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HBO Cyber Security Engineer

Job Title
HBO Cyber Security Engineer Time Warner
HBO Industry Cable/Broadcast Television Networks
Film Production and Distribution
Television Program Production and Distribution
Area of
Technology/Information Technology Location United States - New York - New York Requisition # 160529BR Position
Full Time Posting Job Description


HBO’s IT Security & Compliance team is responsible for protecting the employee and IT systems of HBO, which are critical in keeping the organization and its content running.
Our mission is very broad and our team is small and agile. Whether engineering a system to address a technical security hurdle, protecting our customers' data, or consulting on a wide range of security topics, you will be empowered to engage and lead cross-functionally.
We are looking for an Cyber Security Security Engineer who will lead a significant program in an area such as vulnerability management or third party/vendor risk. We frequently collaborate with other teams at HBO, and look externally to partner with unique and innovative security companies. 


  • Perform design and implementation security reviews for different parts of the HBO ecosystem

  • Determine technical solutions to address security weaknesses and work with relevant stakeholders to implement them

  • Propose and evaluate innovative new security features that could benefit our users

  • Assist with security incident response as needed

  • Find security flaws hidden deeply in complex protocols and systems across the software stack


  • Expertise in conducting web and mobile security assessments covering threat modeling, design reviews and in-depth implementation audits

  • A burning desire to grow in both engineering and security expertise

  •  5+ years of experience working in web security, mobile security, penetration testing and cryptography

  • Demonstrated proficiency in software development in C, C++ or Java

  • 2+ years of industry experience in security and development

  • Strong ability to conduct fuzzing against unfamiliar protocols and code

  • Proficiency in implementing sandboxing solutions

  • Development experience (Python, Perl, shell scripting, or similar) and experience with Amazon Web Services (AWS) is strongly preferred.


  • BS in Computer Science or a related technical field or equivalent experience

  • Strong grounding in information security principles

  • 2+ years of hands-on experience leading a comprehensive security program (vulnerability management, vendor security, etc.)

  • Hands-on endpoint system security experience

  • Proven track record of building complete security solutions by integrating off-the-shelf and custom security tools through APIs

  • The ability to absorb and adapt to new technologies

  • Strong communication skills

  • Strong ability to troubleshoot

  • Willingness to take ownership and set direction in “gray” areas

About Us It's HBOSM

America's most successful premium television company, Home Box Office delivers two 24-hour pay television services—HBO®and Cinemax®. HBO continues to take advantage of the latest technological innovations with advancements that include the availability of HBO programming online though HBO GOSM and MAX GOSM, as well as HBO On Demand® and Cinemax On Demand® in HD. Just as HBO is a company noted for its commitment to excellence in the products and services it delivers to consumers, it makes the extra effort to create a work environment in which fairness, equity, trust, and individual responsibility are valued. HBO is committed to retaining and recruiting skilled and motivated employees, placing a priority on qualified team players who contribute to the diversity of their workforce. HBO offers competitive benefits to include medical, dental, vision, a matched 401(k) plan, flexible spending, a commuter benefit program and tuition reimbursement.

HBO is an equal employment opportunity employer. HBO does not discriminate against any applicant or employee based on race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, mental or physical disability, and genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law. HBO also prohibits harassment of applicants or employees based on any of these protected categories.