Amazon Corporate LLC Senior Security Engineer - Alexa Cloud Secure Solutions in Seattle, Washington
The Amazon Alexa team focuses on bringing user-delighting, voice-activated experiences to Amazon customers. The mission of the Alexa Cloud Secure Solutions team is to safeguard Alexa customers by developing world class, innovative solutions for the biggest security challenges. These challenges span the capabilities Alexa supports from communications to smart home to shopping to integration with financial institutions. They also include the core Alexa functionality (e.g., machine learning). We are passionate problem solvers with deep security expertise. We're working hard, having fun, and making history. Come join our team! You will partner with world-class technical leaders, security experts, developers, business teams, scientists and data analysts across the organization, spanning a wide range of disciplines.We are looking for a Senior Security Engineer to ensure the Alexa security challenges are properly understood and prioritized. You will be working with other product and security teams to identify problems for your larger team to solve. You will provide the deep technical expertise to root out problems that others would miss. Your expertise will also be leveraged to identify innovate solutions that raise the bar for the industry. The teams building the solutions will also depend on you to establish the security bar.In this role you will:* Create strategies for creative techniques to identify security challenges and needs* Work closely with security engineers and product teams to execute on the strategies.* Provide deep technical expertise to help ensure comprehensive results* Prioritize issues to maximize the impact of the team* Provide guidance on innovative solution options* Mentor junior members on the team* Set the bar for acceptable solutions to security challenges* Help produce write-ups for executive leadership on the strategies, findings, and solutionsThe ideal candidate is a creative security expert with superior analytical abilities and judgment. This opportunity requires excellent technical, problem-solving, and communication skills. The ideal candidate will have 5 or more years of relevant work experience in security disciplines. The ideal candidate will also have experience solving security problems and completing complex projects with a keen ability to prioritize effectively.* Bachelor's degree in computer science, engineering or scientific discipline, or equivalent experience* 5+ years working on software products related to information security, data privacy, or regulatory compliance.* Deep understanding of security vulnerabilities and mitigations* Ability to model threats and risks for a large, complex system* Advanced knowledge and understanding of security engineering, system and network security, authentication and security protocols, cryptography, or application securityAmazon 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.