• Sr.Software Development Engineer

    Location US-CA-Sunnyvale
    Posted Date 8 months ago(8/4/2018 6:09 PM)
    Job ID
    A2Z Development Center, Inc.
    Company/Location (search) : Country (Full Name)
    United States
  • 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 Senior Software Engineer with a passion for OS and Device Security. This engineer will be responsible for managing Android Security Bulletins (ASB)s distributed by Google within Fire OS and porting them as needed to ensure that all Fire OS devices are up-to-date. The engineer will also be responsible for keeping up-to-date with current known vulnerabilities, pro-actively assessing Fire OS and AOSP code within Fire OS for vulnerabilities, creating patches and driving processes for delivery of patches within Fire OS. The role includes assessment of development practices within the Fire OS organization and development of best practices, documentation and tools for Fire OS developers to ensure that proprietary, confidential or sensitive information is not leaked or discoverable on Fire OS devices. The role also includes risk analysis, vulnerability testing and development of tools and processes that will ensure that Fire OS devices are designed and implemented to the highest standards thus maintaining and enhancing customer trust. This is a challenging role with significant opportunity for someone passionate about device security to have a big impact within the Fire OS organization.

    In this role, you will:
    • Port Android Security Bulletins to Fire OS devices
    • Identify security issues and risks, develop mitigations, and implement security patches
    • Architect, design, implement, support, and evaluate security-focused tools and services including project leadership roles
    • Develop and deliver training materials and perform general security awareness and specific security technology training
    • Evaluate and recommend new and emerging security products and technologies
    • Participate in incident handling
    • Participate in projects that develop new intellectual property
    • Help define security related strategies

    Basic Qualifications

      • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related field, or 7+ years relevant work experience
      • 5+ years of application and/or OS security experience
      • Experience with security engineering, system and network security, authentication and security protocols, cryptography, and application security

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Master’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent
    • 5+ years of experience in application-level vulnerability testing and auditing
    • Experience with Android framework and/or application development
    • 2+ years of experience and involvement with development team(s) that delivered commercial software or software-based services (development, QA testing, or security role)
    • Experience with the application of threat modeling or other risk identification technique
    • Development experience in C, C++ and/or Java
    • Experience with scripting (e.g. python, ruby, bash)
    • 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)
    • 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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