Thursday , February 22 2024

Amazon Jobs – Security Engineer

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Job Summary


Amazon Payments Services build systems that process payments at an unprecedented scale, with accuracy, speed, and mission-critical availability. We process millions of transactions every day worldwide across various payment methods. Hundreds of millions of customers and merchants send hundreds of billions of dollars moving at light-speed through our systems annually. We are growing a new team to innovate and provide a seamless payment experience to our customers across all platforms like mobile, web, voice etc.

We are looking for a highly skilled, experienced, and motivated senior security engineer to join our Application Security team. This team owns all aspects of security for the features in the next generation of Amazon’s core payments platform.

Key job responsibilities

As a Security Engineer In Payments Security, You Will

Secure the design and implementation of the most critical systems within Amazon’s core payments platform

Solve security challenges at a massive scale in a security-first, infrastructure as code, 100% AWS environment

Partner closely with our development teams to produce innovative and secure solutions

Proactively perform security assessments to prevent security vulnerabilities

Perform security testing before release

Conducting trainings and hackathons to raise developer awareness of security best practices

Be expected to be strong in multiple domains and will be sought out for advice on technical issues,

Have excellent time management skills along with the ability to deliver results in the face of uncertainty

Basic Qualifications

BS in computer science, networking, information systems, computer engineering, or 4+ years’ equivalent experience

Minimum of 4 years’ experience in identifying security issues and risks, and developing mitigation plans

Minimum of 2 years’ experience in software architecture, design, implementation

Minimum of 2 years’ experience in areas such as cryptography, application security, threat modeling, penetration testing

Minimum of 2 years’ scripting or programming experience in Java, Python, Perl, Scala, or other languages

Experience performing secure code review

Hands-on experience using and/or securing AWS or other cloud computing environments

Experience in executive communications or technical writing; clear, concise, and thorough written and oral communication skills.

Results oriented, high energy, self-motivated

Preferred Qualifications

Hands-ons experience designing and/or securing on-premise or AWS network infrastructure

Experience with multiple programming languages (such as, Java, Python, C++, Scala, etc.)

  • Experience with vulnerability risk and impact assessment

    Experience in driving large, cross-organization initiatives

    Ability to make concrete progress in the face of ambiguity and imperfect knowledge (avoid “analysis paralysis”)

    Strong information security risk-based prioritization abilities

    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 Payments UK Limited

    Job ID: A1955761

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