Toronto, Ontario

DESCRIPTIONAre you excited about building large complex systems and applications which are highly innovative, capable, flexible, and scalable to deliver long term values?Security issues at this scale and speed require a passion for engineering robust solutions to complex security challenges, as well as the ability to quickly design and build solutions to address them. We are seeking Software Engineers deeply committed to ensuring that our data is protected and putting effective countermeasures against the everchanging cyberattack methodologies.Our Threat Engineering and Development team builds technology to protect the customer and Amazon’s data through detection and containment before, during, and after attacks. As a member of our team, you will work with security experts, creating web and backend applications. Members of this team have a high degree of fluency in one or more languages and tools. They work with an unwavering focus on simplicity and performance. As a Software Development Engineer, you will have an enormous opportunity to make a large impact on the design, architecture, and implementation of cutting-edge products used every day, by people you know. The primary locations for these roles are Toronto, Canada, but will consider US locations for the right candidate.Key Responsibilities:· Investigate, prototype and deliver innovative system solutions.· Work in an Agile/Scrum environment to deliver high quality software.· Work side by side with partners, colleagues and teams on challenging problems.· Innovate on new products that are used by millions of users.· Learn what's important when releasing software to end users and have been through the process from start to finish.· Proactively communicate with peers and technical leadership.BASIC QUALIFICATIONS· Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field, or equivalent experience· Background in computer science basics (data structures, sorting/searching algorithms, order analysis).· Eager to learn and learn fast, enjoy a fast-paced environment.· Self-directed, demonstrate leadership potential and a team player.· Strong problem-solving skills.· Never shy away from a challenge.PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS· Familiar with security engineering.· Master’s degree in Computer Science or related field.· Excellent communication skills.· Excellent judgment, organizational, and problem-solving skills.Amazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace.