Cloud Security Engineer, National Security (NatSec) Professional Services (ProServe)

Are you passionate about safeguarding sensitive data and systems in the cloud? Do you possess a deep understanding of cloud security assessment, vulnerability management, and risk assessment methodologies? Are you well-versed in network security, encryption techniques, and secure communication protocols? If you have a strong grasp of the AWS shared responsibility model and can guide clients on their security responsibilities within the cloud environment, we want to hear from you.Amazon Web Services is looking for highly talented and technical security consultants to help accelerate our growing Professional Services business. This is an excellent opportunity to join Amazon’s world class technical teams, working with some of the best and brightest engineers while also developing your skills and furthering your career within one of the most innovative and progressive technology companies.Professional Services engage in a wide variety of projects for customers and partners, providing collective experience from across the AWS customer base and are obsessed about strong success for the Customer. Our team collaborates across the entire AWS organization to bring access to product and service teams, to get the right solution delivered and drive feature innovation based upon customer needs.We are looking for someone who is passionate about:- Be great fun to work with at AWS, we have a credo of “Work hard. Have fun. Make history”. In this role, you will love what you do, and instinctively know how to make work fun. You will be dynamic and creative, and willing to take on any challenge and make a big impact.- Enjoy working with Intelligence Community customers. You will have a passion for educating, training, designing, and building cloud solutions for a diverse and challenging set of Intelligence Community customers.- Have a strong understanding of large scale computing security solutions. The ideal candidate will have past experience working as a systems or security engineer. You will enjoy keeping your existing technical skills honed and developing new ones, so you can make strong contributions to deep architecture discussions. You will regularly take part in deep-dive education and design exercises to create truly innovative solutions built on AWS.This position requires that the candidate selected be a US Citizen and must currently possess and maintain an active TS/SCI security clearance with polygraph.If you have questions or would like to submit a referral, please reach out to Renee Taylor at [email protected] day in the lifeWork/Life BalanceOur team puts a high value on work-life balance. It isn’t about how many hours you spend at home or at work; it’s about the flow you establish that brings energy to both parts of your life. We believe striking the right balance between your personal and professional life is critical to life-long happiness and fulfillment. We offer flexibility in working hours and encourage you to find your own balance between your work and personal lives.Mentor-ship & Career GrowthOur team is 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 mentor ship. We care about your career growth and strive to assign projects based on what will help each team member develop into a better-rounded Evaluator and enable them to take on more complex tasks in the future.Inclusive Team Culture:Here at AWS, we embrace our differences. We are committed to furthering our culture of inclusion. We have ten employee-led affinity groups, reaching 40,000 employees in over 190 chapters globally. We have innovative benefit offerings, and we host annual and ongoing learning experiences, including our Conversations on Race and Ethnicity (CORE) and AmazeCon (gender diversity) conferences. Amazon’s culture of inclusion is reinforced within our 16 Leadership Principles, which remind team members to seek diverse perspectives, learn and be curious, and earn trust.We are open to hiring candidates to work out of one of the following locations:Annapolis Junction, MD, USA

Basic Qualifications

- Knowledge of the primary aws services (ec2, elb, rds, route53 & s3)- Experience implementing AWS services in a variety of distributed computing environments- 3+ years of design/implementation/consulting experience with distributed applications or equivalent education experience- 1+ years of software development tools and methodologies- Technical degree or equivalent experience- Current, active US Government Security Clearance of TS/SCI with Polygraph

Preferred Qualifications

- Experience and technical expertise (design and implementation) in cloud computing technologies- Experience leading the design, development and deployment of business software at scale or recent hands-on technology infrastructure, network, compute, storage, and virtualization experience- 5+ years experience in infrastructure architecture, database architecture and networking- Experience in technology/software sales consulting or equivalent skills- Professional experience architecting/deploying/operating solutions built on AWS- Experience working within software development or Internet-related industries- Experience migrating or transforming legacy customer solutions to the cloud- Experience managing highly available data center operations with responsibility for infrastructure robustness, including networking, server hardware and storage- Understanding of Federal Government application, server, and network security requirements such as ICD 503, FISMA and FedRAMP.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

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