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Sr Manager, Content Security Strategy Operations

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 10017275 Location Burbank, California, United States Business Studios Content Date posted Aug. 29, 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:

Senior Manager, Content Security Strategy & Operations

The Senior Manager, Content Security Strategy & Operations reports into the VP of Content Security at The Walt Disney Studios. This role is based in Glendale, CA and is responsible for strategy and synergy across the entire Content Security organization. They will understand and influence each program’s portfolio of projects, delivery strategy, and objectives to prioritize and facilitate quality service delivery for our external stakeholders.  This role will operate the central Content Security program management office (PMO) which will oversee all strategic technical security assessments and programs.  Additionally, this role will also oversee the financial budget process for the organization, including oversight of vendor spend, accurate forecasting and financial analysis.

This role is a highly influential and visible role combining strategic planning, experience & program management, process improvement, finance and communications oversight, and team leadership across a fast-moving technology business.  The primary goal is to creatively and efficiently solve any problem that arises, and to do it with eagerness and relentless execution. You will serve on the leadership team of the organization, as a force multiplier making each function more effective.

Overall Responsibilities:

This role will focus on leading strategic initiatives and their execution across the organization, including partnering with the Vice President to development the organizational vision, strategy and communications including training and awareness programs. The role will also provide oversight of organizational finances and third-party resources.

Content Security relies upon programs to help execute its mission and objectives. This role will constantly assess the effectiveness of each program, recommend changes to increase impact of each program, and stand-up new initiatives that help ensure Content Security remains a thought leader in the Media & Entertainment industry.

The candidate must possess the necessary skills to adjust to multiple demands, shifting priorities, ambiguity and rapid change.  The person will facilitate key technical initiatives, including organizing communication strategies for key projects.  A strong sense of design and a desire to make chaos into order are imperative.

The candidate can zoom out to a 30,000-foot view and create a plan, then zoom in to 30 feet and execute.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Oversight over the following programs and functions: Training & Awareness, Budgeting, Executive Communications, third-party resource management

  • Facilitate the Annual Strategic Planning process for each function across the organization

  • Manage strategic and technical programs and projects to complete cross-functional initiatives including but not limited to:

    • Media platform assessments for content and cyber security

    • Assessment and remediation projects for compliance against Content Security and Information Security policies/procedures and requirements

    • Developing with the MPA’s Trusted Partner Network industry content security requirements and policies


  • 7+ years of content or information security experience in a fast-paced dynamic environment

  • Strong technical and security fundamentals, examples may include:

    • Familiarity with information security / cyber security programs

    • Familiarity with media and entertainment operations and workflows

    • Familiarity with identity and access management architecture

    • Familiarity with cloud security, migrations, and workflows

  • Demonstrated successful execution of technology, cloud or security programs and projects

    • Examples may include: cloud infrastructure assessments, web application security projects, technology or media platform assessments or migrations, penetration testing and security controls testing or engineering product and program management

  • Demonstrated experience managing complex, cross-functional technology and security related projects including stakeholder management, work breakdown structures and resource management

  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills with the ability to interact with a diverse set of stakeholders including engineers and executives

  • Strong demonstrated ability to successfully manage technical programs and projects

  • Ability to create and coordinate the creation of world class executive level communication artifacts including design and presentation skills

  • Sky-high Emotional Intelligence

  • Experience in the media and entertainment industry is a plus

Job-Related Education:

A bachelor’s degree or equivalent job experience is required

A graduate degree with a focus on business or engineering strongly preferred


Additional Information!:


About Studios Content:

The Studios Content group encompasses a collection of world-class entertainment studios that produce high-quality cinematic storytelling for both theatrical and streaming release. It is also home to Disney Theatrical Productions, producer of popular stage shows on Broadway and around the world.

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 Studios Content.

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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