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Principal Cyber Security Engineer


Company Description

We create world-class content, which we distribute across our portfolio of film, television, and streaming, and bring to life through our theme parks and consumer experiences. We own and operate leading entertainment and news brands, including NBC, NBC News, MSNBC, CNBC, NBC Sports, Telemundo, NBC Local Stations, Bravo, USA Network, and Peacock, our premium ad-supported streaming service. We produce and distribute premier filmed entertainment and programming through Universal Filmed Entertainment Group and Universal Studio Group, and have world-renowned theme parks and attractions through Universal Destinations & Experiences. NBCUniversal is a subsidiary of Comcast Corporation.

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Job Description

We are looking for a Principal Cyber Security Engineer to be part of our NBCU Security Architecture team. This Principal Cyber Security Engineer will partner with the various NBCUniversal businesses, enterprise IT, and Cyber Security organization to ensure technology is designed and deployed securely and aligned with Cyber Security and enterprise technology strategies.

The successful candidate will be joining NBCUniversal at an exciting time as we evolve our process and services. The Principal Cyber Security Engineer will be responsible for conducting end to end security and threat analysis of enterprise initiatives involving new or modified technology deployments; ensuring that they incorporate Information Security best practices and guidelines into system designs. This individual will function as a technical and engineering subject matter expert across various Cyber Security technology areas with a focus on network, application, cloud, and enterprise security controls. The analysis will involve collaboration across the Cyber organization, partnership with business stakeholders, and will result in security guidance and/or mitigation requirements.

Finally, a successful candidate will effectively communicate the importance of key Cyber programs and services to obtain support, trust and buy-in from the business.


Basic Requirements:

  • 12+ years of experience partnering with business and technical teams to architect and deliver Cyber solutions
  • 12+ years of experience consulting with business teams regarding threat mitigation best practices in one or more technical areas (Perimeter Security, Application Security, Core Systems, EDR, Cloud etc…)
  • Ability to explain common threats to components including Network, Cloud, Web and Application environments
  • Ability to work in line with others to ensure Cyber requirements are understood and clear during all phases of a project
  • Knowledge of best practices in the Cyber Security industry, including OWASP Top 10 and CWE/SANS Top 25
  • Advanced technical knowledge in at least one of the above listed Cyber security areas, highlighting your ability to navigate complex challenges
  • Ability to give and receive constructive feedback in a team environment, fostering a culture of continual improvement and excellence
  • Willingness to provide mentorship to all members of the team
  • Strong written/verbal communication and presentation skills with the ability to tailor to both technical, and non-technical audiences
  • Experience developing and documenting security guidelines or security best practices
  • Experience using diagramming tools to communicate secure designs and controls
  • Excellent time management skills to appropriately prioritize multiple concurrent projects

Desired Characteristics:

  • Formal Degree is not required, relevant experience in the above mentioned areas prioritized
  • Experience performing Threat Analysis and modeling leveraging best in industry frameworks such as MITRE ATT&CK, indicating your proficiency in implementing robust security measures
  • Familiarity with security controls such as Cloud Security Matrix, NIST CSF, CIS Critical Security Controls
  • Understanding of various data and privacy regulations, including PCI DSS, SOX, HIPAA, GDPR, CCPA
  • In depth knowledge of common Cloud Services offered (IaaS, PaaS, SaaS)
  • A firm understanding of Cybersecurity Engineering/Operations, Incident Response, and GRC functions
  • Empathy for engineering teams with the ability to balance security guidelines and policies with operational needs to maintain desired end-state corporate security posture

Additional Requirements:

  • Fully Remote: This position has been designated as fully remote, meaning that the position is expected to contribute from a non-NBCUniversal worksite, most commonly an employee’s residence.

This position is eligible for company sponsored benefits, including medical, dental and vision insurance, 401(k), paid leave, tuition reimbursement, and a variety of other discounts and perks. Learn more about the benefits offered by NBCUniversal by visiting the Benefits page of the Careers website. Salary range: $175,000 - $210,000 (bonus and long-term incentive eligible)

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

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