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Warner Bros. Discovery Cybersecurity Engineer in Atlanta, Georgia

Welcome to Warner Bros. Discovery… the stuff dreams are made of.

Who We Are…

When we say, “the stuff dreams are made of,” we’re not just referring to the world of wizards, dragons and superheroes, or even to the wonders of Planet Earth. Behind WBD’s vast portfolio of iconic content and beloved brands, are the storytellers bringing our characters to life, the creators bringing them to your living rooms and the dreamers creating what’s next…

From brilliant creatives, to technology trailblazers, across the globe, WBD offers career defining opportunities, thoughtfully curated benefits, and the tools to explore and grow into your best selves. Here you are supported, here you are celebrated, here you can thrive.

Our Team:

As the Warner Bros. Discovery (WBD) portfolio continues to grow – around the world and across platforms – the T&O team is building media technology and IT systems that meet the world class standard for which WBD is known for. T&O builds, implements, and maintains the business systems and technologies that are critical for delivering our products, while articulating the long-term technology strategy that will enable WBD’s growing pay-tv, digital terrestrial, free-to-air, and online services to reach more audiences across various platforms.

Within the GICS team, there has never been a busier or more urgent time to obtain the best talent for this critical function. With constant security threats and attacks occurring in companies around the globe and across all industries, we are expanding the team and continue to implement latest security tools and resources to protect the Company from ever-growing threats and malicious intent.

Your New Role:

As security engineer, ideal candidate is expected to:

  • Implement design reviews to evaluate security controls

  • Identify opportunities to enhance the security posture of WBD

  • Build and / or manage enterprise security platforms effectively

  • Communicate effectively across all levels of management to articulate WBD security goals and vision.

Your Role Accountabilities:

  • Plan, design, engineer and implement security-related technologies

  • Understanding technical security issues, their implications within WBD business units and able to effectively communicate them to management and other business leaders

  • Configure, troubleshoot, and maintain security infrastructure – including software and hardware in cloud environments, as well as on-premises

  • Conduct security audits and assessments to regularly determine the effectiveness of security platforms and identify areas of improvement

  • Host and operating systems hardening, auditing, monitoring and logging with appropriate security controls and best practices while meeting security best practices and business goals

  • Research and explore emerging security technologies and determine their appropriate use within the company

  • Prepare, document, and create standard operating procedures and protocols

  • Cross-train and mentor other team members as needed

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Ability to work a hybrid model (3 days onsite) out of our Atlanta, DC, or Silver Spring office.

  • A minimum of 5+ years of hands-on experience in building, designing, and maintaining enterprise security tools

  • A minimum of 5+ years of hands-on experience in security engineering

  • 5 + years of successfully implementing advanced cyber security technology in a complex environment

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, engineering, or other related discipline or 5+ years of previous technical security experience

  • Engineer and administer security platforms including SIEM /SOAR systems, endpoint detection and response, vulnerability management, anomaly detection, and cloud analysis.

  • Hands on technical experience with n etwork ing and c omput ing system architectures, specifically , the security aspects thereof.

  • Hands on technical experience with compliance and regulatory frameworks and how they affect architecture designs and reviews.

  • Experience in m anaging the Brinqa vulnerability management platform and experience with Groovy programming language

  • Must have 5+ scripting experience (using Python or other equivalent languages)

  • Thorough understanding of information security principles, techniques, principles, policy frameworks, and best practices

  • Experience in public cloud infrastructures like AWS (Amazon Web Services) and Azure.

  • Experience with automation technologies (e.g., Ansible, etc.)

Not Required but preferred experience:

  • Experience with Infrastructure-as-Code technologies (e.g., Terraform , etc.)

  • Security and Cloud certifications are a plus. (CISSP, etc.)


How We Get Things Done…

This last bit is probably the most important! Here at WBD, our guiding principles are the core values by which we operate and are central to how we get things done. You can find them at www.wbd.com/guiding-principles/ along with some insights from the team on what they mean and how they show up in their day to day. We hope they resonate with you and look forward to discussing them during your interview.

Championing Inclusion at WBD

Warner Bros. Discovery embraces the opportunity to build a workforce that reflects the diversity of our society and the world around us. Being an equal opportunity employer means that we take seriously our responsibility to consider qualified candidates on the basis of merit, without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, mental or physical disability, and genetic information, marital status, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status or any other category protected by law.

If you’re a qualified candidate and you require adjustments or accommodations to search for a job opening or apply for a position, please contact us at recruitadmin@wbd.com.