Staff Security Architect
Updated on 5/8/2023
San Diego, CA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Quality Assurance (QA)
  • Leadership experience for security projects involving multi-disciplined teams
  • Broad knowledge across multiple domains including web applications, database technologies, server applications, storage applications, hardware engineering, business intelligence, test/QA engineering, deployment operations
  • Experience deploying, configuring, or administering cloud-based and docker-hosted environments, with special attention to security
  • Extensive experience with security tools including key management systems, firewalls, intrusion detection systems, DMZ design, DDoS mitigation, and network segmentation
  • Outstanding communication skills, especially with diverse audiences; excellent written skills
  • Development experience in Python, C++, and/or Java
  • B.S. in Computer Science, Math, Engineering, or equivalent
  • Minimum of 15 years of relevant system, product, and/or network security experience
  • Understand security challenges for creating a multi-tenant-capable on-prem infrastructure and architect solutions to secure it
  • Build secure cloud-native and on-prem hybrid applications using available cloud controls/products, third party products, and/or custom-developed systems
  • Secure Docker containers, Kubernetes infrastructure; secure build and admin tooling (e.g Git, Jenkins, Chef)
  • Proactively seek security gaps within current and projected business direction and orchestrate solutions to address those gaps
  • Understand all phases of software development spanning design, development, deployment, and maintenance, and address and drive down security risks at all phases
  • Design and contribute heavily to network security architecture including policies for firewalls, WAFs, network segmentation, VLANs, VPNs, and DoS/DDoS mitigation
  • Understand security elements of standard and custom hardware design including secure key storage, trust zones, and hardware exploits; identify potential vulnerabilities and use hardware to mitigate security risks
  • Design secure user and service authentication and authorization systems based on directory services, SAML, OAuth, x.509
Desired Qualifications
  • The ideal candidate will have experience designing and securing multi-tenant systems and infrastructure, be a recognized security technologist (e.g. have patents, conference participation, teaching experience). An M.S. or Ph.D. in Computer Science, Math, Engineering, or equivalent is desired
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  • At SIE, we consider several factors when setting each role's base pay range, including the competitive benchmarking data for the market and geographic location. Please note that the base pay range may vary in line with our hybrid working policy and individual base pay will be determined based on job-related factors which may include knowledge, skills, experience, and location. In addition, this role is eligible for SIE's top-tier benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, matching 401(k), paid time off, wellness program and coveted employee discounts for Sony products. This role also may be eligible for a package. Click here to learn more
  • The estimated base pay range for this role is listed below
  • $165,500-$248,300 USD
PlayStation Global

5,001-10,000 employees

Online multiplayer gaming and digital media delivery service
Company Overview
Playstation's mission is to deliver new joy, excitement and awe to everyone. The company builds software and hardware for gaming consoles and content.
  • Health and wellness: Medical (PPO, HDHP, and HMO), dental, vision, disability, employee assistance program, flexible spending accounts, health savings account, student loan repayment assistance, education reimbursement program, wellness reimbursement, identity theft protection, basic and voluntary life and AD&D insurance, business travel accident insurance, 4.5% 401(k) match, commuter program, additional voluntary programs (group legal, pet insurance, auto and home insruance), onsite flu shots and biometric screenings
  • Family and time off: 12 paid holidays, generous PTO, paid parental leave, adoption assistance program, 529 college savings plan match, back-up child care, parental and elder care coaching
  • Perks: Sony product discounts, passport perks program, monthly $10 Playstation Network voucher, employee referral bonus, game launch events
Company Core Values
  • Dreams & Curiosity: Pioneer the future with dreams and curiosity
  • Diversity: Pursue the creation of the very best by harnessing diversity and varying viewpoints
  • Integrity & Sincerity: Earn the trust for the Sony brand through ethical and responsible conduct
  • Sustainability: Fulfill our stakeholder responsibilities through disciplined business practices