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Amazon Sr SDE, Perimeter Protection Threat Research Team, Networking Services & Edge in Seattle, Washington


The AWS Threat Research Team is responsible for publishing a rich source of AWS home-grown threat intelligence for AWS services and customers. We are looking for talented, creative and passionate Software Development Engineers to help us build, launch, and grow our threat intelligence services.

There is a strong security focus to our team’s charter. Our software enables our security engineers to research threats in innovative ways, aggregate data from internal and external sources, and uses this information to deliver services that protect applications on AWS. Come work with our great team of engineers and be involved in building systems that leverage the scale AWS in the security domain.

As a part of this role, you will:

  • Learn how our products work today, and where we want to take them in the future

  • Design and implement new features from specification to final test and automation

  • Write a lot of high-quality code and mentor other engineers in the same

  • Act as a technical lead, influencing other engineers’ designs and coding deliverables

  • Work in an agile development environment, where the backlog gets prioritized frequently

  • Have fun in a challenging but rewarding environment

We believe that a diverse group of people with different backgrounds and experiences are essential to invention and we therefore do all we can to attract and nurture diversity in our team. As an Amazonian you will learn from and collaborate with talented colleagues across the globe.

If this sounds like the opportunity for you, come build with us!

We are open to hiring candidates to work out of one of the following locations:

Seattle, WA, USA

Basic Qualifications

  • 5+ years of non-internship professional software development experience

  • 5+ years of programming with at least one software programming language experience

  • 5+ years of leading design or architecture (design patterns, reliability and scaling) of new and existing systems experience

  • Experience as a mentor, tech lead or leading an engineering team

Preferred Qualifications

  • 5+ years of full software development life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, and operations experience

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science or equivalent

Amazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Amazon is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please visit

Our compensation reflects the cost of labor across several US geographic markets. The base pay for this position ranges from $134,500/year in our lowest geographic market up to $261,500/year in our highest geographic market. Pay is based on a number of factors including market location and may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. Amazon is a total compensation company. Dependent on the position offered, equity, sign-on payments, and other forms of compensation may be provided as part of a total compensation package, in addition to a full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits. For more information, please visit This position will remain posted until filled. Applicants should apply via our internal or external career site.