Department: Global Content Protection - Motion Picture Association
Location: Brussels, Belgium
Role Description: Reports to the Regional Director Content Protection, EMEA
The Motion Picture Association (MPA) is a trade association representing the six major American film studios. Its content protection department is charged with protecting the film, video and television products of its members against illegal duplication, distribution and sale.
The MPA’s Europe, Middle East and Africa Headquarters, based in Brussels, is currently looking for an “Internet Investigator, Content Protection” with a wide variety of skillsets, backgrounds and experiences. This operational role is primarily analytical and investigative contributing to our Worldwide Content Protection Program, focusing on the EMEA region. The position reports to the Regional Director Content Protection, EMEA.
Candidates must be self-starters with a demonstrated ability to work independently and as part of a team, to deliver professional results on short deadlines, amidst shifting priorities while remaining poised. They should also be detail-oriented, and able to communicate effectively in English orally and in writing. Advanced work ethic and creative problem-solving skills including the ability to work well with minimal supervision and guidance are essential.
We require a team player who has the utmost moral and ethical character to support the department as well as the global team to implement sound strategies that will benefit the motion picture industry today and for the future.
- Assist the Global Content Protection team in contributing to and executing a global Internet strategy, including the identification of high impact operations.
- Conduct complex global investigations of Internet targets in cooperation with regional Content Protection offices.
- Interact with Motion Picture Association member studios, vendors, industry partners and local programs.
- Present, both orally and in writing, well-reasoned and comprehensive reports to senior management at MPA, its member studios, legal teams, and external stakeholders including law enforcement.
The Ideal Candidate
- Preferably a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent in experience.
- Has a current understanding of a range of online piracy and file sharing issues.
- Experience conducting Internet investigations concerning websites involving direct download, streaming video and peer-to-peer protocols.
- Strong working knowledge of the relationships between ISPs, domain names, Whois, IP addresses, hosting providers, and internet governance overall.
- Working knowledge of investigative tools such as whois, (reverse) DNS lookups, traceroute etc.
- Has above average computer skills and fluency in all core MS software products.
- Ability to communicate with users of all levels of experience; to work creatively, quickly, and effectively to produce results amidst shifting priorities while remaining poised.
- Has creative problem solving skills including the ability to work well with minimal supervision and guidance.
- Must possess the highest level of work ethic and integrity, with the ability to maintain confidential information.
- Has experience with online collaboration tools.
- Content Protection experience is a plus.
- Information Security experience is a plus.
- The role requires fluency in English. Other languages are a plus.
- Training opportunities
- Competitive salary
- Extra-legal benefits
- Permanent full-time position
Please send your CV along with a Cover Letter outlining your qualifications for this role to firstname.lastname@example.org with "Internet Investigator Application" included in the subject line.