Principal IT Security Architect @Mattel
DevOps / Sysadmin
Remote Location
🇺🇸 USA Only
Job Type Full-time
Posted 2wks ago
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[Hiring] Principal IT Security Architect @Mattel

May 29, 2024 - Mattel is hiring a remote Principal IT Security Architect. 💸 Salary: $164,000 - $200,000. 📍Location: USA.

Company Description

CREATIVITY IS OUR SUPERPOWER. It’s our heritage and it’s also our future. Because we don’t just make toys. We create innovative products and experiences that inspire fans, entertain audiences and develop children through play. Mattel is at its best when every member of our team feels respected, included, and heard—when everyone can show up as themselves and do their best work every day. We value and share an infinite range of ideas and voices that evolve and broaden our perspectives with a reach that extends into all our brands, partners, and suppliers.

Job Description

The Opportunity: 

Open to 100% remote 

The Principal Security Architect/Engineer is an individual contributor who will participate in all aspects of security design and implementation across Mattel. This is a crucial position to advance the information security posture for the organization’s products, solutions and systems. This high visibility role includes collaborative Design Reviews, Threat Modeling, Security Requirements, Secure SDLC, Vulnerability Assessments and Security Risk Analysis. With an emphasis on secure cloud architecture the candidate must have experience and working knowledge performing security assessments on both internal and cloud systems, wireless, web applications, as well as SaaS/PaaS system integrations. The candidate will need to be able to work in an autonomous manner with minimal oversight. Further, this candidate is expected to be able to provide strategic roadmaps that they will be executing on and have the ability to track progress with supporting metrics effectively. Excellent customer service and written/verbal communication skills are critical for this position. Strong technical and problem solving and troubleshooting skills is required.

What Your Impact Will Be: 

  • Collaborate with engineering teams to perform advanced security analysis on complex cloud systems, identifying gaps while contributing to design solutions and security requirements.
  • Be a subject matter expert on information security for complex systems and applications in cloud environments.
  • Ability to analyze security gaps and trends, while identifying and creating appropriate mitigating security controls and standards.
  • Efficiently assess risk accurately while negotiating priorities with cross-domain stakeholders.
  • Design security reference architectures and implementing/configuring security controls with an emphasis on cloud technologies.
  • Develop and maintain strategic and tactical roadmaps and plans to accomplish key security objectives and initiatives.
  • Be a shared owner in the secure design of Mattel’s public cloud infrastructure ensuring that appropriate security controls are incorporated.
  • Build and expand the security architecture standards for both cloud and on-premise systems.
  • Manage security scanning tools (network, application, and cloud services) and maintain an in-depth knowledge of remediation techniques and mitigating controls.
  • Maintain a thorough understanding of security threats and attacks to identify potential vulnerabilities along with their appropriate remediations.
  • Perform secure code reviews identifying potential issues while providing appropriate remediations.
  • Define security metrics, along with KRI/KPI/KGIs, to communicate project status and implementation efficacy.


What We’re Looking For: 

  • Thorough knowledge of all layers of the information security stack.
  • Thorough knowledge of securing cloud computing services; Compute, Containers, Datastores, Serverless, Networking, Access Management, Cryptographic Keys
  • Proven understanding of cloud computing concepts and best practices
  • In depth experience with one or more cloud platforms (GCP, Azure, OCI)
  • Thorough understanding of code management and deployment; Code Repositories, CI/CD pipline, application security
  • Strong knowledge of security/compliance standards and industry best practices; NIST, PCI.
  • Demonstrable ability to maintain healthy working relationships with cross domain peers.
  • Proven track record of delivering security solutions given tight timelines.
  • Network Security, Web Application Security, Wireless (Bluetooth, WiFi, NFC) Security
  • Ability to manage and configure industry standard security scanning tools.
  • Programming Languages: Java, .Net, Python, Go, Objective-C
  • Bachelor’s degree with at least 10 years of professional experience
  • Demonstrated a growth mindset by staying curious and continuously learning, embracing challenges, and improving themselves.

The annual base salary range for this position is between $164,000 and $200,000
**This range is indicative of projected hiring range, however annual base salary will be determined based on a candidate’s work location, skills and experience.

Additional Information

Don’t meet every single requirement? At Mattel we are dedicated to building a diverse and inclusive workplace, so if you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.

How We Work:

We are a purpose driven company aiming to empower generations to explore the wonder of childhood and reach their full potential. We live up to our purpose employing the following behaviors:

  • We collaborate: Being a part of Mattel means being part of one team with shared values and common goals. Every person counts and working closely together always brings better results. Partnership is our process and our collective capabilities is our superpower.
  • We innovate: At Mattel we always aim to find new and better ways to create innovative products and experiences. No matter where you work in the organization, you can always make a difference and have real impact. We welcome new ideas and value new initiatives that challenge conventional thinking.
  • We execute: We are a performance-driven company. We strive for excellence and are focused on pursuing best-in-class outcomes. We believe in accountability and ownership and know that our people are at their best when they are empowered to create and deliver results.

Our Approach to Flexible Work:

We embrace a flexible work model designed to empower a culture of growth, optimism, and wellbeing, where every employee can reach their full potential. Combining purposeful in-person collaboration with flexibility, our focus is to optimize performance and drive connection for moments that matter.

Who We Are:

Mattel is a leading global toy and family entertainment company and owner of one of the most iconic brand portfolios in the world. We engage consumers and fans through our franchise brands, including Barbie, Hot Wheels, Fisher-Price, American Girl, Thomas & Friends, UNO, Masters of the Universe, Matchbox, Monster High, MEGA and Polly Pocket, as well as other popular properties that we own or license in partnership with global entertainment companies. Our offerings include toys, content, consumer products, digital and live experiences. Our products are sold in more than 195 countries in collaboration with the world’s leading retail and ecommerce companies.

Mattel is recognized as a Great Place to Work™ and as one of Fast Company’s Best Workplaces for Innovators in 2022.

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Mattel is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer where we want you to bring your authentic self to work every day. We welcome all job seekers including minorities, females, veterans, military spouses, individuals with disabilities, and those of all sexual orientations and gender identities.

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