Comcast Cybersecurity - Principal Engineer, Product Security (Philadelphia, PA)

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Comcast's Technology, Product & Experience organization works at the intersection of media and technology. Our innovative teams are continually developing and delivering products that transform the customer experience. From creating apps like TVGo to new features such as the Talking Guide on the X1 platform, we work every day to make a positive impact through innovation in the pursuit of building amazing products that are enjoyable, easy to use and accessible across all platforms. The team also develops and supports our evolving network architecture, including next-generation consumer systems and technologies, infrastructure and engineering, network integration and management tools, and technical standards. We offer a flexible working environment to balance the need to work independently wherever you choose, with days that require collaboration at one of our offices. Our roles primarily reside inside or around one of our Tech Hubs (Philadelphia and surrounding suburbs, Denver, Austin, Silicon Valley, Washington DC/N. Virginia). Some roles can work virtual full-time if they are not near a Tech Hub, but that is dependent upon the needs of the position and amount of collaboration required.

Job Summary
Responsible for working with Comcast Technology, Product, and Experience teams to design, develop, deliver, and maintain secure products. You and your teammates will strive to secure Comcast products, devices, and services.

Plays a lead role in the design of security features and ongoing verification of Company's product security posture. Acts as a Product Security subject matter expert for the company. Assists in researching next generation security technology options, and recommends feasible, affordable, scalable, and manageable Device/Application/Internet security safeguards. Assesses the security impact of technology strategies of new products and services, including database and network security.

The ideal candidate will have a broad background in information and product security, and experience in defining, building, and analyzing systems. This role will span across many different security areas and requires coordination and collaboration with teams involved in servers, customer premise equipment, and mobile applications.

Job Description

Core Responsibilities
  • Recommends and ensures implementation of security designs and features in accordance with industry standards, generally accepted business practices and Company security policies.
  • Collaborates with other Security Teams to consume and utilize enterprise security tools and services.
  • Recommends solutions for defining security posture along with a training program for those that might be involved.
  • Research new and/or updated technologies as they become available that pertain to our environment.
  • Assists with regular penetration tests and vulnerability assessments.
  • Communicates security requirements to project teams based on understanding of approved security policies, standards, and baselines.

Required Skills
  • Deep subject matter expertise in the areas of vulnerability management, security assessments, secure development life cycle, secure engineering practices, data protection, and related emerging best practices.
  • Consistent exercise of independent judgment and discretion in matters of significance.
  • Ability to engage development teams to develop plans that improve security posture in a timely manner.
  • A proven track record delivering on a transformation and implementation of secure engineering best practices throughout the product development process.
  • The ideal candidate will be a security technology leader in a trusted position of oversight. This person will have a passion for leading/influencing teams, improving processes and identifying/executing new secure engineering practices that drive product security innovation.

  • 10+ years of security engineering experience such as: secure product engineering, software security product development, and/or software/hardware product security with 5+ years of leadership experience.
  • Experience performing security architecture reviews, penetration tests, security audits, threat models, vulnerability remediation, or secure software development
  • Proven ability to communicate with technology and business leaders.
  • Bachelor's degree in related field, master's preferred
  • Knowledge of Product Development Life Cycle and Agile methodologies

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.


  • 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.

We believe that benefits should connect you to the support you need when it matters most, and should help you care for those who matter most. That's why we provide an array of options, expert guidance and always-on tools that are personalized to meet the needs of your reality-to help support you physically, financially and emotionally through the big milestones and in your everyday life.

Please visit the benefits summary on our careers site for more details.

Bachelor's Degree

While possessing the stated degree is preferred, Comcast also may consider applicants who hold some combination of coursework and experience, or who have extensive related professional experience.

Certifications (if applicable)

Relative Work Experience
10 Years +

Comcast is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable law.
More Information on Comcast
Comcast operates in the Digital Media industry. The company is located in Philadelphia, PA, New York, NY, Universal Parks & Resorts, FL, Miami, FL, Universal City, CA and Sunnyvale, CA. Comcast was founded in 1963. It has 68848 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 370 open jobs at Comcast, click here.
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