Network Security Engineer

Irvine, California, USA

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Posted 3 weeks ago

Amazon operates one of the world's largest and innovative fulfillment and transportation infrastructures. Our environment is global and complex with a variety of networks, software, hardware and systems, including industrial machines and protocols. We are constantly innovating upon the ways in which we are automating and accelerating the delivery of products and packages which includes building custom hardware and applying machine learning, image processing, and real-time data processing using distributed systems.

The Senior Network Security Engineer will ensure that the fulfillment and transportation infrastructure is securely designed and implemented with high standards to maintain customer trust. If you enjoy analyzing networks, system and services from a security perspective, and you are skilled at discovering potential security issues for new scenarios, this position will provide you with a challenging and rewarding opportunity. You will participate in the design, build, deployment and operation of security-focused infrastructure and provide consultation, architectural review, risk assessment of Amazon’s systems and networks that support our vast Fulfillment Network spanning the globe.

Responsibilities for this role include:
· Evaluate, architect, and support new network architecture and designs within Amazon’s Fulfillment Center and Transportation global operations
· This role will be responsible for crafting and building security infrastructure to support a variety of high-demand systems robotics and automation systems
· 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 Amazonian's every day
· Data-driven decisions are important to Amazon. You will draw heavily on your experience collecting, analyzing, and summarizing data from a variety of sources to create compelling written and verbal communications. Evangelize security within Amazon and be an advocate for customer trust and customer promise
· Advise and consult with internal customers on risk assessment, threat modeling, and vulnerability remediation­­
· Evangelize security within Amazon Fulfillment Technology and be an advocate for customer trust and customer promise

If you are excited about the challenges and opportunities described above and you have the knowledge, skills and abilities to tackle these hard problems, we’d like to talk further with you about our company, team, and how you are uniquely qualified to join us!

Basic Qualifications

· Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, or equivalent work experience
· 4+ years of experience in system and/or network security engineering
· Proven ability in designing and delivering enterprise-level security solutions, both commercial and internally-developed
· Knowledge of network and web related protocols (e.g. TCP/IP, UDP, IPSEC, HTTP/S)

· Ability to identify security risks and issues to architecture and develop effective mitigation plans for network infrastructures
· Knowledge of authentication protocols (TACACS, RADIUS, 802.1x, etc)
· Prior experience with the design and deployment of IDS/IPS technologies
- Ability to quantify, identify, remediate, and evaluate network risks.

Preferred Qualifications

· Master’s Degree in Computer Science, or equivalent work experience
· Experience designing network security solutions in AWS or other cloud solutions.
· Prior experience with the design and deployment of firewalls and associated maintenance and configuration of rulesets
· Strong knowledge of current network security threats, trends, and mitigation
· Experience with Industrial Controls Systems/SCADA/MES/DCS security and Industrial Protocols (Profinet, EtherNet/IP, Modbus TCP, etc.)
· Scripting and or coding skills in multiple common languages (e.g. Perl, Python, Ruby, shell scripting, PowerShell)
· Proven history of mentoring team members
· Experience and detailed technical knowledge of security engineering, system and network security, authentication and security protocols, cryptography, and application security
· Excellent written and verbal communication skills
· Excellent leadership, teamwork, and collaboration skills
· Results-oriented, high energy, self-motivated
· Devops or other pipeline driven cloud deployment experience.
· Ability to perform log analysis on cloud platforms, elk stack, or other commercial log management platforms.

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

Job tags: Architecture Automation AWS Cryptography DevOps IDS Industrial IPS Machine Learning Modbus Network security Perl PowerShell PROFINET Python Risk assessment Ruby SCADA TCP/IP
Job region(s): North America
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