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Staff Cloud Security Engineer

San Diego, CA

We are looking for an inspirational and hardworking person to join the Platform Hosting Cloud Security Engineering team at SIE! You'll be joining a team of innovative engineers who are unified in their mission to make PlayStation the best and most secure gaming platform. This support is fulfilled by minimizing impact to the platform while ensuring security needs are met. This role is highly technical and requires a shown grasp of security principles and how they are applied to production environments. You will assist in the planning, design, development, testing, and management of security tools and processes that provide protection and visibility of our cloud environments.

Key Responsibilities

  • Design, architect, and implement security controls and frameworks for PlayStation Network's Cloud Infrastructure

  • Be responsible for the detection of security gaps, and lead efforts to mature security tooling and operational processes

  • Work closely with product and platform teams to define system requirements, engineer, and implement cloud based security applications and controls

  • Write code to automate security processes which seamlessly integrate into code builds and deployments, applying DevSecOps processes and tools

  • Architect, develop, and deploy automation solutions that help audit, secure, and affect changes across multi-cloud environments

  • Champion tools for improving platform availability using automated protection mechanisms

  • Research and recommend new technologies and collaborates on solutions

  • Mentor senior and junior engineers and guide them in making better design choices that protect Platform

  • Be a champion for security and privacy


  • Proven track record in security engineering or architect role, with a strong background in multi-cloud platforms such as AWS and GCP

  • Deep knowledge of security frameworks and compliance standards

  • Proficient in multiple programming and scripting languages such as Python and Go

  • Experience architecting and deploying IaC tools such as CloudFormation and Terraform

  • Comprehensive experience working with CICD, DevOps or similar experience (e.g., GitHub, Jenkins, Terraform, Kubernetes)

  • Shown experience building end-to-end enterprise level systems

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, as well as social skills including the ability to articulate to both technical and non-technical audiences coupled with strong analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Proven record of success in coaching and growing people

  • Technical certifications or other demonstrations of passion in security and technology such as CISSP, CCSP are a plus!

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At SIE, we consider several factors when setting each role’s base pay range, including the competitive benchmarking data for the market and geographic location. Please note that the base pay range may vary in line with our hybrid working policy and individual base pay will be determined based on job-related factors which may include knowledge, skills, experience, and location. In addition, this role is eligible for SIE’s top-tier benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, matching 401(k), paid time off, wellness program and coveted employee discounts for Sony products. This role also may be eligible for a bonus package. Click here to learn more.

The estimated base pay range for this role is listed below.

$173,400—$260,000 USD

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