Business Information Security Officer
Location: Greater London
Job Type: Full time
Activision, Blizzard and King play a centralized role in the creation of epic entertainment by supporting our interactive gaming brands and studios with a diverse range of career opportunities across corporate functions such as Marketing, Communications, Legal, Human Resources, Finance and Supply Chain. Located in our global headquarters in Santa Monica, we encompass equal parts agility, creativity and rigor to enhance the employee and player experience. To learn more, check us out at www.activisionblizzard.com or on Twitter at @ATVI_AB.
As the BISO for King, your mission will be to create meaningful engagement with our Business Unit and Technology Partners. We do this by aligning strategic initiatives, sharing material changes, and operating with transparency. This person will work with IT, studios, and the Shared Tech Organization to understand their ABK Information Security needs. This person will be instrumental in sharing the services offered by ABK Information Security and soliciting feedback regarding initiatives that we should start, stop, or continue to provide.
Priorities can often change in a fast-paced environment like ours, so this role includes, but is not limited to, the following responsibilities:
Able to establish direct lines of communication with ABK leaders.
Recognized ability to operate in highly matrixed organizations.
Demonstrates the ability to communicate highly technical security concepts to a wide range of recipients with various technical acumen.
Proven ability to develop relationships, understand the unique challenges of each business unit, and develop a shared vision for how security can help meet their business needs.
Able to influence key stakeholders, gain traction on strategic security initiatives and progress adoption of those security initiatives.
Extensive experience managing Information Security teams.
Extensive knowledge of the gaming or entertainment sector.
Strong understanding of ITSM frameworks (e.g. ITIL, MOF…etc).
Be able to effectively translate security needs or concerns into actionable initiatives within the business and technology partners.
Strong problem-solving, analytics skills and a business mindset.
Expert Excel skills and experience with building/running reports and analyzing and manipulating data.
Strong communications skills with the ability to succinctly convey messages to varying audiences.
Comfort with ambiguity; strong judgment and ability to make well-informed decisions.
Extensive experience in an engineering role.
Established relationships within the ABK CTO community.
Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ: ATVI), is one of the world's largest and most successful interactive entertainment companies and is at the intersection of media, technology and entertainment. We are home to some of the most beloved entertainment franchises including Call of Duty®, World of Warcraft®, Overwatch®, Diablo®, Candy Crush™ and Bubble Witch™. Our combined entertainment network delights hundreds of millions of monthly active users in 196 countries, making us the largest gaming network on the planet!
Our ability to build immersive and innovate worlds is only enhanced by diverse teams working in an inclusive environment. We aspire to have a culture where everyone can thrive in order to connect and engage the world through epic entertainment. We provide a suite of benefits that promote physical, emotional, and financial well-being for ‘Every World’ - we’ve got our employees covered!
The videogame industry and therefore our business is fast-paced and will continue to evolve. As such, the duties and responsibilities of this role may be changed as directed by the Company at any time to promote and support our business and relationships with industry partners.
Activision Blizzard is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable law and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.
King is the game developer behind the world-famous Candy Crush franchise, as well as mobile game hits including Farm Heroes, Bubble Witch and Pet Rescue. Candy Crush is the top-grossing franchise in US app stores, a position it has held for the last two years, and King’s games are being played by 245 million monthly active users as of Q3 2021. King, which is part of the Activision Blizzard group since its acquisition in 2016, employs nearly 2,000 people in game studios in Stockholm, Malmö, London, Barcelona and Berlin, and offices in San Francisco, New York, and Malta.
A Great Saga Needs All Sorts of Heroes
Making games is fun. Especially when you do it with people who share the same idea of what makes a good workplace great. We design games for everyone, no matter where they are or who they are, and we employ all sorts of people from all kinds of backgrounds to bring them to life. Truth is, we simply cannot expect diversity in our players and originality in our games without first nurturing it in our people. A great saga needs all sorts of heroes.
Making the World Playful
Making the World Playful is what inspires us to create new experiences and raise the bar. It’s what makes King a place where we can all dream bigger, continue to add innovation to our games, broadening the portfolio and exploring new territories in mid-core and casual. We take the art and science of gaming to the next level through our curiosity for the unexplored, passion for games, respect for each other and love for our players - and we’re not afraid to have fun along the way. In fact, together with our parent company Activision Blizzard and experts around the world, we believe having fun is good for you. There has never been a better time to join us. We're dreaming bigger and see a world of possibilities ahead. If you share our passion, our values, and our hunger to shape the future, join us in Making the World Playful!
Applications need to be in English.
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