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Cyber Security Detections Lead

Multiple Locations: Guildford, England, United Kingdom • United Kingdom

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Requisition Number: 172165

Position Title: Sr Software Engineer I - Security

External Description:

We entertain millions of people across the globe with the most amazing and immersive interactive software in the industry. But making games is hard work. That’s why we employ the most creative, passionate people in the industry.

The Challenge Ahead:

From nation states to financially motivated cyber threats to disgruntled players, EA has a unique and ever-changing threat landscape. It is the job of the Threat Intelligence Unit to stay ahead of these adversaries, to understand their tactics and make sure their attacks are not successful against our networks.

Through analysis of attacks actively attempting to breach EA and of attacks occurring across not only our own industry, but further afield, we are able to put together threat profiles. From here we can develop detections that will ensure these attackers are not able to breach our network.

This role reports into the Threat Intelligence Unit and maintains strong relations with the other members of the Global Security Incident Response Team. This person will work closely with several key individuals and teams including IR Operations, IR Engineering, Red Team and Game Studios to perform attack emulation and incident response duties in line with the latest adversarial TTPs.

What a Senior Detections Analyst does at EA:

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Within the Threat Intelligence Unit, you would respond to emerging threats such as Advanced Persistent Threats (APT), targeted attacks, organised Cybercrime, etc.
  • Development of detection capability across EA’s security stack; including EDR, AV and SIEM technologies.  
  • Undertake in-depth research and tracking of the latest adversarial techniques and technologies to remain at the bleeding edge.
  • Work in partnership with the Incident Response Operations team and other teams at EA to resolve security incidents as quickly and efficiently as possible.
  • As a senior member of the Threat Intelligence Unit, help to mentor and develop other members of the team.
  • Ownership of products and projects end to end, with responsibility to deliver key deliverables for the team.

Desirable Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities

The ideal candidate will have one or more of the following skills and experience:

  • You will have experience researching and implementing detections for IR tools across Linux, Windows and cloud infrastructure.
  • Hands on, experience performing threat intelligence duties to include adversary profiling and extraction of TTPs to create detections against.
  • Experience performing incident response and investigation duties for a medium to large corporation.

You will also have the following:

  • Problem-solving skills to learn new technical and non-technical analysis techniques to overcome problems
  • Demonstrable understanding in areas such as Networking, Operating systems, Computer Architecture
  • An interest and understanding of scripting languages such as Python and Perl with a desire and aptitude to learn new languages
  • A passion for Cyber Security and working within a Security function
  • A relevant degree in Cyber Security or Computer Science or equivalent experience

What's in it for you? Glad you asked!

  • Competitive salary plus annual bonus scheme
  • Central location in Guildford (5 minutes from main train station)
  • Private medical insurance & dental care
  • Pension scheme
  • Life insurance
  • Stock plans
  • Free onsite gym
  • Employee discounts
  • Rail season ticket loan
  • Annual game points and digital download allowance
  • Onsite café
  • 25 days holiday (including 3 days company shutdown days between Christmas & New Year)
  • Two annual staff parties (Summer & Christmas)
  • Casual dress code
  • Games Area

We thought you might also want to know more about our location:

  • http://careers.ea.com/our-locations/guildford

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Company Profile:

Electronic Arts is an innovative tech company that creates incredible experiences for millions of players around the world. But what matters most is our people who inspire us, and the world, to play. As we bring new forms of entertainment to people around the world, we need innovative, collaborative, diverse and adaptable people to keep making Electronic Arts better.

EEOText: About EA We exist to inspire the world to play. Through innovative technology and immersive storytelling, we deliver new ways of experiencing worlds of interactive entertainment for our millions of players worldwide. Our strength lies in the diversity of our people, combining creativity, innovation and passion. We fully champion inclusive culture, and provide opportunities for growing, learning, and leading that allows for the most impactful and rewarding work of our teams’ careers. We put our people first, and we make sure they’re taken care of both in and out of the office. As we reflect on our learnings and successes from remote work, we aim to provide dynamic, collaborative and flexible work environments for our teams. Our employees connect through our Employee Resource Groups, which are actively involved in driving business decisions every step of the way. But our support doesn’t end at the workplace—we also encourage a balanced lifestyle with paid time off and new parent leave, free video games, fitness reimbursement and more. Our goal is to provide a safe, respectful and inspiring workplace for all of our employees. Through our diversity, equity, inclusion and social responsibility programs, we’re doing the work to give everyone the space to be their full selves while giving back to our community. We’re looking for problem-solvers, game-changers, innovators, dreamers, doers—people that are ready to move the needle and build on our success. As our industry accelerates, we aren’t just keeping up—we’re staying ahead of the game. Electronic Arts is an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, religion, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, marital status, family status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Electronic Arts also makes workplace accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities as required by applicable law.

Date Opened: 2022-03-25 18:24:10.71

EEO Employer Verbiage:

About EA

We exist to inspire the world to play. Through innovative technology and immersive storytelling, we deliver new ways of experiencing worlds of interactive entertainment for our millions of players worldwide. Our strength lies in the diversity of our people, combining creativity, innovation and passion. We fully champion inclusive culture, and provide opportunities for growing, learning, and leading that allows for the most impactful and rewarding work of our teams’ careers. 

 

We put our people first, and we make sure they’re taken care of both in and out of the office. As we reflect on our learnings and successes from remote work, we aim to provide dynamic, collaborative and flexible work environments for our teams. Our employees connect through our Employee Resource Groups, which are actively involved in driving business decisions every step of the way. But our support doesn’t end at the workplace—we also encourage a balanced lifestyle with paid time off and new parent leave, free video games, fitness reimbursement and more. 

 

Our goal is to provide a safe, respectful and inspiring workplace for all of our employees. Through our diversity, equity, inclusion and social responsibility programs, we’re doing the work to give everyone the space to be their full selves while giving back to our community. We’re looking for problem-solvers, game-changers, innovators, dreamers, doers—people that are ready to move the needle and build on our success. As our industry accelerates, we aren’t just keeping up—we’re staying ahead of the game.

 

Electronic Arts is an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, religion, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, marital status, family status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Electronic Arts also makes workplace accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities as required by applicable law.

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