NBC Universal Cyber Security Platform Engineer, Web Application Firewall in Universal City, California

Job Number 40249BR

Job Title Cyber Security Platform Engineer, Web Application Firewall

Business Segment Operations & Technology

Sub-Business Technology

Posting Category Technology/Engineering

About Us At NBCUniversal, we believe in the talent of our people. It’s our passion and commitment to excellence that drives NBCU’s vast portfolio of brands to succeed. From broadcast and cable networks, news and sports platforms, to film, world-renowned theme parks and a diverse suite of digital properties, we take pride in all that we do and all that we represent. It’s what makes us uniquely NBCU. Here you can create the extraordinary. Join us.

Country United States

State California

City Universal City




• Substantial knowledge and experience with cloud-based Web Application Firewall technologies

• Understanding of web application security - comfort digesting application vulnerabilities (such as SQLi, XSS, authentication bypass, etc.) and crafting mitigations

• Sense of risk tradeoffs, and balancing potential business impact with security protections

• Intermediate to advanced knowledge of network routing, DNS, and firewalls, and an understanding of how they all interact with internet traffic

• Familiarity with web and application server platforms (eg. Apache, nginx, IIS, Tomcat, Websphere, etc.)

• Fluence in web transactions – ability to piece together a connection based on logs or pcap

• Comfort and experience with network and web application troubleshooting

• Strong sense of urgency and commitment – able to meet deadlines and ensure work matches defined objectives

• Highly collaborative; personally, and professionally self-aware; able to and interested in interacting with employees at all levels; embody integrity; and represent and inspire the highest ethical standards

Additional Job Requirements:

• Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through www.nbcunicareers.com to be considered

• Must be willing to work in Englewood Cliffs, NJ or Universal City, CA

Desired Characteristics

• Direct experience with Akamai and/or Cloudflare CDNs

• Experience with F5 Application Security Manager

• Experience working in security engineering or operations – building, managing, or using security technologies in a business environment. Bonus points for threat-centric, intelligence-based security operations.

• Comfort and enthusiasm using automation to solve problems

• Interest in emerging technologies, passion for experimenting and pushing technology into “off label” uses in enterprise defense


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