• Principal Security Advisor

    Location US-CA-Irvine
    Posted Date 1 month ago(12/17/2018 5:40 AM)
    Job ID
    Amazon Web Services, Inc.
    Company/Location (search) : Country (Full Name)
    United States
  • Job Description

    An AWS Services Security, Risk, and Compliance Advisor works with our largest enterprise customers to operationalize the shared responsibility model as they migrate to the cloud. Are you a CISO, CTO, Head of Risk or Audit with experience operating in the cloud? Do you love leading world class teams that drive breakthrough business results by delivering planetary scale security & assurance solutions? AWS offers a cloud platform with a global reach and we are looking for a passionate and experienced security leader to help the expansion of the Security Assurance and Advisory practice. This role will work closely with the account teams and sales leadership to drive a security strategy across headcount, training, and tools for the customer.

    The ideal candidate should be an innovative security professional who has the ability to be a change agent for our most strategic customers that are looking to move their sensitive work loads into the cloud. We need someone who will thrive in a fast-paced environment and will be able to earn the customer’s trust while providing their perspective and guidance on developing and executing an innovative security strategy.

    Responsibilities include:
    • Expertise – Lead high profile cross-functional project teams that include Amazonians, partners, and customers to drive the secure adoption of the cloud into our top accounts.
    • Solutions – Develop and document insights and recommended solutions to meet business objectives through enterprise architecture, adoption plans, and technical feasibility plans.
    • Delivery – Engage with Director, VP, and C-level executives to drive security best practices into all levels of customer’s organization.
    • Insights – Provide thought leadership and collaboration with customers and internal AWS Service teams to drive roadmaps based upon customer use cases.

    Basic Qualifications

    • 15+ years’ experience in IT security, compliance and risk management, data privacy, or security controls.
    • 5+ years in IT security leadership role leading successful security initiatives in the cloud
    • Experience with driving change in enterprise environments
    • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems Management, Information Security or equivalent experience
    • Ability to travel to client locations to deliver Professional Services as needed

    Preferred Qualifications

    • CISO, CTO, or Head of Risk or Audit with experience leading successful security initiatives in the cloud
    • Demonstrated ability to think strategically about business, products, technical challenges, and risk
    • Experience with DevOps, Continuous Development, Continuous Deployment, Continuous Integration, and Micro-Services
    • Ability to communicate complex topics to an audience with various functional knowledge
    • Organizational and project management skills with an ability to manage numerous, competing demands from internal and external stakeholders and Customers
    • Communication skills and experience leading effectively across organizations

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

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