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Software Developer Engineer, New Security Service

Job ID: 2644525 | Amazon Development Center U.S., Inc.


Our team's mission is to help customers manage their network security complexity with ease. We're looking for an experienced engineer to help us build a new, greenfield product that radically improves on this mission by leveraging GenAI to help customers meet their security needs. This project is a novel application of AI that goes beyond current industry standards.

As a key developer, you will play a crucial role in designing, implementing, and delivering essential components of our advanced security management system. You'll contribute significantly to the development lifecycle, influencing the design, development, building, deployment, and support of our cutting-edge AWS service.

You’ll join a diverse team of software and security engineers, product managers, designers, and other vital roles. You’ll collaborate with people across AWS to help us earn customers' trust by delivering the highest standards for operations and security. And you’ll experience an inclusive culture that welcomes bold ideas and empowers you to own them to completion.

Key job responsibilities
* Design and implement key features of the security management system using Rust and/or Java
* Collaborate with the development team to deliver global, highly available, and scalable services.
* Apply security techniques to enhance the system's defenses.
* Work with cross-functional teams to integrate AI technology into the security management process.

A day in the life
As an experienced SDE, you'll be an integral part of our advanced security management system, actively contributing to the design, implementation, and delivery of critical components.

About the team
Why AWS?
Amazon Web Services (AWS) is the world’s most comprehensive and broadly adopted cloud platform. We pioneered cloud computing and never stopped innovating — that’s why customers from the most successful startups to Global 500 companies trust our robust suite of products and services to power their businesses.

Diverse Experiences
AWS values diverse experiences. Even if you do not meet all of the qualifications and skills listed in the job description, we encourage candidates to apply. If your career is just starting, hasn’t followed a traditional path, or includes alternative experiences, don’t let it stop you from applying.

Inclusive Team Culture
Here at AWS, it’s in our nature to learn and be curious. Our employee-led affinity groups foster a culture of inclusion that empower us to be proud of our differences. Ongoing events and learning experiences, including our Conversations on Race and Ethnicity (CORE) and AmazeCon (gender diversity) conferences, inspire us to never stop embracing our uniqueness.

Mentorship & Career Growth
We’re continuously raising our performance bar as we strive to become Earth’s Best Employer. That’s why you’ll find endless knowledge-sharing, mentorship and other career-advancing resources here to help you develop into a better-rounded professional.

Work/Life Balance
We value work-life harmony. Achieving success at work should never come at the expense of sacrifices at home, which is why flexible work hours and arrangements are part of our culture. When we feel supported in the workplace and at home, there’s nothing we can’t achieve in the cloud.

AWS is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace to deliver the best results for our customers. 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; we celebrate the diverse ways we work. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please let us know and we will connect you to our accommodation team. You may also reach them directly by visiting please

Our team works collaboratively to design, implement, and operate solutions to challenging problems. We are a group of software and security engineers who are excited to help our customers achieve their security goals easily when using AWS. We work closely with our Product Management and Design teams, and with customers and our customer field teams, including Solutions Architects, Technical Account Managers, and sales and marketing specialists. We share our ideas and learn from each other regularly, and continuously seek to improve our products and practices.


- 3+ years of non-internship professional software development experience
- 2+ years of non-internship design or architecture (design patterns, reliability and scaling) of new and existing systems experience
- Experience programming with at least one software programming language


- 3+ years of full software development life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, and operations experience
- Bachelor's degree in computer science or equivalent

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

Our compensation reflects the cost of labor across several US geographic markets. The base pay for this position ranges from $129,300/year in our lowest geographic market up to $223,600/year in our highest geographic market. Pay is based on a number of factors including market location and may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. Amazon is a total compensation company. Dependent on the position offered, equity, sign-on payments, and other forms of compensation may be provided as part of a total compensation package, in addition to a full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits. For more information, please visit This position will remain posted until filled. Applicants should apply via our internal or external career site.