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Sr. Director - Product Security

Company: Discovery, Inc.
Location: New York
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

OverviewAs -Discovery's portfolio -continues to grow - around the world and across platforms - the Global Technology & Operations team is building media technology and IT systems that meet the world class standard for which Discovery is known. GT&O Implements and maintains the business systems and technology that are critical for delivering Discovery's products, while articulating the long-term technology strategy that will enable Discovery's growing pay-TV, digital terrestrial, free-to-air and online services to reach more audiences on more platforms.Within our Information Security team, there has never been a busier or more urgent time to obtain the best talent we can for a function so critical to Discovery. In light of the constant threats and attacks occurring in companies across the globe, and across all industries, the Information Security Team at Discovery is a growing group of cyber security professionals, that are using the latest tools and resources to protect the assets from -our internal -infrastructure to the shows we broadcast -across the globe on Discovery Channel, Animal Planet, Discovery ID, TLC, EuroSport and more. - From the US to Singapore, India to LA, we are tasked with protecting, training, and implementing the best of the best in tools, resources, monitoring, threat detection, and more. ResponsibilitiesKey Areas of Responsibility -The Sr. Director, Product Security oversees all information security efforts for Discovery's digital platforms, revenue-generating business systems and applications across the globe.This role is second-in-command to the Vice President of - Global Product Security. -Sr. Director is specialized in - and is accountable for - information security issues relevant to Direct-to-Consumer (DTC), customer-facing technologies, appropriate protection of user and consumer data, and consumer privacy. - The Sr. Director will drive translation and successful execution of cyber security requirements, and lead resolution of Digital Platform and business-related systems security issues in fast-paced global environments.Sr. Director will be heavily involved in evaluating application security technologies and workflows across platforms, including DTC platforms (Discovery+). The Sr. Director will report directly to the VP, Global Product Security, Business InfoSec Office and will work collaboratively and effectively with the DTC teams, Enterprise IT, - Broadcast to design and deploy appropriate, risk-based safeguards and technical direction. -Other responsibilities: -

  • Hybrid work environment. -
  • Manage Global Application Security / DevSecOps team, in addition to supporting the U.S. and International Digital organizations. -
  • Evaluate, manage, and support application security technologies, processes, and workflows on multiple platforms (e.g., Server/Client, Mobile, Tablet, etc.) -
  • Conduct application security risk assessments, analysis, and monitoring -
  • As needed, 24x7 on-call availability for Information Security issues across the globe -
  • Develop and execute security assessment test plans, document, and present results
  • Review developers' codes, provide feedback and perform security and risk assessment for consumer-facing applications, services, and future technology -
  • Perform design analysis, review, piloting, and selection of security technologies that meet specified application/business requirements, as needed -
  • Identify and define application security requirements and security baselines for the various classes of assets and environments in use at Discovery or its partners
  • Work collaboratively and proactively across the organization (e.g., Technical Architects/Leads, Product managers, Digital Media Program Teams, etc.) to support and remediate security gaps
  • Review Technical Architecture and Delivery for Web and other Client Delivery Platforms
  • Understand and recommend security controls for the rapid development of consumer-facing prototypes to identify technical options and inform architectural approaches -
  • Identify and recommend best-of-breed security stack and controls for interactive consumer experiences across web and mobile devices. (i.e., project, customer, and vendor management skills)
  • Engage assigned business lines as the central point-of-contact for information security controls
  • Manage relationships effectively, advocating for business and external customers by engaging in security-related requirements conversations, seeking understanding of control requirements
  • Advocate for Discovery's initiatives and controls deployment. -
  • Advise stakeholders on security deviation control alternatives, such as compensating controls, and leads stakeholders through the policy deviation process.

Keywords: Discovery, Inc., New York , Sr. Director - Product Security, Executive , New York, New York

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