Security Engineer, CSS Application Security VAR

In Amazon Stores, we ship some of the widest arrays of technology found at any company. From to world class machine learning pipelines, from cutting-edge digital healthcare to no-checkout retail, we push the boundaries of technology in every direction using the globe’s largest AWS deployment.As an AppSec engineer, you will collaborate with software development teams to ensure we keep our customers safe while developing these novel services. In a given day, you might be inspecting an application’s code for security issues, building a new framework to help our software developers build faster and more securely, or fine-tuning the design for a new service alongside its software developers.The ideal candidate combines technical acumen with an ability to lead by influence and communicate clearly. Technically, this person will be a security generalist with one or more areas of deep expertise. In their communication, they will clearly articulate risks to technical and non-technical audiences alike. Interpersonally, successful candidates will effectively harmonize disparate opinions while effectively prioritizing risks to guide their partners towards secure solutions.Our organization prizes its employees, and we show it through investing in work-life harmony. We have dedicated resources that consistently innovate in reducing on-call time and ensuring the team spend their time on the highest-value tasks. Join the stores AppSec organization to work hard, have fun, and make history!Key job responsibilities* Creating, updating, and maintaining threat models for a wide variety of software projects* Manual and Automated Secure Code Review, primarily in Java, Python and Javascript* Development of security automation tools* Adversarial security analysis using cutting-edge tools to augment manual effort* Security training and outreach for internal development teams* Security architecture and design guidance* Independently solve security problems that require novel methods or approaches* Influence your team’s and partners’ process, priorities, and choices to improve outcomes

Basic Qualifications

* BS in Computer Science or related field, or equivalent work experience* Minimum of 3 years of experience with at least two of the following: threat modeling experience, secure coding, identity management and authentication, software development, cryptography, penetration testing, cloud security, mobile security, and network security* Intermediate knowledge and understanding of security engineering, system and network security, authentication and security protocols, cryptography, or application security* Experience reading and writing in at least one programming language

Preferred Qualifications

* You demonstrate excellent judgement in assessing and prioritizing technical risk* You have a strong application security background with a focus on scalable solutions* You have experience building and securing complex AWS architecture* You have excellent written and verbal communication skills* You work to identify and remove bottlenecks for your teammates, both in process and technologyAmazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Amazon is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please visit

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