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Security Engineer II, AppSec, Acquisitions

Job ID: 2062709 | Services LLC


Job summary
Amazon Information Security is looking for an Application Security Engineer to join our Appsec Acquisitions team. You will have the opportunity to ensure security of applications that are under consideration for merger or acquisition.

Our team approaches security challenges with empathy and curiosity to help service teams identify areas of improvement and guidance on how to remediate risk. Amazon Application Security focuses on enabling our builders to provide a secure and trustworthy experience to our customers without compromising the overall customer experience.

As a Security Engineer on our team, you will solve interesting security challenges that arise when Amazon acquires new businesses. You will need a combination of technical and communication skills as well as a cutomer-focused mindset and a desire to continue to grow and learn from those around you.

Key job responsibilities
* Application security reviews
* Secure architecture design
* Threat modeling
* Projects and research work as needed
* Security training and outreach to internal development teams
* Security guidance documentation
* Security metrics delivery and improvements
* Code Review

About the team
We are the Appsec Acquisitions team, and we are devoted to helping ensure Amazon's application security bar is met by companies that are acquired by Amazon . Our team is also 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. We care about your career growth and strive to assign projects based on what will help each team member develop into a better-rounded engineer and enable them to take on more complex tasks in the future.


* BA/BS in computer science, information security, related discipline, or equivalent work experience
* Ability to think creatively about potential problems and propose creative solutions
* Experience with customer facing roles and providing support
* Ability to work independently and comfortably in a fast-paced environment.


* Excellent teamwork and collaboration skills.
* Results-oriented, high energy, self-motivated
* Information security professional certifications encouraged (SANS GIAC, CISSP etc.)
* Passionate about security and customer experience

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