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Sr Security Engineer

Seattle, Washington, United States

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Job ID 865781BR Location Seattle, Washington, United States Business The Walt Disney Company (Corporate) Date posted Jan. 12, 2022

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 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 look add people to our team who are focused on delivery, prioritize data-driven decisions over opinions, are continuous learners, passionate about information security and love their work.


This role will provide Operational Security support to The Walt Disney Studios with the mission of protecting Studios’ Pre-Release Content. The Sr Security Engineer is responsible for:
  • Provides situation based support, using in-depth knowledge of TWDC technology, to ensure systems are designed in accordance with and are aligned with Company information security policies and standards.
  • Balances operational work 30% of the day, 70% project deliverables to help meet assigned team deliverables.
  • Contributes to the design, implementation, and documentation of new security tools.
  • Collaborates with other internal information technology teams (networking, cloud, traditional architecture, developers, and data scientists) to support internal and external systems.
  • information security tools, such as the SIEM (Logstash, Splunk, GrayLog, etc.);
  • Clearly documents designed automation and system relationships and operational guidelines.
  • Ability to create security operations processes and workflows.
  • Contributes and participates in the Information Security Team daily stand-ups and other meetings as necessary.
  • Participates in regular reporting, maintaining accountability and transparency within the Information Security Team.
  • Remains current on industry trends in cyber risk with industry standards (ISO 27001/2, NIST, CIS) and regulatory requirements.
  • Creates, reviews and presents reports, position papers, assessment recaps to team (peers) and next level of leadership within team.
  • Executes advanced risk and threat analysis activities, leveraging learnings from external and internal cyber trends and incidents.
  • Researches, learns and assesses new technologies.
  • Documents issues, solutions and project status.
  • Assists with the maintenance of metrics and scorecards in support of the information security program.

Basic Qualifications:

  • 3 Years experience, information security tools administration.
  • Detailed understanding of TCP/IP and related communication protocols, Windows authentication mechanisms (Kerberos, NTLM, AD), networking
  • Demonstrated experience in creating conceptual, logical security diagrams.
  • Experience with both commercial and open source security and vulnerability detection tools (e.g., Tenable, Qualys, Aquasec, Prisma).
  • Multiple scripting languages in your toolbox (e.g., Python, GO, Perl, Swift)
  • Information security technology/compliance experience (e.g., Sarbanes-Oxley, NERC CIP, MPAA Content Security, PCI, PII, GDPR)
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and work effectively in a fast-paced, high volume, results driven environment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills including documentation and reporting
  • Exceptional analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to establish credibility and working relationships with a wide range of personnel including operations, management and legal staff
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
Professional Certifications: CEH, ITIL, CISSP, GSEC, GPEN, Security+

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 4 years experience in a dedicated information security operational role.
  • Knowledge and experience with diverse IT architectures and enterprise IT data centers, external hosted services and cloud computing environments. Knowledge and experience with physical and virtual server configurations and implementations.

Required Education

BA/BS in business or computer science or appropriate work experience

Additional Information:


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 segment 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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