Amazon

Software Development Engineer - AWS EMR Control Plane Security Pod

2 months agoNew York, NY

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Who we are:
Amazon EMR is a service which enables customers to run massive clusters with distributed big data frameworks, with the ability to effortlessly scale up and down as needed. We run a huge number of customer clusters, enabling processing on vast datasets.
EMR customers want EMR to provide the best security features of any managed Big Data offering. In order to achieve that vision, the EMR Control Plane team in New York are developing features to support migrations of long-running multi-tenant clusters to AWS, harden our default configuration, and remediate any security risks.

Who you are:
You're a very experienced developer with a track record of delivering impactful projects, mentoring junior developers, and improving the processes of the teams you work with. You're got a particular interest in building secure and reliable systems, designing software so that people can't do what they're not supposed to do, and making things that scale. You like getting into the nitty gritty technical details, digging down through all the levels of a stack.

Examples of projects we've done:

https://aws.amazon.com/lake-formation/ (integrating Lake Formation access controls and authentication with EMR clusters)

https://aws.amazon.com/about-aws/whats-new/2017/11/now-enable-kerberos-authentication-and-emrfs-authorization-in-amazon-emr/

https://aws.amazon.com/blogs/big-data/secure-your-amazon-emr-cluster-from-unintentional-network-exposure-with-block-public-access-configuration/

https://aws.amazon.com/blogs/big-data/encrypt-data-at-rest-and-in-flight-on-amazon-emr-with-security-configurations/

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BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

• 4+ years of professional software development experience
• 3+ years of programming experience with at least one modern language such as Java, C++, or C# including object-oriented design
• 2+ years of experience contributing to the architecture and design (architecture, design patterns, reliability and scaling) of new and current systems

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

• Familiar with authorization and authentication systems - kerberos, SAML, OAuth, IAM etc.
• Understanding of encryption and security of distributed systems - ssh, TLS, cipher modes, x.509, etc.
• Experience designing and building highly-scaled distributed systems and web services
• Understanding of parallel algorithms, concurrency, asynchronous architectures
• Experience mentoring and coaching junior engineers with less experience
• Proficiency in high-performance, multi-threaded programming
• Ability to drive cross-team solutions that may have complex dependencies

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