Job Title:  Sr. Cybersecurity Engineer

Department:  Technology

Greenwood Village, CO, US, 80111

Summary of Position

As a Senior Cybersecurity Engineer at Starz Entertainment, you will be a key player in developing, implementing, and maintaining our cybersecurity program. You will assist in leading a team of cybersecurity professionals and work closely with other departments to ensure the security of our systems, networks, and data.


Open to fully remote for the right candidate. Must be based in the US.


  • Security architecture: Lead the design and implementation of robust security architecture and solutions for the organization, including firewalls, security information and event management system (SIEM), and encryption technologies
  • Security leadership: Provide leadership and guidance to the cybersecurity team, mentoring junior engineers, and fostering a culture of excellence and continuous improvement
  • Security assessment: Perform advanced security assessments, vulnerability management, and penetration testing to identify and remediate complex security vulnerabilities
  • Incident response: Lead the development of incident response plans, coordinate incident response efforts, and guide post-incident analysis to enhance future prevention
  • Policy and procedure development: Play a key role in developing and maintaining cybersecurity policies, standards, and procedures to align with industry regulations and best practices
  • Advanced threat analysis: Stay up-to-date with emerging threats and provide advanced threat analysis to proactively address potential security risks
  • Compliance and auditing: Ensure compliance with industry and regulatory standards (e. G. , GDPR, NIST) and take a lead role in preparing for and responding to audits
  • Security strategy: contribute to the development of the organization's long-term security strategy, including researching and recommending new technologies and best practices
  • Security training: develop and deliver advanced cybersecurity training programs for employees, ensuring they are well-informed about the latest threats and security best practices
  • Documentation and reporting: maintain comprehensive documentation of security configurations, incidents, and actions taken, as well as provide in-depth security reports to management

Qualifications and Skills

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, information technology, or a related field (master's degree preferred)
  • Significant experience in cybersecurity, with a proven track record of leadership and accomplishments in complex security projects
  • Professional certifications such as CISSP, compTIA Security+ or equivalent are highly desirable
  • Proficiency in network security, operating systems, and security technologies
  • In-depth knowledge of security technologies, threat landscape, and risk management
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with a focus on innovation and improvement
  • Exceptional communication skills, with the ability to articulate complex security concepts to non-technical stakeholders
  • Experience utilizing and managing Firewalls (Palo Alto preferred) 
  • Experience with Industry Standard Security Information Management Systems (Exabeam, Splunk, Sumo Logic, etc.) 
  • Experience with Endpoint protection solutions such as (CrowdStrike, SentinelOne, Cylance) to perform protection, mitigation and forensic analysis
  • Proficiency in Python and/or Power Shell
  • A proactive, results-oriented mindset and the ability to lead and work collaboratively within a team
  • Strong understanding of compliance requirements and regulatory standards
  • Ability to stay current with emerging cybersecurity threats and technologies

About the Company

STARZ (, a Lionsgate company, is a leading global media streaming platform committed to delivering premium content that amplifies narratives by, about and for women and underrepresented audiences. STARZ is home to the highly rated and first-of-its-kind STARZ app that offers the ability to stream or download STARZ premium content, as well as the flagship domestic STARZ® service, including STARZ ENCORE, 17 premium pay TV channels, and the associated on-demand and online services. In 2018, STARZ launched its international premium streaming platform STARZPLAY, now LIONSGATE+, to provide subscribers access to bold, curated storytelling. LIONSGATE+, coupled with the STARZPLAY ARABIA joint venture in MENA and Lionsgate Play in South and Southeast Asia, has a footprint that extends across the globe. STARZ and LIONSGATE+ are available across digital OTT platforms and multichannel video distributors, including cable operators, satellite television providers, and telecommunications companies around the world. In February 2021, STARZ launched #TakeTheLead, a multi-faceted and innovative inclusion initiative expanding its existing efforts to improve representation on screen, behind the camera and throughout the company.

Business Unit Overview

With the Company aligning its studio operations behind the growth of its streaming business, STARZ has become one of the pre-eminent modern premium global streaming platforms. Offering subscribers more than 7.500 television episodes, including STARZ original series and provocative documentaries, along with a broad catalogue of first-run movies, STARZ is taking the lead in delivering relatable premium content that makes it the platform of choice among a wide spectrum of female, African-American and other historically underrepresented audiences. Its focused brand, premium content and freedom from legacy relationships position STARZ at the forefront of the new bundles emerging throughout the media ecosystem, a compelling value proposition to complement virtually every kind of subscription platform.
Distinguished by its successful and focused content strategy, top programming, exceptional curation and speed to market, STARZ has quickly scaled its platform to become one of the most widely distributed and fastest-growing OTT services in the world, with OTT subscribers making up more than half of its global subscriber base. The company’s international premium subscription service, LIONSGATE+, offers subscribers access to bold, curated storytelling around the world. LIONGATE+ has a footprint that extends across the globe and continues to expand its network of distribution partners. In addition to its LIONSGATE+ markets, it reaches audiences in the Middle East and North African region through STARZPLAY ARABIA and in South and Southeast Asia with Lionsgate Play. The proprietary and highly-rated STARZ app, a proven hit with U.S. audiences, continues to roll out internationally.

Our Benefits

  • Full Coverage – Medical, Vision, and Dental
  • Annual discretionary bonus and merit increase
  • Work/Life Balance – generous sick days, vacation days, holidays, and Impact Day
  • 401(k) company matching
  • Tuition Reimbursement (up to graduate degree)


$95,400 - $149,300

EEO Statement

Lionsgate is an equal employment opportunity employer. All employees and applicants are evaluated on the basis of their qualifications, consistent with applicable state and federal laws. In addition, Lionsgate will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. Lionsgate will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and federal law.   

Nearest Major Market: Denver