Sr. Information Security Engineer

Austin, Texas, USA

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Posted 2 weeks ago

Are you passionate about data security, security architecture, and security strategy? Would you like to be a part of the team responsible for building and managing a data security and security strategy program for Amazon's largest acquisition to date Whole Foods Market? We need exceptionally talented, bright, and driven people. Amazon Whole Foods Market is the world’s largest provider of natural and organic groceries, and we are passionate about our mission, and protecting our customers information. We want someone ready to partner across Whole Foods Market’s technology and security engineering groups to secure and protect data. The right person will lead 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.

Basic Qualifications

· Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Security or related field or equivalent experience.
· Minimum 8-10 years of data security experience
· Experience with at least two of the following: Database Activity Monitoring (DAM), Data Loss Prevention (DLP), Data discovery or Cryptography/encryption capabilities
· Solid understanding of data privacy and data security principles and best practices
· Effective at working as part 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
· 12+ years data security experience
· Experience implementation data security solutions 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
· Excellent communication skills and the ability to work well in a team
· An entrepreneurial spirit with the ability to drive innovation independently
· Maturity, judgment, negotiation/influence skills, analytical skills, and leadership skills
· Strong customer focus, ownership, sense of urgency and drive
· Familiarity with web services, multi-tiered systems, complex architectures, workflow and enterprise application integration
· Passion to make things better and resourceful, solutions-based approach to partnership
· Possess an understanding of core information security principles and associated risk management principles
· Have extensive experience with of process improvement, building, and strategic development
· Experience with large enterprise environments
· Experience with products and services
· Experience with cross-organizational collaboration and negotiation

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Job tags: Architecture CISM CISSP Cryptography Encryption GIAC HIPAA PCI Risk management SANS Strategy
Job region(s): North America
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