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Senior Security Data Engineer

Company: BLIZZARD ENTERTAINMENT, INC
Location: Santa Monica
Posted on: November 18, 2022

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Job Title: Senior Security Data Engineer Requisition ID: R017573 Job Description: Activision Blizzard's Security Engineering Team is looking for a dedicated and motivated Splunk Engineer to join its ranks. You'll be joining a technical team focused on the implementation of safeguarding Activision, Blizzard, and King's games, systems, and people.
In this role, you'll be responsible for designing, creating, and supporting both on-prem and cloud infrastructure for tooling, orchestration, logging, and operations of Security systems. The ideal candidate will demonstrate Linux proficiency, be self-motivated, have exceptional written and verbal communication skills and will be looking for an excellent opportunity to merge their passions for gaming and security.
As a Splunk Engineer, you may find yourself---
Designing, engineering, deploying, and maintaining clustered Splunk and Linux-based technologies
Supporting SPL, dashboard, and knowledge object use-cases for Security, IT, anti-fraud, and development teams
Demonstrating Configuration Management to build and maintain consistency across systems
Building Terraform configs to manage infrastructure in public and private clouds
Employing your systems knowledge to triage problems and tune resource usage
Championing automation to eliminate the mundane or repetitive
Drafting documentation, policy, and procedures for technology and services
Leading individual projects from inception to completion
Being part of an on-call rotation to support the Operations Teams during incidents
Responding to incidents, discovering gaps, embracing transparency, and writing blameless postmortems to improve the reliability of our services
You may succeed in this role if you---
Are an evangelist of Linux and open source technologies
Like to solve novel and exciting problems
Dislike solving the same problems over-and-over so you are driven to automate or eliminate them
Feel inspired to make everyone's job easier by improving workflows
Are comfortable digging through metrics, logs, and whatever else is available to improve systems and resolve incidents
Are okay using older technologies that may not be perfect, but are good enough and low maintenance
Can self-assess the needs of a system or team, and make a case to prioritize that work
Relish working with software, network, cloud, and other systems engineers to solve problems across all tiers of the stack
Help your peers succeed as much as you can
Types of projects you may work on---
Uplifting CI/CD and automations pipelines
Architecting and engineering data-related Security services and infrastructure
Configuring and deploying at-scale services across multiple clouds
Consulting on Security best-practices across the business
Leveling up Linux endpoint protection technologies
Areas of Expertise for a Security Engineer at Blizzard Logging (SysLog, PubSub, Splunk HTTP Event Collection)
SIEM (Splunk)
Linux (bash, debugging, tuning)
Load-balancing (haproxy)
Configuration Management (Ansible, Puppet, Hiera, Terraform, Terragrunt)
Source Control (GitHub Enterprise, SVN, Perforce)
Monitoring (Big Panda, Prometheus, Solarwinds, LogicMonitor, Grafana)
Networking (triaging, packet loss, routing)
Cloud Services and Architecture (AWS, GCP, Openstack)
Programming (Python, Go, C#, C++, Shell, PowerShell)
Activision-Blizzard is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applications 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.

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