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Security Engineer

Security Engineer

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Amazon Corporate LLC
Position Category 
Systems, Quality, & Security Engineering
Recruiting Team 
North American Teams - Ops & CS

Job Description

Are you curious about finding vulnerabilities on services that affect million of customers around the global? Does analyzing packets, endpoints, APIs for possible risks and threats excites you?

At Amazon, we obsess over our customers, and ensuring our customers’ trust is our first priority. To earn that trust in an environment as vast and where threats grow ever more sophisticated requires building a world-class security team to tackle never-before-seen challenges at dizzying scales. You will not just be using cutting-edge technologies here in Amazon; you will be inventing them.

Amazon is looking for experienced Security Engineers to ensure that our applications and infrastructure are designed and implemented to the highest standards thus maintaining and enhancing customer trust. If you enjoy analyzing system services, operating systems, networks and applications from a security perspective, and you are skilled at discovering security issues that appear under new threat scenarios, this position will provide you with a challenging opportunity. You will participate in security audits, risk analysis, vulnerability testing and security reviews on many elements of Amazon systems.
Key Responsibilities
· Identify security issues and risks, and develop mitigation plans
· Architect, design, implement, support, and evaluate security-focused solutions and services including project leadership roles
· Develop and interpret security policies and procedures
· Develop and deliver training materials and perform general security awareness and specific security technology training
· Evaluate and recommend new and emerging security products and technologies
· Participate in incident handling
· Participate in projects that develop new intellectual property
· Evangelize security within and be an advocate for customer trust

Basic Qualifications

BS in Computer Science or equivalent experience
· Emerging company-wide reputation in the field of information security
· Consistent implementation of security solutions at the business unit level
· At least 3 years’ experience in application-level vulnerability testing and auditing
· At least 2 years of system, network and/or application security experience
· At least 2 years of experience involvement with development team(s) that delivered commercial software or software-based services (development, QA testing, or security role)
· Strong experience and detailed technical knowledge in security engineering, system and network security, authentication and security protocols, cryptography, and application security
· Development experience in C, C++ and/or Java
· Scripting skills (e.g., PERL, shell scripting)
· Excellent written and verbal communication skills
· Excellent leadership skills and teamwork skills
· Results oriented, high energy, self-motivated

Preferred Qualifications

· Experience with service-oriented architecture and web services security desired
· Experience with the application of threat modeling or other risk identification techniques
· Knowledge of network and web related protocols (e.g., TCP/IP, UDP, IPSEC, HTTP, HTTPS, routing protocols)
· Implementation of security solutions at the business unit level

Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer - Female/Minority/Disability/Veteran/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation