Engineering or equivalent industry experience
  • Experience in games or technology industries
  • Experience with venture integrations or mergers/acquisitions
  • Understanding of risks associated with digital goods and experience building effective mitigations for those risks
  • Ability to travel 0-25%

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. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please send a request via the Accommodation request form.

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

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