1+ months

Information Security Technical Project Manager

Palo Alto, CA 94301


Search Information Security TPM Position: Search TPM, Information Security Technical Project Manager

Amazon Search is one of the world€™s largest product search engines, with millions of global customers who execute billions of queries daily. As Search provides a core customer experience, we prioritize resiliency, security and operational readiness to ensure a stable, secure, and highly available service. The Search organization has multiple teams across the globe responsible for development and production operations, capacity planning, quality engineering, and service resiliency of search services. We are seeking a seasoned Information Security Technical Project Manager to lead our Search-wide security and privacy initiatives and programs. As a member of the center of engineering and operational excellence for Search, you will drive security tooling and best practices across service teams, ensure Search meets Amazon-wide security and privacy standards, and manage security and privacy org-wide campaigns.

Amazon Search extensively leverages Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud infrastructure including Dynamo DB, S3, EC2, SQS, ECS and a combination of Python, Scala, Java and C++ on Linux. If you are passionate about information security and privacy for large-scale distributed systems in the cloud, we would love to hear from you.

· Manage Search Security and Privacy programs; act as a single point of contact for Search within the Amazon Consumer organization.
· Partner with the global Amazon InfoSec community to drive Search interests and requirements; act as a single point of contact for Amazon InfoSec mandates and initiatives.
· Drive initiatives to comply with Amazon data encryption standards for all Search Services.
· Partner with service teams to identify and certify their applications against Amazon Security and Privacy standards.
· Partner with service teams to drive implementation of Amazon security and privacy initiatives and programs.
· Dive into details of issues, provide design input for the systems, and drive the execution of decisions that impact products, systems, and the team.
· Seek diverse perspectives from our teams of technical experts to drive bottom-up innovation to improve operational excellence and service resilience.


Basic qualifications
· Bachelors in Computer Science or equivalent experience.
· Exceptional verbal and written communication skills. Proven ability to lead and drive org-wide meetings effectively.
· Excellent understanding of distributed and decentralized data processing systems.
· Excellent understanding of computer networking, network security, internet protocols, TLS/SSL, basic encryption standards, and firewalls.
· Expertise in data privacy, security compliance, and distributed systems€™ security.
· 6+ years of relevant hands-on technical project/program management experience in a large scale production Linux/UNIX environment. Experience driving projects/programs across teams, organizations and continents.
· 6+ years as a software engineer or system engineer for an internet company.
· 6+ years experience with Linux, Apache, DNS, monitoring, load-balancing, and caching.
· 2+ years experience with AWS infrastructure and tooling.


Preferred Qualifications
· Masters in Computer Science or equivalent experience.
· Expertise in several of: Python, Java, C++, Unix/Linux use and internals
· Expertise in operations of highly available and scalable internet systems with large customer bases.
· Strong analytical, problem-solving, and organizational skills with a solid track record of excellent delivery skills.
· Detail-oriented €“ capable of technical deep-dives, understand networking, operating systems, and storage at an ample level of depth.
· Experience managing projects in a matrix style across multiple sites and timezones.


Posted: 2020-11-18 Expires: 2021-01-17

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