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iHeartMedia Senior Cloud Security Engineer in Austin, Texas


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The audio revolution is here – and iHeart is leading it! iHeartMedia, the number one audio company in America , reaches 90% of Americans every month -- a monthly audience that’s twice the size of any other audio company – almost three times the size of the largest TV network – and almost 4 times the size of the largest ad-supported music streaming service. In fact, we have:

  • More #1 rated markets than the next two largest radio companies combined;

  • We’re the largest podcast publisher , with more monthly downloads than the second- and third-largest podcast publishers combined. Podcasting, the fastest-growing new media, today has more monthly users than streaming music services or Netflix;

  • iHeart is the home of many of the country’s most popular and trusted on-air personalities and podcast influencers , who build important connections with hundreds of communities across America;

  • We create and produce some of the most popular and well-known branded live music events in America, including the iHeartRadio Music Festival, the iHeartRadio Music Awards, the iHeartCountry Festival, iHeartRadio Fiesta Latina and the iHeartRadio Jingle Ball Tour;

  • iHeartRadio is the #1 streaming radio digital service in America;

  • Our social media footprint is 7 times larger than the next largest audio service; and

  • We have the only complete audio ad technology stack in the industry for all forms of audio , from on demand to broadcast radio, digital streaming radio and podcasting, which bring data, targeting and attribution to all forms of audio at an unparalleled scale. As a result, we’re able to combine our strong leadership position in audience reach, usage and ad tech with powerful tools and insights for our sales organizations to help them build success for their clients at a more efficient cost than any other option.

Because we reach almost every community in America, we’re committed to providing a range of programming that reflects the diversity of the many communities we serve – and our company reflects that same kind of diversity. Our company values stress collaboration, curiosity, welcoming dissent, accepting mistakes in the pursuit of new ideas, and respect for everyone.

Only one company in America has the #1 position in everything audio: iHeartMedia!

If you’re excited about this role but don’t feel your experience aligns perfectly with the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway. At iHeartMedia we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace and are looking for teammates passionate about what we do!

What We Need:

iHeartMedia seeks candidates for the position of Senior Cloud Security Engineer responsible for leading functions specific to security, governance, and compliance enforcement in the cloud through automation, environment assessments, policy shaping, and more, in an ever-changing security landscape.

What You'll Do:

What You'll Do

  • Provide security and risk guidance for all public cloud related matters in AWS, GCP, and Azure

  • Perform the duties of a cloud security Subject Matter Expert (SME) for the InfoSec team.

  • Research, innovate, and design cloud and hybrid security solutions.

  • Create and design artifacts to enable members of the operations and infrastructure teams to implement solutions.

  • Identify opportunities to reduce cloud security risk for iHeartMedia.

  • Collaborate with Security and IT leaders to assess near and long-term cloud security needs.

  • Review cloud architectures and advise development teams on strong security design principles.

  • Provide advanced level IAM policy guidance to enable product teams to shape least privilege access.

  • Create and maintain documentation as it relates to cloud security designs/configurations, processes, standards, and recommendations.

  • Stay current with the latest cloud threat mitigation tools and techniques.

  • Provide guidance for security remediation to business and IT partners by demonstrating real, practical risk and valuer.

  • Provide vulnerability assessment of cloud assets, deliver remediation recommendations, and provides knowledgeable assistance in resolving identified vulnerabilities.

  • Provide input to the overall security architecture and governance model.

  • Define configuration standards and processes for security controls and technology in the cloud

  • Provide security consulting to internal project teams and departments regarding security standards, requirements, and best practices

  • Partner with internal Microsoft team as subject matter expert on security of O365

  • Make recommendations on utilization of existing and new features pertaining

  • Assess various security technologies for potential adoption and utilization to enhance iHM’s security posture

  • Drive process and tool automation, enabling security team members to work on more advanced tasks

  • Remain current with advancements in information security processes and technologies

What You'll Need

  • Strong expertise with Microsoft Security suite and AWS

  • DLP and CASB policy creation to secure and limit data loss and shadow IT

  • Experience with Microsoft’s Kusto Query Language (KQL)

  • Familiarity with Azure AD

  • Strong expertise in Intune/MDM; conditional access, application control

  • Experience with security configuration and administration on a variety of types of networks, operating systems, and applications

  • Familiarity with Linux

  • Microsoft level certification – MS-500, SC-900 or equivalent, desired

  • Strong critical thinking and problem-solving skills

  • Experience with scripting or programming languages

  • Ability to interpret and produce technical documentation such as diagrams, configuration parameters, etc.

  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and possess expert multi-tasking skills

  • Ability to facilitate meetings effectively with technical and non-technical staffExperience designing and implementing various security controls

What You'll Need:

  • Minimum of 5+ years of experience in a Cyber Security Administrator or Engineer role with a focus on cloud-based security.

  • Broad understanding of information security and compliance risks, and how those apply to public cloud.

  • Keen interest in improving knowledge about modern cloud security and information security threats, mitigation strategies, and control frameworks.

  • Strong understanding of cloud-based and hybrid infrastructure components with specific understanding of the security risks presented in a centralized or decentralized and hybrid environment.

  • Strong understanding of security operations and compliance environment with experience in managing multiple tasks, reporting to management, and driving security initiatives within the InfoSec group.

  • Experience with SIEMs, including Azure Sentinel, and custom log sources.

  • Proficiency in EDR/MDR incident investigation and threat management.

  • Strong understanding of cloud native and third-party security related tools.

  • Strong understanding of Multiple Public Cloud security and compliance features and configuration.

  • Knowledge of network infrastructure security (physical and virtual) technologies and solutions.

  • Knowledge of identify providers and identity management security.

  • Demonstrated critical thinking and analytical ability.

  • Demonstrated willingness and ability to learn new and emerging technologies.

What You'll Bring:

  • Respect for others and a strong belief that others should do this in return

  • Expertise with various technical disciplines and applications

  • Close attention to detail and quality orientation

  • Ability to multitask on a variety of critical projects

  • Ability to work independently, while also collaborating with others

  • Strong communication skills, particularly when explaining complex technical information

  • Ability to provide solutions to problems in situations that are atypical/infrequent

  • Analytical thinking and the ability to identify patterns

  • Efficiency with own work and impact of team results

  • Informal leadership capabilities with an interest in mentoring less experienced team members



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Time Type:

Full time

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iHeartMedia’s benefits offering is flexible and offers a variety of choices to meet the diverse needs of our changing workforce, including the following:

  • Employer sponsored medical, dental and vision with a variety of coverage options

  • Company provided and supplemental life insurance

  • Paid vacation and sick time

  • Paid company holidays, including a floating holiday that enable our employees to celebrate the holiday of their choosing

  • A Spirit day to encourage and allow our employees to more easily volunteer in their community

  • A 401K plan

  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) at no cost – services include telephonic counseling sessions, consultation on legal and financial matters, emotional well-being, family and caregiving

  • ​A range of additional voluntary programs, such as spending accounts, student loan refinancing, accident insurance and more!

We are accepting applications for this role on an ongoing basis.

The Company is an equal opportunity employer and will not tolerate discrimination in employment on the basis of race, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, ethnicity, national origin, marital status, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other legally protected classification or status.

Non-Compete will be required for certain positions and as allowed by law.

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iHeartMedia is the number one audio company in the United States, reaching nine out of 10 Americans every month – we specialize in radio, digital, social, podcasts, influencers, data, and events across the nation and provide premier opportunities for advertisers.

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