AVAILABLE POSITIONS Principal Cybersecurity Engineer – DevSecOps – Central Technology

Zynga is currently seeking a Principal Cybersecurity Engineer to focus on today’s evolving cyber security threats. This individual will be a significant contributor to Zynga’s Security focused DevOps team (DevSecOps), responsible for deploying technical solutions to provide a “defense-in-depth” strategy to security as well as consulting with other teams on security related topics. The right candidate for this position will be an experienced security practitioner with a working knowledge of modern DevOps practices including infrastructure as code.


Main Responsibilities:

  • Design, deploy and maintain centralized security tools.

  • Maintain essential skills in modern technology/standards and use automation whenever possible.

  • Propose improvements to security system architecture and drive automation efforts.

  • Assist with documentation of standard operating procedures for Zynga Cybersecurity solutions.

  • Root cause and resolve problems with automated security systems and deployments.

  • Lead Proof of Concept projects to evaluate and select new Cybersecurity solutions.

  • Help mentor junior security engineers


Desired Skills and Experience:

  • B.S. in Computer Science, or equivalent

  • 5 year of Information Security experience

  • Experience with containerization (Docker)

  • Experience with cloud services (primarily AWS)

  • Eager to master server/application automation and provide excellent infrastructure operations

  • Excellent customer service and communication skills when managing and responding to customer tickets


Preferred Skills:

  • Experience with any of the following technologies is a plus: Palo Alto Panorama or Prisma, Cisco ISE, Crowdstrike Falcon, Splunk ES, Datadog, Tenable Nessus.

  • Professional information security related certifications (such as Security+, GIAC GSEC, CCNA).

  • 5+ years of programming experience (Go, Python, etc.)

  • 5+ years of hands-on experience with automated infrastructure and software deployment (Chef, Packer, Terraform, Ansible)

  • 5+ years of hands-on experience with multi-platform systems administration (Linux, Mac, Windows)

  • 5+ years of hands-on experience with monitoring and diagnostic tools (Datadog, Splunk, Prometheus, Grafana, ELK, etc.)


What we offer you:

  • Competitive salary, bonus plan, Take-Two RSU’s (Restricted Stock Units), ESPP (Employee Stock Purchase Plan)
  • 401K Company Match Contribution (US)
  • RRSP Company Match Contribution (Canada)
  • Extended 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
  • Fitness benefits (offering varies by location)
  • Financial wellness program with unlimited access to certified financial planners
  • Discretionary Time Off policy for many employees
  • Family planning support program
  • Generous paid maternity/parental leave
  • 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

Remote work from an alternate location could be considered.

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.

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Careers Category: Engineering

Careers location: Austin, TX, Bay Area, CA, Carlsbad, CA, Chicago, IL, Eugene, OR, Los Angeles, CA, New York, NY, Remote, Canada, Toronto, Canada

Connected Worker Type: Connected, Onsite, Offsite

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