Global Security Technical Solutions Architect
Location: San Jose
Posted on: September 16, 2023
TikTok is the leading destination for short-form mobile video. Our
mission is to inspire creativity and bring joy. TikTok has global
offices including Los Angeles, New York, London, Paris, Berlin,
Dubai, Singapore, Jakarta, Seoul and Tokyo.
Why Join Us
At TikTok, our people are humble, intelligent, compassionate and
creative. We create to inspire - for you, for us, and for more than
1 billion users on our platform. We lead with curiosity and aim for
the highest, never shying away from taking calculated risks and
embracing ambiguity as it comes. Here, the opportunities are
limitless for those who dare to pursue bold ideas that exist just
beyond the boundary of possibility. Join us and make impact happen
with a career at TikTok.
The Global Security Organization provides industry-leading
cyber-security and business protection services to TikTok globally.
Our organization employs four principles that guide our strategic
and tactical operations. Firstly, we Champion Transparency & Trust
by leading the charge in organizational transparency, prioritizing
customer trust, and placing user needs first. Secondly, we aim to
maintain Best in Class Global Security by proactively identifying
and reducing risks while enabling innovative product development.
We constantly work towards a sustainable world-class security
capability. Thirdly, we strive to be a Business Catalyst & Enabler
by embodying the DNA of technical innovation and ensuring our
Global Security operations are fast and agile. Finally, we Drive
Empowered & Risk-Informed Decision Making by providing our leaders
with the necessary information to make agile decisions based on
risk. In order to enhance collaboration and cross-functional
partnerships, our organization follows a hybrid work schedule that
requires employees to work in the office for 2 to 3 days a week, as
directed by their manager. We regularly review our hybrid work
model, and the specific requirements may change at any time.
This role is a part of Solution Architecture team within Security
Tools Operations team and responsibilities will include designing
and implementing IT security solutions that address the
organization's needs, assessing risks and vulnerabilities, and
developing strategies to mitigate them. The role will be
responsible for developing and implementing IT security policies
and procedures, collaborating with other IT professionals to
integrate solutions, communicate technical concepts to
stakeholders, manage projects, and stay up-to-date with industry
trends. An employee in this role ensures that solutions are
designed and implemented accurately, make informed decisions on
build vs buy and provide guidance to other IT professionals by
continuously learning and improving skills to adapt to changing
technologies. Overall, the person in this role requires a range of
skills, including technical knowledge, analytical and
problem-solving skills, communication skills, project management
skills, collaboration skills, industry knowledge, business acumen,
attention to detail, and adaptability.
- Strong understanding of the principles of IT security, including
common threats and vulnerabilities, risk management, and compliance
- Strong grasp of concepts of the underlying technology used in IT
security, including networking, encryption, authentication, and
- Familiarity with various security standards and guidelines, such
as ISO 27001, NIST, and PCI DSS and should have the ability to
interpret and apply these standards to organization's specific
- Possess a strong understanding of technical security controls,
including physical and administrative controls and prior experience
in selecting and prioritizing security controls that are most
critical for their organization's security posture.
- A bachelor's (master's preferred) degree in computer science,
information technology, cybersecurity, or a related field is
- Candidates should have a strong technical background in
cybersecurity, including experience with network security,
information security, data protection, and encryption.
- Industry certifications, such as Certified Information Systems
Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH), or
CompTIA Security+, are a plus.
- Candidates should have several years of experience in
cybersecurity, preferably in a leadership role. They should have
experience with designing and implementing accurate technical
solutions, and guiding cross functional partners by continuously
adapting to changing technologies.
-Must be able to communicate effectively with technical and
non-technical stakeholders. They should be able to explain complex
technical concepts in plain language and make recommendations for
- Candidates should have strong leadership skills, including the
ability to manage teams, prioritize tasks, and make strategic
decisions. They should be able to motivate team members, foster
collaboration, and manage conflict.
- Candidates should be familiar with industry standards and best
practices, such as the National Institute of Standards and
Technology (NIST) Cybersecurity Framework and ISO/IEC 27001, and
stay up-to-date with emerging threats and technologies in the
TikTok is committed to creating an inclusive space where employees
are valued for their skills, experiences, and unique perspectives.
Our platform connects people from across the globe and so does our
workplace. At TikTok, our mission is to inspire creativity and
bring joy. To achieve that goal, we are committed to celebrating
our diverse voices and to creating an environment that reflects the
many communities we reach. We are passionate about this and hope
you are too.
TikTok is committed to providing reasonable accommodations in our
recruitment processes for candidates with disabilities, pregnancy,
sincerely held religious beliefs or other reasons protected by
applicable laws. If you need assistance or a reasonable
accommodation, please reach out to us at
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