Amazon Web Services (AWS) is the largest Cloud provider in the world and our security teams solve some of the most challenging and fascinating problems to effectively mitigate a diverse array of threats. Paramount to our success is ensuring the security of our personnel and facilities around the world.
As we expand internationally and continuously innovate, AWS is seeking an experienced and self-motivated Security Intelligence Analyst with strong analytic skills, expertise in risk analysis, and a proven record of driving and achieving security across an organization. As a member of the AWS Security Emerging Region Assessments Team, you will have a unique opportunity to develop and iterate innovative approaches to strengthen security as AWS expands globally.
AWS Security Intelligence Analysts not only identify risks but also drive the mitigation with Amazon teams worldwide. We are looking for an individual with a deep understanding of complex geopolitical and physical security risks around the world, can articulate how those risks affect Amazon, and is motivated to solve those risks. The ideal candidate will have excellent communication skills, the ability to influence people from customers to managers through win-win solutions, and the desire to be an individual contributor in securing Amazon's cloud. Critical to this role are clear written communication skills and the ability to use a multitude of analytic and collaborative tools.
You will be expected to manage tasks across a diverse customer base at different stages of a project life cycle or region build. The successful candidate must be comfortable balancing strategic thinking with detailed execution, coping with ambiguity, identifying and facing big challenges, and adjusting to frequent change. The ability to foster relationships with teams across Amazon will be critical to ensuring timely involvement in the region build process and effective risk reduction. Finally, the candidate must have a strong understanding of risk-based decision-making and be able to make critical judgment calls on a regular basis.
Key responsibilities include:
* Using various unclassified sources, perform risk intelligence assessments of countries and sites in support of AWS expansion; * Identify how a risk affects Amazon business interests and drive risk mitigations; * Write documents and brief stakeholders to clearly and effectively communicate the desired outcome; * Manage the assessments and mitigations for multiple AWS regions at various stages in their life cycle; * Develop and maintain relationships within Amazon and externally to remain informed of our business and our dynamic operating environments; * Integrate assessment documentation into team dashboard and leverage information from our team to innovate, iterate, and continuously raise the security bar.
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