Amazon Web Services

Cloud Support Engineer (Security)

Posted 30 January 2024
Job type Permanent

Company's Benefits

  • Leadership Development Program

    Leadership Development Program

  • Mentorship Program

    Mentorship Program

  • Paid Parental Leave

    Paid Parental Leave

  • Return to Work Policy

    Return to Work Policy

  • Flexible Working Arrangements

    Flexible Working Arrangements

  • Breastfeeding Rooms

    Breastfeeding Rooms

  • Sponsorship Program

    Sponsorship Program

  • Raise Numbers Of Women In Leadership

    Raise Numbers Of Women In Leadership

  • Internal Women's Networking Group

    Internal Women's Networking Group

  • Equal Pay Initiatives

    Equal Pay Initiatives

Job Description


Amazon Web Services is the global market leader and technology forerunner in the Cloud business. As a member of the AWS Support team in Amazon Web Services, you will be at the forefront of this transformational technology, assisting a global list of companies and developers that are taking advantage of a growing set of services and features to run their mission-critical applications. As a Cloud Support Engineer, you will act as the ‘Cloud Ambassador’ across all the cloud products, arming our customers with required tools & tactics to get the most out of their Product and Support investment.
Would you like to use the latest cloud computing technologies? Do you have an interest in helping customers understand application architectures and integration approaches? Are you familiar with best practices for applications, servers and networks? Do you want to be part of a customer facing technology team in India helping to ensure the success of Amazon Web Services (AWS) as a leading technology organization?
If you fit the description, you might be the person we are looking for! We are a team passionate about cloud computing, and believe that world class support is critical to customer success.

Key job responsibilities
Every day will bring new and exciting challenges on the job while you:
•Learn and use groundbreaking technologies.
•Apply advanced troubleshooting techniques to provide unique solutions to our customers' individual needs.
•Interact with leading engineers around the world.
•Partner with Amazon teams in India to help reproduce and resolve customer issues.
•Leverage your extensive customer support experience to provide feedback to internal Amazon teams in India on how to improve our services.
•Drive customer communication during critical events.
•Drive projects that improve support-related processes and our customers’ technical support experience.
•Write tutorials, how-to videos, and other technical articles for the developer community.
•Work on critical, highly complex customer problems that may span multiple AWS services.

A day in the life
•First and foremost this is a customer support role – in The Cloud.
•On a typical day, a Support Engineer will be primarily responsible for solving customer’s cases through a variety of customer contact channels which include telephone, email, and web/live chat. You will apply advanced troubleshooting techniques to provide tailored solutions for our customers and drive customer interactions by thoughtfully working with customers to dive deep into the root cause of an issue.
•Apart from working on a broad spectrum of technical issues, an AWS Support Engineer may also coach/mentor new hires, develop & present training, partner with development teams on complex issues or contact deflection initiatives, participate in new hiring, write tools/script to help the team, or work with leadership on process improvement and strategic initiatives to ensure better CX and compliance with global AWS standards, practices and policies.
•Career development: We promote advancement opportunities across the organization to help you meet your career goals.
•Training: We have training programs to help you develop the skills required to be successful in your role. We hire those who are keen to build a career with AWS, so we are more interested in the areas that you do know instead of those you haven’t been exposed to yet.
•Support engineers interested in travel have presented training or participated in focused summits across our sites or at specific AWS events.
• AWS Support Engineering is 24/7/365 operations and shift work will be required in afternoon i.e. 1 PM to 10 PM IST

About the team
The Cloud Support Security Engineer role supports our services that have a focus on enabling security specialists using AWS Services including Identity Access Management (IAM), Cognito, GuardDuty, Certificate Manager , Key Management Service (KMS), CloudTrail, CloudHSM, Inspector etc. Within AWS, security is job zero, and we believe that solid security practices are the foundation for using the Cloud. We are looking for candidates who are passionate about working with products targeted for security professionals as well as being the local expert in India within the team on AWS Security services. As well as supporting our customers, you will be leading operational improvement initiatives and training within the local team as well as handling escalations and partnering with our internal teams in India.

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

Bangalore, KA, IND


- Bachelor’s degree OR equivalent experience in a technical position
- 2+ years of network , security and operating system support experience
- 2+ years of distributed systems experience
- 2+ years of information security and compliance experience


- Experience Deploying Identity and Access Management systems to secure production and corporate access, such as: SSO, SAML
- Understanding of Cloud Security across realms of Identity, Monitoring Auditing and Cryptography
- Knowledge or experience with broad array of security technologies, such as NextGen FW, WAF, SIEM, Endpoint Security and more.