Security Engineer

Amazon.com - Seattle, WA (30+ days ago)3.6


Job Description
The Amazon Web Services (AWS) Security team is looking for a Security Engineer with a strong passion for utilizing big data and data analytics to achieve security-at-scale.

You will operate at the convergence of the hottest areas in tech: Big Data, Analytics, Security, Software Development and Cloud Services. You will develop a broad and deep understanding of the overall AWS security posture, work closely with AWS Security partner teams and AWS service teams to identify security threats, and use your security insight to relentlessly drive improvements to the AWS security posture through hands-on data analysis and automation of analytics. You will work with an immense amount of data and push the envelope with various advanced analytical techniques to find and mitigate security threats.

The AWS IT Security team is responsible for the security and availability of all of the services offered by AWS, including EC2, S3, EMR, Redshift, Dynamo DB, and more than 40 others. This is a high visibility team that solves security challenges at a massive scale.
Basic Qualifications
At least 2 years' experience using big data to address security challenges.
At least 4 years' experience handling security investigations, penetration testing, and/or incident response across various operating systems and applications.
At least 2 years' experience in at least one high-level programming language such as C, Python, Ruby, Java, or Scala
Two plus years expereince with big data tools such as Splunk, Hadoop/YARN, Spark, Kafka, Presto, Redshift, etc
One plus year experience with cloud platforms, preferably AWS

Preferred Qualifications
Proficiency in SQL and at least some experience with analytical and NoSQL databases
Understands adversary tactics and can think like an attacker
Passionate about data, security, technology, and challenging the status quo
Experience working with data streaming technologies (Flink, Spark Streaming, Kinesis, etc)
Experience with cloud platforms, preferably AWS
Passionate about data, security, technology, and challenging the status quo
Working knowledge of statistical packages such as (R, SAS, Weka, RapidMiner, etc)
Working knowledge of graph databases
Experience applying machine learning to real-world problems
Comfortable working in a team environment using Agile methodologies
Strong communication, interpersonal skills and fortitude to get stuff done
Meets/exceeds Amazon’s leadership principles requirements for this role
Meets/exceeds Amazon’s functional/technical depth and complexity for this role
Amazon.com is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer – Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation.

Amazon.com is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer – Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation.