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Worldwide Technical Leader, AWS Security & Compliance

Worldwide Technical Leader, AWS Security & Compliance

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Would you like to own driving the global technical Security & Compliance strategy for Amazon Web Services (AWS) and work with the world’s largest and most creative companies? Do you love helping organizations build robust security architectures to address their enterprise risk management requirements using cloud computing? Do you possess the passion to transform the way customers secure their workloads and meet compliance accreditation? Do you want to learn the very latest in cloud technologies and apply them to some of the most interesting computing workloads in the world?

At AWS we are building a cross-functional team of global technical leaders passionate about growing technology adoption of cloud computing by engaging directly with technical leaders, C-level executives and influencers at all levels across the industry. We are seeking individuals with the business background, technical depth, and communication skills needed to tackle the complex security and compliance challenges customers face as they make the journey to the cloud. We're hiring highly passionate and deeply technical security professionals to work with our Solutions Architects on key customer and partner engagements. Our security specialist teams collaborate with our customers to implement and migrate their workloads onto AWS in the most secure way possible in compliance with local, national and international government standards.

You will possess a technical background that enables you to drive an engagement and interact at the highest levels within our customer teams. You possess the presence and wherewithal to easily communicate the benefits of cloud computing to a variety of technical and business audiences. You also demonstrate the ability to think strategically and long-term about the needs of global businesses, and are deeply familiar with complex, legacy IT environments. Your understanding of the broad security and compliance ecosystem (regulatory agencies, standards, ISV and SI partners) makes you stand out from your industry peers.

Roles & Responsibilities:
  • Together with the broader Solutions Architecture team, you will develop the technical strategy for AWS, particularly the technical elements of the strategy and plan to engage customers and partners.
  • You understand the security implications and compliance requirements pf commercial enterprises and a wide range of public sector geographies and segments. This knowledge includes third party solutions as well as reference architectures that highlight the use of AWS services.
  • You are responsible for partnering with local domain experts across the globe to identify the most critical compliance standards and technical challenges in the security arena to guide AWS solution and service strategy.
  • You will establish technical credibility in sales cycles, personally and through the broader technical team to credibly drive discussions with CTOs, CIOs, Chief Architects, Senior Developers, etc. from both customer and partners.

Basic Qualifications

  • You will be highly technical and analytical, and will be capable of understanding the complexities of large commercial enterprise and Public Sector organizations.
  • You will have 7-10 years of experience in senior technical leader positions with a focus on security, compliance, and enterprise solutions selling.
  • You possess deep knowledge of enterprise IT including: database systems, tiered storage architectures, server and desktop virtualization, data center operations, network security with ability to evaluate current and future needs and represent unique AWS benefits.
  • You have a demonstrated ability to work effectively across internal and external organizations, with customers, SI’s and ISVs.
  • You have detailed knowledge of compliance standards (e.g. FISMA, HIPAA, HITECH, FedRamp, GPDR, PCI DSS, FIPS, Sarbanes-Oxley, etc)

Preferred Qualifications

  • Technical degree highly desired; or equivalent background.
  • Government security clearances
  • You demonstrate strong verbal and written communications skills.
  • AWS Solutions Architect - Professional Certification

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