Security Engineer II, Healthsec

Boston, Massachusetts, 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
* Raise the security bar through secure design, architecture, and code reviews with your software development customers.
* Act as a consultant and trusted resource on secure development and implementation practices, and secure-by-default opportunities.
* Identify opportunities to improve developer velocity and program efficiency while maintaining our high security and privacy standards.
* Collaborate on solutions that automate Security processes and improve security-at-scale.
* Collaborate with Senior Security Engineers to develop products and processes that support the team in delivering consistently bar-raising and customer-centric Application Security services.
* 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 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 flexible work hours and arrangements are part of our 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 any combination of the following: threat modeling experience, secure coding, identity management and authentication, software development, cryptography, system administration and network security experience
- Bachelor's degree in computer science or equivalent
- Knowledge of networking protocols such as HTTP, DNS and TCP/IP
- Experience applying threat modeling or other risk identification techniques or equivalent
- Knowledge of system security vulnerabilities and remediation techniques, including penetration testing and the development of exploits or equivalent

Preferred Qualifications

- 3+ years of any combination of the following: threat modeling experience, secure coding, identity management and authentication, software development, cryptography, system administration and network security experience
- Experience with AWS products and services
- Experience with programming languages such as Python, Java, C++
- Experience implementing security solutions at the business division level or equivalent
- CCSP (Certified Cloud Security Professional) or CEH (Certified Ethical Hacker) or CFR (CyberSec First Responder) or Cloud+ or CySA+ (CompTIA Cybersecurity Analyst) or GCED (GIAC Certified Enterprise Defender) or GICSP (Global Industrial Cyber Security Professional) or PenTest+

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 $135,500/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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Tags: Application security AWS C CCSP CEH Cloud CompTIA Computer Science Cryptography CySA+ DNS Exploits GCED GIAC GICSP Industrial Java Network security Pentesting Privacy Python TCP/IP Vulnerabilities

Perks/benefits: Career development Equity Flex hours Startup environment Team events

Region: North America
Country: United States
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