Saturday , February 24 2024

Amazon Careers – Security Engineer Intern

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We’re on the lookout for the curious, those who think big and want to define the world of tomorrow. At Amazon, you will grow into the high impact, visionary person you know you’re ready to be. Every day will be filled with exciting new challenges, developing new skills, and achieving personal growth. At Amazon, you will define your goals, exceed them, and set new ones.

Though we’re a global company comprised of diverse individuals, we unite around our pursuit of to deliver on behalf of our customers

How often can you say that your work changes the world? At Amazon, you’ll say it often. Join us and define tomorrow.

Are you excited for the opportunity to secure hundreds of thousands of hosts, hundreds of millions of lines of code, billions of online transactions, and one of the most visited sites on the internet? Are you passionate about solving problems in an online world where threats grow ever more sophisticated? Do you want to be a part of an excellent information security team to tackle never-before-seen challenges at dizzying scales? At Amazon, we hire the best minds in technology to innovate and build things to benefit our customers. The intense focus we have on our customers is how we have earn customer trust and why we are one of the world’s most beloved brands – customer obsession is part of our company DNA. To earn that trust in an environment as vast and varied as Amazon’s and an online world where threats grow ever more sophisticated requires building a world-class information security team to tackle never-before-seen challenges at dizzying scales.

Amazon is looking for an intern to join the Information Security (InfoSec) team. InfoSec is focused on privacy, compliance and governance, and security across multiple domains including application, partner, offensive security, defensive security, and software development. Security engineers use cutting-edge technology to solve

complex problems and get to see the impact of their work first hand. There is a certain kind of person who takes on this role at Amazon – someone who is excited by the idea of creating new products, features, and services from scratch while managing ambiguity and the pace of a company whose ship cycles are measured in weeks, not years.

As an Amazon intern, you will be interacting with your peers and Amazon’s global team of full-time professionals as part of our world-beating Software and Systems Development teams. You will benefit from the opportunity to attend our popular technical architecture meetings, asking many questions and learning as you go. You will have lots of fun and maybe even make history!

Are you excited for the opportunity to secure hundreds of thousands of hosts, hundreds of millions of lines of code, billions of online transactions, and one of the most visited sites on the Internet? Are you passionate about solving problems in an online world where threats grow ever more sophisticated? Do you want to be a part of a world-class information security team to tackle never-before-seen challenges at dizzying scales?

Amazon is looking for a Security Engineer to join the Information Security (InfoSec) team. InfoSec is focused on privacy, compliance and governance, and security across multiple domains including: application, partner, offensive security, defensive security, and software development. Security Engineers use cutting-edge technology to solve complex problems and get to see the impact of their work firsthand. There is a certain kind of person who takes on this role at Amazon – someone who is excited by the idea of creating new products, features, and services from scratch while managing ambiguity and the pace of a company whose ship cycles are measured in weeks, not years.

Key job responsibilities

  • Create and execute security controls, defences, and countermeasures to intercept and prevent internal and/or external attacks, seeking guidance from your team and manager
  • Develop, test, review, debug or deploy code that supports security protocols
  • Work effectively with your team to identify security problems and improve the security aspects of their service(s)
  • Assess risks that could affect the integrity, availability, or confidentiality of data, systems, or services
  • Resolve security events, incidents, or conduct security assessments using penetration tests, ethical hacking tools, or risk mitigation methodologies to evaluate vulnerabilities
  • Classify, store, and handle data in accordance with policy or best practices
  • Troubleshoot, research the root cause of, and resolve security or risk issues with guidance.

About The Team

If you’re insatiably curious and always want to learn more, then you’ve come to the right place. Depending on your location, country, job status and other requirements, some or all of the following benefits may be available to you as an intern.

  • Competitive pay
  • Impactful project and internship/role deliverables
  • Hybrid working (team dependent)
  • Networking opportunities with fellow interns
  • Internships events such as speaker series, intern panels, Leadership Principles sessions, Amazon writing skills sessions.
  • Mentorship and career development

If you’re successful during your internship, you could be considered for a graduate role after finishing your university studies.

Internship start dates vary throughout the year.

Internship length can vary between (3 -12 months).

Basic Qualifications

  • Currently enrolled in or received a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Technology or related fields
  • Experience with at least one functional scripting language (e.g., Perl, Python, Ruby, shell scripting)
  • Knowledge of system, network and OS
  • Comfortable working in a Linux/Unix environment

Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge of internet fundamentals and cloud computing concepts
  • Familiarity with Database, Storage, & Big Data concepts
  • Experience with troubleshooting Networks (TCP/IP, DNS, routing, switching, firewalls, LAN/WAN, traceroute, iperf, dig, cURL or related)

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).

Company – Amazon UK Services Ltd.

Job ID: A2206813



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