The AWS Shield Response Team (SRT) is the support operations and system development team that is responsible for building and maintaining application security and threat research tooling, evolving the DDoS attack response automation tooling, and driving high-severity event resolution on behalf of AWS infrastructure and AWS Shield customers.
As a System Development Engineer for SRT you will help lead development projects and write code for applications that provide critical capabilities to on-call engineers and AWS customers in order to minimize availability impact and reduce operational pain. You will own infrastructure and deployment pipelines that underpin the application threat intelligence tools owned by SRT. You are both tactical and strategic, leading DDoS event response and translating learnings into innovative solutions that help prevent re-occurrence. Customers will rely on your expertise to help review and improve application architecture and operational best practices that are key to application security.
Are you a builder/operator who is motivated by the opportunity to stand at the forefront of DDoS attack mitigation and enable the success of AWS Shield customers?
Amazon is an equal opportunities employer, and we value your passion to discover, invent, simplify and build. We welcome applications from all members of society irrespective of age, sex, disability, sexual orientation, race, religion or belief. Amazon is strongly committed to diversity and Employment Equity within the workplace and the further diversification of ideas. In this regard, the relevant laws and principles associated with Employment Equity will be considered when appointing potential candidates. We are required by law to verify your ability to work lawfully in South Africa. Amazon requires that you submit a copy of either your identity document or your passport and any applicable work permit if you are a foreign national, along with an updated curriculum vitae.
Company - Amazon Dev Centre South Africa
Job ID: A1303087
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