Head of Security & Privacy

Wildlife Studios
São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
3 days ago

About the team

The Security & Privacy team at Wildlife is responsible for securing our player information, protecting our online games and services against attacks and reducing overall risk exposure. We solve this problem by implementing industry best practices, automation and strong relationships with software developers, infrastructure engineers and the IT team.

The team seeks to be a highly visible, responsive and effective team which enables the company to deliver against its strategic aims, by reducing the risk of significant security incidents and data breaches.

Wildlife’s Security & Privacy department is divided in 4 different teams:

About the Role

Wildlife Studios is searching for a Head of Security & Privacy to join our Engineer function. This person will be responsible for developing, implementing and enforcing a strategic security program for our company, and managing the security of our digital assets.

As head of Security & Privacy, you should be able to lead and manage a team whose responsibility is to foster a culture of physical and cyber security awareness that drives behavioral changes within the company.

The Security & Privacy team ensures that the risk to the company’s assets and information posed by a variety of cyber threats (cyber attacks, theft or corruption from within, among others) is minimized. The Security & Privacy team ensures that when cyber attacks occur or data is stolen or compromised, these incidents are dealt with promptly and effectively and the chance of that particular type of incident recurring is minimized.

Ultimately, the Head of Security & Privacy is responsible for:

More about you

Successful candidates will be security evangelists who can translate security concepts into language that is meaningful to many audiences, including business and technical leaders and individual contributors. Candidates must be able to approach application security from the perspective of risk management and avoid purely academic thinking about software security. Demonstrable ability to influence decision‐making processes at all levels of a large organization will be critical to success.

Candidates must have strong leadership skills and be effective managers of highly technical individuals. Candidates must have excellent verbal and written communication skills, including experience speaking in public forums and writing/contributing to technical publications.

Candidates should be familiar with agile development processes and have experience integrating secure development practices.

About Wildlife

Wildlife is one of the leading mobile game developers and publishers in the world. We have released more than 60 titles, reaching billions of people around the globe. Today, we have offices in Brazil, Argentina, Ireland, and the United States. Here, we create games that will excite, intrigue, and engage our players for years to come!

Equal Opportunity & Affirmative Action

Wildlife is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, colour, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state, and local law.

We're committed to providing accommodations for candidates with disabilities in our recruiting process. If you need any assistance, please let us know at recruitment@wildlifestudios.com .

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