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TWDC Sensitive Information Protection: Production Security Manager

Iver Heath, - - GB

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Job ID 770900BR Location Iver Heath, England, United Kingdom Business The Walt Disney Company (Corporate) Date posted Dec. 18, 2020

Job Summary:

The TWDC Sensitive Information Protection (SIP): Production Security Manager reports into the Director of Intellectual Property Protection at The Walt Disney Company based in Burbank and is responsible for supporting onset production activities and execution of 3rd party vendor assessments.

Overall responsibilities
  • In collaboration with respective enterprise security teams, management and execution of various compliance related activities within the Studio Content & Information Security (C&IS) services portfolio, key programs include, but are not limited to: (1) Third-party Security (2) Onset production environments (3) Disney production environments
  • Serve as a Subject Matter Expert providing technical guidance around security best practices encompassing both digital and physical domains
  • Provide technical solutions to internal and external business units with an emphasis around secure network architecture and hardening best practices
  • Support and/or drive implementation of various security related technologies
  • Execution of C&IS related Security Risk assessments on internal business units and strategic third-party entities
  • Supporting the development of executive-level presentations

Specific responsibilities
  • Lead security evaluations with an emphasis on physical security, digital security, and related processes
  • Support and/or manage all aspects of the evaluation lifecycle, including planning, fieldwork, reporting and archiving, including interaction with third-party service providers
  • Evaluate and test business processes and controls and identify areas of risk
  • Apply current knowledge of IT trends and systems processes to identify security and risk management issues and opportunities for improvement
  • Provide comprehensive and accurate reports to assess, document, and communicate results of evaluations
  • Liaise with vendors to report, monitor, and remediate risks
  • Work with internal assurance teams and business unit stakeholders to plan vendor evaluation strategy, define objectives, and address technology-related controls risks and issues
  • Act as Information Security subject matter expert relative to the C&IS portfolio to vendors and in-house personnel

Basic Qualifications:

  • 10+ years IT/Technical industry experience with large corporations
  • Working knowledge of software development practices and technologies highly desired
  • Prior experience in the entertainment industry with experience working on set in a high-stress environment preferred
  • Ability to work in a highly distributed matrixed environment
  • Ability to adapt to new technologies and trends
  • Prior security audit experience is a plus
  • CISSP, CISA/CISM, or CEH designation preferred

Required skills
  • Broad technical skills in conducting security assessment against established security frameworks (e.g., ISO 17799/27002, PCI, MPAA)
  • Strong understanding of secure network principles of perimeter devices, servers, and workstations
    • Working knowledge of configuring and maintaining firewalls and network switching / routing devices (e.g., Palo Alto, Sonicwall, Fortinet, Brocade, Cisco, HP)
    • WAN connectivity (Point-to-Point, MPLS, VPN)
    • 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
  • Understanding of the following, but not limited to, security technologies:
    • End Point Protection (e.g., Sophos, EPP)
    • Vulnerability Management (e.g., Nessus)
    • Configuration Management (e.g., Nipper, Paws)
  • 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, dubbing, DVD/BD replication)
  • Experience evaluating physical security protocols at facilities
  • Must have strong communication (written and verbal) and listening skills
  • Strong analytical, organizational and decision-making skills
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Willingness to travel up to 60% domestically and internationally

Job-Related Education
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, IT Engineering, Math or a related field
  • Master’s degree preferred

About The Walt Disney Company (Corporate):

At Disney Corporate you can see how the businesses behind the Company’s powerful brands come together to create the most innovative, far-reaching and admired entertainment company in the world. As a member of a corporate team, you’ll work with world-class leaders driving the strategies that keep The Walt Disney Company at the leading edge of entertainment. See and be seen by other innovative thinkers as you enable the greatest storytellers in the world to create memories for millions of families around the globe.

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 The Walt Disney Company Ltd., which is part of a business segment we call The Walt Disney Company (Corporate).

The Walt Disney Company Ltd. is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, colour, religion or belief, sex, nationality, ethnic or national origin, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marital or civil partner status, disability or pregnancy or maternity. 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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