Sr. Security Consultant for Aerospace & Satellite Professional Services , Aerospace & Satellite Professional Services

US, VA, Virtual Location - Virginia

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Job summary
The Aerospace and Satellite (A&S) Professional Services team helps enterprise space customers rapidly realize business value by adopting cloud technology. This customer domain includes companies and organizations that are involved with space exploration, satellite manufacturing, space launch, space communications, space operations, and use of space-collected data. Space is really cool and you’ll be part of a team supporting customers that are out of this world!

Do you like helping people envision new ways of securing a cloud infrastructure? Do you have ideas for new ways to enhancing security operations and documented best practices? AWS offers a cloud platform with a global reach and we are looking for a passionate and innovative technical security implementer. You’ll have the opportunity to create new security experiences and environments for our customers covering topics including strategy and risk management, building and deploying security infrastructure, or automating security operations...and beyond.

You should be a highly technical security professional who has the ability to take customers on a journey through securing their infrastructure. You will develop highly scalable applications that adhere to cloud and security best practices.

This is a customer facing role. You will be required to travel (up to 25%) to client locations to deliver professional services when needed.

Location is flexible anywhere in the contiguous United States, however access to a major airport is required for travel purposes.

  • Lead teams that include Amazonians, partners, and customers to build & deploy security infrastructure and automate security operations for customers
  • Lead internal builder projects
  • Become a deep technical resource that earns the trust of customer executive stakeholders
  • Develop high-quality technical content such as automation tools, reference architectures, and white papers to help our consultants, partners, and customers build on the work we deliver
  • Innovate on behalf of customers; translate your thoughts into action yielding measurable results
  • Mentor & invest in the development team members

This position requires the candidate selected be a US citizen.

Inclusive Team Culture
Here at AWS, we embrace our differences. We are committed to furthering our culture of inclusion. We have twelve employee-led affinity groups, reaching 40,000 employees in over 190 chapters globally. We have innovative benefit offerings, and we host annual and ongoing learning experiences, including our Conversations on Race and Ethnicity (CORE) and AmazeCon (gender diversity) conferences. Amazon’s culture of inclusion is reinforced within our 16 Leadership Principles, which remind team members to seek diverse perspectives, learn and be curious, and earn trust.

Work/Life Balance
Our team also puts a high value on work-life balance. Striking a healthy balance between your personal and professional life is crucial to your happiness and success here, which is why we aren’t focused on how many hours you spend at work or online. Instead, we’re happy to offer a flexible schedule so you can have a more productive and well-balanced life—both in and outside of work.

Mentorship & Career Growth
Our team is dedicated to supporting new members. We have a broad mix of experience levels and tenures, and we’re building an environment that celebrates knowledge sharing and mentorship. We care about your career growth and strive to assign projects based on what will help each team member develop into a better-rounded professional and enable them to take on more complex tasks in the future.

Basic Qualifications

  • 8 years design/implementation/consulting experience with Security, Compliance, and Risk Management
  • Knowledge of Compute, Storage, Networking, Database, Management tools, Security, Identity and Compliance services
  • Hands-on technical expertise in building security capabilities in the cloud, or software development experience with a high level language (such as Python, C++, Java, etc.)
  • Bachelor's Degree

Preferred Qualifications

• 3+ years cloud and related information technology experience
• AWS Certifications: AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Associate Level, AWS Certified Developer - Associate Level, AWS Certified SysOps Administrator - Associate Level. Professional level AWS certifications desired
• Current Sec+, CASP and/or CISSP certifications
• Demonstrated experience in customer-facing roles advising and counseling on IT security-related topics
• Demonstrated experience implementing information security related frameworks and standards such as FISMA, NIST CSF, HIPAA, NIST 800-53, etc.
• Implementation experience with enterprise security solutions such as WAF, IPS, IDS, Anti-DDOS, and SIEM
• Demonstrated experience in driving a security focused software development lifecycle
• Demonstrated experience or knowledge of using scripting skills, i.e., PowerShell, Python, Node.js, Javascript, Bash, Ruby, Perl, etc.
• Strong verbal and written communications skills and ability to lead effectively across organizations
Experience in the space domain

Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

Pursuant to the Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

The base pay range for this position starts at $153,550 (yr). Pay is based on market location and may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. A sign-on payment and restricted stock units may be provided as part of the compensation package, in addition to a full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits, dependent on the position offered. Applicants should apply via Amazon's internal or external careers site.


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

Tags: Automation AWS Bash C CASP+ CISSP Cloud Compliance DDoS FISMA HIPAA IDS IPS Java JavaScript NIST Node.js Perl PowerShell Python Risk management Ruby Scripting SIEM Strategy

Perks/benefits: Career development Conferences Flex hours Team events

Regions: Remote/Anywhere Africa North America
Country: United States
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