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Associate Security and Compliance Specialist

Apply NowApply Later NOTE: We have a new application system, please create a new account if you have not done so yet when applying. Job ID 7113461820220417 Location Lake Buena Vista, Florida, United States Business The Walt Disney Company (Corporate) Date posted Aug. 11, 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 Global Information Security (GIS) group provides services and solutions to protect the value and use of Disney’s information through risk evaluation, collaboration, standardization, enforcement, and education across the enterprise. We protect the brand and reputation while enabling and supporting business objectives. GIS teams are located in Seattle, Burbank, and Orlando.

In order to ensure that our services keep The Walt Disney Company (TWDC) secure, we follow an ongoing, iterative process, including continued reevaluation of our services over time to address emerging threats as well as changes in business and technology. This process includes:

1. Analysis of known and emerging threats to determine risks against TWDC assets
2. Creation, maintenance, governance and communication of security policies and standards across TWDC
3. Assessment and audit of compliance against the security policies and standards
4. Assurance that TWDC assets are effectively managed and monitored to meet TWDC security criteria

We are looking to add a Sr. Information Security and Compliance Specialist to our team - someone who is focused on delivery, prioritize data-driven decisions over opinions, are continuous learners, passionate about information security and love their work.

The Sr. Information Security and Compliance Specialist for metrics will partner closely with business and IT leaders, and stakeholders to provide reliable metrics through reporting and management dashboards used for decision-making, operational management, Key Performance Indicator (KPI) reviews, and identifying opportunities for improvement. The cast member is also expected to educate our partners and customers to ensure security and compliance is something that everyone values and supports.



The Sr. Information Security and Compliance Specialist is responsible to:

  • Produce accurate and standardized reporting with key insights to communicate operational performance to leadership teams.

  • Collaborate with operational areas to develop new dashboards, publish recurring status reports, analyze data, and explore how to better support our stakeholders

  • Identify gaps and risks that may impact current security and compliance strategy and/or operational targets

  • Identify gaps and risks that may impact the on-time delivery of new security and compliance strategies

  • Prepare presentations for senior-management that appropriately communicates data-driven results to executives

  • Promote and implement the automation of repetitive tasks

  • Stay informed about information security trends, directions, and technologies in the technology industry.

Basic Qualifications:

  • 3+ years of Cyber Security and Risk Metrics

  • Strong numeracy, analytical, and strategy skills

  • Demonstrated experience in identifying risk and development of mitigation plans. 

  • Demonstrated problem solving skills with an ability to develop creative alternatives to complex problems, as well as, continuous improvement process skills

  • Demonstrated proficiency at consolidating data from numerous sources to create presentations for all levels of management and other stakeholders

  • Demonstrated ability to handle confidential information.

  • Demonstrated experience in a security program for a large and complex organization.

  • Strong relationship building, influencing and consultation skills and be able to establish and maintain positive work relationships with peers, management, and key stakeholders.

  • Demonstrated professional written, verbal, and presentation communications skills.

  • Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate complex issues, present technical information clearly, and lead through influence to accomplish challenging goals & objectives

  • Proven ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment as part of a high performance team.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Basic knowledge of visualization tools such as Tableau, Power BI, Grafana, etc.

  • Experience working in a multi-national and multicultural environment

  • Ability to be flexible with work schedule and travel requirements

  • Strong research skills

Required Education:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, data analytics, or related field

  • One or more of the following Certifications: CISSP, CISA, ITIL, etc.

Preferred Education:

  • Master’s degree or equivalent

The Team:

At Disney, we’re storytellers. We make the impossible, possible. The Walt Disney Company is a world-class entertainment and technological leader. Walt’s passion was to continuously envision new ways to move audiences around the world—a passion that remains our touchstone in an enterprise that stretches from theme parks, resorts and a cruise line to sports, news, movies and a variety of other businesses. Uniting each endeavor is a commitment to creating and delivering unforgettable experiences — and we’re constantly looking for new ways to enhance and protect these exciting experiences.

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 Disney Worldwide Services, Inc., which is part of a business we call The Walt Disney Company (Corporate).

Disney Worldwide Services, Inc. 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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