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Technical Advisor, Software Architect

Company: Comcast
Location: Philadelphia
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Comcast brings together the best in media and technology. We drive innovation to create the worlds best entertainment and online experiences. As a Fortune 50 leader, we set the pace in a variety of innovative and fascinating businesses and create career opportunities across a wide range of locations and disciplines. We are at the forefront of change and move at an amazing pace, thanks to our remarkable people, who bring cutting-edge products and services to life for millions of customers every day. If you share in our passion for teamwork, our vision to revolutionize industries and our goal to lead the future in media and technology, we want you to fast-forward your career at Comcast.Job SummaryPrimary Responsibilities: The Technical Advisor (Software Architect) will partner with the security controls framework team by providing technical expertise and analysis across multiple risk and audit-based activities. With our standard engagement cadence and focus on diversifying our talent, Advisors will gain broad exposure to our businesses and technologies. Advisors will work collaboratively with security and audit teams to provide detailed technical Application guidance across a diverse range of Comcast environments on a quarterly basis.Job DescriptionCore Abilities:What You Deliver+ Documenting and recording every aspect of applications or software programs within the department+ Provide detailed evaluations and architectures of software products, programs, and processes to applicable internal policies, standards, guidelines, plans, procedures, external guidance and regulations.+ Provides Subject Matter Expertise across all aspects of the security controls framework and Internal Audit process including assessing risk, evaluating technical controls/operations, and partnering with engagement teams to identify and evaluate issues related to the following:+ SDLC (Agile and Waterfall) processes and secure code development+ Continuous Integration/ Continuous Development (CI/CD)+ Mobile application stability and security+ Web application stability and security+ Common development languages (i.e., Java, Python, Ruby, PHP, .Net)+ Framework integration (i.e., Django, Ruby on Rails, Symfony)+ Results of various security tools (i.e., Fortify, Veracode, Burp Suite, OWASP ZAP)+ Manages inquiry and data analysis to understand security and technology software development, assess risk, and partners with engagement teams in developing project scope for complex process areas.+ Contributes to overall researching, designing, implementation, and managing software projects.+ Testing and evaluating new programs.+ Identifying areas of modification.+ Examines records, documents, methods, policies, costs, and other factors to determine if areas are conducting operations in accordance with established policies/procedures, best practices, information security frameworks, COBIT controls, and governmental and legal requirements.+ Formulates appropriate conclusions based on technical analysis. Combines knowledge of Company operations with testing results to determine the overall impact to the technical environment.+ Writes clear and meaningful security and audit comments and recommendations for action by management.+ Provides expertise to less technical engagement teams and helps with understanding and executing upon technical concepts and standards.+ Identifies opportunities for improvement to audit methodology, tools, and training.+ Supports department objectives and performs other duties and responsibilities, as assigned.How You Deliver+ Demonstrates the ability to quickly grasp complex subjects. Applies strong analytical skills and technical knowledge.+ Stays current on relevant business risks (e.g., current events, audit trends, emerging technologies, cyber security, etc.) and determines where appropriate to apply to engagements.+ Shows flexibility in prioritizing and completing tasks or stepping in to support execution, as appropriate.+ Exercises consistent judgment and discretion in matters of significance.+ Exhibits willingness to tackle new areas and challenging topics.+ Demonstrates the ability to work in a complex, dynamic, and fast-paced environment.+ Acts in accordance with stated CGA and company policies and practices and maintains the highest degree of integrity in all activities and interactions.+ Displays regular, consistent, and punctual attendance. Able to work nights and weekends, variable schedule(s), as necessary. Out-of-town travel approximately 40%.How You Partner+ Exhibits strong interpersonal skills including written and verbal communications, and an ability to collaborate with others.+ Shows respect to other team members and clients in all interactions.+ Demonstrates a willingness to assist other team members in areas outside of direct assignments, when necessary.+ Collaborates in a virtual environment to complete projects with team members in various locations.+ Partners with internal CGA teams (e.g., FinOps, SOX, and Data) across engagement activities.+ Includes business partners in engagement activities (e.g., CISO, Legal, Human Resources, Security, and Business Assurance), as needed.How You Develop+ Utilizes available resources and tools to research and expand knowledge to enhance work product.+ Exhibits a commitment to continuously self-improve by working with leadership to leverage strengths and focus on areas of development.+ Gains knowledge of basic data analytics and cyber security concepts, and applies to engagements.+ Assists less experienced team members with furthering their own development during the course of engagements.Employees at all levels are expected to:+ Understand our Operating Principles; make them the guidelines for how you do your job.+ Own the customer experience - think and act in ways that put our customers first, give them seamless digital options at every touchpoint, and make them promoters of our products and services.+ Know your stuff - be enthusiastic learners, users and advocates of our game-changing technology, products and services, especially our digital tools and experiences.+ Win as a team - make big things happen by working together and being open to new ideas.+ Be an active part of the Net Promoter System - a way of working that brings more employee and customer feedback into the company - by joining huddles, making call backs and helping us elevate opportunities to do better for our customers.+ Drive results and growth.+ Respect and promote inclusion & diversity.+ Do what's right for each other, our customers, investors and our communities.Disclaimer:+ This information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this role. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications.Comcast is an EOE/Veterans/Disabled/LGBT employer.EducationBachelor's DegreeRelevant Work Experience5-7 YearsBase pay is one part of the Total Rewards that Comcast provides to compensate and recognize employees for their work. Most sales positions are eligible for a Commission under the terms of an applicable plan, while most non-sales positions are eligible for a Bonus. Additionally, Comcast provides best-in-class Benefits. We believe that benefits should connect you to the support you need when it matters most, and should help you care for those who matter most. That's why we provide an array of options, expert guidance and always-on tools, that are personalized to meet the needs of your reality - to help support you physically, financially and emotionally through the big milestones and in your everyday life. Please visit the compensation and benefits summary ( on our careers site for more details.

Keywords: Comcast, Philadelphia , Technical Advisor, Software Architect, IT / Software / Systems , Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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