Security Engineer

East Bay, CA, United States, Los Angeles, CA, United States, Remote, Seattle, WA, United States, San Francisco, CA, United States, Silicon Valley, CA, United States

Pixelberry Studios

Role Locations

  • East Bay, CA, United States
  • Los Angeles, CA, United States
  • Remote
  • Seattle, WA, United States
  • San Francisco, CA, United States
  • Silicon Valley, CA, United States


101 - 250 people


82 Pioneer Way
Mountain View, CA, 94041, US

Tech Stack

  • Java
  • C#
  • JavaScript
  • C++
  • C

Role Description

Nexon, sister company of Pixelberry Studios, a world leader in online games, is building a workplace based on mutual respect, good humor, and the pursuit of excellence because we believe that great games can only be built by amazing people. Our vision is to create high quality, innovative online games that create unforgettable experiences for players around the world.

Nexon America is a leader in online gaming and award-winning publisher of renowned MMORPGs MapleStory, Mabinogi and Vindictus, which have gone on to break records and captivate players, and the company was recognized as a Great Place to Work-Certified™ company in February 2021. With new projects on the horizon, Nexon America maintains the pioneering and innovative spirit of its parent company, Nexon, employing its player-first approach, while designing the best possible gameplay experiences for the western market.


The Security Engineer is responsible for creating, maintaining and monitoring security logs for the overall infrastructure and game services including network, web application, game application, and other information systems. They must respond to any security incidents or emergency situations and must perform routine security inspections to identify any potential risks. The position must provide support for all security-related day-to-day operations.

Currently, all Nexon staff are working remotely. Hybrid work model will be in place once we resume on-site operations currently scheduled for January 2022.


Detect and respond to company-wide security incidents Log analysis and Security forensics Develop and implement preventative security measures (detection, monitoring, exploitation) Incorporate current security trends, advisories, publications, and academic research. Identify and mitigate complex security vulnerabilities before an attacker exploits them Engineer Cloud technologies to monitor and analyze(e.g. IDSes, Data collection tools) Communicate risks and mitigations across multiple audiences with varying levels of sensitivity Take part in the Security Operations on-call


4+ years of demonstrated experience in web or cloud security engineering, log aggregation, and/or penetration testing 2+ years of direct experience with incident response Experience with log analysis systems In-depth knowledge of Linux/Windows tools/architecture and logging systems Experience with Cloud Platform Experience with one or more programming languages (Preferred Python) Proficiency to communicate over a text-based medium (Slack, Email) and can succinctly document technical details. Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent practical experience

Preferred experiences:

Online game industry experience Experience with Google Cloud Platform (GCP), AWS, and/or Azure Development experience especially security-related system

Nexon’s benefits and perks:

We offer medical, dental and vision plans for you, your spouse or domestic partner and your children. Employees who enroll in the high deductible health plan receive an annual employer contribution to a health savings account and company paid hospital indemnity benefits. We also provide company paid life, AD&D, short-term and long-term disability benefits as well as access to voluntary life and AD&D for yourself and your dependents, flexible spending accounts, a 401(k) savings plan with a company match, and pet insurance. Nexies are encouraged to take advantage of our monthly wellness credit, participate in lunchtime yoga, and enroll in language classes. We host bi-monthly catered lunches, monthly happy hours, and maintain a well-stocked snack bar. To help you maintain a good work life balance, we offer paid time off, sick days, company holidays, and a year-end break.

Nexon is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable law and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

About Pixelberry Studios

Pixelberry Studios is a top mobile games developer, creating fun and engaging games with heart for over nine years. Our studio is 3-for-3 launching games into the App Store's Top 25 Grossing chart. Our market-leading, award-winning mobile game, Choices: Stories You Play, broke into the Top 5 in the App Store. Our vision for success is based around innovative game design, diversity, and putting our players first!

Company Culture

Our company culture is welcoming, collaborative, and creative with a good work-life balance and inspiring leadership.

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