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Senior Security Architect

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Zynga, Inc. San Francisco , CA 94118

Posted 4 months ago

Sr. Security Architect

Job Description

Zynga is currently seeking a Sr. Security Architect to focus on today's evolving cyber security threats. This individual will be a significant contributor to Zynga's Information Security team, responsible for leading comprehensive security assessments, researching, architecting and deploying technical solutions to provide a multi-layered approach to security. The right candidate for this position will be an experienced security practitioner with a wide range of expertise in multiple security disciplines and an ability to operate in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.

This position will be based out of San Francisco, CA or Chicago, IL.

Tasks and responsibilities

  • Serve as an internal subject matter expert for information security issues, trends and leading practices, maintaining an in-depth holistic understanding of attack vectors, current threats, and remediation strategies

  • Strong ability to manage and report on multiple projects concurrently, prioritizing efforts, managing time effectively, and requiring minimal supervision in the execution

  • Conduct reviews on new and existing infrastructure to identify gaps and recommendations in current solutions and processes to remediate risks

  • Perform proof of concepts to evaluate technologies and be able to function as the top escalation point for Information Security controls and risk decisions

  • Identify emerging trends in the industry and establish strategic guidance related to best practice approaches for address those trends as they relate to Zynga

  • Contribute to the development and execution of Zynga's overall Information Security strategy focusing on identifying protection goals, objectives and metrics consistent with addressing trends, threats and opportunities

  • Participate in architectural and design discussions, providing technical engineering and architectural guidance to partner teams, studio contacts and senior management

  • Build complete security solutions by integrating off-the-shelf and custom security tools

  • Contribute to the development and maintenance of documented security solution run-book procedures and techniques

Required skills and experience

  • 7+ years experience in information technology and/or network engineering with a minimum of 4 years information security.

  • Strong ability to manage and report on multiple projects / system deployments concurrently, prioritizing efforts, managing time effectively, and requiring minimal supervision in the execution

  • Demonstrated problem solving, analytical and investigative skills combined with the ability to develop creative solutions and navigate through ambiguity in a fast-paced, agile environment

  • Strong understanding or ability to rapidly learn the technology and social gaming industry and desire for expanding core competencies

  • Knowledge of cloud based security issues and related activities relating to threat detection, monitoring and response

  • Solid team player, collaborating well with others to solve problems in a team-focused dynamic

  • Excellent written and communications skills, as well as strong interpersonal and relationship building skills

  • Self-starter, capable of working independently and in a team environment

  • Excellent meeting facilitation, presentation, report-writing and demonstrated attention to detail

  • Passion for continued professional development and ongoing learning

  • Desire to participate within the security community through events and conferences, supporting the sharing of information security knowledge and expertise

Recommended skills, experience and certifications

  • Sound knowledge and experience with administering and securing Windows, Mac OSX and Linux environments.

  • Prior experience with implementing and administering enterprise system and network security, including network architecture and security infrastructure placement

  • Professional information security related certifications

  • Experience in social media, technology, and/or gaming industry

  • Ability to thrive in a startup-like environment

  • Previous experience in a solutions engineering professional services role desirable

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Senior Security Architect

Expired Job

Zynga, Inc.