Nintendo of America Inc.

The worldwide pioneer in the creation of interactive entertainment, Nintendo Co., Ltd., of Kyoto, Japan, manufactures and markets hardware and software for its Nintendo Switch™ system and the Nintendo 3DS™ family of portable systems. Since 1983, when it launched the Nintendo Entertainment System™, Nintendo has sold billions of video games and hundreds of millions of hardware units globally, including Nintendo Switch and the Nintendo 3DS family of systems, as well as the Game Boy™, Game Boy Advance, Nintendo DS™ family of systems, Super NES™, Nintendo 64™, Nintendo GameCube™, Wii™, and Wii U™ systems. It has also created industry icons that have become well-known, household names, such as Mario, Donkey Kong, Metroid, Zelda and Pokémon. A wholly owned subsidiary, Nintendo of America Inc., based in Redmond, Wash., serves as headquarters for Nintendo’s operations in the Americas. For more information about Nintendo, please visit the company’s website at

Nintendo is an equal opportunity employer. We offer a welcoming and inclusive environment in service to one another, our products, the diverse consumers we represent, and the communities we call home. We do all of this with kindness, empathy and respect for each other.

This security engineer position covers critical responsibilities within the IT Security team, with specific focuses on AWS and other cloud infrastructure security, as well as sharing the load on incident response and other team functions. The position is a need to have as these are key components that require coverage on a team with ever increasing responsibilities.


  • SME on securing cloud infrastructure environments such as AWS, Azure, and GCP

  • Provides security recommendations on service and design for cloud infrastructure, as well as policies and standards

  • Logging, monitoring, and responding to detected incidents in cloud infrastructure environments

  • Provides information security architecture & systems engineering consulting for cloud deployments to other IT and business teams.

  • Perform vulnerability management, penetration testing and remediation recommendations for AWS, GCP and/or Azure based technologies and applications.

  • Work closely with engineering teams to proactively identify and fix security flaws and vulnerabilities in cloud based applications.

  • Perform analysis of security events and logs.

  • Provides guidance on data analysis and reporting including use of complex analysis or machine learning. Integrates and builds upon existing automation, security operations, and monitoring systems.

  • Stay abreast of security development practices including the research of current and evolving trends


  • Requires a minimum of 4 years of related experience in general information security technologies and practices and a minimum of 2 years of related experience with AWS, GCP and/or Azure security approaches

  • Professional experience with a architectural understanding of network security, PaaS, IaaS and SaaS; resolving a wide range of issues in creative ways.

  • Strong knowledge of networking concepts, protocols (TCP/IP, HTTP, DNS, TLS) and technologies including firewalls, TLS, IDS/IPS system, cryptographic systems, identity management systems, RADIUS, etc

  • Experience working in multiple security domains such as cloud security, platform hardening, vulnerability management, web application and browser security, penetration testing, applied cryptography, network protocols and secure network design

  • Proven experience with work on complex security issues where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of variable factors

  • Undergraduate degree in Computer Science, a related field, or equivalent

This position includes a base salary range of $95,970 - $143,954 annually, potential for a semi-annual discretionary performance bonus, and a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, 401(k), and paid time off. Please see our Benefits & Perks page for more benefits information. Fixed term employees are eligible for all listed employee benefits except tuition reimbursement

This position is hybrid/onsite in Redmond, WA. Relocation assistance available.