Director, Cloud Security Engineering

NBC Universal Englewood Cliffs , NJ 07632

Posted 6 days ago


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 work directly with our business areas across NBCUniversal to shape the future of cloud security for the company.

Responsible for leading a team of security engineers to align Cyber Security services with systems and application development teams who are creating or migrating their solutions to the cloud. This includes defining cloud security best practices, guidelines, and policies as well as identifying gaps in capabilities, evaluating new tools, and working with senior leadership to define strategy.

The Director, Cloud Security Engineering will function as a subject matter expert for securely deploying to the cloud, including IaaS, PaaS, SaaS and others. They will partner with other Cyber Security leaders as well as NBCUniversal businesses to support the design, development and deployment of secure solutions by understanding the technical aspects of the business problems and applying sound engineering knowledge across many different technology stacks and cloud platforms.

  • Implement and model security practices for enterprise and cloud environments using an intelligence and threat-driven defense model.

  • Use strong interpersonal skills to articulate security requirements to technical and non-technical audiences

  • Support teams in designing, implementing, deploying, and sustaining systems that start out and remain secure

  • Lead transformation from serial security assessments to a focus on developing automated testing tools and processes

  • Use understanding of the software/systems development lifecycles to offer better ways to engage with development teams

  • Create awareness of the Cyber Security team's services throughout the business

  • Interact with technology teams to understand business imperatives, document policies, and generate security requirements

  • Develop security and compliance capabilities in support of secure cloud deployment processes

  • Identify gaps in security services, tools, processes, and procedures

  • Leverage technical understanding of how software and systems are built to help streamline security requirements without impacting program deliverables and project deadlines

  • Track team progress and produce metrics that show effectiveness of Cyber Security programs

  • Determine solutions to facilitate the Cyber Security team's involvement in secure cloud deployments

  • Escalate and brief senior management on issues affecting technology delivery

  • Communicate effectively with representatives of the Lines of Business, technology specialists, and senior leaders


  • 8-10+ years experience in an engineering-based role with technical delivery experience.

  • Experience working with development teams.

  • Experience developing for and deploying to the cloud

  • Excellent technical subject matter expertise in an area such as the continuous integration/delivery, software as a service, software defined networking, and/or secure data sharing workflows.

  • Experience with public cloud providers is preferred (AWS, Azure, Google Cloud).

  • In-depth experience building and developing technical talent

  • Intellectual capability and curiosity to learn complex processes.

  • Strategic thinking and decision-making.

  • Ability to balance multiple demands in a fast-paced growing environment

  • A dedicated and self-driven desire to think creatively and produce results

  • Ability to coordinate, work with and gain the trust of business stakeholders, technical resources, and third-party vendors

Desired Characteristics

  • Highly collaborative; personally, and professionally self-aware; able to and interested in interacting with employees at all levels.

  • Strong sense of urgency and commitment, as well as sound business sense with a strategic, conceptual and operational orientation

  • A highly service-oriented approach with a track record of improving service levels and client satisfaction

  • Experience advising on technical related issues

  • Careful listener with the confidence to make crisp and tough decisions about difficult issues; natural propensity to make others feel that their viewpoints and perspectives are adequately considered

  • Passion for and interest in media and entertainment industry highly desired

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