Global Information Security Specialist

Canada - Remote

Keywords Studios Plc

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At Keywords, we are using our passion for games, technology and media to create a global services platform for video games and beyond. Our aim is to become the “go to” provider of technical services.

We enable leading content creators and publishers to leverage our expertise and capacity across the lifecycle of interactive content. In so doing we empower our clients to remain lean and agile, and to focus on creating the most engaging experiences.

Keywords is trusted and relied upon by many of the world’s leading video game companies to work alongside them during concept, development and live operations by leveraging the breadth and depth of our industry leading service lines every step of the way.

Keywords Studios is looking for a Global Information Security Specialist with our global information security team. The global security team is within the global services organization and is in charge of information security. This individual will help to further build Keywords security operations capabilities globally and will be responsible for providing expertise and support for studios around the globe.

Key Responsibilities and Activities

  • Provide Information Security consulting to internal business units & service lines.
  • Help define, document & enforce security policies and procedures.
  • Support studios, service lines and business units in compliance to internal policies and client requirements, including planning for and executing on infrastructure and architecture decisions.
  • Monitor for, respond to & report on security incidents.
  • Perform daily security tasks such as: alert triage, threat monitoring, vulnerability management, endpoint protection, tracking deliverables for security.
  • Manage and deploy security infrastructure, including alerting, response, logging systems.
  • Identification of & hunting on IOCs/IOAs/TTPs, and deployment of appropriate mitigation techniques.
  • Research, development & implementation of technologies aimed at strengthening the overall security posture of the company globally.
  • Help the regional security teams in a follow-the-sun manner.



  • • Min 5 years of experience in Information Security.
  • • Experience with alert triage and incident response.


  • • Real world experience with network threats and systems threats in an enterprise environment.
  • • Demonstrated experience identifying IOCs/TTPs and building solutions for the detection of IOCs/TTPs.
  • • Experience in managing and developing new products and services.
  • • Experience with threat monitoring, vulnerability management, endpoint protection, enterprise password management solutions.
  • • Knowledge of applicable business processes and operations of customer organizations.
  • • Gaming industry experience is a plus.


  • • Professionalism, sensitivity, discretion along with the ability to interact with the senior executive level are essential.
  • • Ability to prioritize and multitask well under pressure.
  • • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • • Strong experience managing in a fast-paced environment and leading as an individual contributor as needed.


Our employees are our most valuable resource; therefore we provide them with a competitive compensation package commensurate with skills and experience, excellent benefits, high level of job satisfaction and a casual and fun work environment.

Keywords International is dedicated to following a well-established Equal Opportunities Policy. We endeavour to create a workplace which provides for equal opportunities for all employees and potential employees.

Role Information: EN

Studio: Keywords Studios

Location: Americas, Canada

Area of Work: IT & Infosec

Service: Support Services

Employment Type: Full Time, Permanent

Working Pattern: Remote

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Tags: Agile Compliance Incident response Monitoring TTPs Vulnerability management

Perks/benefits: Competitive pay Team events

Regions: Remote/Anywhere North America
Country: Canada

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