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AWS Security Engineer
Ref No.: 20-00392
Location: Waltham, Massachusetts

Role :: AWS Security Engineer

Location :: Waltham, MA

Job Type :: Long Term


This position will work collaboratively with the software engineering teams, infrastructure, and security teams to create and maintain the partner program-specific security/audit compliance requirements. The position will play a key role as part of the Security and Governance team implementing AWS Well Architect Framework's pillars and design principles and best practices.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and ability required.

Duties and Responsibilities include and are not limited to the following.

  • Integrate security capabilities with other security pillars that include identity access management, data protection, network security, and application security
  • Collaborate with DevOps and Application teams developing and managing the security orchestration and automation requirements
  • Collaborate with Incident Response teams to develop correlation rules and corresponding incident response workflows/playbooks
  • Evaluate cutting edge Cloud security technologies, drive towards adoption, create proof-of-concept and frameworks

Education And/or Experience

  • Bachelor's degree in Programming/Systems or Computer Science or equivalent experience.
  • Typically requires overall 6+ years of analysis and programming experience.
  • Minimum 3 + years experience developing automation tools
  • Experience in Unix/Linux administration and shell scripting
  • Experience with log data aggregation solutions (e.g. Elk, Splunk, Sumologic, etc.)
  • Familiarization with Security Orchestration and Automation Response (SOAR) platforms (e.g. Demisto, Phantom, etc.)
  • Experience deploying and integrating security technologies
  • Experience with the Center for Internet Security (CIS) benchmark and CSA Cloud Control Matrix
  • Experience working in an agile and cross-functional team environment.
  • Experience with some aspect(s) of computer security: network security, application security, security protocols, cryptography
  • Experience working with AWS security capabilities (WAF, Guard Duty, Security Groups, IAM, etc) preferred.
  • Demonstrated ability to analyze and interpret complex problems, identify and understand requirements, and develop alternate solutions.
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to effectively communicate findings both written and orally using both technical and non-technical terms.

Additional Preferred Skills

  • AWS Solutions Architect or Security Specialist certification is a plus
  • Ability to effectively communicate in the English language verbally and in writing.

Customer Expectations

  • Team player with the appropriate aptitude and underlying intellect.
  • Positive attitude and open to share and collaborate in a distributed team setting.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Open to learn and grow.
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