Salary $132,100 - $160,000 a year job type full-time
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Bs in computer science or related field, or equivalent work experience.
Minimum of 5 years of experience with any combination of the following: threat modeling experience, secure coding, identity management and authentication, software development, cryptography, system administration and network security.
Minimum of 5 years of experience with security engineering, system and network security, authentication and security protocols, cryptography, or application security.
Job summary **this role is open to alternative locations including: seattle, wa - san francisco, ca - san luis obispo, ca – san diego, ca - vancouver bc, canada** help us protect not only the amazon web services (aws) cloud computing environment but all of our customers as well! since 2006, our great team at aws has been enabling our customers to bring great ideas to life in ways that aren’t possible in traditional it environmentsWith aws you can flexibly harness compute, storage, security, and other services from across the globe as your business demands themAws security is on the cutting edge of many security issues for a wide variety of platforms and technologies including cloud services, internet of things (iot), identity and access management, mobile devices, virtualization and custom hardware, all operating at massive scaleSimilarly, our highly collaborative team is committed to each team member’s growth as our business growsAws security is looking for an application security engineer to help validate that our services, applications, and websites are designed and implemented to the highest security standardsYou will be responsible for analyzing the security of applications and services, discovering and addressing security issues, building security automation, and quickly reacting to new threat scenariosYou will have the opportunity to learn from, and be mentored by, those who are building and securing our cutting-edge servicesA security engineer at amazon is expected to be strong in multiple domains and provide significant contributions to the aws it security team and to multiple groups throughout amazonSecurity engineers are expected to develop elegant solutions to complex business problems and apply appropriate technologies while following security engineering best practicesYou are also expected to mentor more junior engineers and be a security thought leader for the organizationA security engineer must foster constructive dialogue and seek resolution when confronted with discordant viewsEngineers in this role are expected to participate fully in the planning of the aws it security team`s work and constantly seek opportunities for process improvementThey should also have a deep understanding of at least one specialty for which they are a sought out resource (both within aws it security and by groups throughout amazon), while having an understanding of the application of information security in a broad range of technical areasA successful candidate will need a combination of troubleshooting, technical, and communication skills, as well as the ability to handle a mix of disparate tasks which may include project and software development workThis role will provide career growth opportunities as you gain new security skills in the course of your dutiesResponsibilities: * application security reviews * penetration testing * projects and research work as needed * security training and outreach to internal development teams * security guidance documentation * security tool development * security metrics delivery and improvements * assistance with recruiting activities and administrative work here at aws, we embrace our differencesWe are committed to furthering our culture of inclusionWe have ten employee-led affinity groups, reaching 40,000 employees in over 190 chapters globallyWe have innovative benefit offerings, and we host annual and ongoing learning experiences, including our conversations on race and ethnicity (core) and amazecon (gender diversity) conferencesAmazon’s culture of inclusion is reinforced within our 16 leadership principles, which remind team members to seek diverse perspectives, learn and be curious, and earn trust.
Meets/exceeds amazon’s leadership principles requirements for this role
Meets/exceeds amazon’s functional/technical depth and complexity for this role
Experience implementing security solutions at the business division level
An understanding of network and web related protocols (such as, tcp/ip, udp, ipsec, http, https, routing protocols)
An understanding of web services
Experience with multiple programming languages (such as, java, c++, ruby, python, perl, etc.)
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Demonstrable teamwork skills and resourcefulness
Possess self-drive to keep moving things forward even in the face of ambiguity and imperfect knowledge (avoid “analysis paralysis”)
Strong sense of ownership, urgency, and drive
Sharp analytical abilities and proven design skills
**this role is open to alternative locations including: seattle, wa - san francisco, ca - san luis obispo, ca – san diego, ca - vancouver bc, canada**
The pay range for this position in colorado is $132,100 - $160,000/yr and in new york is $161,400 - $185,000 however, base pay offered may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experienceA sign-on bonus and restricted stock units may be provided as part of the compensation package, in addition to a full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits, dependent on the position offeredThis information is provided per the colorado equal pay act and new york pay transparency lawBase pay information is based on market locationApplicants should apply via amazon’s internal or external careers site.
Amazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplaceAmazon is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected statusFor individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please visit https://www.amazon.jobs/en/disability/us.
Pursuant to the los angeles fair chance ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.
Pursuant to the san francisco fair chance ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.
Workers in new york city who perform in-person work or interact with the public in the course of business must show proof they have been fully vaccinated against covid or request and receive approval for a reasonable accommodation, including medical or religious accommodation.
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