Sr App Security Engineer




Maryland Heights, MO


Position summary

Spectrum's Product and Technology team creates, develops, and operates the nation's fastest mobile service, most reliable internet service, most viewed live TV app, and the most advanced WiFi, serving nearly 100 million users and 500 million devices. We are transforming the next era of connectivity and entertainment experiences. The diversity of experience available within Spectrum's Product and Technology team is unmatched and there are opportunities to grow your career as a designer, architect, engineer, developer, operator, or data scientist. We are creative, disciplined, hard-working, complex-problem solvers that believe in collaborating to deliver the highest quality customer experience.


As a Senior App Security Engineer, you'll be responsible for the product lifecycle and development of security initiatives for our Charter services and applications. Designs cross-functional requirements to meet evolving customer needs and business opportunities. Supports the architecture of innovative solutions to deliver an industry-leading customer experience. This position has a mix of technical and business skills, and will often support an enterprise architect as they set strategic direction for the system.


  • Bring knowledge of security best practices in product development and translate appropriate steps for unique organization and market position.

  • Track trends and technological innovations in the security industry to continually strengthen Charter's stance against cybersecurity threats and theft of service.

  • Support application security initiatives through research, business case development, scoping, and all phases of the product development lifecycle.

  • Work with key stakeholders to help them understand proper security development, hardening of systems, code scanning and vulnerability assessment and management.

  • Understand digital best practices in accessibility, usability, requirement writing, agile development, software product management, web analytics and product lifecycle management.

  • Support the definition of policies and procedures to minimize intrusions, malware events and vulnerability issues.

  • Diagnose issue, evaluate, recommend, and execute the best resolution.

  • Contribute ideas to improve Charter's product set and advocate for excellence in all areas.

  • Analyze proposed features and enhancements from the perspective of the digital user experience and support decisions that are in the best interest of the consumer.

  • Develop and communicate product strategies dependent on new services/features to drive financial results.

  • Work with key stakeholders in security, product, marketing and customer operations to implement strategy.

  • Manage compliance with security standards, policies and procedures.

  • Provide a data-centric perspective, using data as the driver and influencer of priority and measurements of success.


Required Qualifications

  • Experience:
    • Software security architect experience 6+ years
    • Product development/management 3 years
  • Education: Bachelor's Degree in Information Systems, Software Engineering, or equivalent
  • Technical skills:
    • Experience protecting against security vulnerabilities including the OWASP Top 10 and CWE Top 25
    • Familiarity with authentication and authorization technologies, including SAML and OAuth
    • Knowledge of ethical hacking and exploitation
    • Foundation in Word, Excel, PowerPoint
    • Knowledge of digital SDLC tools such as JIRA
  • Abilities:
  • Ability to read, write, speak and understand English.
    • Ability to adapt to a new environment and make an impact quickly
    • Ability to manage and foster change
    • Ability to influence large, cross-functional teams in order to achieve business goals and results
    • Ability to listen to multiple points of view and synthesize against goals for recommendations
    • Ability to plan, prioritize and organize effectively and independently
    • Ability to facilitate multiple projects and tasks
    • Ability to solve problems while working under pressure
    • Ability to show judgment and initiative and to accomplish job duties
  • Travel Ability: Office Environment
  • Schedule:
    • Full time

    • This position is eligible to work in a hybrid work model (combination of in-office and remote days

Preferred Qualifications

  • Proven coding and web development experience (Python, JavaScript, RESTful API, HTML5/CSS/JSON/XML).

  • Prior experience with security orchestration and automation tools as well as integrations with other enterprise grade security toolsets.

  • Direct experience with enterprise application engineering and operational support

  • Proven testing and debugging development code

  • Ability to develop and maintain technical documents such as MOPs, design/layout and architectural diagrams.

  • Ability to prioritize efforts and can translate internal customers' needs into actionable requirements for successful application development.


  • Innovative Tools & Tech: Work with high-performing software and applications on the forefront of the digital telecommunications industry.

  • Dynamic Growth: The growth of our industry and evolving technology will power your career as you move up or around the company.

  • Supportive Teams: Who you are matters here. And, we aim to foster an inclusive workplace where every person is empowered to bring their best ideas.

  • Total Rewards: See all the ways we invest in you-at work and in life

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