• Senior Software Development Engineer, Security

    Location US-CA-Cupertino
    Posted Date 8 months ago(8/8/2018 12:36 PM)
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  • Job Description

    Annapurna Labs is looking for a Senior Penetration Testing Security Engineer to help ensure that our hardware platforms, software deliverables, and devices are secured against the latest threats.
    You will be responsible for conducting manual penetration testing, creating/maintaining automated penetration testing solutions, documenting penetration testing methodologies, and helping service teams add penetration testing tools to their development processes. This position will provide you with a challenging opportunity.
    A Security Engineer III at AWS is expected to be strong in multiple domains. This is a leadership role within the AWS IT Security team and will be sought out for advice on technical and business issues. Efficient time management skills are required along with the ability to deliver results in the face of uncertainty. A Security Engineer III will proactively share knowledge across the Amazon community and will be a key company resource in one or more of the core areas of security. They will lead security reviews of large Amazon projects while setting standards and defining best practices for the AWS IT Security team.
    Engineers in this role must show exemplary judgment in making technical trade-offs between short versus long term security and business goals. They must also demonstrate resilience and navigate difficult situations with composure and tact. Conflicts should be addressed by listening, finding the best way forward and persuading one’s colleagues. Successful engineers in this role will regularly analyze their own performance with a critical eye. A broad understanding of the AWS business and its interconnections is required. This position will also provide training, advice, and mentorship to other engineers throughout AWS.
    This role will be expected to provide thought leadership for the organization as you invent and innovate in the course of your duties.

    • Penetration testing & vulnerability research
    • Recommendation of threat mitigations
    • Produce high quality penetration testing reports
    • Projects and research work as needed
    • Security training and outreach to internal development teams
    • Security guidance documentation
    • Security tool development
    • Security metrics delivery and improvements
    • Assistance with recruiting activities

    Basic Qualifications

    • BS in Computer Science or related field, or equivalent work experience
    • Minimum of 5 years of experience with vulnerability testing and auditing techniques
    • Advanced knowledge and understanding of security engineering, system and network security, authentication and security protocols, cryptography, and application security

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Experience with red teams or CTF (Capture The Flag)
    • Experience with driving large, company-wide initiatives
    • Expert level understanding in at least one core area of Information Security
    • Experience using various penetration testing tools (such as, BurpSuite, Metasploit, Nessus, etc.) on Windows and Linux
    • Experience with multiple programming languages (such as, Java, C++, C#) and scripting languages (such as, Python, Ruby, Perl, etc.)
    • Experience with reverse engineering
    • Demonstrable teamwork skills and resourcefulness
    • Ability to make concrete progress in the face of ambiguity and imperfect knowledge (avoid “analysis paralysis”)
    • Sharp analytical abilities and proven design skills
    • Meets/exceeds Amazon’s leadership principles requirements for this role
    • Meets/exceeds Amazon’s functional/technical depth and complexity for this role

    Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer – Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation
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