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AWS Security Engineer

AWS Security Engineer

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Amazon Web Services, Inc.
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Systems, Quality, & Security Engineering
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Job Description

Amazon Web Services (AWS) Security is expanding it's vulnerability management team to design and build a vulnerability detection and remediation automation framework. Successful candidates will be responsible for designing innovative solutions using AWS services, integrating with existing systems and implementing new systems to drive the building and operation of an effective, data driven, automated security solution. This role will also support and drive the improvement, administration, maintenance, and enforcement of a comprehensive vulnerability management program. Successful candidates will identify, mitigate and eliminate security and certification gaps through technical leadership, collaboration, and management of change with partners across AWS.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s or advanced degree in Computer Science, Information Security, or closely related field
  • 3+ years professional experience in security engineering or system security vulnerability identification, testing, and remediation
  • 3+ years professional experience in Unix/Python scripting, Ruby or Java.
  • Intermediate knowledge and understanding of security engineering, system and network security, authentication and security protocols, cryptography, or application security.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience building scalable solutions on AWS
  • An understanding of network and web related protocols (such as, TCP/IP, UDP, IPSEC, HTTP, HTTPS, routing protocols)
  • Work ethic based on a strong desire to exceed expectations. Experience working successfully in a very fast-paced, results-oriented environment
  • Have experience in generating automated metrics to measure IT process effectiveness and consistency.
  • Technical experience with Linux operating systems
  • Relevant certification(s) such as CISSP, CEH, GIAC, etc.

* Please email AWS Recruiter, Pedro Garcia ( if you have questions.*

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