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Amazon Application Security Engineer , Healthcare Security in Boston, Massachusetts


At Amazon Healthcare Security, we are on a mission to make healthcare easy. We are developing a patient-centric healthcare experience that is personal, transparent, and convenient. We are looking for a Security Engineer to join our team.

As Security Engineer, your responsibility is to ensure the data, devices, and systems are secure, resilient, and compliant. Your teammates are a global team of security engineers, software developers, and technical program managers dedicated to continuously raising the security bar.

Key job responsibilities

The Security Engineer will work with software development teams to ensure the new products and features meet Amazon’s customer-centric privacy and security expectations.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Support Senior Security Engineers in ensuring secure product launches across Healthcare lines of business.

  • Own and deliver secure design, architecture, and code reviews.

  • Research, document, and educate development teams about security best practices, secure-by-default solutions, and Amazon Secure Paved Paths.

  • Collaborate with security and business partners on opportunities to improve the velocity and efficiency of the security review process.

  • Work with peers and partners across Amazon Security to develop products and processes that deliver consistently bar-raising and customer-centric Application Security services.

  • Period on-call responsibilities, and occasional travel as required.

About the team

About Amazon Security

Diverse Experiences

Amazon Security values diverse experiences. Even if you do not meet all of the qualifications and skills listed in the job description, we encourage candidates to apply. If your career is just starting, hasn’t followed a traditional path, or includes alternative experiences, don’t let it stop you from applying.

Why Amazon Security?

At Amazon, security is central to maintaining customer trust and delivering delightful customer experiences. Our organization is responsible for creating and maintaining a high bar for security across all of Amazon’s products and services. We offer talented security professionals the chance to accelerate their careers with opportunities to build experience in a wide variety of areas including cloud, devices, retail, entertainment, healthcare, operations, and physical stores.

Inclusive Team Culture

In Amazon Security, it’s in our nature to learn and be curious. Ongoing DEI events and learning experiences inspire us to continue learning and to embrace our uniqueness. Addressing the toughest security challenges requires that we seek out and celebrate a diversity of ideas, perspectives, and voices.

Training & Career Growth

We’re continuously raising our performance bar as we strive to become Earth’s Best Employer. That’s why you’ll find endless knowledge-sharing, training, and other career-advancing resources here to help you develop into a better-rounded professional.

Work/Life Balance

We value work-life harmony. Achieving success at work should never come at the expense of sacrifices at home, which is why flexible work hours and arrangements are part of our culture. When we feel supported in the workplace and at home, there’s nothing we can’t achieve.

We are open to hiring candidates to work out of one of the following locations:

Arlington, VA, USA | Austin, TX, USA | Boston, MA, USA | Seattle, WA, USA | Sunnyvale, CA, USA

Basic Qualifications

  • 3+ years of Application Security experience in a software development environment.

  • 3+ years working with security testing tools and frameworks to conduct code, architecture, and system design reviews.

  • 2+ years of experience developing code using Python, Java, Ruby, or C-family languages.

Preferred Qualifications

  • BS degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering or related technical degree.

  • Experience using or securing AWS services in an enterprise setting.

  • Experience contributing to software applications or open source projects.

  • Experience working with Agile practices.

Amazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Amazon is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please visit

Our compensation reflects the cost of labor across several US geographic markets. The base pay for this position ranges from $111,600/year in our lowest geographic market up to $212,800/year in our highest geographic market. Pay is based on a number of factors including market location and may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. Amazon is a total compensation company. Dependent on the position offered, equity, sign-on payments, and other forms of compensation may be provided as part of a total compensation package, in addition to a full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits. For more information, please visit Applicants should apply via our internal or external career site.