Information Security Awareness Specialist

Aug 12, 2023
Santa Monica, United States
... Not specified
... Intermediate
Full time
... Office work

Job Title:

Information Security Awareness Specialist

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Job Description:

Your Platform

ABK Information Security is seeking a multifaceted Information Security Awareness Specialist to join our growing team! You will play a key role in crafting the organization's strong information security culture. You will collaborate across ABK to craft and deliver engaging training materials, conduct awareness campaigns and help nurture and improve the security culture and posture while minimizing risks for all employees at ABK.

Your Mission

Activision, the publisher of the hit Call of Duty franchise, is looking for a passionate Information Security Awareness Specialist to join our Activision Blizzard King (ABK) Information Security Education & Culture team.

At ABK, we strive to equip employees with the knowledge and tools vital to help protect proprietary and sensitive information. We are tasked with crafting, building, and delivering an engaging enterprise-wide Information Security Awareness Program that facilitates a well-informed Information Security culture.

As the Information Security Awareness Specialist, you’ll support the Information Security Education & Culture Manager with initiatives that help to educate and protect the ABK employee base from Information Security attacks. The ideal candidate will already have experience designing engaging content and thoroughly understanding Information Security concepts.

Functional Duties

This role includes, but is not limited to, the following responsibilities:

  • Support all Information Security Awareness projects that champion a culture of security and promote desired behaviors
  • Review course feedback surveys for course improvement and overall engagement
  • Track progress on campaigns and measure quantitative effect of improved security awareness
  • Ensure compliance of all company employees.
  • Publish communications to key stakeholders, partner organizations, and company employees highlighting availability, launch, and effectiveness of the security awareness program.
  • Plan, organize, and establish priorities related to an assignment and drive tasks to completion
  • Proactive in removing roadblocks, paving the way for innovation, and can balance multiple challenging priorities in a fast-paced environment,
  • Track meaningful metrics, capture feedback, calculate return on investment, and continuously assess opportunities for improvement
  • Assist with conducting interactive training exercises to create an effective learning environment
  • Generate fun, creative, new insights to improve engagement across the global employee population
  • Assist with coordinating simulated phishing campaigns
  • Develop a wide range of awareness content such as published web pages, business reports, presentations, newsletters, notification releases
  • Driving best practice adoption and identifying human-based risks using a combination of interactive learning experiences and simulation-based training.


  • 5+ years’ experience with Security Awareness and Training.
  • Proven ability to deliver and grow security training programs to global employees.
  • Ability to handle diverse programs that require judgement in how to address and ability to evaluate identifiable factors.
  • Demonstrable knowledge of Information Security and Privacy principles
  • Experience in designing and delivering effective Information Security Awareness programs and materials (Adobe, web design, HTML, graphics design, etc)
  • Experience with security awareness platforms, learning management systems, and other security training tools.
  • Superb communication and presentation skills, with the ability to convey sophisticated security concepts in a clear and engaging manner to a diverse, global audience
  • Ability to work closely in a team environment and establish effective relationships with collaborators internally and externally
  • Analytical approach to assess the program efficiency and make data-informed improvements
  • Ability to think creatively and in an unexpected way
  • Experience in marketing or communications is a plus

Extra Points

  • Preferred BA in Business or Education, or BS in Computer Science/Information Security

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 committed to working with and providing reasonable assistance to individuals with physical and mental disabilities. If you are a disabled individual requiring an accommodation to apply for an open position, please email your request to General employment questions cannot be accepted or processed here. Thank you for your interest.


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.

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.


We provide a suite of benefits that promote physical, emotional and financial well-being for ‘Every World’ - we’ve got our employees covered!  Subject to eligibility requirements, the Company offers comprehensive benefits including:

  • Medical, dental, vision, health savings account or health reimbursement account, healthcare spending accounts, dependent care spending accounts, life and AD&D insurance, disability insurance;
  • 401(k) with Company match, tuition reimbursement, charitable donation matching;
  • Paid holidays and vacation, paid sick time, floating holidays, compassion and bereavement leaves, parental leave;
  • Mental health & wellbeing programs, fitness programs, free and discounted games, and a variety of other voluntary benefit programs like supplemental life & disability, legal service, ID protection, rental insurance, and others;
  • If the Company requires that you move geographic locations for the job, then you may also be eligible for relocation assistance.

Eligibility to participate in these benefits may vary for part time and temporary full-time employees and interns with the Company.  You can learn more by visiting

In the U.S., the standard base pay range for this role is $29.81 - $55.14 Hourly. This base pay range is for the U.S. and is not applicable to locations outside of the U.S. Actual amounts will vary depending on experience, performance and location. In addition to a competitive base pay, employees in this role may be eligible for incentive compensation. Incentive compensation is not guaranteed.
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