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Sr Manager, Content & Information Security (Governance & Risk Mgmt.)

Glendale, CA - US

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Job ID 763095BR Location Glendale, California, United States Business The Walt Disney Studios Date posted Jul. 15, 2020

Job Summary:

The Sr. Manager, Content & Information Security reports into the Director of Content & Information Security at The Walt Disney Studios based in Glendale, CA and is responsible for security governance and risk management activities in support of Studio Content & Information Security services. This role will be occupied by an individual with a strong a technical background in implementing risk driven information security frameworks, this resource will also have an in-depth understanding of information and security technologies.


  • Refine governance and risk management strategy for various Content & Information Security programs (site, application and cloud security)
  • Further refine the organization’s risk management strategy through deployment of risk identification, scoring and treatment methodologies
  • Working with work stream leads, serve as a Subject Matter Expert providing guidance for development of security best practices
  • Provide technical solutions to internal and external business units with an emphasis around secure network architecture and hardening best practices
  • Socialize programs internally, including the development of executive-level presentations, and externally with key partners
  • Apply current knowledge of IT trends and systems processes to identify security and risk management issues and opportunities for improvement
  • Evaluate and recommend new and emerging security products and technologies
  • Willingness to travel up to 25% domestically and internationally

Basic Qualifications:

  • 10+ years managing risk management functions for large-multinational corporations
  • 7+ years of experience in information security and/or the following areas: security architecture, security engineering, system and network security, authentication and protocols, cryptography, and application security
  • Broad technical skills in conducting technical security assessment against established security frameworks (e.g., ISO 17799/27002, PCI, MPAA)
  • Ability to work in a highly distributed matrixed environment
  • Certifications in one or more of the following required - CISSP, CISM, CISA, CEH, ITIL
  • Broad technology expertise with application, cloud, system integration, data, and/or infrastructure deployments or assessments
  • Experience or understanding of the following:
    • Configuring and maintaining firewalls and network switching / routing devices (e.g., Palo Alto, Sonicwall, Fortinet, Brocade, Cisco, HP)
    • Network architecture and layer 2 and Layer 3 routing principles
    • Vulnerability scanning, SIEM and common methods of exploiting vulnerabilities
    • Endpoint protection and Data Loss Prevention solutions
    • Secure configuration of Linux, Windows, and Mac based servers and endpoints
    • LAN, WAN, TCP/IP connectivity and security protocols (Point-to-Point, MPLS, VPN)
    • Wireless authentication standards (802.1x)
    • Directory Services (e.g., Active Directory, Open Directory, LDAP)
    • Storage solutions (e.g., SAN, NAS, encrypted storage mechanisms)
    • Digital transfer tools (e.g., Aspera, Signiant)
    • OS hardening best practices for both servers and workstations
    • Computer investigation processes and techniques
    • General cloud security best practices

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience in the following would be beneficial:
  • Knowledge of studio IT systems, including production and post-productions environments
  • Thorough knowledge of feature film production and post-production industries, services, and workflows (e.g., DI, editing, visual/audio effects, encoding, on-set support)
  • Experience evaluating physical and digital security protocols at facilities

Required Education

Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, IT Engineering, or a related field

About The Walt Disney Studios:

For over 90 years, The Walt Disney Studios has been the foundation on which The Walt Disney Company was built. Today the Studio brings quality movies, music and stage plays to consumers throughout the world. Feature films are released under the following banners: Disney, including Walt Disney Animation Studios and Pixar Animation Studios, Disneynature, Marvel Studios and Lucasfilm. The Disney Music Group encompasses the Walt Disney Records and Hollywood Records labels, as well as Disney Music Publishing. The Disney Theatrical Group produces and licenses live events, including Disney on Broadway, Disney On Ice and Disney Live!. Ours is a culture of innovation, inspiration and collaboration that brings together visionary artists, gifted technologists and savvy business minds to conjure up magical entertainment experiences for a global audience.

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 segment 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 or any other basis prohibited by federal, state or local law. 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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