Software Development Engineer, AWS Security Assurance, IV&V

New York City, USANew YorkUnited StatesNorth America

Job summaryAre you passionate about building security across Amazon and removing barriers for software engineers as we grow? Do you want to make it easier for AWS's builders and customers to scale securely?AWS Security Assurance makes it easier to show our high standards to auditors and regulators. The goal of this role is to maintain AWS's rapid innovation by making it easier to demonstrate these standards. We have built a new team to lead this work, if you are passionate about building tools to increase the velocity of innovation and security, this may be the role for you.Key job responsibilitiesAs a Software Engineer on our team, you will build and own internal services that identify and monitor security/compliance-relevant attributes of key infrastructure, scale security and compliance assessments of AWS services, and expand our ability to continuously monitor key security functions. You will be part of a growing team that has a high bar for engineer excellence, minimal technical debt, new services to build, and fairly quiet pagers. You will contribute to solving complex engineering problems as well as business problems.This position can also be located at our Seattle, NYC, Portland, and Virginia locations.A day in the lifeInclusive Team CultureHere at AWS, we embrace our differences. We are committed to furthering our culture of inclusion. We have ten employee-led affinity groups, reaching 40,000 employees in over 190 chapters globally. We have innovative benefit offerings, and we host annual and ongoing learning experiences, including our Conversations on Race and Ethnicity (CORE) and AmazeCon (gender diversity) conferences. Amazon’s culture of inclusion is reinforced within our 14 Leadership Principles, which remind team members to seek diverse perspectives, learn and be curious, and earn trust. Mentorship & Career GrowthOur team is dedicated to supporting new members. We have a broad mix of experience levels and tenures, and we’re building an environment that celebrates knowledge sharing and mentorship. Our senior members enjoy one-on-one mentoring. We care about your career growth as a passionate learner that is motivated to take on challenges. Work/Life BalanceOur team also puts a high value on work-life balance. Striking a healthy balance between your personal and professional life is crucial to your happiness and success here, which is why we aren’t focused on how many hours you spend at work or online. Instead, we’re happy to offer a flexible schedule so you can have a more productive and well balanced life—both in and outside of work.Remote Work Options AvailableWe value your time to innovate and recognize the need for heads down time to focus on a build. We also value in-person collaboration and time spent face-to-face. Our team affords engineers with options to work in the office every day or work remotely in a flexible hybrid schedule.

Basic Qualifications

  • 1+ years of experience contributing to the system design or architecture (architecture, design patterns, reliability and scaling) of new and current systems.
  • 2+ years of non-internship professional software development experience
  • Programming experience with at least one software programming language.
Professional experience developing software in Java, Python, Ruby, JavaScript, or other languageBachelor’s degree in Computer Science or a related discipline.

Preferred Qualifications

MS in Computer Science or related field.Experience with Java, CDK, serverless, and building with AWS services.Experience being part of a team that implements Agile software engineering practices.Amazon 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 in New York City who perform in-person work or interact with the public in the course of business must show proof they have been fully vaccinated against COVID or request and receive approval for a reasonable accommodation, including medical or religious accommodation.

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