Activision Blizzard, the publisher of the hit Call of Duty franchise and World of Warcraft, is looking for a passionate application security engineer to join our Activision Blizzard King (ABK) Security Engineering team. If you are an avid gamer with a security and development background, come be a part of our team. The Principal Application Security Engineer will be key in helping our talented and creative developers secure our application ecosystems across the enterprise. This role reports into the Senior Director of ABK’s Trust Center and maintains strong relationships with all line-of-business technology groups. You will work closely with several key individuals and teams and will be part of a talented team of security engineers who demonstrate superb technical competency, delivering mission critical infrastructure and ensuring the highest levels of availability, performance, and security across our enterprise.
Priorities can often change in a fast-paced environment like ours, so this role includes, but is not limited to, the following responsibilities:
Participate in the design of application ecosystems
Engineer, implement, and configure application related tooling to ensure the security of the environment
Research new techniques for gaining unauthorized access to ABK IP
Develop technical solutions, new security tools/scripts to automate repeatable tasks
Introduce and integrate security testing tools to existing SDLC to drive higher levels of assurance
Inform application security architecture and develop detailed cyber security designs
Identify and define application security requirements
Prepare and document standard operating procedures and protocols
Write comprehensive reports including assessment-based findings, outcomes, and propositions for further application security enhancement
Ability to effect change through influence
Player Profile Minimum Requirements
Proven work experience as an application security engineer or information security engineer
Working knowledge of c, c++, c#, .NET core, python, Java
Proven ability to identify code level weaknesses
Extensive experience in mobile security
Working knowledge of best practices for securing code repositories
Strong familiarity with various build technologies, code repositories, and CI/CD pipeline processes
Serve as the technical SME on project work
Mentor other team members through technical challenges
Thorough understanding of security testing techniques
Ability to problem solve independently and collaborate as a team to solve complex problems in support of the team’s mission
Proven experience in finding vulnerabilities and weaknesses in code and systems
Knowledge of industry best practices for foundational security elements and application security best practices
Experience leading technical projects
Working knowledge of fuzzing, DAST, SAST, SCA and/or IAST
Publicly credited for identifying CVE/CWE
Past experience presenting at security conferences
Knowledge of Cloud Services like Google Cloud, AWS, Azure
Knowledge of containerization software: Docker, Kubernetes
Knowledge of shell scripting, Perl, Powershell
Knowledge of DevOps
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.