Comscore, Inc.

Comscore, Inc.

Reston, VA

Sr Security Engineer

Per Executive Order 14042, new or prospective Comscore, Inc. employees in the United States, must provide proof of complete vaccination, or approved exemption on the first day of their employment.

About this Role:

The Senior Security Engineer plays a strategic role in defining and implementing the organization’s security strategy, architecture, and practices. The Senior Security Engineer will collaborate with a diverse set of stakeholders, including Engineering, DevOps, Infrastructure Engineering, Security, Compliance, Privacy and Data Governance. The Senior security Engineer will be required to effectively translate business objectives and risk management strategies into specific security solutions enabled by security technologies and services.

What You’ll Need:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Security, Software Engineering, Information Systems, or equivalent work experience
  • Minimum of five years IT security, DevOps, and network security experience
  • Knowledge of information security principles, including risk assessment and management, threat and vulnerability management, incident response, and identity and access management
  • Knowledge of security-related solutions, such as Next-Generation Firewall, Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR), Intrusion Detection/Prevention (IDS/IPS), Security Incident and Event Management (SIEM), Web Application Firewall (WAF), Denial of Service (DOS), Data Loss Prevention (DLP), Cloud Security Access Broker (CASB), Data Encryption, Application Security Testing (DAST, SAST, OSA), Identity and Access Management (IAM)
  • Proficiency in AWS architecture and CLI for at least two years
  • Proficiency working with Windows Active Directory infrastructure and policy management
  • Proficiency in scripting languages (Power Shell, Python, Perl).Proficiency in API integration or development
  • Experience in pentesting and application security testing
  • Knowledge of network infrastructure, including application delivery controllers, load balancers, routers, switches, firewalls, and associated network concepts and protocols
  • Experience with common information security management frameworks, such as ISO 27001/2 and National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) frameworks
  • Experience with Dev Sec Ops practices
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Continuous improvement mindset
  • Strong team-oriented interpersonal skills
  • Strong customer/client focus, with the ability to manage expectations, provide a superior customer/client experience and build long-term relationships
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • CISSP certification preferred.

About Comscore:

At Comscore, we’re pioneering the future of cross-platform media measurement, arming organizations with the insights they need to make decisions with confidence. Central to this aim are our people who work together to simplify the complex on behalf of our clients & partners. Though our roles and skills are varied, we’re united by our commitment to five underlying values: Integrity, Velocity, Accountability, Teamwork, and Servant Leadership. If you’re motivated by big challenges and interested in helping some of the largest and most important media properties and brands navigate the future of media, we’d love to hear from you.

Comscore (NASDAQ: SCOR) is a trusted partner for planning, transacting and evaluating media across platforms. With a data footprint that combines digital, linear TV, over-the-top and theatrical viewership intelligence with advanced audience insights, Comscore allows media buyers and sellers to quantify their multiscreen behavior and make business decisions with confidence. A proven leader in measuring digital and set-top box audiences and advertising at scale, Comscore is the industry’s emerging, third-party source for reliable and comprehensive cross-platform measurement. To learn more about Comscore, please visit

EEO Statement: We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

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About Comscore, Inc.

Here at Comscore, we provide you the opportunity to experience the excitement, challenges and career growth with a global leader in cross-platform measurement that never forgets its start-up roots.  Why choose a career at Comscore?  You’ll play an active role in the ground-up design, planning and development of custom software systems, from front-end experience to back-end distributed computing technologies.  In the words of an employee:  ''I know many engineers at other companies, and the quality standards and sophistication at every level, for example interfaces, components, data, etc., is remarkably superior at Comscore. Every day we work with people from many knowledge areas and countries around the globe. I’ve learned how engineering co-exists with these other areas, and that’s something that is hard to find in other companies.''  - Violeta, Software Engineer We welcome diversity with regard to ideas, backgrounds and experience, and we have a fundamental belief that each member of the Comscore team is critical to our success as a whole.Comscore is an equal opportunity employer.