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Content Security Manager

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 808661BR Location Burbank, California, United States Business The Walt Disney Studios Date posted May 23, 2022 Flex Type Hybrid

- This role is considered hybrid, which means the employee will work a portion of their time on-site from a Company designated location and the remainder of their time remotely.

Job Summary:

The Walt Disney Studios creates iconic, innovative, and award-winning content from Lucasfilm, Pixar, Marvel Studios, Walt Disney Animation, 20th Century Studios, Searchlight Pictures, and Walt Disney Pictures. The Content Security team supports these studios in protecting storytelling through effective problem-solving, authentic partnerships, and technical expertise. Our team drives towards goals that include: a. fostering a culture of content security b. eliminating the risk of content leaks and c. tailoring security solutions to meet our partners’ needs.

Are you passionate about addressing complex challenges and developing pragmatic solutions? Would you take pride in knowing that millions are enjoying new content that you helped to guide and protect? We have an exciting opportunity focused on operational excellence, stakeholder management, interdisciplinary collaboration, and ownership of analytical projects at the leading content creation powerhouse.
  • Develop and maintain structured and sustainable approaches to securing the content creation and delivery process
  • Contribute to time sensitive inquiries and investigations and leverage subject matter expertise on the team to gather information
  • Partner cross-functionally across CS team to ensure identified gaps are proactively meaningfully addressed to mitigate risks
  • Apply an analytical approach to ongoing operational improvements amid the evolving technical and business landscape


  • Relentlessly pursue the current state of content workflows, with an eye toward identifying and remediating associated risks
  • Establish symbiotic relationships with a variety of production divisions and business units responsible for Studio content
  • Usher new titles through their creation and delivery phases with minimal disruption or risk
  • Liaise with CS team subject matter experts across security ops, app & cloud security, vendor audit, policy and risk, and media security to ensure stakeholders are supported and informed
  • Lead process improvement initiatives to analyze current state, identify risks and pain points, and collaboratively develop solutions
  • Generate remediation action plans and partner with technical and process subject matter experts to reduce risks
  • Coordinate with internal security partners as needed to address complex issues across lines of business

Basic Qualifications:

  • 3-5 years of experience in content security, content operations, supply chain management, management consulting, IT security, or a related field
  • Working knowledge of network and infrastructure security principles, along with best practices for implementing protective measures, monitoring, and logging
  • Knowledge of terminology and processes associated with creative media production, licensing, and distribution
  • Polished written communication skills to produce high-visibility executive-facing memos, presentation decks, and briefs
  • Integrity and a desire to address critical business risks and issues
  • A genuine passion for media and entertainment and a concern for the security of creative works
  • Ability to embrace change and ambiguity in an evolving industry
  • Ability to provide polished and timely support to internal partners

Required Education

Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience in the fields of computer science, industrial engineering, information security, business administration, film/television, communications, liberal arts, engineering, or related fields

Additional Information:


About The Walt Disney Studios:

For over 95 years, The Walt Disney Studios has been the foundation on which The Walt Disney Company was built. Today it brings quality movies, episodic storytelling, music, and stage plays to consumers throughout the world. The Walt Disney Studios encompasses a collection of respected film studios, including Disney, Walt Disney Animation Studios, Pixar Animation Studios, Marvel Studios, Lucasfilm, 20th Century Studios, and Searchlight Pictures. It is also home to Disney Theatrical Productions, producer of world-class stage shows.

About The Walt Disney Company:

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.

This position is with Walt Disney Pictures, which is part of a business we call The Walt Disney Studios.

Walt Disney Pictures is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.

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