The days of corporate firewalls being the most prominent component of a strong information security defense are long gone.
Industry trends including mobile, IoT, SaaS applications, and cloud computing are driving the need for new zero trust architectures that put digital identity as the cornerstone of modern digital security.
We enable our customers to control and secure the most sensitive data on the internet by building some of the largest and most complex distributed systems in the world, and we need passionate engineering leaders to work with us on this new initiative! We support ALL AWS services in ALL AWS regions around the world, and 100% of AWS customers use our services.
We take our responsibility for securely enforcing access control for AWS customers as our absolute top priority.
This position represents a rare opportunity to get in on the ground floor and help shape the technology, product, and business that make the cloud more convenient and more secure.
A successful candidate will bring deep technical and software expertise, strong business acumen and judgment, the ability to define visionary, ground breaking products, ability to hire and lead a team, and the desire to have an industry-wide impact.
As a Software Development Engineer, you will build features to enable AWS developers to rapidly and effortlessly build an easy to use, frictionless signin and signup experiences for their customers, providing an always-on internet scale authentication and authorization for end users with a fully featured customer identity experience with strong, adaptive protection mechanisms and access to cutting-edge techniques that help prevent, detect, mitigate and respond to today's complicated threat landscape.
You will be part of a high performing development team that owns end-to-end development for the service.
A successful candidate is a software developer who has demonstrated the ability to solve complex problems from scratch, can operate independently demonstrating strong judgement in face of technical problems and successfully deliver projects.
Ideally, experience with security and / or distributed systems would make it easier to hit the ground running. If this sounds like you, come join us in Seattle and help AWS write a new chapter in the cloud computing story for the industry.