Security Engineer - Automotive

3+ months agoSeattle, WA


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 Amazon Echo, Fire tablets, Amazon Fire TV, Echo Show, Echo Spot, and more. What will you help us create?

The Role:
Amazon devices is looking for an expert Security Engineer to work on security for automotive projects. The role will ensure that our applications are designed and implemented to the highest standards thus maintaining and enhancing customer trust. If you enjoy analyzing devices, applications, and services from a security perspective, and you are skilled at identifying vulnerabilities, this position will provide you with a challenging and rewarding opportunity. You will participate in the secure design of new features and products, vulnerability analysis of applications and devices, work with developers to resolve security issues, and build tools for security automation.

In this role, you will:
• Analyze product designs to identify vulnerabilities and assess risk
• Work with internal teams and partners to fix vulnerabilities
• Review security requirements and compliance documents from partners
• Participate in compliance discussions with internal teams and external partners to ensure our products meet security requirements for automotive compliance
• Collaborate with product teams to develop new features with an eye on security
• Perform security reviews
• Evaluate and recommend new security tooling and technologies
• Develop technologies for automated vulnerability detection
• Participate in security operations support and incident response
• Develop and interpret security policies and procedures
• Develop and deliver general security awareness training
Note: While the majority of our Security/ 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
• 3+ years of application security experience
• 2+ years of experience in Android security and reverse engineering


• Master's degree in Computer Science or equivalent
• 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
• 2+ years of experience in Android software development
• 2+ years of experience in automotive security with knowledge of ISO standards for automotive cybersecurity
• Experience with embedded operating systems and hardware design
• Experience with service-oriented architecture and web services security
• Detailed knowledge of system security vulnerabilities and remediation techniques including penetration testing and the development of exploits
• Software development experience in Java, C, and C++
• Experience with scripting languages such as Python, Perl, or Ruby
• Knowledge of network and web related protocols (e.g., TCP/IP, UDP, DNS, IPSEC, HTTP, HTTPS, routing protocols)

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

Keyword: digitalsecurity

Job ID: Amazon-1380302