Director, Security Engineering


Warner Bros Discovery


Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America Washington; District of Columbia, United States of America; Silver Spring, Maryland, United States of America


This is a leadership role responsible for Strategic Planning, guidance, definition, and design of enterprise-wide security engineering initiatives to effectively and securely support the organization in meeting specific business technology needs. This candidate will be considered a technical expert and a leader. Ideal candidates will have the following expectations, implement design reviews to evaluate security controls and identify opportunities to enhance the security posture of WBD business environments, build or manage enterprise security tools effectively, communicate effectively across all levels of management to articulate vision and direction and act as a mentor to all members of the InfoSec team if required. This role also manages a team of security engineers and collaborates with other departments to ensure that all security measures are aligned with the overall business strategy.

Your Role Accountabilities...

  • Provide technical leadership and management of Security projects from conception through deployment and handover.
  • Assist the InfoSec leadership with technical direction and vision for implementing the InfoSec strategy for WBD.
  • Lead a team of security engineers: You will manage a team of security engineers and provide technical guidance to ensure the successful implementation of security measures.
  • You will also oversee the recruitment, training, and development of security personnel.
  • Manage and lead technical staff in accordance with WBD’s policies and structures.
  • Approve actions on human resources matters, including salary and budget administration.
  • Collaborate with our corporate functions, including Internal Audit, Legal and Compliance, Privacy, and Sourcing, to ensure that WBD maintains a strong cybersecurity posture.

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  • A minimum of 7+ years of experience in security engineering, with at least 4+ years in a security leadership role.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or other related discipline or 8+ years of previous technical experience, specifically security engineering and architecture experience.
  • Strong leadership skills with experience managing teams of security engineers.
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills, specifically the ability to communicate within the context of the intended audience, whether that be senior executives or highly technical engineering resources.
  • 5+ years hands-on experience in managing enterprise security tools such as Vulnerability Management Tools, Security Orchestration solutions, Security Information and
  • Event Monitoring (SIEM), endpoint security tools, etc.
  • Driving continual operational excellence ensuring InfoSec provides great service to its internal customers.
  • Hands on technical experience with compliance and regulatory frameworks and how they affect architecture designs and reviews.
  • Proven track record of successfully designing, implementing, and managing security systems and solutions for large-scale and complex organizations.
  • Security certifications are a plus. (CISSP, CISM, CISA, SANS, Security+, etc.)
  • Experience leading a distributed team that provides 24/7 operational support and excellent service delivery is a plus.


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