• Security Engineer

    Location US-WA-Seattle
    Posted Date 1 day ago(7/20/2018 2:34 PM)
    Job ID
    644213
    Company
    Amazon.com Services, Inc.
  • Job Description

    Amazon Lab126 is an inventive research and development company that designs and engineers high-profile consumer electronics. Lab126 began in 2004 as a subsidiary of Amazon.com, Inc., originally creating the best-selling Kindle family of products. Since then, we have produced groundbreaking devices like Fire tablets, Fire TV, Dash Button, Amazon Echo and Alexa. What will you help us create?

    The Role:

    Amazon Lab126 is looking for a Security Engineer to ensure that our devices are designed and implemented to the highest standards thus maintaining and enhancing customer trust. If you enjoy identifying security issues in hardware and low-level software, this position will provide you with a unique opportunity to secure the next generation of consumer technology. You can learn more about security at Lab 126 here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k0UTTxzeGog.

    In this role, you will:

    * Be responsible for analyzing the security of hardware and low-level operating system components of consumer devices
    * Identify security risks and work with product engineers to create mitigations
    * Develop and execute security policies and procedures
    * Develop and deliver training materials and to promote security awareness and educate others on security technology
    * Participate in projects that develop new intellectual property

    Basic Qualifications

    * Bachelor’s degree in Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, a related field, or 5+ years relevant work experience
    * Experience with hardware security, system and network security, authentication and security protocols, cryptography, and application security
    * Experience with the application of threat modeling or other risk identification techniques
    * Development experience in C, C++, and/or assembly (x86,x86-64, ARM)
    * Experience with scripting (e.g. python, ruby, bash)

    Preferred Qualifications

    * Master’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering or equivalent
    * 2+ years of security engineering experience
    * 2+ years of experience and involvement with development team(s) that delivered commercial software, services, or hardware devices
    * Knowledge of common wireless connectivity protocols (e.g. Bluetooth, WiFi, 802.15.4)
    * Knowledge of hardware security mechanisms, including secure boot, trusted execution environments
    * Knowledge of operating system internals, with emphasis on Linux and common RTOS environments
    * Familiarity with system security vulnerabilities and remediation techniques, including penetration testing and the development of exploits
    * Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    * Excellent leadership skills and teamwork skills
    * Results oriented, high energy, self-motivated


    Lab126 is part of the Amazon.com, Inc. group of companies and is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer – Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation.


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