Senior Manager, InfoSec Risk Management
Job Title:Senior Manager, InfoSec Risk Management
Founded in 1979, Activision has continuously disrupted the world of entertainment as a leader in the videogame industry. With a history of delivering iconic game changers -- like Pitfall®, Tony Hawk®, Guitar Hero®, Crash Bandicoot™, Skylanders™ and Call of Duty® -- our obsession is delighting our players around the globe. Focused and committed to innovation, we consistently deliver the most beloved, engaging and successful entertainment.
And while we have world-class franchises, infrastructure and resources, our success comes from a passionate, talented and diverse team of people producing greatness together. So, if you’re interested in our biggest priority, it’s our people.
We’re currently driving the next era for our company and community by creating amazing experiences for fans and continuing to make Activision an inclusive place where everyone can thrive.
Join us, make history. To learn more, check us out at www.activision.com, www.activisiongamesblog.com or @Activision on Instagram, Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn.
The candidate will have a strong background within information security to make a strong impact on the company’s security program and services. The candidate will have direct experience with various Information Security concepts including data governance, risk management, metrics, audit, policy and standards development and will have experience leading a team This individual will work with the Information Security team, Legal, IT, and other business teams to:
- Facilitate risk and governance program activities, such as risk assessments, risk exceptions, risk ratings, business risk consultations, and risk mitigation/remediation recommendations
- Manage and develop risk management team, including coaching, performance reviews and development plans
- Perform assessments on our Information Assets, aimed at reducing organizational risk from an Information Security perspective
- Maintain working relationships with business partners to understand business processes, and the impact of implementing security controls in their ability to do business
- Communicate and develop regular reporting to our business and IT partners regarding the status of current assessments being performed, and document these assessments
- Oversee the creation and maintenance of an Enterprise Information Security Risk Register
- Participate in information Security Risk Management process improvement initiatives and deliver on improvement tasks assigned
- Produce operational metrics for Risk Assessments
- Establish and maintain regular written and in-person communications pertinent to Information Security Risk Management activities
- In partnership with Governance, examine incoming requests for exceptions to security control requirements and draft recommendations that include requisite mitigation strategies, seek approval, and maintain a registry of the exception and residual risk
- Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, other related field; or equivalent work experience
- Minimum of ten years of information security experience in a corporate or consulting environment, or
- Minimum of two years of direct management/leadership experience.
- Any one or more of the following preferred
- Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) from ISC2
- ISACA CGEIT, CRISC or CISA certification
- (any) Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC) from SANS
- Working knowledge of common information security management frameworks and practices such as
- National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
- CIS Critical Controls
- ISO/IEC 270xx
- Demonstrated understanding of security requirements, frameworks, templates, assessments, process maps, data flows
- Demonstrated experience with data governance and regulatory security requirements
- Versed in project management procedures and concepts
- Knowledgeable in a diverse set of technical skills, such as IT infrastructure, operating systems
- Understanding of logging, monitoring, and reporting key performance indicators (KPI) and development of continuous improvement plans
- Excellent oral/written communication, problem solving and analytical skills
- Ability to work independently and as part of a team to achieve desired objectives and project results
- Ability to interface effectively and decisively with all levels of management, departments and outside vendors
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.
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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. 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 on the basis of disability.
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 $116,800.00 - $216,000.00 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.