Senior Technical Advisor (Network Operations) in Philadelphia, PA

Comcast   •  

Philadelphia, PA 19102

Industry: Media


8 - 10 years

Posted 55 days ago

The Sr. Technical Advisor, Network will partner with quarterly audit teams through planning, execution, and reporting by providing advanced technical expertise and analysis across multiple audit 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 audit teams to provide detailed technical Network guidance across a diverse range of Comcast environments on a quarterly basis.

Core Responsibilities/What You Deliver:

-Provides Subject Matter Expertise across all aspects of the Internal Audit process including assessing risk, evaluating technical controls/operations, and partnering with engagement teams to identify and evaluate issues related to the following:

-SDN and SD-WAN Implementation

-HFC Access Network deployment and maintenance

-Network (LAN and WLAN) Access Control and Authentication implementation design and configuration (i.e., Cisco ISE, RSA)

-IDS/IPS solutions (i.e., Tippingpoint, Snort)

-SIEM deployment and performance monitoring (i.e., Arcsight, Splunk)

-Firewalls/VPNs/Proxies (i.e., Cisco, Palo Alto, Juniper, Bluecoat)

-Load balancing/Acceleration solutions (i.e., F5, Riverbed)

-Network resiliency and redundancy (including technical disaster recovery)

-Complex routing and switching solutions (i.e., Cisco, Nexus)

-Leads inquiry and data analysis to understand security and technology operations, assess risk, and partners with engagement teams in developing project scope for complex process areas.

-Contributes to overall planning efforts for multiple engagements regarding technical testing timeline and approach.

-Ensures the team applies appropriate audit procedures to the areas reviewed so that controls are tested and all significant risks are addressed.

-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 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.

-Evaluates audit findings, recommends solutions for correcting control weaknesses, and prioritizes areas for management focus.

-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 relate complex business processes, applications, data, and organizations to identify and resolve business issues.

-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.

-Performs effectively as a project leader across complex engagements.

-Shows flexibility in prioritizing and completing tasks. 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.

-Develops business partnerships proactively.

-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.

-Exhibits desire to be a business expert within the Center of Excellence and provides assistance to Company management, as necessary.

-Assists less experienced team members with furthering their own development during the course of engagements.

-Develops an enterprise risk mindset by applying relevant business risks (e.g., current events, audit trends, cyber security, etc.)

Specifically Required Skills:

-Bachelor's Degree or Equivalent in Information Systems, Math, Engineering, Economics, Business, and/or related Business field(s) of study.

-Generally requires 8-11 years related experience.

-8 + years of networking experience, including configuring, analyzing & troubleshooting complex enterprise networks.

-Expert level knowledge of data networking including TCP/IP, UDP, RTSP, DNS, DHCP, WINS, VLAN assignments, link aggregation, and routing protocols. HFC network experience a plus.

-CCIE Preferred (Not Required)

-Knowledge of Cable, Media, or Telecom industry experience is a plus.

-Experience working with data analytics, cyber controls, and/or robotic process automation (RPA) tools is a plus.

-Out-of-town travel approximately 40%.

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 and diversity

-Do what's right for each other, our customers, investors and our communities

Valid Through: 2019-11-12