This job listing expired on Oct 16, 2023

The Insider Threat Engineer is a senior technical security position that plays an important role in security risk management across EA. You will have 2 main goals:

(a) Working with partners in EA Security and Games Studios to improve capabilities and processes to prevent, detect and investigate insider and associated exfil/leaks.

(b) Leading all insider and major leak investigations across EA to closure. Collaborate with studios and the wider incident response and threat intelligence teams.

During insider and major leak incidents you are required to coordinate with partners such as development studios, Legal, People Practices, and other appropriate teams to gather incident details, assess impact, and coordinate response across EA.

You must effectively communicate with different audiences within the Security and the wider business community. You will report to the Senior Director of GRC and Production Security.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Implement an insider and leak investigation strategy. Socialize and work with partner teams including EA Security teams, Legal, People Practices and games studios to complete the required people, process and tech components of the strategy.

  • Assemble and partner with technical teams, stakeholders, legal team and third-party vendors to resolve insider/major leak investigations as efficiently as possible. You will lead all related meetings and calls while supervising staff supporting the investigation work.

  • Establish a streamlined intake process and clear criteria for handling reports of potential insider leaks.

  • Partner with Engineering, IT and Games Studios on data source and logging requirements for insider threat investigations and strategy.

  • Communicate the status of response, resolution and final root cause analysis of insider and leaks to EA Security and business executives.

  • Collaborate with Legal and People Practices to identify leakers and comply with documentation requirements.

  • Engineer tools and other improvements that accelerate and automate leak detection and response.

Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities

  • Must have a minimum of 4 years' hands on experience in incident response and related investigations.

  • Must have thorough knowledge of information security components, principles, practices, and procedures and application of them during a security incident.

  • Must have a holistic understanding of insider and leak vectors, current security threats, and remediation strategies.

  • Experience with host and network based forensics analysis and associated practices, procedures and evidence handling.

  • Experience in leading meetings, dividing responsibilities, and influencing people to take action in insider/leak investigations.

  • Must have knowledge of General IT architecture infrastructure, web application, and internet security along with a general understanding of common operating systems, networking protocols, database, and application development.

  • Understand legal and regulatory requirements and business risk, and to integrate these into the Insider and Leak Strategy.

  • Experience writing concise investigative reports and leading meetings with executives and staff in different roles throughout the organization.

Additional Requirements

  • Limited travel to other EA locations to support security incidents.

  • You must coordinate between several departments and executives to accomplish effective security incident response.

  • Perform activities ranging from executive/strategic to detailed/analytical.

About Electronic Arts

Everything we do is designed to inspire the world to play. Through our cutting-edge games, innovative services, and powerful technologies, we bring worlds with infinite possibilities to millions of players and fans around the globe.

We’re looking for collaborative and inclusive people with diverse perspectives who will enrich our culture and challenge us. We take a holistic approach with our benefits program, focusing on physical, emotional, financial, career, and community wellness to support our people through every chapter of life. We provide comprehensive benefit packages and support for a balanced life with paid time off and new parent leave, plus free games and so much more. Our goal is to provide a safe and respectful workplace that empowers you to thrive in both work and life.

Electronic Arts is an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, religion, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, marital status, family status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We will also consider employment qualified applicants with criminal records in accordance with applicable law. EA also makes workplace accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities as required by applicable law.