Job Title:PAM Engineer
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, creativity and rigor to enhance the employee and player experience. To learn more, check us out at www.activisionblizzard.com or on Twitter at @ATVI_AB.
Activision, the publisher of the hit Call of Duty franchise, is looking for a skilled PAM engineer to join our Activision|Blizzard|King (ABK) Information Security team.
At ABK we aim to deliver the best user experience and business driven processes to manage our identity data, and the authentication and authorization experience for our users. You’ll be joining a highly technical team who are charged with a mission to design, build and deliver, an enterprise PAM (Privileged Access Management) solution within our IAM program.
Placing identity at the center of the security decision making process, you’ll work on critical initiatives for our enterprise. The ideal candidate will already have extensive experience working as a PAM engineer in a fast-paced technology environment, preferably within an information/cyber security function.
Priorities can often change in a fast-paced environment like ours, so this role includes, but is not limited to, the following responsibilities:
- Compose and contribute to PAM Security strategy, policies, and standards, including provisioning, password management and access policies, key management, and reporting.
- Design, configure, and maintain PAM solutions.
- Integrate the PAM solution with various technologies such as Service Now, Duo, Okta, SailPoint or other top identity and access management solutions.
- Operation of the Privileged Access Management (PAM) technologies, including accounts management, secrets management, and software and systems patching.
- Define and implement automated processes for administration and integration with external services.
- Provide security consultation on internal projects focusing on least privileged access and PAM best practices.
- Authoring and maintaining documentation procedures, inventories, and diagrams for PAM systems and processes.
- Monitors and responds to capacity and performance needs of the PAM infrastructure.
- Provides regular reports to leadership regarding security, capacity, usage, and licensing.
- May be called on for rotational on-call support for production PAM infrastructure systems and processes.
- Five years of hands-on experience as a PAM engineer.
- Experience securing, administering, and integrating applications to enterprise SSO/authentication platforms, including Microsoft Active Directory, Azure AD, Okta, Ping Identity, and Duo.
- In depth knowledge of, and experience planning and implementing, privileged access controls, segregation of duties, and least privileged access.
- Intimate knowledge of authentication protocols such as LDAP, Kerberos, SAML, OpenID Connect, oAuth, etc.
- Experience with enterprise password management methodologies and tools.
- Good understanding of information security and IAM best practices and principles.
- Good interpersonal skills and ability to communicate effectively with both technical and non-technical collaborators.
- Ability to solve problems independently and drive collaboration with the immediate team and external teams as needed to meet strategic goals.
- Excellent English written and verbal communication skills.
- Willing to travel occasionally (less than 10%).
- BSc in Computer Science, Cyber/Information Security or other related field or experience.
- Experience with secrets management solutions such as HashiCorp Vault.
- Recognized industry certification such as CISSP.
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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 https://www.benefitsforeveryworld.com/.In the U.S., the standard base pay range for this role is $77,500.00 - $143,376.00 Annual. 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.