Security Engineer - AWS

Seattle, Washington, USA

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AWS QuickSight is a fast, easy-to-use cloud-based, serverless Business Intelligence (BI) service designed for easy deployment to tens of thousands of users. As a fully-managed SaaS application, there’s no need to buy, manage and scale servers and no software to deploy and upgrade. QuickSight is deeply integrated with AWS data sources, allowing companies to deploy secure and scalable BI with their data on AWS. We are looking to hire talented security engineers to help protect our application and services, as well as our customers data.

A Security Engineer II will ensure that our services are designed and implemented to the highest security standards, by implementing solutions to identity vulnerabilities, providing mitigations, and validating solutions. A Security Engineer II will foster constructive dialogue and seek resolution when confronted with discordant views. Engineers in this role are expected to participate fully in the planning of the AWS QuickSight team's work and constantly seek opportunities for process improvement.
A successful candidate will need a combination of troubleshooting, technical, and communication skills, as well as the ability to handle a mix of disparate tasks which may include project and software development work. This role will provide career growth opportunities as you gain new security skills in the course of your duties.

Responsibilities:
* Application security reviews
* Penetration testing
* Projects and research work as needed
* Security training and outreach to internal development teams
* Security guidance documentation
* Security tool development
* Security metrics delivery and improvements


Basic Qualifications


· BS in Computer Science or related field, or equivalent work experience.
· Minimum of 3 years of experience with any combination of the following: threat modeling experience, secure coding, identity management and authentication, software development, cryptography, system administration and network security.
· Intermediate knowledge and understanding of security engineering, system and network security, authentication and security protocols, cryptography, or application security.

Preferred Qualifications

· Experience implementing security solutions at the business division level
· An understanding of network and web related protocols (such as, TCP/IP, UDP, IPSEC, HTTP, HTTPS, routing protocols)
· An understanding of web services
· Experience with multiple programming languages (such as, Java, C++, Ruby, Python, Perl, etc.)
· Excellent written and verbal communication skills
· Demonstrable teamwork skills and resourcefulness
· Possess self-drive to keep moving things forward even in the face of ambiguity and imperfect knowledge (avoid “analysis paralysis”)
· Strong sense of ownership, urgency, and drive
· Sharp analytical abilities and proven design skills

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