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Senior Security Engineer

V4P FEB19 014


Technology & Development

Job Description:

We are looking for a skilled Senior Security Engineer to protect our Kingdom and join our security team in Barcelona.

Your role within our Kingdom

As our Senior Security Engineer, you will be part of our Security Operations group, and you will build, improve and maintain our security platform, protecting our cloud- computing environments as well as our datacenters and corporate networks.

You will enhance incident response workflows to support our security monitoring operations, participate in the definition and implementation of security projects inside the company. You will identify and respond to security alerts and issues in a timely and methodical manner. You will also engage security knowledge sharing within the team and across the company.

Skills To Create Thrills

You have a self- starter attitude so you’re able to take direction and execute tasks on your own while working in a team. Other skills include:

BS in computer science or related field or equivalent experience.

Solid technical background, including experience doing security incident response and security monitoring and administration ideally as part of a CSIRT or SOC.

Ability to perform memory and system forensic analysis on Linux, Mac or Windows systems.

Excellent knowledge about the current security threat landscape and common tactics, techniques and procedures used in offensive security.
Experience automating processes and developing tools.

Good knowledge about how technologies work like Firewalls, AV, IPS, WAF, EDR, sandboxing systems as well as TCP/IP, routing protocols and common network services.

Must be willing to participate in the on- call rotation.

Must be willing to do occasional travelling.

Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Fluent in English.

Tasty Bonus Skills

Experience in patch management and vulnerability scanning.
Experience in cloud security in GCP and/or any other similar platforms such as AWS or Azure.

It’s also great if you maintain your own open source security project or have contributed to a project.

Security certifications such as CISSP, SANS GCIH, GCIA, GCFA, GCFE or cloud related, would be a major plus, but skills in the right areas are just as beneficial.

About King

King is a leading interactive entertainment company for the mobile world, with people all around the world playing one or more of our games, including franchises such as Candy Crush, Farm Heroes, Pet Rescue and Bubble Witch.
We have 249 million monthly active users as of fourth quarter 2019 across web, social and mobile platforms. King was acquired by Activision Blizzard Inc. (Nasdaq ATVI) in February 2016 and operates as an independent unit of the

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 needs to be in English.
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“Even if you came to Spain to try and become the next Messi, there may still be a job in Barcelona for you.”

Barcelona is energetic, avant-garde and has the self-confident swagger of an ever-growing city. Our Barcelona Kingdom fills 6 floors in the heart of the 22@ district – a district that’s at the centre of innovation in the city.

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Technology & Development @ King

V4P FEB19 014

Technology & Development

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