Sr. Security Application Developer

Comcast Philadelphia , PA 19107

Posted 2 weeks ago

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IN THIS ROLE

For this position, you will be joining a team that is actively working on massively scaled distributed systems that are at the core of the X1 platform. Our series of applications serve close to a billion transactions daily and must maintain high levels of uptime in order to deliver a satisfactory customer experience. Your daily responsibilities will include collaborating with the team to resolve security vulnerabilities assigned to you by your peers in the remediation team.

WHAT YOU WILL DO

  • Write tested, production-ready application code and scripts to remediate vulnerabilities

  • Participate in scrum teams

  • Perform code reviews

  • Participate in joint design and architecture sessions

  • Collaborate with extended security team for recommended remediation approaches

  • Interface with other engineering and security teams providing apps or middleware for Comcast X1 platform

  • Help advance the goal of building-in security to all Comcast products

WHAT SUCCESS LOOKS LIKE

  • The burndown rate for the security vulnerability backlog increases

  • There are zero high risk vulnerabilities over 30 days old

  • The Comcast X1 Platform team considers you an indispensable team member

WHAT YOU SHOULD POSSESS

  • Understanding of web application, middleware, and application architectures

  • Experience with scaled cloud applications

  • Passion for cybersecurity, an entrepreneurial spirit, persistence, and resourcefulness

  • Discipline to handle confidential matters with appropriate sensitivity

  • Ability to communicate complex concepts to technical and non-technical stakeholders

WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT

  • A cool and casual work environment with chances to showcase your skills

  • A culture of innovation and continuous learning

  • Training, support, and mentoring to expand and evolve your expertise

  • Opportunities to impact the security of Comcast products in millions of homes and businesses

WHAT WE REQUIRE

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent, preferably in engineering or computer science

  • 7+ years of related experience

  • Extensive programming experience in Java

  • UNIX/Linux background: command line utilities and scripting

  • Experience with developing distributed systems and asynchronous messaging

  • Experience working with NoSQL databases (e.g., Cassandra and Couchbase)

  • Experience with cloud technologies such as AWS, OpenStack,VMWare, and Kubernetes

  • Familiarity of Infrastructure Automation tolls (e.g., Packer, Terraform, and Ansible)

  • Firm understanding of internet protocols, including TCP / HTTP

  • Experience with C, C++

  • Proficiency in scripting languages like Python, PERL, and SWIFT on the Linux platform

OTHER RESPONSIBILITIES

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

  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned

Comcast is an EOE/Veterans/Disabled/LGBT employer


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