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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.

Your Role Within Our Kingdom

The Offensive Security team is looking for an experienced penetration tester to join the team. This person will be working together with the rest of the global team, ensuring that all the software developed at Activision Blizzard is tested for vulnerabilities. You’ll be part of the team in charge of performing penetration testing, red team exercises and finding all kinds of vulnerabilities inside the Kingdom.

Skills To Create Thrills

You have a self-starter attitude so you’re able to take direction and execute tasks on your own while working in a team. Other skills include:

  • BS in computer science or related field or equivalent experience

  • Strong knowledge of all sorts of vulnerabilities and the technical insights behind them

  • Deep knowledge of common web application technology stacks and the vulnerabilities that can be exploited in all the different layers of the application

  • Willingness to learn and work on other disciplines apart from web application security

  • Extensive technical experience, performing web application penetration testing and mobile application security

  • Ability for reviewing source code, being able to understand pieces of code in any major language so you can leverage that knowledge to exploit a vulnerability

  • Experience writing vulnerability reports for different audiences (security engineers, developers, managers,…)

  • Familiarity with Google Cloud services (GCP) services and understanding the vulnerabilities that such environments may suffer from

  • Must be willing to travel occasionally

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills (fluent in English)

Tasty Bonus Skills

  • Experience in planning and executing red team exercises

  • Experience reviewing Java applications

  • Hands on experience on network penetration testing

  • Familiarity with cloud services (AWS and Azure)

  • Experience with devops culture and the systems development life cycle (SDLC)

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.

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.

Activision Blizzard 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 because of disability.

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