Data Security Engineer

Austin, Texas, USA

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Posted 7 months ago

Are you passionate about data security? Would you like to be a part of the team responsible for building and managing a data security program for Whole Foods? We need exceptionally talented, bright, and driven people. Whole Foods is the world’s largest provider in natural and organic groceries, and we are passionate about our mission, and protecting our customers information. We want someone ready to partner across our technology and security engineering teams to secure and protect data. The right person will help lead the implementation of cutting-edge technology and programs to ensure data is managed and protected end-to-end from when a customer submits that information, until we ultimately delete it from our systems.

We operate in a hyper-growth environment where priorities shift quickly, so a passion and discipline around security and delivery is critical. You will tackle challenging situations every day and, given the size of this initiative, you will collaborate with various levels across Whole Foods Market and Amazon.

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Basic Qualifications

· Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information security or related field.
· 5+ years of data security experience
· Experience with design and implementation of at-least two of the following capabilities: Database Activity Monitoring (DAM), Data Loss Prevention (DLP), Data discovery or Cryptography/encryption
· Solid understanding of data privacy and data security principles and best practices
· Effective both as an individual contributor and lead of a collaborative, cross-functional team
· Hold security certifications such as CISSP, CISM, SANS GIAC
· Knowledge of PCI DSS, SOX, CCPA, HIPAA
· High sense of ownership, urgency, and drive

Preferred Qualifications

· Masters degree in Information Systems, related field, or equivalent practical experience
· 7+ years data security experience
· Experience both working for and leading data security solution implementation in a large organization
· Meets/exceeds Amazon’s leadership principles requirements for this role
· Meets/exceeds Amazon’s functional/technical depth and complexity for this role

Job tags: CISM CISSP Cryptography Encryption GIAC PCI SANS
Job region(s): North America