Senior Staff Security Engineer

Overall Summary:

At HBO, we believe that digital technologies will bring forward a new era of entertainment products. We are pioneering new ways to deliver our premium content to customers while at the same time developing entirely new interactive experiences.
HBO-s Digital Products division is responsible for the entire technology stack that enables our customers to access HBO-s programming wherever they are - on whatever device is at hand. Exploring this nexus of technology and entertainment requires a staff of highly inventive and technically flexible software professionals across a variety of disciplines: development, program management, test, and design. We especially prize people who are knowledgeable, innovative, and motivated to create engaging and elegant digital entertainment experiences. We need expertise in devices - such as smart phones, tablets, game consoles, and PCs - as well as expertise in cloud computing and web services. Above all, we need people who can take their expertise and accomplish things that have never been done before - because that-s what we-re doing.
HBO is a progressive company with great benefits, a lean management structure, and growth opportunities for talented individuals. Come help us make HBO the best online experience in the world.

What you-ll do:

You bring your expertise of application and system security to work together with our client and platform teams to apply industry best practices to HBO-s systems and architecture. You-ll be analyzing system services, operating systems, networks and applications from a security perspective. You will also be analyzing threats and externally reported bugs to help our engineering teams address them. Your responsibilities will include cross-platform software development, architecture deep dives, and consultation with architects and system owners. We-re looking for an individual who is steeped in software security and wants to help our digital products software keep our customers- information safe and our business information secure.

What we-re looking for:

A highly skilled individual who is passionate about people, security, and technology, has a proven track record and takes pride in delivering high-quality code to market, enjoys learning, thrives in a dynamic engineering-oriented work environment, and excels in the soft skills required to effectively work with a talented organization of engineers.

Successful applicants must have:

  • BS or MS in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or other equivalent technical degree
  • At least 5 years industry experience in security engineering
  • Expertise with one or more of C, C++, C#, Objective-C, Java or JavaScript
  • Expertise with networking, encryption technologies, various operating systems, and cloud-based distributed systems
Tools we like:
  • Go, JavaScript, C, C++, Objective-C, Swift, Java, and experience with services and devices.
  • OS: MacOS, Windows, iOS, Android, Linux



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