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EU Regulatory Third Party Risk


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Job summary
At Amazon Web Services (AWS), security is our highest priority. The AWS Security team is at the forefront of protecting our customers and providing them with the highest level of assurance. As regulation continues to evolve, we’re committed to helping customers respond to new rules and guidelines so that they can continue to grow and innovate.

The Third Party Risk Management team within AWS is seeking a Risk Specialist to assist in our regulatory engagements in Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA). As part of the team, you will be responsible for collaborating across AWS business lines to ensure that we are in adherence with regulatory requirements, while developing customer centric artifacts to drive assurance in AWS security standards.

The right candidate is a skilled third party risk leader with a deep understanding of the complex regulatory landscape across all sectors of EMEA, and specifically pertaining to the pan-European Digital Operational Resilience Act (DORA). As an innovative security professional, you will be seen as an expert in how AWS control systems and processes meet security and compliance standards, and will be able to articulate adherence to regulatory agencies

In this role, you will be given the opportunity to think big and look for innovative process changes to drive compliance through multiple organizations and teams.

Key job responsibilities

  • Lead the coordination and execution of regulatory exams and engagements in EMEA, with a specific focus on third party risk requirements
  • Develop and drive integration of DORA and other regulatory program requirements into the Third Party Risk Management programs
  • Dive deep into DORA requirements across third-party risk, operational resilience testing, incident response, and intelligence sharing
  • Continuously evaluate the EMEA regulatory landscape and look around corners to ensure preparedness of business
  • Assess customer impact, internal applicability, and partner with business teams to develop, implement, and monitor adherence to DORA
  • Communicate to leadership the status and key deliverables of team initiatives, seek diverse opinions and coordinate improvement efforts

About the team
Inclusive Team Culture

Here at AWS, we embrace our differences. We are committed to furthering our culture of inclusion. We have ten employee-led affinity groups, reaching 40,000 employees in over 190 chapters globally. We have innovative benefit offerings, and host annual and ongoing learning experiences, including our Conversations on Race and Ethnicity (CORE) and AmazeCon (gender diversity) conferences. Amazon’s culture of inclusion is reinforced within our 16 Leadership Principles, which remind team members to seek diverse perspectives, learn and be curious, and earn trust.

Work/Life Balance

Our team puts a high value on work-life balance. It isn’t about how many hours you spend at home or at work; it’s about the flow you establish that brings energy to both parts of your life. We believe striking the right balance between your personal and professional life is critical to life-long happiness and fulfillment. We offer flexibility in working hours and encourage you to find your own balance between your work and personal lives.

Mentorship & Career Growth

Our team is dedicated to supporting new members. We have a broad mix of experience levels and tenures, and we’re building an environment that celebrates knowledge sharing and mentorship. We care about your career growth and strive to assign projects based on what will help each team member develop into a better-rounded professional and enable them to take on more complex tasks in the future.


  • 8+ years of third party, IT security risk, compliance and/or relevant regulatory experience
  • 8+ years of personal, hands-on experience in developing and managing control and risk assessments in order to meet enterprise risk and regulatory requirements
  • Experience with internal control functions and regulators within the region, in particular financial services
  • Highly organized and able to build trusting relationships with stakeholders at various levels of the organization
  • Proven ability to meet tight deadlines, multi-task, and prioritize workload in ambiguous environments
  • Experience effectively articulating recommendations/conclusions, both verbally and written
  • Strong ability to motivate people, instil accountability and drive results
  • Meets/exceeds Amazon’s leadership principles requirements for this role
  • Bachelor’s degree


  • Experience working with the European Commission and the European Banking Authority
  • Experience implementing risk frameworks at a financial service or IT company
  • Experience in cloud technologies.
  • Experience defining security, resilience and compliance strategies
  • Relevant industry certifications (e.g., CISRCP, CRISC, CISSP, etc.) strongly preferred
  • Master’s degree
  • Meets/exceeds Amazon’s functional/technical depth and complexity for this role

All offers are conditional on references, verification of the right to work in the UK, and successful background screening check. This will include previous employment verification, qualification verification (if relevant) and a relevant criminal check.

Amazon is an equal opportunities employer. We believe passionately that employing a diverse workforce is central to our success. We make recruiting decisions based on your experience and skills. We value your passion to discover, invent, simplify and build. Protecting your privacy and the security of your data is a longstanding top priority for Amazon. Please consult our Privacy Notice (https://www.amazon.jobs/en/privacy_page) to know more about how we collect, use and transfer the personal data of our candidates.

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