Sr Security Engineer

Bellevue, Washington, USA

Full Time
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Posted 1 month ago

Amazon Sidewalk is a new long-term effort to greatly extend the working range of low-bandwidth, low-power, smart lights, sensors, and other low-cost devices customers install at the edge of their home network. We believe customers shouldn’t have to settle for connected devices that lose functionality past the front door. With Amazon Sidewalk, customers will be able to place smart devices anywhere on their property and know the devices will work, even in dead spots where Wi-Fi and Bluetooth don’t reach, helping bridge the connectivity gaps around our homes!

Amazon Sidewalk is seeking an exceptional Senior Security Engineer to join our team. Security Engineers are unique individuals prepared to relentlessly resolve security issues by gathering and analyzing event data and conducting the root-cause analysis. If you enjoy analyzing networks, system services, operating systems, and applications from a security perspective, and you are skilled at discovering security issues that appear under new threat scenarios, this position will provide you with a challenging opportunity. You will participate in the design, build, and deployment of security controls and security-focused services as well as provide consultation, architectural review, risk analysis, vulnerability testing, and security reviews of many elements of Amazon’s systems.

Responsibilities
· Evaluate, architect, and code support security-focused tools and services
· Advise and consult with CloudFront software engineers on risk assessment, threat modeling, and vulnerability remediation
· Integrate knowledge of Cloud Security fundamentals, including cryptography and the shared responsibility model into adoption models and methods for internal customers and partners
· Use your solid understanding of authentication protocols, core network and system security principles along with your up-to-date understanding of modern attack patterns and methods to drive security into tools used by Amazonians every day
· Draw heavily on your experience collecting, analyzing, and summarizing data from a variety of sources to create compelling written and verbal communications

Basic Qualifications


Either 5+ years relevant security engineering work experience, or a Bachelor’s degree in one of the following degree programs: Cybersecurity, Computer Science/Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Informatics, or related academic degrees
· 2+ years of professional work experience in one or more of these areas: security engineering, Linux kernel programming, systems programming, or hardware virtualization
· Experience with threat modeling or other risk identification techniques
· Experience in driving organizational change or improvements by enabling software developers in their daily activities
· Experience with at least one of the following programming languages: Python, Rust, Go, Java, or C

Preferred Qualifications

· A Master’s degree in one of the following degree programs: Cybersecurity, Computer Science/Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Informatics, or related academic degrees
· 2+ years of professional work experience in two or more of these areas: security engineering, Linux kernel programming, systems programming, or hardware virtualization
· Experience in process automation, hardware design, penetration testing, or custom Linux sandboxesMBA and/or advanced technical degree, from a top-tier program.
· Demonstrated ability to champion the voice of other stakeholders in your products.
· Strong team-orientation with proven track record of taking ownership and delivering results.
· Ability to uncover data insights and clearly communicate them to others.
· Ability to drive continuous improvement in product management functions and processes across the organization.

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//.

Job tags: Automation C CloudFront Cryptography Go Java Linux Penetration testing Python Risk assessment