Amazon Payments Services process millions of transactions every day across numerous countries and payment methods. Over 100 million customers and merchants send tens of billions of dollars through our systems annually. We are re-inventing the vision of our platform to provide our internal clients such as Digital, Retail, AWS, B2B and others, the best payment gateway service, bench marked against the top external alternatives. As an Application Security Engineer you will participate to secure the design and implementation of several internal and external payments services. If you enjoy analyzing the security of secure channels, services, mobile and web applications, but also create and implement secure designs and protocols, work within development teams to innovate, finding solutions to security problems at scale, this position will provide you with a challenging opportunity.
Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or 3+ years relevant experience
At least 2 years of experience in system, network and/or application security engineering
Consistent track record implementing security solutions at the business unit level
Excellent knowledge of Linux/Unix
Knowledge of Internet protocols (e.g., TCP/IP, BGP, OSPF, TACACS, IPSEC, SNMP, SYSLOG)
Strong scripting skills in multiple common languages (e.g. Python, Ruby, bash)
Experience in deploying and supporting web and/or payment applications in a 24x7 production environment
Excellent communication, documentation, work prioritization and analytical skills.
Proven design skills
Previous experience building PCI compliant systems within payments realm, e.g. payment gateways, processors, card issuers, banks, etc.
Professional experience and detailed technical knowledge in multiple areas of: security engineering, system and network security, authentication and security protocols, cryptography, and application security
Experience with service-oriented architecture and web services security
Experience with the application of threat modeling or other risk identification techniques
Results oriented, high energy, self-motivated
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