Software Development Engineer, AWS Security

Herndon, Virginia, USA

Full Time
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Posted 3 weeks ago

Come and build the future of Security at AWS!

Each day, hundreds of thousands of developers make billions of transactions worldwide on our cloud. They harness the power of Amazon Web Services (AWS) to enable innovative applications, websites, and businesses. The AWS Security team owns security for all of these services offered by AWS, including EC2, S3, and many others. Our team works with the many AWS teams to solve security challenges at massive scale. We enable the trust by building services that meet the security goals of our customers, from compliance to analysis.

We are looking for highly intelligent software and systems professionals to join us and help us continue to raise the security bar for cloud computing. You should be somebody who enjoys working on complex system software, is customer-centric, and feels strongly about delivering results. You should be passionate about solving security hurdles in innovative ways. We do not desire to simply produce good software here at AWS Security... we want to produce disruptive, history changing innovations.

Our AWS Security teams are looking for passionate developers to support our security initiatives in a number of areas including:

· Working with AWS services to support automation to mitigate threats
· Supporting AWS Service teams in meeting the security requirements for host logging, patching, and vulnerability detection
· Building high performance platforms to deal with big data, support security analytics and implement automation to address security threats


You'll be part of a world-class team in a fast-paced environment that has the entrepreneurial feel of a start-up. This is an opportunity to operate and engineer systems on a massive scale, and to gain top-notch experience in cloud computing. You'll be surrounded by people who are smart, passionate about cloud computing, and believe that world class service is critical to customer success.

Basic Qualifications


· Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related field; and
· 3+ years of experience building successful production software systems
· 3+ years of experience working with professional software engineering practices & best practices for the full software development life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, and operations
· Experience developing on Unix/Linux using modern programming languages like Golang, Java, Python, C, and C++.
· Exposure to cloud computing (AWS, Azure, etc)

Preferred Qualifications

· Exposure to big data technologies such as EMR, Hadoop, Glue, Spark, Athena.
· Exposure to data streaming and messaging platforms such as Kafka, Kinesis, SNS, SQS
· Experience working on software related to security such as access control, data protection, and intrusion detection
· Meets/exceeds Amazon’s leadership principles requirements for this role
· Meets/exceeds Amazon’s functional/technical depth and complexity for this role Amazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace.



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 https://www.amazon.jobs/en/disability/us



Job tags: AWS Azure C EC2 Golang Hadoop High performance Java Kafka Linux Python S3 Spark Streaming Unix