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Amazon Sr Security Engineer, AppSec - Amazon Stores Security in Arlington, Virginia

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!

Diverse Experiences

Amazon Security values diverse experiences. Even if you do not meet all of the preferred 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.

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 | Atlanta, GA, USA | Austin, TX, USA | Chicago, IL, USA | Dallas, TX, USA | New York, NY, USA | Seattle, WA, USA | Sunnyvale, CA, USA

Basic Qualifications

  • 5+ year's experience as a Security Engineer (such as application security, penetration testing, red teaming, incident response, etc.)

  • BS degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, similar technology degrees or 8+ years' equivalent technology experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience as a CISO

  • Experience in Consulting

  • Experience briefing senior leaders

Amazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Amazon 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 status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please visit https://www.amazon.jobs/en/disability/us.

Our compensation reflects the cost of labor across several US geographic markets. The base pay for this position ranges from $136,000/year in our lowest geographic market up to $247,600/year in our highest geographic market. Pay is based on a number of factors including market location and may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. Amazon is a total compensation company. Dependent on the position offered, equity, sign-on payments, and other forms of compensation may be provided as part of a total compensation package, in addition to a full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits. For more information, please visit https://www.aboutamazon.com/workplace/employee-benefits. This position will remain posted until filled. Applicants should apply via our internal or external career site.

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