AWS is looking for a talented Security Engineer who possesses a strong expertise in software and systems, combined with a genuine enthusiasm for security and cloud computing.This role requires engineers to work tactically with both internal and external stakeholders to solve security challenges at massive scale, and to think strategically to develop and implement changes to drive automation, scalability and continuous progress for the organization.This role is available in either Sydney OR Melbourne, at the candidate’s preference.Successful candidates should: - be able to assess technical vs. business risks and consistently drive internal engineering teams to take the right actions in the appropriate time frames to mitigate risks.- have a good mix of broad and deep technical knowledge and a demonstrated background in information security.- be technically proficient in the fields of network and operating system security, cryptography, software security, security operations, incident response, and emergent security intelligence.- possess a combination of troubleshooting, technical, and communication skills.About the teamCloud Response is a team inside AWS Security Operations. This team is broadly responsible for the 'AWS' side of the Shared Responsibility Model, and provides oversight of security issues from their identification through to resolution.Cloud Response operates follow-the-sun with teams based around four different geographical locations.We work with other AWS teams, to ensure security issues are resolved with the right level of urgency, whilst ensuring that our stakeholders are kept into the loop.We are open to hiring candidates to work out of one of the following locations:Melbourne, VIC, AUS | Sydney, NSW, AUS
Basic Qualifications- BS degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or 3+ years’ equivalent technology experience.- Understanding of best practices across multiple security disciplines/domains.- 5+ years or more of proven experience with a focus in areas such as systems, network, and/or application security.
- 5+ years or more of proven experience with a focus in areas such as systems, network, and/or application security.- 2+ years of scripting/coding experience in any language (including Bash/PowerShell scripting). Previous experience in Python scripting would be ideal.- Knowledge of Internet security issues, cloud architectures, and threat landscape.- Experience with virtualization technologies, especially with AWS services.- Strong proven knowledge of web protocols, common attacks, and an in-depth knowledge of Linux/Unix tools and architecture.Acknowledgement of country:In the spirit of reconciliation Amazon acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of country throughout Australia and their connections to land, sea and community. We pay our respect to their elders past and present and extend that respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples today.IDE statement: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, disability, age, or other legally protected attributes.