Sr. Product Security Engineer

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Job Summary
The Product Security Engineer is primarily responsible for researching, validating, and documenting the lifecycle of reported vulnerabilities in Comcast's products. Additionally, the Product Security Engineer will assess the overall security maturity and systems architecture of products to launch bug bounty programs. Through these programs the engineer will leverage the researcher community in identifying potential vulnerabilities. Finally, the Product Security Engineer will stay current on the latest cyber security threats and security research methods to stay ahead of the curve in vulnerability detection.
Job Description

The core responsibilities of this position are as follows:
  • Validate, research, prioritize, and escalate reported vulnerabilities as appropriate.
  • Manage each reported vulnerability and the communications of its status with internal and external parties until resolution.
  • Manage a queue of reported vulnerabilities to ensure findings are promptly addressed, catalogued, and internally distributed to appropriate internal stakeholders.
  • Partner with other teams in the security organization to build and test remediation strategies.
  • Attend technical calls with internal or external parties regarding reported vulnerabilities.
  • Document all information including the mitigation and remediation of reported vulnerabilities.
  • Collaborate with internal teams to map systems architecture of a product and define the scope of systems to be included as targets for bug bounty programs.
  • Communicate effectively with external security researchers on the behalf of Comcast.
  • Identify trends in security research methods and develop tools for proactive vulnerability detection.
  • Identify gaps within existing internal security practices and propose enhancements where necessary.


Skill and Abilities
  • Experience with the management and remediation of vulnerabilities.
  • Knowledge of product and software development lifecycles.
  • Familiarity with responsible disclosure practices.
  • Possession of excellent oral and written communication skills, including communicating effectively under normal and stressful situations.
  • Ability to convey technical concepts relating to vulnerability details to a non-technical audience.
  • Knowledge of a wide range of networking concepts, analysis tools, operating systems, software, and security controls.
  • Experience with software development methodologies and the software used within large/agile environments including source code version control.
  • Experience with numerous methods of penetration testing and/or systems auditing tools and practices.
  • Broad knowledge of systems administration (*nix/Windows), network engineering, and security engineering.


Employees at all levels are expected to:

  • Understand our Operating Principles; make them the guidelines for how you do your job.
  • Own the customer experience - think and act in ways that put our customers first, give them seamless digital options at every touchpoint, and make them promoters of our products and services.
  • Know your stuff - be enthusiastic learners, users and advocates of our game-changing technology, products and services, especially our digital tools and experiences.
  • Win as a team - make big things happen by working together and being open to new ideas.
  • Be an active part of the Net Promoter System - a way of working that brings more employee and customer feedback into the company - by joining huddles, making call backs and helping us elevate opportunities to do better for our customers.
  • Drive results and growth.
  • Respect and promote inclusion & diversity.
  • Do what's right for each other, our customers, investors and our communities.


Disclaimer:

  • This information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this role. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications.


Comcast is an EOE/Veterans/Disabled/LGBT employer.



Education

Bachelor's Degree

Relevant Work Experience

7-10 Years



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