Sinclair Broadcast Group
Security Architect / Engineer
At a glance
Location: US-MD-Cockeysville Map
Posted: 09/30/2020
Closing: 10/29/2020
Degree: 4 Year Degree
Type: Full-Time
Experience: Not Specified
Sinclair Broadcast Group
Job description

As the largest most diversified television broadcasting company in the country, we continuously look to embrace new digital opportunities and challenge ourselves to defy expectations of what a broadcaster can do.  Recently, we strategically acquired 23 Regional Sports Networks (RSNs) and we are looking for team members to join us in integrating this new and important piece of our business that will expand our range of content across the country and extend our multi-platform expansion opportunities. We are looking for a detail-oriented individual to drive quality and quality-related security work related to Sinclair’s RSN application. You will work alongside the Security team to acquire in-depth knowledge of how each application works in terms of business logic, security aspects, development environments, and production environments. You will design NextGen broadcast datacenter cloud or hybrid security solution and work with 3rd parties / external consultants on security architect for future company transformation.


Leadership & execution

•        Act as an advocate of information security policies, standards, and controls and as an enabler to the business while managing risk appropriately

•        Provide mentorship and knowledge transfer to security team members

•        Excellent communication skills, able to effectively and professionally collaborate with company stakeholders and business partners

•        Ability to think strategically, plan methodically, and execute tactically

•        Take ownership of personal and professional development and training needed to excel

Operations, Collaboration & Partnerships

•        Evaluate and recommend new products, maintain knowledge of emerging technologies, cloud security standards and regulations for application to the enterprise

•        Lead initiatives to secure cloud solutions by specifying methodologies; implementation and calibration; preparing preventive, detective, and reactive security measures and support documentation

•        Identifying, communicating, and mitigating security risks in on-premises or hybrid/multi-cloud deployments

•        Producing metrics to measure the efficacy and effectiveness of the responsible areas of security program and reporting regularly

•        Gather requirements, plan, and assess the current configuration

•        Work with outside vendors and consultants to successfully test and integrate new technology

•        Demonstrate good judgment in solving problems as well as identify problems in advance and propose solutions

•        Ensure compliance with company policies and standards

•        Aid vulnerability management and help resolve findings of security assessments and other risk management activities

•        Respond to information security incidents/tickets in a timely manner

Performance Improvement

•        Help the security team to maintain a level of excellence

•        Develop and evaluate performance metrics to establish process success

•        Design, document and implement procedures and techniques that are consistent with best practices for analyzing and evaluating the risk (software & business), accuracy, completeness, internal integrity/consistency, testability and overall quality of system

•        Research emerging technologies and identify opportunities for adoption

•        Track operations and constantly look for ways to make things work better, faster, and smoother

•        Collaborate on and adhere to security engineering standards, methodologies and sustainable processes


•        Bachelor’s degree in IT discipline or equivalent work experience

•        5+ years working in large-scale security team, preferably for broadcast/media applications

•        5+ years of experience in cloud security, architecture, engineering, network security

•        Knowledge of leading practices for security design, implementation and support of public and private cloud services

•        Strong understanding of multi-cloud platforms (Azure, O365, AWS, etc.) to be able to identify and prioritize potential security challenges

•        Hands-on experience with cloud security, firewalls, DMZ, VPN, and intrusion detection technologies

•        High level of knowledge associated with incident response activities in a distributed environment

•        Security, cloud, or networking certification preferred (e.g., CCSP, SSCP, CISSP, CCSK, CCNA)

•        Familiarity with security industry standards (ISO 17799, NIST 800 series, etc.) and best practices

•        Working knowledge of network and/or security technologies

•        Working knowledge of different firewall platforms

•        Knowledge of security auditing procedures.

•        Understanding of wireless technology

•        Understanding of containers and microservices

•        Hands-on experience with routers, switches, firewalls, and VPNs


Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace!


About Us


Make your mark in Media with Sinclair Broadcast Group, a diversified media company dedicated to connecting people with content everywhere! We have consistently led the broadcast industry since our inception, and now Sinclair owns the largest regional sports network business and one of the largest television broadcast portfolios in the country. In addition, we have affiliations with all of the major broadcast networks, own Tennis Channel, and several multicast networks including TBD and Comet. Our content is distributed over-the-air, on multi-video providers, and through our industry-leading digital media platforms. We also recently launched a free TV streaming service called STIRR. Our success is the direct result of our extraordinary employees and management team who believe in our vision and are dedicated to ensuring a great future for our employees. We are advancing the world of Media and want YOU to join our winning team!


About the Team


The life-blood of our organization is our people. We have a compelling story, a goal-oriented culture, and we take really good care of people. How good? Here is a glimpse: great benefits, open door policy, upward mobility and a strong desire to see you succeed. Ready to be part of a winning team? Let’s talk.


Security Architect / Engineer