Thursday , February 22 2024

Amazon Careers Near Me – Security Engineer

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Job Summary


Advertising at Amazon is a fast-growing multi-billion dollar business that spans across desktop, mobile and connected devices; encompasses ads on Amazon and a vast network of hundreds of thousands of third party publishers; and extends across US, EU and an increasing number of international geographies. The Traffic Quality team builds technology to detect robot and fraud traffic within programmatic advertising sources, towards ensuring a high quality advertising marketplace. Within this, the Traffic Quality Forensics team invests in security engineering and Javascript techniques to build more durable signatures of bot traffic. The challenge is to stay one step ahead by building a 360 degree understanding of the risk landscape and the specific incentives ad fraud, and invest in a robust suite of security engineering approaches to mitigate these in the short and long-term. We are committed to building a long-term traffic quality solution that enhances advertiser trust and saves them hundreds of millions of dollars of wasted spend.

Traffic Quality Forensics is looking for talented Security Engineers who can improve our capabilities of detecting, preventing and predicting undesirable ad traffic. This role requires you to be a highly specialized reverse-engineer, programmer and detective. You will accomplish your tasks by using tools and expert level knowledge to understand not only what a particular piece of malware can do but also how it does it.

As a Security Engineer you will research on browser to find behavioural difference and develop methods to detect automation by reverse engineering and traffic instrumentation of tools like Selenium, Playwright or Puppeteer. You will research and develop signal collections on both mobile and desktop, which enables detection and create mitigation solutions. You will find bad stuff on the internet, see if you can figure out how is done, document it. As a Security Engineer you will use honey pots to lure live malwares committing advertising fraud, analyze its activity and identify its signature. You will work with the internal security teams to identify botnets and prevent them from adversely impacting our ad network. You will also leverage the ethical hacking community to obtain standard modus operandi, source code and tactics used by malwares and botnets.

Basic Qualifications

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related technical discipline
  • Strong understanding of information security principles and best practices
  • Strong understanding of network security, operating systems and browser security architecture
  • Deep working knowledge of networking concepts: TCP/IP, HTTP, HTTPS, DNS, SSL/TLS etc.
  • You have passion for reverse engineering, malware analysis, threat detection and hunting
  • Working knowledge of network monitoring tools like TCP Dump, Wireshark and Fiddler
  • You have strong communication and collaboration skills
  • You show strong ownership, bias for action and ability to dive deep
  • Strong troubleshooting and problem solving skills.
  • Experienced in handling large data sets and databases

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with advertising systems
  • Experience in deep packet inspection and web traffic analysis
  • Demonstrated success in analyzing fraud softwares
  • Prior experience working with disassemblers like IDA Pro and Ghidra
  • Proficiency in any scripting language such as Perl, Python, Ruby, etc

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 ( 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).

Company – Amazon Dev Centre (London) Ltd

Job ID: A2236765

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