Principal Application Security Engineer I

  • Company: Spectrum
  • Location: Greenwood Village, Colorado
  • Posted: June 16, 2017
  • Reference ID: 196333BR

Responsible for engineering activities that monitor, detect and alert on potential security threats to the company's telecommunications and signal processing hardware, software and electrical systems. Works closely with network engineering and technical operations staff on the operation and implementation of existing and new security technologies and tools to improve security operations and service delivery. Tunes existing technologies to integrate the latest threat intelligence and develop requirements for new operational counter-measures and their deployment. Serves as the technical network security expert. Leads and coordinates the incident response process for network security operations and communicate event status to leadership.

Design and implement an effective vulnerability management infrastructure and processes to ensure that Charter’s network is securely configured and appropriately protected.
Actively and consistently support all efforts to simplify and enhance the customer experience.

Recommends, designs and implements security applications and controls that acquire and correlate security relevant system and application log data to alert and report on potential security events.

Recommends, designs and implements security systems and tools used by Network Security
Operations and provides ongoing system support.

Implements, maintains and monitors threat intelligence data from various resources that is relevant to Charter’s networks and systems.

Recommends, designs and implements the system logic to detect security threats.

Ensures compliance with security standards, policies and procedures.

Adheres to industry specific local, state, and federal regulations, as applicable.

Skills/Abilities and Knowledge
Ability to read, write and speak the English language to communicate with employees, customers, suppliers, in person, on the phone, and by written communications in a clear, straight-forward, and professional manner
Expert knowledge of network and system security vulnerabilities and exploits.
Must understand what is required to prevent security exploits, how to detect security attacks and anomalies and how to respond to security incidents and intrusions.
Expert knowledge of related industry specifications and standards NIST, CSRIC, Firewalls, Intrusion Detection and Prevention, DNS, Routing, Ethernet and Transport technologies and protocols
Expert knowledge in network security design, network security architecture, TCP/IP protocols and topology
Expert knowledge of forensic methodologies and best practices to investigate intrusions, preserve evidence and coordinate a unified security response.
Must have demonstrated experience in managing information security events and incidents for large and sophisticated networks.
Demonstrated leadership capabilities with the ability to work across functional boundaries, build consensus and drive results.
Must have very strong written and verbal communication skills and should have good presentation skills.
Must be a problem solver, able to balance competing priorities, have a strong process orientation and be able to manage through complexity and rapid change.

Master’s or Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or Information Systems or related field or related work experience
Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Industry and vendor specific certifications and training (UNIX, Cisco, Juniper)

Related Work Experience Number of Years
IT/network experience 5-10
Information security experience 5-10
Information security operations experience 4-7

Skills/Abilities and Knowledge
Firewall, Intrusion Detection Systems, and router engineering
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) and log management tools
Computer forensics tools, such as Encase or FTK

Masters or Bachelor’s Degree in Cybersecurity
Related Work Experience
Previous experience in a Security Operations team
Incident Response management

Certifications and/or Licenses
Certified Ethical Hacking (CEH)
SANS Global Information Assurance Certification, such as GCIH, GCIA, GPEN, GCED

Office Environment
Minimal Travel Required


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