AVAILABLE POSITIONS Application Security Architect

Careers Category: IT, Development Operations & Security

Careers location: Austin, TX; Chicago, IL; Remote, US; Toronto, Canada

Connected Worker Type: Connected

Requisition Id: R_111778

Zynga is currently seeking an Application Security Architect to join our Product Security team. The team assesses, enables and influences the secure design, development, operation and usage of games, while also providing Offensive Security and Penetration testing capabilities. This individual will drive the formation of the security architecture program within the team! The position will report directly to the Director of Cybersecurity, and be a member of our Cybersecurity team, resident under Zynga’s CT organization. The right candidate will possess experience and familiarity with software and computer systems, hands-on technical skills, and the ability to work in a fast-paced startup-like environment.

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES 

  • Research and develop security requirements, design patterns and templates for product teams
  • Enable adoption of security practices into the software development process
  • Partner with engineering teams on the specifications for automation tools and CI/CD enhancements through mockups and acceptance testing
  • Develop threat models to prioritize scope and use cases for penetration testing
  • Collaborate on product security roadmaps for Zynga’s games and conduct security maturity assessments
  • Work closely with Zynga software engineering and application teams outside the security organization

DESIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE 

  • Experience: intermediate mid-career, with 4-7 yrs in field
  • Experience with one or more of Java, C, C++, C#, Go, Python, PHP, Obj-C/Swift, Linux and OSX
  • Ability to translate design documents into delivery components for product development
  • Ability to thrive in an informal, startup environment
  • Ability to learn what you don’t know, rapid learning of new technologies and languages, and problem solve on the boundaries of your knowledge set.
  • Travel: No routine travel required. Infrequent travel required (yearly team meeting)

WHAT WE OFFER YOU

  • Competitive salary, bonus plan and ESPP (Employee Stock Purchase Plan)
  • 401K Company Match Contribution (US)
  • RRSP/DPSP company match contribution (Canada)
  • Health coverage, dental, disability, critical illness, EAP, and life insurance (Canada)
  • Medical, dental, vision, EAP, life insurance, and disability benefits (US)
  • Virtual mental health and neurodiversity support programs
  • Global Fitness reimbursement program
  • Global Wellbeing Program
  • Financial wellness program with unlimited access to certified financial planners
  • Discretionary Time Off policy for many employees
  • Family planning support program
  • Generous paid parental, pregnancy-related disability, caregiver, and compassionate leaves
  • Subsidized Back-up child care
  • Zynga happy hours and frequent employee events
  • Flexible working hours on many teams
  • Culture of diversity and inclusion including employee resource groups
  • Work with cool people and impact millions of daily players

This is a fully remote role that may be based anywhere in the United States. Below are the expected salary and wage ranges for applicants based in locations where the pay transparency law is in effect:

Colorado: $98400 and $145620 per year

California: $87400 and $129340 per year

New York State (inclusive of New York City): $76500 and $113220 per year

Washington: $76500 and $113220 per year

Base pay offered is based on market location, and may vary further depending on individualized factors for job candidates, such as job-related knowledge, skills, experience, and other objective business considerations. Subject to those same considerations, the total compensation package for this position may also include other elements, including a bonus and/or equity awards and eligibility to participate in our 401(K) plan, in addition to a full range of medical, dental, vision, and basic life insurance. Employees will also receive 16 paid holidays per calendar year, unlimited discretionary time off, and will receive up to 6.5 sick days per calendar year. Details of participation in these benefit plans will be provided if an employee receives an offer of employment. If hired, employee will be in an “at-will position” and the company reserves the right to modify base salary (as well as any other discretionary payment or compensation or benefit program) at any time, including for reasons related to individual performance, company or individual department/team performance, and market factors.

We are an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to building a diverse and talented workforce. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, religion, colour, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, medical condition, disability, or any other class or characteristic protected by applicable law. We welcome job-seekers, players, employees, and partners from all backgrounds to join us!

We will consider all qualified job-seekers with criminal histories in a manner consistent with applicable law.

We are committed to providing reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with physical or mental disabilities in order to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us at AccommodationRequest@zynga.com to request an accommodation associated with your application for an open position.

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