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Cloud Security Engineer (Data Platforms)

The Pokémon Company International

Get to know The Pokémon Company International

The Pokémon Company International, a subsidiary of The Pokémon Company in Japan, manages the property outside of Asia and is responsible for brand management, licensing, marketing, the Pokémon Trading Card Game, the animated TV series, home entertainment, and the official Pokémon website. Pokémon was launched in Japan in 1996 and today is one of the most popular children's entertainment properties in the world.

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Get to know the role

Job Title: Database Security Engineer

Job Summary: The Database Security Engineer is passionate about detection and prevention of security threats to high-risk data assets with specific focus on major cloud platforms (AWS).  As part of broader Cybersecurity efforts, you will participate in periodic evaluation of database architecture to adhere to established security baselines.  This role will be a key player in delivering against the security roadmap and efforts addressing TPCi needs for managing new technologies and solutions to secure data stores in a hybrid multi-cloud environment.

FLSA Classification (US Only): Exempt

People Manager: No

What you’ll do

  • Define security standards for all structured data platforms (e.g. databases, data lakes, data warehouses, etc.) for TPCi
  • Identify and drive implementation of database protection tools to detect and prevent unauthorized access to TPC’s structured data platforms.
  • Design, develop, test, customize and troubleshoot Database security systems and solutions, such as Database Activity Monitoring, Data Obfuscation, Data segregation/segmentation.
  • Outline access, encryption, and logging requirements in data stores and work with data management teams to implement.
  • Build systemic, technical controls for data discovery, classification and tagging sensitive information in structured data stores.
  • Identify and oversee third party security services to manage security monitoring of TPCi’s data stores.
  • Provide security expertise and consulting to partner teams in Tech and across the enterprise.
  • Alongside the Information Security team, responsible for responding to and remediating security events / incidents.
  • Collaborate with the Information Security team to ensure successful completion of our roadmaps and initiatives.
  • Integrate security testing and controls into different phases of teams’ development lifecycles.
  • Utilize agile methodology by making iterative progress toward achieving individual, team, and organizational objectives.           

What you’ll bring


  • 3 to 5 years of experience in Information Security.
  • 3 to 5 years of experience in related technology functions, such as infrastructure/cloud engineering or software development.
  • 2+ years hands-on experience with cloud data warehouse technologies including AWS Redshift/RDS or Azure data warehouse.
  • Knowledge of data architecture, database technologies, and cloud services
  • Excellent analytical skills, organizational skills, ingenuity and ability to work as part of a team
  • Self-Starter with excellent interpersonal skills, and capable of working with multi-functional teams and varying levels of management.


  • Experience with data science, machine learning in anomaly detection and user behavior analytics
  • Cloud technology experience with Microsoft or AWS information security
  • Skilled in log aggregation and distributed monitoring tools like Splunk, ELK etc.
  • Experience working with security vendors and developing requirements and recommendations based on evaluating products and analyzing functionality
  • BS Degree in Computer Science or Computer Engineering and/or equivalent working experience.
  • Information Security certifications (CISSP, SANS GIAC, CISA, etc.) a plus
  • Offensive Security/Pen test certifications (OSCP, etc.) a plus

How you’ll be successful

  • Passion for Pokémon: Develops an understanding of the Pokémon brand, the impact it has on our people, culture, business, fans, and communities, and applying that knowledge and passion to everything you do.
  • Challenging the Expected: Approaches challenges with curiosity and creativity, embracing the possibility of failure as an opportunity to learn something new, develop innovative ideas, solve complex problems and identify unique opportunities.  
  • Integrity and Respect: Demonstrates integrity and respect by leading with empathy, listening to others, seeking out different perspectives, and taking personal responsibility for decisions, actions, and results.
  • Dedicated to Quality: Takes ownership to maintain and promote high standards, looks for new ways to learn and improve, and embraces a growth mindset to seek and apply feedback from others in an effort to continuously improve. 
  • Building Relationships: Develops and strengthens relationships, adopting a “team first” mentality and working collaboratively to solve problems and meet shared goals.  
  • Delighting Customers: Listens and understands the interests and needs of our customers and stakeholders, making them feel heard and important, and embracing these learnings to continue delivering a unique Pokémon experience.

What to expect

  • An employee first culture
  • Company events that celebrate the spirit of Pokémon
  • Competitive cash-based compensation programs
  • 100% employer-paid healthcare premiums for you
  • Generous paid family leave
  • Employer-paid life insurance
  • Employer-paid long and short-term income protection insurance
  • Fitness reimbursement
  • Commuter benefit
  • LinkedIn learning
  • Comprehensive relocation package
  • Hybrid work environment

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this role. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required. Employees may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed. For roles in the United Kingdom, candidates will need the right to work. In some cases, and for some roles, the Company may be able to arrange a visa. For roles in Ireland, this role requires candidates to have the right to live and work in the Republic of Ireland. However, we welcome applications from all nationalities and may consider supporting an employment permit application, in appropriate and suitable cases.

Internal Job Code: TE.ICIO.P2

Internal Job Profile: Information Security Engineer (IC2)

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Location: Bellevue, Washington, United States
Date found: 2022-11-05

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