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Senior Security Engineer in Barcelona


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Job Description

We are looking for a skilled Senior Security Engineer to protect our Kingdom in our security team in Barcelona.

Your role within our Kingdom

As our Senior Security Engineer focused on infrastructure security, you will:

  • Build, improve and maintain our controls protecting the datacenter and corporate infrastructure
  • You will enhance incident response workflows to support our security monitoring operations, participate in the definition and implementation of security projects inside the company.
  • You will identify and respond to security alerts and issues in a timely and methodical manner.
  • You will also engage security knowledge sharing within the team and across the company.

Skills to create thrills

  • You have a self-starter attitude so you're able to take direction and execute tasks on your own while working in a team.
  • Other skills include: BS in computer science or related field or equivalent experience
  • Relevant technical experience, including security incident response and/or security monitoring and administration ideally as part of a CSIRT or SOC team.
  • Excellent knowledge about the current security threat landscape and common tactics, techniques and procedures used in offensive security.
  • Experience in one or more of the following technologies: RSA Security Analytics, Imperva, FireEye, CrowdStrike, CarbonBlack, SourceFire, ProofPoint, Splunk, Palo Alto Networks and related security technologies.
  • Good knowledge about how works technologies like Firewalls, AV, IPS, WAF, load balancers, sandboxing systems as well as TCP/IP, routing protocols and common network services
  • Deep experience of Linux.
  • Working knowledge of scripting languages such as Python or Ruby to automate tasks is highly desired.
  • Must be willing to participate in the on-call rotation.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Fluent in English.

Bonus points

General system and service hardening knowledge Ability to accomplish memory (Mandiant Redline, Volatility, Rekall) and system forensic analysis (FTK, EnCase, FResponse or other tools). Ability to extract intelligence and IOCs from malware samples. It's also great if you maintain your own Open source security project or have contributed to a projectSecurity certifications such as CISSP, SANS GCIH, GCIA, GCFA, GCFE would be a major plus, but skills in the right areas are just as beneficial

A great saga needs all sorts of heroes

Making games is fun. Especially when you do it with people who share the same idea of what makes a good workplace, great. We design games for everyone, no matter where they are or who they are, and we employ all sorts of people from all kinds of backgrounds to bring them to life. Truth is, we simply can’t expect diversity in our players and originality in our games without first nurturing it in our people. A great saga needs all sorts of heroes. And that’s it.

We’re Seriously Playful

Officially, we’re a leading interactive entertainment company for the mobile world. Unofficially, we’re a serious business that’s not afraid to have fun. Every day at King, we mix intuition with logic, art with science and magic with mathematics to create the games the world loves to play. Together with our parent company Activision Blizzard, our mission is to bring moments of magic to everyday life. If you think this is something you can help us achieve, let’s talk.

Apply now!

Want to join our Kingdom? You’ll find all you need to apply, plus more information on our culture, values and benefits, including relocation packages at All applications should be made in English.


About King

  • Games

  • Privately Held

  •  London, United Kingdom

  • 1001-5000 employees

  • 2003

King is a leading interactive entertainment company for the mobile world, with people all around the world playing one or more of our games.

We have developed more than 200 fun titles, and offer games in over 200 countries and regions. Our franchises include Candy Crush, Farm Heroes, Pet Rescue and Bubble Witch. We have 340 million average monthly unique users, as of second quarter 2015, across web, social and mobile platforms. 

At King, we design games with a broad appeal, which allow people to play for a moment, then move on with their day and pick up their game later. Our games are also synchronized across platforms, allowing players to switch seamlessly between devices and platforms and continue their game wherever they left off, so they can play anywhere, any time and on any device. For us, this is encapsulated in the idea of bitesized entertainment. 

King has game studios in Stockholm, Bucharest, Malmö, London, Barcelona, Berlin, Singapore, and Seattle, along with offices in San Francisco, Malta, Seoul, Tokyo and Shanghai.

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