Security Engineer

US, IL, Virtual Location - Illinois

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Posted 3 weeks ago

Are you passionate about securing the cloud? Do you enjoy creating products and services that delight customers? Are you experienced with modern SOC tools and processes? If so, then our team, Amazon Detective, has an exciting opportunity for you. We are looking for an experienced Security Engineer to help us design new security services and features to support our customers. Security services are crucial for Amazon’s long-term success as a technology services company. It is the future of Amazon. We want you to be part of our team as we rapidly expand to meet our fast-growing needs.

Job responsibilities include defining customer use cases and requirements, designing and prototyping security solutions, driving security value into software services, educating customers on product features and best practices, and educating stakeholders on best practices and standards. Successful candidates will be strong leaders who are well versed in customer SOC personas and tools, modern SIEM solutions and security automation and orchestration tools and practices. Additionally, successful candidates will be excellent communicators, have a history of successful collaboration with development teams, and be experienced prototyping security software solutions.

Here at AWS, we embrace our differences. We are committed to furthering our culture of inclusion. We have ten 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 14 Leadership Principles, which remind team members to seek diverse perspectives, learn and be curious, and earn trust.

Basic Qualifications

· BS degree in Computer Science, MIS, Computer Engineering, or equivalent industry experience
· 3+ years experience in security practices with a focus on SOC
· 3+ years experience scripting and prototyping in areas such as data integration and normalization, linux log collection, and SIEM & SOAR integration

Preferred Qualifications

· Experience building scalable solutions on AWS
· Familiarity with AWS services and environments with knowledge of existing AWS logs sources
· Familiarity with Jupityr notebooks
· Deep knowledge in endpoint protection tools, SIEM, and SOAR solutions
· Technical experience with Linux log sources
· Excellent written and oral communication skills
· Meets/exceeds Amazon’s leadership principles requirements for this role
· Meets/exceeds Amazon’s functional/technical depth and complexity for this role
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Job tags: Automation AWS Linux SIEM
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