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Sr. Security Engineer, AppSec - Amazon Stores Security

Amazon

Amazon

New York, USA · United States · Arlington, VA, USA · London, UK · Texas, USA · Remote
Posted on Tuesday, June 4, 2024

DESCRIPTION

In Amazon Stores, we ship some of the widest arrays of technology found at any company. From Amazon.com to world class machine learning pipelines, from cutting-edge digital healthcare to no-checkout retail, we push the boundaries of technology in every direction using the globe’s largest AWS deployment.

As a Senior Security Engineer, you will collaborate with software development teams to ensure we keep our customers safe while developing these novel services. In a given day, you might be inspecting an application’s code for security issues, building a new framework to help our software developers build faster and more securely, or fine-tuning the design for a new service alongside its software developers.

The ideal candidate combines technical acumen with an ability to lead by influence and communicate clearly. Technically, this person will be a security generalist with one or more areas of deep expertise. In their communication, they will clearly articulate risks to technical and non-technical audiences alike. Interpersonally, successful candidates will effectively harmonize disparate opinions while effectively
prioritizing risks to guide their partners towards secure solutions.

Our organization prizes its employees, and we show it through investing in work-life harmony. We have dedicated resources that consistently innovate in reducing on-call time and ensuring the team spend their time on the highest-value tasks. Join
the stores AppSec organization to work hard, have fun, and make history!

Key job responsibilities
* Creating, updating, and maintaining threat models for a wide variety of software projects.
* Manual and Automated Secure Code Review, primarily in Java, Python and JavaScript.
* Development of security automation tools.
* Adversarial security analysis using cutting-edge tools to augment manual effort.
* Security training and outreach for internal development teams.
* Security architecture and design guidance.
* Independently solve security problems that require novel methods or approaches.
* Influence your team’s and partners’ process, priorities, and choices to improve outcomes.

About the team
About Amazon Security:
Diverse Experiences
Amazon Security values diverse experiences. Even if you do not meet all of the qualifications and skills listed in the job description, we encourage candidates to apply. If your career is just starting, hasn’t followed a traditional path, or includes alternative experiences, don’t let it stop you from applying.

Why Amazon Security?
At Amazon, security is central to maintaining customer trust and delivering delightful customer experiences. Our organization is responsible for creating and maintaining a high bar for security across all of Amazon’s products and services. We offer talented security professionals the chance to accelerate their careers with opportunities to build experience in a wide variety of areas including cloud, devices, retail, entertainment, healthcare, operations, and physical stores.

Inclusive Team Culture
In Amazon Security, it’s in our nature to learn and be curious. Ongoing DEI events and learning experiences inspire us to continue learning and to embrace our uniqueness. Addressing the toughest security challenges requires that we seek out and celebrate a diversity of ideas, perspectives, and voices.

Training & Career Growth
We’re continuously raising our performance bar as we strive to become Earth’s Best Employer. That’s why you’ll find endless knowledge-sharing, training, and other career-advancing resources here to help you develop into a better-rounded professional.

Work/Life Balance
We value work-life harmony. Achieving success at work should never come at the expense of sacrifices at home, which is why we strive for flexibility as part of our working culture. When we feel supported in the workplace and at home, there’s nothing we can’t achieve.

We are open to hiring candidates to work out of one of the following locations:

Arlington, VA, USA | Austin, TX, USA | New York, NY, USA | Seattle, WA, USA | Sunnyvale, CA, USA