Senior Security DevOps Engineer

Apr 18, 2024
Santa Monica, United States
... Not specified
... Senior
Full time
... Office work

Job Title:

Senior Security DevOps Engineer

Requisition ID:

R022945

Job Description:

Your Platform

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 improve the employee and player experience. To learn more, check us out at www.activisionblizzard.com or on Twitter at @ATVI_AB.

Your Mission

Activision, the publisher of the hit Call of Duty franchise, is looking for a passionate Security DevOps Engineer to join our Activision Blizzard King (ABK) Security Architecture and Engineering function. If you are an enthusiastic gamer with a security and systems engineering background, come be a part of our team. Our mission is to increase organizational efficiency through technology integrations, and workflow automations, allowing teams to focus on technological innovation and process refinement instead of dealing with highly repetitive activities across physical, virtual and cloud computing. You will contribute to the team, mentor, upskill the security engineers; and support the transformation of the whole security department towards a DevOps attitude. You will also support Cloud Security Engineering by participating in defining strategies, supporting roadmaps, and facilitating the advancement of Cloud Security tools and controls.

This role reports into the Senior Manager, Security DevOps and maintains positive relationships with all line-of-business technology groups. You will work closely with several key individuals and teams and will be part of a dedicated team of security engineers and architects who demonstrate superb technical proficiency, delivering critically important infrastructure and ensuring the highest levels of availability, performance, and security across our enterprise. Qualified candidates will have a background in IT, computer, security systems analysis and engineering.

Priorities can often change in a fast-paced environment like ours, so this role includes, but is not limited to, the following responsibilities:

  • Providing technical leadership and decision making for aspects of Security DevOps and Cloud Security Engineering across IT programs and solutions.
  • Identify gaps in our current processes, workflows, and design solutions; and recommend changes or enhancements as needed to improve efficiency through automation and scalability.
  • Work with other teams to drive new projects, product implementations configuration reviews, ensuring that best practice standards are maintained.
  • Partner with other security teams to guide them through SRE and DevOps best practices.
  • Oversee technology procurement choices for automation systems and system controls in partnership with security architecture.
  • Advance the gitOps framework and provide mentorship to other functional areas outside Security.
  • Act as a Tech Leader for the Security DevOps team, influencing team’s technical decisions and goals.

Player Profile

Minimum Requirements:

  • Proven work experience as a system engineer, information security engineer, or architect.
  • In-depth knowledge of Cloud Platforms like AWS, Azure, and GCP.
  • Display technical excellence in Cloud Native technologies and Security controls. Additionally, demonstrate multidisciplinary capabilities in coding, networking, governance, project management, etc.
  • Hands-on experience working within sprints, following agile methodologies, and using associated solutions like Jira and Azure DevOps.
  • Strong user documentation skills.
  • Detailed understanding of the latest security principles, techniques, and protocols.
  • Ability to problem solve independently and collaborate as a team to tackle sophisticated problems in support of the team’s mission.
  • Knowledge of industry standard processes for foundational security elements including network devices and system-level hardening.
  • Hands-on experience in gitOps frameworks using tools like ArgoCD, Jenkins, DroneCI, GitLab, GitHub, etc; and infrastructure as code such us Terraform or Ansible, along with cloud native tools such as Azure Resource Management Templates, Google Cloud Deployment Manager, and AWS’s Cloud Formation.
  • Applied expertise in containerization software such as Docker and Kubernetes, along with technical competence in ensuring their security.
  • Knowledge of CNAPP platforms, running CSPM and CWPP tooling.

Extra Points:

  • Excellent knowledge of cloud security standard methodologies and solutions in cloud security posture management and workload management.
  • Knowledge of Identity and Access Management frameworks in cloud environments.
  • Hands-on experience with CNAPP platforms, running CSPM and CWPP tooling.
  • Direct experience with serverless functions.
  • Proficiency with log collection, normalizing, and management; security infrastructure and policies; and risk mitigation.
  • Knowledge about the current security threat landscape and common tactics, techniques and procedures used in offensive security.
  • Knowledge of Security Orchestration Automation and Response (SOAR) products.
  • Knowledge of operating systems and database security.

Our World

Activision Blizzard, Inc., 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 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 accommodationrequests@activisionblizzard.com General employment questions cannot be accepted or processed here. Thank you for your interest

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.

Rewards

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 $101,000.00 - $186,754.00 Annual. These values reflect the expected base pay range of new hires across all U.S. locations. Ultimately, your specific range and offer will be based on several factors, including relevant experience, performance, and work location. Your Talent Professional can share this role’s range details for your local geography during the hiring process. 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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