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Founded in 1979, Activision has continuously disrupted the world of entertainment as a leader in the videogame industry. With a history of delivering iconic game changers -- like Pitfall®, Tony Hawk®, Guitar Hero®, Crash Bandicoot™, Skylanders™ and Call of Duty® -- our obsession is delighting our players around the globe. Focused and committed to innovation, we consistently deliver the most beloved, engaging and successful entertainment.

And while we have world-class franchises, infrastructure and resources, our success comes from a passionate, talented and diverse team of people producing greatness together. So, if you’re interested in our biggest priority, it’s our people.

We’re currently driving the next era for our company and community by creating amazing experiences for fans and continuing to make Activision an inclusive place where everyone can thrive.

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The candidate will have a strong background in Information Security to make a strong impact on the company’s security program and services. The candidate will have extensive working experience with various Information Security concepts including data governance, risk management, metrics, audit, policy and standards development. This individual will follow the strategy and direction of the ABK Information Security Risk Management team, and work with Legal, IT, and other business teams to:

  • Lead Information Security Risk and Governance projects in the APAC region, aimed at implementing existing processes and best practices, but adapting to the APAC business, technological, cultural, regulatory and legal requirements.

  • Perform assessments on our Information Assets and Third Parties, aimed at reducing organizational risk from an Information Security perspective, and communicate to IT and business stakeholders on status

  • Maintain working relationships with business partners to understand business processes, and the impact of implementing security controls in their ability to do business

  • Support the maintenance of an Enterprise Information Security Risk Register, with focus on risks originated in the region

  • Lead Information Security Risk Management process improvement initiatives and deliver on improvement tasks assigned

  • Establish and maintain regular written and in-person communications pertinent to Information Security Risk Management and Governance activities

  • In partnership with Governance, examine incoming requests for exceptions to security control requirements and draft recommendations that include requisite mitigation strategies, seek approval, and maintain a registry of the exceptions and residual risk

Player Profile

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, other related field; or equivalent work experience

  • 5+ years of information security experience in a corporate or consulting environment, or

  • 7+ years delivering IT solutions to business functions, which must include Information Security experience

  • Any one or more of the following preferred

    • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) from ISC2

    • ISACA CGEIT, CRISC, CISM or CISA certification

  • Working knowledge of common information security management frameworks and practices such as

    • National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)

    • CIS Critical Controls

    • ISO/IEC 270xx

  • Strong understanding of security requirements, frameworks, templates, assessments, process maps, data flows

  • Demonstrated experience with data governance and regulatory security requirements

  • Versed in project management procedures and concepts

  • Knowledgeable in a diverse set of technical skills, such as IT infrastructure, operating systems

  • Understanding of logging, monitoring, and reporting key performance indicators (KPI) and development of continuous improvement plans

  • Excellent oral/written communication in English and in another Asian language (Korean, Japanese, or Chinese preferred)

  • Ability to work with minimum direction and as part of a team to achieve desired objectives and project results

  • Ability to interface effectively and decisively with all levels of management, departments and outside vendors

We love hearing from anyone who is enthusiastic about changing the games industry. Not sure you meet all qualifications? Let us decide! Research shows that women and members of other under-represented groups tend to not apply to jobs when they think they may not meet every qualification, when, in fact, they often do! At Activision Blizzard, we are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and strongly encourage you to apply.

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Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ: ATVI), is one of the world's largest and most successful interactive entertainment companies and is at the intersection of media, technology and entertainment. We are home to some of the most beloved entertainment franchises including Call of Duty®, World of Warcraft®, Overwatch®, Diablo®, Candy Crush™ and Bubble Witch™. Our combined entertainment network delights hundreds of millions of monthly active users in 196 countries, making us the largest gaming network on the planet!

Our ability to build immersive and innovate worlds is only enhanced by diverse teams working in an inclusive environment. We aspire to have a culture where everyone can thrive in order to connect and engage the world through epic entertainment. We provide a suite of benefits that promote physical, emotional and financial well-being for ‘Every World’ - we’ve got our employees covered!

The videogame industry and therefore our business is fast-paced and will continue to evolve. As such, the duties and responsibilities of this role may be changed as directed by the Company at any time to promote and support our business and relationships with industry partners.

Activision is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable law and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

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