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Sr Director, Threat Defense

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Employer Provided Salary: 190,000-240,000 Annually
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Company Description
We create world-class content, which we distribute across our portfolio of film, television, and streaming, and bring to life through our theme parks and consumer experiences. We own and operate leading entertainment and news brands, including NBC, NBC News, MSNBC, CNBC, NBC Sports, Telemundo, NBC Local Stations, Bravo, USA Network, and Peacock, our premium ad-supported streaming service. We produce and distribute premier filmed entertainment and programming through Universal Filmed Entertainment Group and Universal Studio Group, and have world-renowned theme parks and attractions through Universal Destinations & Experiences. NBCUniversal is a subsidiary of Comcast Corporation.
Here you can be your authentic self. As a company uniquely positioned to educate, entertain and empower through our platforms, Comcast NBCUniversal stands for including everyone. Our Diversity, Equity and Inclusion initiatives, coupled with our Corporate Social Responsibility work, is informed by our employees, audiences, park guests and the communities in which we live. We strive to foster a diverse, equitable and inclusive culture where our employees feel supported, embraced and heard. Together, we'll continue to create and deliver content that reflects the current and ever-changing face of the world.
Job Description
NBCUniversal's Cyber Defense team is seeking a highly experienced and dynamic leader to oversee the strategic and tactical operations of our Cyber Threat Hunting, Intelligence, Detection Engineering, and Security Automation services. These services are tentpoles to our operations and play a critical role in our overall Cyber roadmap. This role requires a balance of strategic planning, hands-on technical skills, collaboration, & the ability to confidently balance & support multiple large programs and projects Your leadership style should inspire trust, drive change, & foster a high-performance culture of execution and accountability. This senior level position will challenge you to showcase your dependability and communications to meet deadlines and ensure completeness of tasks.
A qualified candidate will need to lead and manage the following core responsibilities:

  • Be accountable and responsible for the successful detection of threats against the global NBCU portfolio. This includes immediately addressing active and emerging threats.
  • The identification, tracking, & dissemination of emerging threats, adversary TTPs, and prioritize findings that drive defense capabilities in real time. Build key relationships in the industry to drive intelligence sharing
  • Utilize Hunting services to identify active threats, assess security posture, remediate gaps, and act as ambassador of Cyber Defense.
  • Enable operations to mature and meet the growing volume of data & threats through automation & orchestration while ensuring the availability and trust of the platform and service.
  • Represent leadership in critical programs and projects in a manner that focuses on balancing the right solutions & risk with building trust and collaboration. You will be placed in challenging situations where you will need to be the singular voice of motivation, reason, & influence to drive progress.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Closely partner with business leaders & cyber partners to strategically deploy new technologies, improve existing security posture, and remove roadblocks from solutions.
  • Create processes that mature and automate functions within the entire Defense organization.
  • Manage vendor relationships in a way to accelerates our needs, but holds them accountable for service delivery, communications, and meeting expectations.
  • Closely partner with Vulnerability Management and Attack Surface Management to proactively defend, alert, and monitor active threats.
  • Expert understanding of Threat Operations Lifecycle
  • Strong ability to understand, translate, & champion core business and cyber strategies across various levels
  • Create and deliver monthly metrics and threat-based stories that highlight relevant threats to NBCU, secure posture, and seeing around the corner.
  • Navigate complex issues while maintaining a clear, connected, and influential vision and strategy
  • Provide after-hours support during critical cyber incidents, critical deadlines, and executive level requests.

Basic Requirements:

  • 12+ years in at least two of the following disciplines: Detection Engineering, Threat Hunting, Threat Intelligence, Incident Response, Vulnerability Management, or Red Team operations
  • 5+ years leading a cyber function or service
  • In-depth understanding of cyber threats, adversary techniques, response procedures, network and enterprise architecture, and threat detection.
  • Eagerness to work in a fast pace, high demand role that requires nonstandard working hours to deliver exceptional and thorough services.
  • Well organized with the ability to multitask and be prompt with communications and deliverables.
  • Require minimal oversight and direction to meet expectations of deliverables but have exceptional communication skills with leadership & peers.
  • Working knowledge of core Enterprise IT concepts (web application architectures, networking, etc.)
  • Knowledge of industry recognized security and analysis frameworks (Mitre ATT&CK, Kill Chain, Diamond Model, NIST Incident Response, etc.)
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong PowerPoint & data utilization skills to tell complex technical stories in an executive manner.
  • Experience in applying security concepts to Cloud computing (AWS, Azure, GCP)

Additional Requirements:

  • Fully Remote: This position has been designated as fully remote, meaning that the position is expected to contribute from a non-NBCUniversal worksite, most commonly an employee's residence.

This position is eligible for company sponsored benefits, including medical, dental and vision insurance, 401(k), paid leave, tuition reimbursement, and a variety of other discounts and perks. Learn more about the benefits offered by NBCUniversal by visiting the Benefits page of the Careers website. Salary range: $190,000 - $240,000 (bonus and long-term incentive eligible)
We are accepting applications for this position on an ongoing basis.
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