Principal Security Technical Leader

Job ID: 1540597 | AWS EMEA SARL (UK Branch)

DESCRIPTION

Do you want to transform how we deliver security outcomes to our customers? Are you excited to help us earn customer trust through delivery excellence and implementation of security practices? Do you enjoy driving global initiatives within a fast-paced Professional Services organization?

The AWS Professional Services Engagement Security team seeks to improve the security of how AWS Professional Services consultants deliver to customers worldwide. This role is inherently cross-functional and requires a strong ability to think big and insist on highest standards as you influence others to evolve the way that AWS Professional Services interact with our customers.

As an engagement security leader on the team, you will be expected to own day-to-day operational security practices both technical and programmatic. Technical leadership includes deliverable security reviews, build and deploy new technology and capability, and influencing Service Team roadmaps. Programmatic leadership includes building and executing project plans, stakeholder management, proactively identify and manage delivery risks, resolve issues, escalate when appropriate - all to drive successful customer outcomes on every engagement.

The ideal candidate should be a technical security professional showing strong bias for action and deep ownership over organization-spanning programs. Someone who is comfortable leading the charge to reduce ambiguity and earn trust while taking professional services team members on a journey from securing their working environments through scalable security tools, best practices in customer workloads, and security deliverable standards.

Given the international scope and impact of this role, the location can be flexible, and not limited to UK.

Responsibilities:
· Drive adoption of internal security best practices for AWS ProServe employees and subcontractor working with customers during engagement delivery and software development lifecycle.
· Collaborate across AWS ProServe Engagement Security for consistent and authoritative guidance.
· Create and implement plans that have clear, measurable success criteria. Clearly communicate progress and outcomes at the VP level.
· Build and operate closed loop mechanisms proving security outcomes on customer engagements.
· Facilitate and/or personally conduct engagement and deliverable security reviews.
· Work directly with our customers and team members to integrate, invent and improve our security solutions.
· Communicate clearly both verbally and in writing, within team, external groups and customers.
· Develop high-quality technical content such as tools, reference architectures, and white papers to help our consultants, partners, and customers build on the work you deliver.
· Help hire and onboard new contributors to scale the team.


BASIC QUALIFICATIONS
· 10+ years of security operations or security advisory work with demonstrated track record for innovation and delivering results at scale.
· 2+ years of Project Management experience managing enterprise-level projects and continuous improvement programs.
· BA/BS degree or equivalent experience.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
· Experience in owning cross-team security implementation programs inclusive of metrics, communications, and prioritization.
· Experience driving application security and secure software development lifecycle programs.
· Experience working in a security operations environment.
· A clear understanding of cloud computing services/deployment architecture.
· Experience conducting security reviews and measuring against key performance indicators.
· Have at least one active project or agile management certification.
· AWS experience and/or relevant certifications.
· Strong sense of ownership, urgency, and drive.
· Excellent written and oral communication with multiple levels of leadership involving both business and technical components of the company.


BASIC QUALIFICATIONS


BASIC QUALIFICATIONS
· 10+ years of security operations or security advisory work with demonstrated track record for innovation and delivering results at scale.
· 2+ years of Project Management experience managing enterprise-level projects and continuous improvement programs.
· BA/BS degree or equivalent experience.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
· Experience in owning cross-team security implementation programs inclusive of metrics, communications, and prioritization.
· Experience driving application security and secure software development lifecycle programs.
· Experience working in a security operations environment.
· A clear understanding of cloud computing services/deployment architecture.
· Experience conducting security reviews and measuring against key performance indicators.
· Have at least one active project or agile management certification.
· AWS experience and/or relevant certifications.
· Strong sense of ownership, urgency, and drive.
· Excellent written and oral communication with multiple levels of leadership involving both business and technical components of the company.


PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS


PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
· Experience in owning cross-team security implementation programs inclusive of metrics, communications, and prioritization.
· Experience driving application security and secure software development lifecycle programs.
· Experience working in a security operations environment.
· A clear understanding of cloud computing services/deployment architecture.
· Experience conducting security reviews and measuring against key performance indicators.
· Have at least one active project or agile management certification.
· AWS experience and/or relevant certifications.
· Strong sense of ownership, urgency, and drive.
· Excellent written and oral communication with multiple levels of leadership involving both business and technical components of the company.