Senior Cybersecurity Engineer

May 10, 2022
Palo Alto, CA
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Position Overview
Tencent Overseas IT has the mission to empower Tencent’s rapid global growth with future ready, global IT platforms, applications, and services. We are chartered to lead the Overseas IT strategy, architecture, roadmap, and execution. Satisfying our internal/external customers and becoming a world class global IT team are our top aspirations.

Compliance and Security of Overseas IT focus on building a secured and compliant infrastructure to provide our game studios. Our team will partner with Cloud Center of Excellence, Cybersecurity Legal, Privacy office and different Business Group to deliver the best cloud and on-premises solution.

We are seeking a Sr. Cybersecurity Engineer to design and implement Security vulnerability program for our Game Studio, making sure our infrastructures are secure and compliant.

Duties and Responsibilities
This role will work closely with our internal IT and Tencent cloud product teams, as well as our game studios to build the best Cybersecurity program. This role will be responsible of running vulnerability and penetration tests, build automated security control, conduct security assessment, and provide guidance on how to secure game studio’s on-prem and cloud systems.

The scope includes enable game studio to be compliant with local regulation by implementing appropriate security and privacy controls. In addition, collaborate with different stakeholder to create a clear Cybersecurity standard, guideline, and documentation to be replicated in future implementation.

Who we are looking for

  • Self-motivated, articulate, passionate to deliver the best result and achieve the highest customer satisfaction
  • Love satisfying customers with a state of art cloud solutions, realizing ideas, building services, and unlocking the potential of new technology!
  • Collaborative, independent, insistent, flexible, and open minded. And you see no conflict in any of these things
  • Knowledgeable, resourceful and show initiative. You always keep the customer’s objectives in mind
  • Positive by nature, a great team player, and both dependable and autonomous
  • Customer oriented, and could work at a very fast pace


  • Solid understanding of multiple information technologies (e.g. network, server OS, application platforms) including cloud environments such as AWS and/or Azure preferred
  • Establish a baseline for operating systems, applications, frameworks, and web servers on workstations and servers
  • Design and create golden image
  • Document, communicate, collaborate, and handle security incidents
  • Assist in development and implementation of information security vulnerability management policies, procedures, and standards based on National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) 800-53 and ISO 27001 standards, best practices, and compliance requirements
  • Improve controls for internal systems, privacy, processes, and policies.
  • Hands-on experience with AWS Security, Identity & Compliance services (Amazon GuardDuty, Amazon Inspector, AWS Security Hub, etc...)
  • Experience with game console development kit Security is a plus
  • Familiarity with Containers and Kubernetes technologies and security concepts
  • Previous experience with leading security and compliance with game studios is a plus
  • Assess system vulnerabilities and provide guidance on how to secure
  • Certification:
  • AWS Certified Security, GCIH, ECIH, CSIH, CEH are plus

About Tencent
Founded in November, 1998, Tencent is a leading provider of Internet value added services in China. Since its establishment, Tencent has maintained steady growth under its user-oriented operating strategies. On June 16, 2004, Tencent Holdings Limited (SEHK 700) went public on the main board of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. Tencent is focused on bringing high-quality and engaging internet services and entertainment to its users. In China, Tencent is the largest publisher of online games and we work together with world-renown developers such as Activision, Epic Games, Halfbrick Studios, King, and Riot Games.

About Tencent America
Tencent America is the US branch of Tencent, a leading provider of Internet services in China. Among the key areas are investments, gaming, artificial intelligence, cloud services, entertainment, and internet services. Some of our partner companies and brands are WeChat, QQ, Tencent Cloud, Activision, Epic Games, Halfbrick Studios, King, and Riot Games. Our US headquarters is in Palo Alto and we have other offices in New York, Los Angeles and Seattle. Our growth strategy is focused on attracting the best people and creating an amazing work atmosphere that balances the energy of a start-up with the resources of a global innovation leader. As a Chinese company which is pursuing new markets and growing rapidly in the US, we maintain an entrepreneurial spirit and open mindset. If you are eager to do groundbreaking work in a friendly, cross-cultural environment, we can provide unparalleled stability, resources, access to more than a billion users, and an international perspective. If you, like us, are ambitious and self-driven, we invite you to explore Tencent America. Come join us and explore the power of human connection!

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