Security Engineer I, Healthcare Security

Seattle, WA, USA

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At Amazon Healthcare Security, we are on a mission to make healthcare easy. We are developing a patient-centric healthcare experience that is personal, transparent, and convenient. We are looking for a Security Engineer II to join our team.

Healthcare Security Engineers act as consultants and partners to Amazon Healthcare developers and product owners. We proactively identify and mitigate risks in designs, infrastructure, and code. We develop secure paved paths, perform application security testing, and support our Healthcare engineering partners in all things security. Together, we build services that earn customer trust and raise the bar for the healthcare industry.

Key job responsibilities
- Support secure product launches across Healthcare lines of business.
- Own and deliver secure design, architecture, and code reviews, both independently and as guided by Security Engineering leads.
- Research, document, and educate development teams about security best practices, secure-by-default solutions, and Amazon Secure Paved Paths.
- Collaborate with security and business partners on opportunities to improve the velocity and efficiency of the security review process.
- Work with peers and partners across Amazon Security to develop products and processes that deliver consistently bar-raising and customer-centric Application Security services.
- Support operational security partner teams as required.
- Period on-call responsibilities, and occasional travel as required.

About the team

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.

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.

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.
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 and 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.

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

Arlington, VA, USA | Austin, TX, USA | Boston, MA, USA | Seattle, WA, USA

Basic Qualifications

- 2+ years of security engineering experience in a software development environment
- 2+ years in at least 3 of the following: threat modeling, secure code reviews, secure architecture and design, penetration testing, and threat hunting.
- 2+ years of hands-on experience with programming languages such as Python, Java, Ruby, and C-family languages.

Preferred Qualifications

- BS degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering or related technical degree
- Experience with common attacks and vulnerabilities.
- Demonstrated ability using adversarial thinking to quantify true risk.
- Experience contributing to software applications, including open source projects.
- Experience with AWS services.

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

Our compensation reflects the cost of labor across several US geographic markets. The base pay for this position ranges from $111,600/year in our lowest geographic market up to $212,800/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 This position will remain posted until filled. Applicants should apply via our internal or external career site.

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