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Security Engineer

Company: Amazon Lab126
Location: Austin
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

The Amazon Devices team designs and engineers high-profile consumer electronics, including the best-selling Kindle family of products. We have also produced groundbreaking devices like Fire tablets, Fire TV, Amazon Dash, and Amazon Echo. What will you help us create?

Amazon Devices is looking for Embedded Security Engineer to research and prototype detection methods to identify malicious activities to protect our consumer devices. If you enjoy analyzing attack techniques (e.g., hardware and application stack), analyzing system services, operating systems, networks and applications from a security perspective, and you are skilled at discovering security issues that appear under new threat scenarios, this position will provide you with challenging opportunities. Once your prototype for abuse detection and defense mechanism is validated, you will work with software developers in your team to bring those new techniques to our consumer devices. The team has many opportunities to innovate in the device security field (e.g., Hardware security, Linux/Android Security, Machine Learning, Big data, etc.).

Note: While the majority of our Security/Privacy roles are based in the Bay Area, CA and Seattle, WA areas, by applying to this position your application will be considered for all locations we hire for in the United States, including but not limited to: Seattle, WA; Bellevue, WA; Sunnyvale, CA, Austin TX.

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or related field
  • Master's degree in Computer Science or equivalent
  • Development experience in C, C++ and/or Java
  • Experience with scripting (e.g., python, bash)
  • Experience with security engineering, system and network security, authentication and security protocols, cryptography, and application security
  • Experience with the application of threat modeling or other risk identification techniques
  • Experience with security of End-to-End device to service-oriented architecture
  • Detailed knowledge of system security vulnerabilities and remediation techniques, including penetration testing and the development of exploits
  • Knowledge of network and web related protocols (e.g., TCP/IP, UDP, IPSEC, HTTP, HTTPS, routing protocols)
  • Experience with Machine Learning and Data Science is a big plus.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent leadership skills and teamwork skills
  • Results oriented, high energy, self-motivated

Amazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Amazon is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please visit

Keyword: digitalsecurity

Keywords: Amazon Lab126, Austin , Security Engineer, Other , Austin, Texas

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