Penetration Testing Engineer, Peacock, Direct-to-Consumer

Posted: 11/15/2019

Location: Stamford, Connecticut
Function: Marketing & Communications
Specialty: Digital Marketing, Web Production
Level: Manager (Supervisor)
Duration: Full Time
Salary Description: competitive


Role Purpose
The Penetration Testing Engineer will be part of the Reliability & Performance team and will work closely with NBCU’s Cyber Security team to continually test the security of the software and systems used to delivery NBC’s Direct-to-Consumer platforms.

ResponsibilitiesWork with the NBCU Cyber Security team to perform regular penetration testing of all D2C platforms and ensure that all penetration testing is done in accordance with corporate standardsReview and understand the end-to-end architecture and infrastructure and work with business stakeholders to develop and validate penetration testing plansWork with development teams to validate any findings and assist with remediation plansRemain aware of industry trends for testing and particularly monitor for new vulnerabilities in the software systems utilized in the D2C platformsWork with delivery teams to ensure that secure development practices are adhered to and validated during the development phase

Basic Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or a relevant field
  • Minimum three (3) years of experience in a cyber security role for a large consumer-facing cloud application
  • Experience developing and execute penetration testing scripts
  • Knowledge of application scanning tools such as Veracode
  • Programming experience in a scripting language (Python, Bash, etc…)
  • Expertise in test and assessment tools such as Wireshark, ZAProxy, and Serpico
  • Familiarity with CI/CD and containerization technologies such as Kubernetes and Docker
  • Understanding of the OWASP Top 10 and SANS Top 25 vulnerabilities


Eligibility Requirements
  • Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through www.nbcunicareers.com to be considered (note job #: )
  • Must be willing to work in Stamford, CT
  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
  • Must be 18 years or older
  • Availability to travel as required
  • It is the policy of NBCUniversal and NBCUniversal’ s affiliated businesses to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy) sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.


    • Experience with a digital media direct-to-consumer business highly preferred
    • Security certification a plus
    • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills, comfortable communicating with technical and non-technical colleagues and executives
    • Ability to understand large complex software systems and their interdependencies


    NBCUniversal, the global media company that brought you some of the world’s most iconic television and film franchises, including: The Tonight Show, Saturday Night Live, Keeping Up With The Kardashians, The Real Housewives, Mr. Robot, The Voice, This Is Us, The Fast & The Furious, Jurassic Park, Minions, and more - is launching an all-new direct-to-consumer streaming service. It will seamlessly bring together the breadth and depth of NBCU’s broadcast and cable television series, movie titles, premier sporting events, and renowned news reporting... all in one destination… all in one app.

    We are building a world-class team of smart, hungry and fearless professionals who are energized by the possibility of working at the epicenter of content, technology and culture. Join us if you would like to be a part of this exciting initiative.



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