• Snr Security Engineer

    Location UK-London
    Posted Date 3 months ago(17/12/2018 16:19)
    Job ID
    AMZN Dev Center (London) Ltd
    Company/Location (search) : Country (Full Name)
    United Kingdom
  • Job Description

    Amazon’s Prime Video is a premium on-demand video entertainment service that offers customers the greatest choice in what to watch from popular Prime Original TV shows (made by Amazon Studios) such as The Grand Tour, Jack Ryan and the recent Golden Globe winning The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel to Prime Original Movies like the Oscar-winning Manchester by the Sea and The Salesman. The service also offers TV shows that are exclusively available for Prime members in each country such as American Gods, MR ROBOT and Outlander, and more recently live sport including the US Open tennis from 2018 and Premier League games from 2019. Beyond this content exclusivity, the service further differentiates from other video-on-demand services by offering Prime members the opportunity to subscribe to 60+ channels like Discovery, Starz, Eurosport Player and hayu and hundreds of thousands of additional titles to watch instantly with no extra apps to download or long term contracts. Prime Video is at the forefront of the entertainment industry and growing fast - now available in more than 240 countries and territories worldwide – and we work in a dynamic, and exciting environment where innovating on behalf of our customers is at the heart of everything we do. If this sounds exciting to you, please read on.

    If you are interested in the fields of software engineering and information security and are passionate about making a positive impact by driving the delivery of projects that protect our customer data and earn their trust, this position will provide you with an interesting opportunity in an environment of rapid innovation. You will be responsible for driving projects focused on security improvements in Amazon Video's overall service and client applications working with stakeholders across the group in Engineering, Product management to deliver highly impactful results. This will include the the development of traffic monitoring systems using machine learning and related technologies to detect malicious traffic, improving security at scale through automation. You will also work with software engineering teams across Prime Video to drive security improvements during the software architecture and design stage using your knowledge of AWS technologies, and software design best practices.

    This is a role with organization-wide scope where you will combine your subject matter expertise in security with your ability to work with internal and external partners (AWS, Information Security, external solution vendors). Ideally, you have deep hands-on experience in network layer security, incident response, vulnerability management, compliance programs and security of web applications. A successful candidate needs to have excellent communication skills to influence managers and software developers across the group. You will leverage your subject matter expertise to partner with other security leaders in Amazon to drive continuous improvements in security.

    Basic Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field.

    • Experience working in the field of computer security

    • Technical expertise in security of web services, network security protocols and security testing tools

    • Understanding of Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) and project planning/execution skills including estimating and scheduling.

    • Experience managing large security efforts, delivering significant security improvements to large, highly complex systems.

    • Excellent analytical and interpersonal skills, with ability to work successfully across all engineering disciplines and multiple teams.

    • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively with developers, product managers, and senior business leaders with security metrics to influence decisions.

    • High sense of ownership, urgency, and drive.

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Msc in Computer Science or related field

    • Technical expertise in video formats and video streaming technologies including Digital Rights Management technologies

    • Technical expertise in Operating System and Device Hardware Security.

    • Experience working in industry standards groups, influencing external technology & business leaders

    • CISSP, CISA, CISM and/or other security certifications preferred.

    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 objective criteria including your experience and skills. We value your passion to discover, invent, simplify and build. We welcome applications from all sections of society irrespective of belief colour, race, religion or belief, nationality, ethnic or national origin, gender, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, sex, marital status, disability, age or trade union membership. Please let us know if you have any special requirements in relation to this recruitment process.

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