Senior Security Engineer-Lambda 1502959

6 days agoRemote


AWS Lambda Security team is responsible for setting the security bar for Lambda. Our Mission is to lead security in serverless industry, prevent and detect Lambda end to end security risks to ensure customers confidently run their most security sensitive workloads on Lambda platform.

AWS Lambda Security is looking for a senior security engineer who will focus on Serverless threat modeling, Lambda Red team, Lambda Abuse/fraud issues mitigation, resolve security threats and vulnerabilities within our technology, provide security design consultant and pre AppSec review for Lambda service team.

Role and Responsibilities
• Set up Serverless threat modeling to evaluate Lambda service technology and business logic risks.
• Act as Lambda internal red team to test and verify any technology and business vulnerabilities.
• Build tool to detect fraud and abuse, remove a fraudulent customer from the platform or eliminate the customer's ability to exploit the platform.
• Lead security design or provide security design consultant for Lambda service during their SDLC.
• Provide pre AppSec review for Lambda service before released.

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• Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, related field or relevant work experience in threat modeling, Red team, fraud, abuse or vulnerabilities
• 5+ years of industry experience with coding or hands-on security engineering experience in software or hardware security
• 5+ years of risk assessment and enabling organizations making security decisions
• 5+ years of experience communicating technical concepts to a non-technical audience
• Strong verbal and written communications skills are a must, as well as the ability to work effectively across internal and external organizations


• Experience in technical security design or advisory work in support of a highly technical environment
• Solid technical background with cloud services/deployment architecture
• Strong analytical and quantitative skills with the ability to use data and metrics to back up assumptions and recommendations and drive actions
• Experience triaging security risks/vulnerabilities and ensuring that they are properly understood by the business and fixed and/or mitigated
• Excellent oral and written communication skills

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