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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.
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.
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