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AWS Application Security Engineer Amazon
Herndon, VA

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Can you adapt to a fast-paced environment supporting projects across all parts of Amazon Web Services rapid evolving businesses? AWS Security manages risks of all the global external party engagements for AWS. AWS Security needs Security Engineers who can identity and manage risk. Come join a world-class security organization that is rapidly evolving the cloud services world.

AWS Security is working on cutting edge solutions in partnership with external parties that involve a wide variety of technologies including cloud services, identity and access management, machine learning, mobile devices, and custom hardware - all operating at massive scale.

AWS Security is looking for an Application Security Engineer to help validate that our services, applications, and websites are designed and implemented to the highest security standards. You will be responsible for analyzing the security of applications and services, vendor-provided solutions, discovering and addressing security issues, building security automation, and quickly reacting to new threat scenarios.

You will be expected strong in multiple domains and provide significant contributions to the AWS Security team and to multiple groups throughout Amazon Web Services. You will develop elegant solutions to complex business problems and apply appropriate technologies while following security engineering best practices. You will mentor junior engineers and be a security thought leader for the organization. Similarly, our highly collaborative team is committed to each team member's growth as our business grows. You will have the opportunity to learn from, and be mentored by, those who are building and securing our cutting-edge services.

Security Engineers must 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 Security team's work and constantly seek opportunities for process improvement.

A successful candidate will need a combination of technical and communication skills, as well as the ability to handle a mix of disparate tasks which will include threat modeling and project work. This role will provide career growth opportunities as the security engineers gain new security skills in the course of your duties and working with fellow world-class technologists.


* Application security reviews
* Review of third-party services (e.g. SaaS-providers)
* Audit, assessment, and penetration testing techniques
* 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
* Assistance with recruiting activities and administrative work

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Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.

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