Senior AWS Security Engineer

Engineering Toronto, Canada



  • Take ownership and vulnerable dependency scanning, threat management and secrets management.
  • Plan and execute security assessments of our products, services associated to cloud infrastructure.
  • Working closely with our DevOps and Software Engineering teams in a Cloud Environment to provide security best practices in AWS
  • Implement IDS/IPS based solutions
  • Implement directory service to manage users
  • Review the current infrastructure and implement necessary changes according to CIS benchmarks
  • Drive automation to mitigate or reporting risks from continuous monitoring solutions
  • Train team members on all other Information Security initiatives such as general Vulnerability Management, Security Reviews, Security Policy Compliance & Awareness, Customer Engagement & Security Certifications (e.g., SOC 2 / 3)


  • At least 5+ years experience  with Linux and Windows operating systems and  Amazon AWS.
  • 5+ years of AWS foundation services related to compute, network, storage, content delivery, administration and security, deployment and management, automation technologies.
  • Proficient in at least on high level programming languages like Java , Python etc
  • 4+ years experience   in  Security architecture and detailed cyber security designs for Cloud systems infrastructure and corporate network and systems
  • 4+ years experience with service configuration management, deployment and continuous integration tools, such as Ansible, Jenkins, Terraform, and CloudFormation
  • 2+ years on Penetration testing
  • Proficient on implementing and supporting network and system security capabilities, including network firewalls, Web application firewall, intrusion detection systems ( IDS ) and intrusion prevention systems ( IPS ) , threat analysis, vulnerability scanning, and policy
  • Implemented SSO technologies and enterprise authentication services
  • Certifications likes CISSP, AWS certified Security is a plus
  • Key requirement is to have Unix/Linux OS System Admin knowledge. 
  • Ideally someone who was a Unix/Linux System administrator and has transitioned to AWS.
  • Experience on using the AWS services.
  • Experience of using open source tools for the security and intrusion monitoring, example Snort.
  • Nice to have the AWS and CIS certifications.