Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Herndon


The Amazon Web Services (AWS) Security team is looking for a Software Development Engineer who has a strong passion for security-at-scale. You will work on a small team dedicated to building new tooling and features to improve AWS Security capabilities. We develop the tools that keep AWS safe from malicious actors, preventing, detecting, and mitigation security events. We work closely with our Threat Intel, Security Operations, and Security Analyst teams, and relentlessly drive security improvements.

The AWS IT Security team is responsible for the security and availability of all of the services offered by AWS, including EC2, S3, and more than 40 others. This is a high visibility team that solves security challenges at a massive scale.

Our team deals with immense quantities of data, pushing the envelope on scale and various advanced analytical techniques to find and mitigate security threats. You’ll be expected to develop robust large scale distributed systems for processing data, and to provide technical leadership to other engineers to do the same. While you may not be a security expert just yet, you have a passion for solving security challenges in innovative ways. You’ll develop a broad and deep understanding of the overall AWS security posture and develop many of the core technology components to improve and scale it. While you may not be a security expert just yet, you have a passion for solving security challenges in innovative ways.

· Develop solutions to simplify the processing of massive amounts of data
· Architect, design, and develop systems for detecting security weaknesses and vulnerabilities in software
· Rapidly prototype and incubate new security features and solutions
· Identify AWS security gaps and help determine the best solutions to close those gaps
· Work closely with other internal development teams across various AWS services to coordinate security improvements
· Deliver high quality solutions in a hyper-growth environment where priorities shift
· Mentor junior developers on the team to improve their skills and make them more effective software engineers

· BS degree in Computer Science or related field
· 8 + years of professional software development experience

  • software

About the company

Amazon strives to be Earth's most customer-centric company where people can find and discover virtually anything they want to buy online. By giving customers more of what they want - low prices, vast selection, and convenience - Amazon continues to grow and evolve as a world-class e-commerce platform.

Founded by Jeff Bezos, the website started in 1995 as a place to buy books because of the unique customer experience the Web could offer book lovers. Bezos believed that only the Internet could offer customers the convenience of browsing a selection of millions of book titles in a single sitting. During the first 30 days of business, Amazon fulfilled orders for customers in 50 states and 45 countries - all shipped from his Seattle-area garage.

Amazon's evolution from Web site to e-commerce partner to development platform is driven by the spirit of innovation that is part of the company's DNA. The world's brightest technology minds come to to research and develop technology that improves the lives of shoppers and sellers around the world.