Posted 15 days ago by

Cybersecurity Tools Engineer

Englewood Cliffs, NJ, United States
Employment: Full Time Experience: Mid-Level

At NBCUniversal, we believe in the talent of our people. It’s our passion and commitment to excellence that drives NBCU’s vast portfolio of brands to succeed. From broadcast and cable networks, news and sports platforms, to film, world-renowned theme parks and a diverse suite of digital properties, we take pride in all that we do and all that we represent. It’s what makes us uniquely NBCU. Here you can create the extraordinary. Join us.

The successful candidate will be joining NBCUniversal at an exciting time where it is transforming from an operational, tool-based cyber defense program to an intelligence and threat-based organization. The successful candidate will be part of an agile Security Technology team in Englewood Cliffs NJ, and partner with other InfoSec and IT teams to shape the future of cyber defense at NBCUniversal.

The Cybersecurity Tools Engineer will be responsible for addressing wide ranges of opportunities, including evaluating technologies, writing code and integrating systems where needed to improve security. The candidate will be a significant player in automation, new technology investigation, development, and integration.
Responsibilities:

  • Take ownership in the overall security of the NBCUniversal enterprise
  • Follow secure engineering and development practices
  • Interact and experiment with a wide range of technologies to understand and describe their strengths and weaknesses
  • Develop innovative tools (scripts, software, or IT processes) to close gaps and empower technologists
  • Build systems and software that are documented, stable, and easily understandable by technical audiences. Work independently to write scripts and small-scale applications, and implement IT systems based on basic requirements and use cases.
  • Use technical and non-technical data to answer security questions with informed analysis.
  • Keep up-to-date on trends in security, best practices. Participate, share with, and learn from communities of practice. Create reports, summaries, or sketches as appropriate.

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Familiarity with cybersecurity principles and best practices, whether from academic exposure and projects or professional experience
  • Comfort and enthusiasm for writing software (Python preferred) to solve problems
  • Interest in emerging technologies, passion for experimenting.
  • Basic system administration knowledge on Windows or Linux.
  • Experience collecting and organizing data in various formats (Excel, CSV, JSON) and synthesizing results
  • Experience working in security engineering or operations – building, managing, or using security technologies in a business environment.
Equal Opportunity Statement

NBCUniversal’s policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law. NBCUniversal will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with relevant legal requirements, including the City of Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative For Hiring Ordinance, where applicable.

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