Security Engineer (L4), Risk

Remote, United States

Full Time Mid-level / Intermediate USD 90K+


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Taking risks, making bets!
At Netflix, we continue to challenge the traditional risk assessment and modeling approach. Our strategic bet around risk quantification shapes our decision-making and guides us in prioritizing risk responses and control design. Our risk program is looking for a new team member as we continue helping the business increase their confidence and ability to:
- define what risk scenarios look like to different areas of the business, - understand the impact of realized risk should it materialize,- scope the appropriate assets, conditions, and techniques for analysis- analyze risk using quantitative and statistical models,- provide data visualization to decision-makers to reduce uncertainty.
To support our investment in this space, we need to take smart risks, and you will enable Netflix to lean into those smart risks by expanding a program that promotes risk quantification, models, and impact analysis to increase our confidence in risk response activities. We are looking for thoughtful risk-oriented professionals to enable our mission and support our inclusive culture. In this role, you will help establish and execute a broad strategic vision for the risk program at Netflix. You will not only work within the team but also cross-functionally with various teams across the organization. 

You are excited about this opportunity because…

  • You are enthusiastic about communicating how using risk analysis can help inform decision making
  • You understand and advocate for risk management and understand how data supports analytical models and influence decision making
  • Our company culture encourages independent decision-making by employees
  • You have a passion for risk management, information security, metrics, efficient security operations, and effective control designs
  • Visualizing risk data for people to consume and use effectively is something you are good at doing

To be successful in this role, we are looking for individuals that…

  • Can participate in risk management, decision-making, and collaborative discussions
  • Can participate and support quantified risk assessments and understand the value of qualitative data for improvements to quality and engineering processes
  • Have a working knowledge of different types of risk and data models (statistical, FAIR, event/fault  trees, Monte-Carlo, scenario-based, sensitivity analysis, and others)
  • Understand relevant data collection, data cleaning, and data analysis techniques
  • Utilize information security risk expertise to develop loss event scenarios across operating companies, business units, projects, and products
  • Interpret internal or external cyber security risk analyses in business terms and recommend a responsible course of action
  • Develop templates and instructional materials to help with self-service risk management actions based on defined risk tolerances
  • Monitor and identify opportunities to improve the effectiveness of risk management processes
  • Participate in developing key risk indicators, provide inputs to the development of key control indicators, and key performance indicators for various programs

Core value skills - must-have...

  • Attention to detail
  • Inclusivity
  • Broad knowledge of how to operationalize the management of risk as a part of regular workflow
  • Autonomously drives work delivery (bias to action)
  • Strong communication (technical, status/blockers, cross-functional)
  • Cross-functional Collaboration
Our security approach is influenced by our “Freedom and Responsibility” and “Context not Control” principles. As a result, employees have tremendous freedom in their work and the corresponding responsibility and accountability to do the right thing for Netflix. Read more about the Netflix culture here.
At Netflix, we carefully consider a wide range of compensation factors to determine your personal top of market. We rely on market indicators to determine compensation and consider your specific job, skills, and experience to get it right. These considerations can cause your compensation to vary and will also be dependent on your location. The overall market range for roles in this area of Netflix is typically $90,000 - $900,000. This market range is based on total compensation (vs. only base salary), which is in line with our compensation philosophy. Netflix is a unique culture and environment. Learn more here.

Tags: Risk analysis Risk assessment Risk management

Perks/benefits: Career development

Regions: Remote/Anywhere North America
Country: United States
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