Full Time Job

Director, Security Engineering

Warner Bros. Discovery

Atlanta, GA 06-12-2024
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description
Welcome to Warner Bros. Discovery… the stuff dreams are made of.

Who We Are…

When we say, ''the stuff dreams are made of,'' we're not just referring to the world of wizards, dragons and superheroes, or even to the wonders of Planet Earth. Behind WBD's vast portfolio of iconic content and beloved brands, are the storytellers bringing our characters to life, the creators bringing them to your living rooms and the dreamers creating what's next…

From brilliant creatives, to technology trailblazers, across the globe, WBD offers career defining opportunities, thoughtfully curated benefits, and the tools to explore and grow into your best selves. Here you are supported, here you are celebrated, here you can thrive.
Our Team

As the Warner Bros. Discovery portfolio continues to grow – around the world and across platforms – the Enterprise Technology & Operations team is building media technology and IT systems that meet the world class standard for which WBD is known. T&O builds, implements and maintains the business systems and technology that are critical for delivering our products, while articulating the long-term technology strategy that will enable WBD's growing pay-TV, digital terrestrial, free-to-air and online services to reach more audiences on more platforms.

Within our Information Security team, there has never been a busier or more urgent time to obtain the best talent we can for this critical function. In light of the constant threats and attacks occurring in companies across the globe, and across all industries, the Information Security Team at WBD is a growing group of cyber security professionals using the latest tools and resources to protect the assets from our internal infrastructure to the shows we broadcast across our multiple channels and platforms. From the US to Singapore, Poland, India to LA, we are tasked with protecting, training, and implementing the best of the best in tools, resources, monitoring, threat detection, and more.

Your New Role...

This is a leadership role responsible for Strategic Planning, guidance, definition, and design of enterprise-wide security engineering initiatives to effectively and securely support the organization in meeting specific business technology needs. This candidate will be considered a technical expert and a leader. Ideal candidates will have the following expectations, implement design reviews to evaluate security controls and identify opportunities to enhance the security posture of WBD business environments, build or manage enterprise security tools effectively, communicate effectively across all levels of management to articulate vision and direction and act as a mentor to all members of the InfoSec team if required. This role also manages a team of security engineers and collaborates with other departments to ensure that all security measures are aligned with the overall business strategy.

Your Role Accountabilities...
• Provide technical leadership and management of Security projects from conception through deployment and handover.
• Assist the InfoSec leadership with technical direction and vision for implementing the InfoSec strategy for WBD.
• Lead a team of security engineers: You will manage a team of security engineers and provide technical guidance to ensure the successful implementation of security measures. You will also oversee the recruitment, training, and development of security personnel.
• Manage and lead technical staff in accordance with WBD's policies and structures.
• Approve actions on human resources matters, including salary and budget administration.
• Collaborate with our corporate functions, including Internal Audit, Legal and Compliance, Privacy, and Sourcing, to ensure that WBD maintains a strong cybersecurity posture.
• Develop and maintain a comprehensive vision and strategy for enterprise-wide security engineering initiatives in order to effectively and securely support the organization in meeting specific business technology needs.
• Drive consideration of cybersecurity tools and datasets to enhance detective and preventive control sets.
• Understand technical security issues and the implications to WBD businesses and be able to communicate them to management and other business leaders.
• Understand emerging security technologies and determine the appropriate use within business applications.
• Maintain and enforce WBD's cybersecurity policies, standards, baselines, and secure design documentation.
• Maintain and enhance cybersecurity tools and ensure full adoptions and peak operational performance.
• Develop and implement security engineering standards, procedures, and guidelines that ensure the security, reliability, and availability of the organization's systems and solutions.
• Conduct security audits and assessments: You will regularly assess the effectiveness of security measures and identify areas for improvement.
• Manage enterprise security tools (such as EDR, SIEM, VM Tools, Deception Technology, etc.); ensure availability and efficacy of tools, vendor and stakeholder engagements, continuous enhancements in the overall security coverages and tools operations, etc.

Qualifications & Experience...
• A minimum of 7+ years of experience in security engineering, with at least 4+ years in a security leadership role.
• Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or other related discipline or 8+ years of previous technical experience, specifically security engineering and architecture experience.
• Strong leadership skills with experience managing teams of security engineers.
• Exceptional verbal and written communication skills, specifically the ability to communicate within the context of the intended audience, whether that be senior executives or highly technical engineering resources.
• 5+ years hands-on experience in managing enterprise security tools such as Vulnerability Management Tools, Security Orchestration solutions, Security Information and Event Monitoring (SIEM), endpoint security tools, etc.
• Driving continual operational excellence ensuring InfoSec provides great service to its internal customers.
• Hands on technical experience with compliance and regulatory frameworks and how they affect architecture designs and reviews.
• Proven track record of successfully designing, implementing, and managing security systems and solutions for large-scale and complex organizations.
• Security certifications are a plus. (CISSP, CISM, CISA, SANS, Security+, etc.)
• Experience leading a distributed team that provides 24/7 operational support and excellent service delivery is a plus.

This position requires the resource to be on-site at least three days a week in our Atlanta, DC, or Silver Spring office.


Championing Inclusion at WBD
Warner Bros. Discovery embraces the opportunity to build a workforce that reflects the diversity of our society and the world around us. Being an equal opportunity employer means that we take seriously our responsibility to consider qualified candidates on the basis of merit, without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, mental or physical disability, and genetic information, marital status, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status or any other category protected by law.

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