Amazon UK

Security Assurance Analyst

Amazon UK
London, Greater London, United Kingdom, United Kingdom
Competitive salary
25 Sep 2022
24 Oct 2022
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Job summary

The AWS Cross Domain Services Operations team is seeking a Security Assurance Analyst with a strong understanding and awareness of the role assurance can play in delivering excellent services to our customers. The Security Assurance Analyst will be part of the team that provides governance and controls to the the services that connect AWS regions of differing security classifications. This position will work as part of an assurance function, leading on day to day operational assurance activities, ensuring compliance with standards, processes and customer requirements.

An Amazon Dedicated Cloud (ADC) is a collection of AWS regions provided for a customer with specific security requirements. The Cross Domain Services Operations team provides solutions for customers to move data between regions with different security requirements. We are obsessed with earning and maintaining customer trust. AWS is delivering exciting and complex distributed systems, and the AWS Cross Domain Services team is essential to how these are operated and secured. We need talented adaptable Security Assurance Analysts to help us implement and operate these complex systems.

Key job responsibilities

• Establish monitoring and auditing to facilitate the analysis of the processes in place for data flow control

• Fulfil requests around evidence to illustrate the key controls that exist across the environment

• Ensure control frameworks and compliance risks are recorded and managed

• Analyse processes to determine compliance to the design specification (source to target) and expected/anticipated behaviours

• Participate in the creation and management of the internal controls, policies, and procedures

• Develop and implement the data assurance and governance strategies to ensure data quality and compliance, and drive the adoption of these strategies into the business processes

• Communicate to key stakeholders the operational processes around AWS security practices and how controls are implemented across the environment

• Communicate to leadership key risks and areas of process improvement, as well as seek diverse opinions and coordinate improvement efforts

• Field and address requests in collaboration with internal and external stakeholders

• Report, investigate and resolve non-compliance issues


• Demonstrate high judgement and risk decision making abilities

• Have experience in performing technical assessments of network, operating systems, application security, as well as auditing IT processes, including working knowledge of key controls across a number of industry best practices

• Proven analytical and quantitative skills, and an ability to use data and metrics to back up assumptions, develop business cases, and complete root cause analyses

• Good presentation skills, including an ability to effectively communicate with both business and technical teams

• Working knowledge of data analysis technologies

• 3+ years of experience in security, audits, customer trust, control assessments, or risk assessments

• 3+ years of experience assessing complex technical processes.

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