Security Engineer

New Delhi, Delhi, India | Infrastructure | Full-time


About WinZO Games
WinZO is India’s largest social gaming platform aiming at building an astronomical tech strong gaming ecosystem in India. WinZO in a short span of time has emerged as the leanest Series C funded gaming startup in the Indian startup ecosystem. WinZO has so far raised over $100MM and handles more than 5 Bn+ micro transactions monthly, a number which is fast growing. WinZO with a data driven DNA is working towards becoming the one-stop-shop for online gaming users spread across every household in Bharat. With a vision of becoming a household name for Bharat, catering to their entertainment needs through interactive engagements, Paavan Nanda (Co-Founder, WinZO, Zostel & ZO Rooms) and Saumya Singh Rathore (Co-Founder, WinZO, Ex-Chief of Staff & Growth- ZO Rooms, Zostel, Ex-Times Group), are aggressively building the platform to not just capture market opportunities but also explore and maximize potential of social interactions as consumption drivers. Both of them are putting together WinZO piece by piece using tech and data to create a transparent and unique gaming experience for its users.

WinZO, which hosts 100+ games in 12+ languages, has 80% users consuming the app in vernacular languages. WinZO has always yearned to mentor, guide and onboard games to be culturally relevant for Bharat. It also provides opportunities for housewives to translate and earn which empowers them economically. A 150+ members strong team with stellar professionals coming from global tech giants and companies such as Google, Amazon, Flipkart, McKinsey etc., WinZO is funded and backed by global gaming and entertainment investment funds such as Griffin Gaming Partners, Maker’s Fund, Courtside Ventures, Pags Group and Kalaari.

WinZO is continually working towards revolutionizing the gaming ecosystem by creating a complete entertainment package through a slew of interactive features. Speaking of the larger picture the platform is driving unique initiatives that are constantly attempting to nurture and groom developers.

WinZO Values:
Integrity, Excellence Perseverance, Data Orientation, Agility

About the Role:

As a Security Engineering Leader, you will be responsible for developing, implementing, and
managing our overall information security strategy and ensuring the confidentiality,
integrity, and availability of our systems and data. This leadership role requires a strong
understanding of information security best practices, risk management, compliance
requirements, and the ability to drive a culture of security awareness throughout the

What you will do:
1.Develop and implement an organization-wide information security strategy, including policies, standards, procedures, and guidelines

2.Establish and manage an effective information security governance framework to
ensure the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of information assets.

3.Conduct regular risk assessments to identify security vulnerabilities and develop
mitigation strategies.

4.Oversee the implementation and maintenance of security controls and technologies
to protect against unauthorized access, data breaches, and other security incidents.

5.Collaborate with cross-functional teams to ensure security requirements are
incorporated into the design and development of systems, applications, and

6.Monitor and respond to security incidents and breaches, conducting investigations
as needed, and implementing corrective actions to prevent future incidents.

7.Keep abreast of the latest industry trends, emerging threats, and regulatory
requirements related to information security.

8.Develop and deliver security awareness and training programs to educate
employees on security best practices and promote a culture of security awareness.

9.Coordinate and collaborate with internal and external stakeholders, including
vendors, auditors, and regulatory bodies, to ensure compliance with relevant
security standards and regulations.

10.Manage relationships with third-party security service providers and vendors,
ensuring effective delivery of security services and solutions.

11.Lead incident response planning and participate in incident response activities,
including forensics, analysis, and recovery.

12.Provide regular reporting on the status of information security initiatives, metrics,
and compliance to senior management and stakeholders.

What you should have:
1. Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field.

2.Relevant certifications (e.g., CISSP, CISM, CISA) are highly desirable.

3.Proven experience in an information security leadership role, preferably in a
complex and dynamic organizational environment.

4.In-depth knowledge of information security frameworks, standards, and best
practices (e.g., ISO 27001, NIST Cybersecurity Framework, GDPR).

5.Strong understanding of risk management principles and the ability to assess and
prioritize security risks effectively.

6.Experience in developing and implementing information security policies,
procedures, and guidelines.

7.Familiarity with security technologies and tools, such as firewalls, intrusion detection
systems, vulnerability scanners, and SIEM solutions.

8.Excellent leadership and communication skills, with the ability to engage and
influence stakeholders at all levels of the organization.

9.Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities, with the capability to make sound
decisions in high-pressure situations.

10.Ability to stay current with emerging security threats, vulnerabilities, and industry

11.Experience in managing security incidents and conducting investigations


What we offer you:
● A flat and transparent culture with an incredibly high learning curve
● A swanky informal workspace which defines our open and vibrant work culture
● Opportunity to solve new and challenging problems with a high scope of innovation
● Complete ownership of the product and chance to conceptualize and implement your solutions
● Opportunity to work with incredible peers across departments and be a part of the Tech revolution
● Most importantly, a chance to be associated with big impact early in your career

At our core, we’re a creative company. Ideas are where we live, and we love building magical products. It’s not just about features, it’s also about how they make people feel. So, we build at the intersection of the technical and the romantic. And it all starts with people, the right team that cares deeply about our mission, values, and our users. We value diversity. We are an equal opportunity employer: we do not discriminate based on race, color, religion, gender, ethnicity, or disability status.

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