Amazon Employment – Sr. Security Engineer

Website Amazon

Job Description:

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.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Designing and implementing dynamic testing infrastructure to scale out impact
  • Contributing to innovation in the security products we build by devising new features, new controls to raise the security and privacy bar for Alexa’s customer data
  • Conduct research on innovative ways of defeating our existing security controls and devise ways to block the attacks discovered
  • Source code auditing and static analysis of selected projects

Job Requirements:

  • Experience developing software solutions
  • Advanced knowledge and understanding of security engineering, system and network security, authentication and security protocols, cryptography, or application security
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in Security Engineering or Vulnerability Research capabilities, supporting projects from concept to delivery, and 2 years in two or more of the following technical categories:
  • Static analysis and source auditing
  • Fuzzing and dynamic security testing
  • Comfortable working in a fast paced, highly collaborative, dynamic work environment
  • Ability to model threats and risks for a large, complex system
  • Track record of success with communicating technical concepts to a non-technical audience
  • BS in Computer Science or related field, or equivalent work experience.
  • 3+ years of experience performing security testing of C/C++/Java projects
  • Ideal candidates must be innovative, creative, flexible and self-motivated, with the ability to design and write high-performance, reliable, and maintainable code
  • Experience working directly with machine learning technologies
  • Virtualization/OS security : Windows required, MacOS preferable
  • Scaling security assessments (e.g. automating workflows relating to vulnerability research)

Job Details:

Company: Amazon

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Bellevue, WA, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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