DevOps Specialist - Security

Information Technology | Montréal, Québec, Canada

 

PERMANENT - FULL TIME

 

DEVOPS SPECIALIST - SECURITY

 

REPORTS TO: INFORMATION SECURITY MANAGER / HEAD OF CYBERSECURITY

The Security Engineer (DevOps) role will work closely with our Online Services teams to secure our dynamic gaming environments across both Cloud and on-premise infrastructure.

The job offers the opportunity to further develop a career in Cyber Security and is aimed at candidates with strong knowledge/experience of DevOps principles who can apply security technologies and best practices within fast-paced dynamically-changing infrastructure environments.

 

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Build innovative security solutions that embrace DevOps and CI/CD principles such as Infrastructure as Code, etc.;
  • Liaise between the Cyber Security and Online Services teams, translating security requirements into a DevOps context;
  • Champion security within our operational environments, simplifying the security experience of our users and engineers whilst also improving our security posture;
  • Lead improvement projects that seek to embed security technologies across our operational environments at an Enterprise level;
  • Use your expertise to assist wider areas of our Cyber Security program, helping secure our games and setting our standards for security;
  • Communicate effectively with various Square Enix teams and studios balancing security requirements with their business needs;
  • Availability to travel internationally, when necessary.

 

EXPERIENCE & QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 3+ years of experience in a hands-on Engineering/Systems Administration role within a DevOps environment, possessing good knowledge/experience of security;
  • 3+ years of experience as a hands-on Security Engineer/Specialist who has operated within a DevOps environment, or worked closely with DevOps engineering teams;
  • Thorough knowledge of fundamental CI/CD and DevOps principles;
  • Strong experience working with Google Cloud Platform (GCP) or similar Cloud infrastructure platforms;
  • Strong experience working with Kubernetes, or containerised application management/orchestration in general;
  • Experience of security technologies used commonly within dynamic infrastructure environments (e.g. HashiCorp Vault, etc.);
  • Experience working with broader Application Security tools/technologies (e.g. GitLab CI/CD, SonarQube, etc.);
  • Thorough grasp of common security principles and requirements with the ability to apply these to protect a range of technologies and information systems;
  • Adept at learning and understanding new technologies quickly;
  • Ability to converse confidently across security domains such as identity and access management, network security, cryptography, application security and configuration management;
  • Good judgement to scope, plan and manage the security support required by projects, juggling the demand from different business areas;
  • Natural inclination to communicate complex technical concepts in simple diagrams, blueprints and solution definitions.

 

INTERPERSONAL QUALITIES:

  • Clear and influential communication, both verbal and written;
  • Collaborative and effective;
  • Ability to create detailed and well-organised documentation;
  • Client-oriented;
  • Business-oriented;
  • Solution-oriented.

 

MOTIVATION & INTERESTS:

  • An interest in emerging technologies or technical innovations;
  • A focus on self development and career progression;
  • Passion for video games is essential.

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