Senior Director, Software Defined Network Security Products

Comcast Lakewood , CO 80226

Posted 5 months ago

Comcast brings together the best in media and technology. We drive innovation to create the world's best entertainment and online experiences. As a Fortune 50 leader, we set the pace in a variety of innovative and fascinating businesses and create career opportunities across a wide range of locations and disciplines. We are at the forefront of change and move at an amazing pace, thanks to our remarkable people, who bring cutting-edge products and services to life for millions of customers every day. If you share in our passion for teamwork, our vision to revolutionize industries and our goal to lead the future in media and technology, we want you to fast-forward your career at Comcast.

The Director of Software Defined Network Security Products for Comcast Business Services will be responsible for the full product lifecycle serving Comcast Business segments and channels. This includes running the Software Defined Network Security product roadmap and developing features and tools to improve performance and customer experience. Collaboration is key, as you will be working directly with several department leaders to plan and oversee the long-term vision and strategy for compelling and differentiated software defined network security. This is an exciting opportunity to get exposure working on unique and modern technologies in an agile environment.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Collaborates with cross-functional teams to launch new services, features and enhancements on time and within budget. Serves as a subject-matter expert for assigned products.

  • Assesses needs and opportunities for new products through research and feasibility analysis. Manages, gathers, and analyzes competitive intelligence data for product lines.

  • Participates in product modification, cost reduction, margin analysis, advertising and promotion, forecasting, product positioning and pricing strategies.

  • Develops goals, budget and strategic business plans. Recommends ways to expand sales and profitability.

  • Manages the product planning and scheduling process according to sales volume, inventory requirements and materials availability.

  • Establishes and implement policies and procedures needed to achieve goals. Develops, mentors, and trains Specialists to ensure department work performance and objectives are met.

  • Develops and manages product offerings to customers as well as working with other groups within the company to develop and support cross-functional strategy and product rollouts.

  • Assists in developing product roadmaps and identifies new product offerings.

  • Identifies and gathers potential product ideas, technologies, and business opportunities that can be integrated into the current product line and recommends exploration of future products and opportunities.

  • Consistent exercise of independent judgment and discretion in matters of significance.

  • Regular, consistent and punctual attendance. Must be able to work nights and weekends, variable schedule(s) as necessary.

  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Requirements:

  • Working knowledge and experience with Software Defined Networks (SDN), Network Function Virtualization (NFV), Network-based Security

  • Fluent in standard methodologies for data networking and cloud computing

  • Worked with Agile teams using SCRUM, XP, or other agility model

  • Self-starter; the ability to work independently and handle multiple tasks across multiple projects and staff

  • Grow with change and know how to get things done

  • Metric driven; identify intended results and measure outcomes

  • Possess strong project management, problem-solving, critical thinking, and analytical abilities

  • Excellent verbal communication, written communication, and presentation abilities

  • Highly harmonious. Builds trust and positive relationships at all levels

  • Confident and influences without formal authority, but pushes back when appropriate

  • Earns respect and respects contributions of others

Job Specification:

  • Bachelor's degree required in Business, Engineering, or related field; MBA or Masters a plus
  • 12+ years related experience
  • 3+ years' as a product manager working on cutting edge network security software products and technologies

Military Experience Valued

Comcast is an EOE/Veterans/Disabled/LGBT employer


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Senior Director, Software Defined Network Security Products

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