Manager, Application Security, Games, Media and Entertainment Security
We are changing the way millions of customers interact with entertainment that enriches lives. Amazon Games, Media and Entertainment delivers experiences at unparalleled scale. Whether it's launching our own studio to create original and exclusive content, or connecting players and developers to the games and communities they love, Amazon Games, Media and Entertainment Security is at the center of customer, builder and content journeys. Our vision is to be the most loved and trusted entertainment service by empowering the business with innovative security solutions that complement our creative workforce without restricting our ability to deliver a seamless customer experience.Key job responsibilitiesAs a successful Manager, Application Security within Games, Media and Entertainment Security, you will be seen as a leader and play a key role in ensuring security is built into our applications and services and partnering with development teams to maintain a high security bar. You will collaborate with security champions within our engineering teams to drive the implementation and validation of security controls prior to production launch. You will: - Support application security reviews that include threat modeling, code review, and security testing. - Provide durable, technical security guidance to security engineers to mitigate identified risks. - Review existing processes and suggest improvements for increased security and efficiency. - Independently solve security problems that require novel methods or approaches - Build Security metrics to track the effectiveness of our security excellence programs and to influence your team's and partner's process, priorities and choices to improve outcomes - Assistance with recruiting activities andadministrative workA day in the lifeAs a successful Manager, Application Security within Games, Media and Entertainment Security, you will be seen as a strong leader who prioritizes well, communicates clearly and compellingly understands how to drive a high level of operational and strategic excellence within a team, while collaborating with a variety of internal and external business partners. You must show exemplary judgment in making technical trade-offs between short- versus long-term security and business goals. A successful candidate must be one that can handle several difficult challenges and problems, can make risk-based assessments founded on data and facts rather than older static based security paradigms, though being aware of the older best practices.About the teamOur team puts a high value on work-life balance. Striking a healthy balance between your personal and professional life is crucial to your happiness and success here, which is why we aren’t focused on how many hours you spend at work or online. Instead, we’re happy to offer a flexible schedule so you can have a more productive and well-balanced life—both in and outside of work.We are open to hiring candidates to work out of one of the following locations:London, GBR
- 5+ years of experience leading, managing & developing high performance teams - 5+ years of progressive experience within a software security team or similar operating environment - BA/BS in computer science, information security, related discipline, or equivalent work experience
- Experience making decisions on behalf of and in support of highly technical project teams. - Experience managing towards metrics that measure service and program effectiveness and consistency. - Possess self-drive to keep moving things forward even in the face of ambiguity and imperfect knowledge - Excellent executive communications or technical writing; clear, concise, and thorough written and oral communication skills. - Demonstrable teamwork skills and resourcefulness.Amazon is an equal opportunities employer. We believe passionately that employing a diverse workforce is central to our success. We make recruiting decisions based on your experience and skills. We value your passion to discover, invent, simplify and build. Protecting your privacy and the security of your data is a longstanding top priority for Amazon. Please consult our Privacy Notice (https://www.amazon.jobs/en/privacy_page) to know more about how we collect, use and transfer the personal data of our candidates.Our inclusive culture empowers Amazonians to deliver the best results for our customers. If you have a disability and need an adjustment during the application and hiring process, including support for the interview or onboarding process, please contact the Applicant-Candidate Accommodation Team (ACAT), Monday through Friday from 7:00 am GMT - 4:00 pm GMT. If calling directly from the United Kingdom, please dial +44 800 086 9884 (tel:+448000869884). If calling from Ireland, please dial +353 1800 851 489 (tel:+3531800851489).