Activision Blizzard plays a centralized role in the creation of epic entertainment by supporting our interactive gaming brands and studios with a diverse range of career opportunities across corporate functions such as Marketing, Communications, Legal, Human Resources, Finance and Supply Chain. Located in our global headquarters in Santa Monica, we encompass equal parts agility and creativity to improve the employee and player experience.

How You Contribute to Our Vision: Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for leading and maturing our governance, risk and compliance discipline across application and infrastructure security for on-prem, OSS and cloud-based environments.

  • Define and implement a robust and business appropriate risk and issue management discipline in support of internal and external cybersecurity risk management.

  • Interlock with customers to represent ABK's security posture and standards, and bring customer feedback to security and product teams.

  • Operationalize discipline for ongoing internal and external compliance and maintenance of security audits and evidence.

  • Collaborate with cross company teams to drive an environment of continuous security improvement.

  • Use overall data and findings to identify and recommend enhancements and changes to increase product and infrastructure security posture.

  • Support security operations to provide the protection of the confidentiality, availability, and integrity of customer data and building/maintaining customer trust.

  • Partner with product/engineering, corporate operations, and employees to build and maintain a security-aware culture where everyone understands and plays their part.

  • Provide thought leadership on modern security operations and help lead our infrastructure security organization in creating trust through security.

  • Embody a continuous improvement discipline for personal and career growth. Mentor and grow infrastructure, application security and cloud security engineers.

Skills and Attributes

  • You have a risk based approach to project prioritization.

  • You have a track record of stepping up and leading successful complex security projects including roll-out of security discipline to engineering, operations teams.

  • Proven track record of customer interaction including support for pre- and post-sales activities and support for customer enablement teams.

  • Experience with support for internal and external audit activities including evidence gathering and management, interaction with auditors and management of audit timelines.

  • Experience with application security disciplines including security reviews, testing, and management of findings through to remediation.

  • Experience with operational security disciplines including asset and inventory management, vulnerability scanning and patch/update disciplines for the management of findings through to remediation

  • Experience implementing and/or running an issue management discipline to ensure a robust lifecycle for the management of findings and issues, balancing security standards and operational realities.

  • Experience with containerized applications, and technologies, such as Kubernetes.

  • Experience working in a continuous delivery/continuous deployment environment.

  • You have a desire to stay ahead of the latest industry trends and technologies; a track record of sharing contributions to the wider security engineering community and a commitment to continuous learning.

  • You believe security should make it easy to do the right thing.

  • You are an expert at leading collaborative efforts involving large groups.

  • Expert at building consensus within and across engineering teams.

Minimum Requirements

  • 5-8+ years experience managing high performance security teams with

    • Outcome driven results

    • KPI based measurements

  • 3-5+ years of experience

    • Managing application and/or operational security, including IaaS, PaaS, SaaS

    • Defining/implementing cloud-native based security best practices

    • Operationalizing and running governance, issue and risk management disciplines

    • Leading or supporting external audit activities such as PCI

  • Demonstrated history of employee engagement through coaching and mentoring, and leading both individuals and managers

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • The ability to identify and effectively communicate the business impact of cybersecurity risk to stakeholders and team members.

  • The ability to solve security problems without saying "No".

Preferred Qualifications

  • Certifications such as ISACA Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), (ISC)2 Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP), (ISC)2 CISSP (Certified Information Systems Security Professional).

  • Experience with AWS cloud security best practices

This role is expected to begin and continue as a remote position.

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! We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and strongly encourage you to apply.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status, among other characteristics.

Our World

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.