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Field CTO



Software Engineering
Posted on Friday, June 7, 2024
Make your mark at Comcast -- a Fortune 30 global media and technology company. From the connectivity and platforms we provide, to the content and experiences we create, we reach hundreds of millions of customers, viewers, and guests worldwide. Become part of our award-winning technology team that turns big ideas into cutting-edge products, platforms, and solutions that our customers love. We create space to innovate, and we recognize, reward, and invest in your ideas, while ensuring you can proudly bring your authentic self to the workplace. Join us. You’ll do the best work of your career right here at Comcast. (In most cases, Comcast prefers to have employees on-site collaborating unless the team has been designated as virtual due to the nature of their work. If a position is listed with both office locations and virtual offerings, Comcast may be willing to consider candidates who live greater than 100 miles from the office for the remote option.)

Job Summary


You will be an innovator within Comcast Technology Solutions (CTS), DataBee Business Unit. (https://www.comcasttechnologysolutions.com/about-us) DataBee specializes in offering Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) and on-premises security solutions to large enterprises and the federal government. For the first time ever, customers are now able to purchase commercial versions of some of the best of Comcast’s own in-house security technologies (https://www.comcasttechnologysolutions.com/cybersecurity-suite). These solutions are proven-at-scale to defend critical infrastructure and effectively reduce cost.

You have a data or security engineering background and like helping customers. You’re technical, and creative. You love working on emerging technology to solve security problems. You are entrepreneurial, energetic, and a great storyteller. You like crafting technology vision and imagining the art of the possible. You achieve satisfaction in seeing customers use new technology approaches to solving complex, important problems.

In the role of Field CTO, reporting directly to the General Manager and CEO of DataBee, you will be a key contributor to furthering the development of DataBee and its adoption in enterprise accounts. DataBee is the BU’s growth engine and is an innovative security & governance, risk, and compliance data fabric platform.

In the Field CTO role, you will be the glue between sales, sales engineering, marketing, product management and engineering. You are expected to use past creative experience, product management skills, technology alliances experience and sound business judgment to make decisions on the best way to create a product that delights customers and meets our business objectives.

Job Description

Core Responsibilities

  • Working directly with the DataBee go-to-market and product development teams, you will act as both a technology and business expert, making decisions impacting current and future operations and engaging with key customer executives worldwide

  • As the Field CTO, you will establish the technology vision, strategies, and growth plans within select strategic accounts, aiding the General Manager of DataBee

  • For this role, we are seeking expertise supporting a growth strategy by expanding existing customer relationships, acquiring new logos, developing new business opportunities, and cultivating partner relationships

  • Providing technical leadership and serve an integral role within the DataBee GTM team in a customer facing capacity, to include advising on enablement, operations, and more

  • Developing objectives and strategies for the implementation of innovative solutions within enterprise accounts

  • Providing thought leadership in support of DataBee’s marketing activities through conferences, webinars, blogs, and other engagements.

  • Serving as a mentor to our pre-sales and post-sales team, on the POV process, and the design and implementation of DataBee in certain accounts

  • Advocating and communicating technology capabilities internally and externally, including leadership, customers, partners, and vendors

  • Sharing information and developing a collective understanding of programs and issues

  • Making technology-related recommendations supported by data for DataBee roadmap that includes analysis of current regulatory actions, technological innovations, and fiduciary considerations

  • Conducting research to remain up-to-date and knowledgeable regarding industry trends and emerging technologies in anticipation of new processes and system alterations, as well as to analyze and improve upon technology standards across the organization to maintain a technological advantage for teaching and learning

  • Collaborate effectively with the leadership and cross-functional teams for alignment and support

  • Stay abreast of the latest trends in the data fabric space

  • Frequent travel to customer sites is expected, weekends and work off-hours is expected

Required Skills and Experience:

  • Experience includes leadership roles demonstrating a track record of technology innovation, design, development, and implementation with cybersecurity

  • 20+ years experience in cybersecurity, data, or similar high-technology solutions working on organizational management, process improvement success, excellent understanding of customer behavior, with keen insights regarding technology and business trends

  • 8+ years experience working in a startup or emerging technology environment

  • Demonstrated success selling and delivering at least $10M cumulative of emerging cybersecurity solutions to enterprise or federal accounts.

  • Demonstrated success influencing the product roadmap

  • Director or higher-level experience leading a software development engineering organization or a sales engineering organization

  • Experience in at least one of the following: SIEM, log parsing and management, security data transformation and analysis, security data lakes, data visualization, data privacy & compliance, search & query spanning vast amounts of data, self-service analytics

  • Proven track record of working with teams in an agile development environment and developing product requirements based on customer needs

  • Ability to create compelling customer presentations on technology for both technical to executive level audiences

  • Ability to draw and develop production aka customer-facing implementations of SaaS or subscription-based security solutions

  • Strong written/verbal communication and presentation skills

  • Ability to persuade and influence without authority, with a strong bias for action

  • Self-starter and always looking for new way to improve product and team efficiencies

  • Willingness to learn, coachability, desire to get into the details, and figure out things in a hands-on approach

Additional Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Experience in fast-paced environment

  • Experience in a scale-up, semi-structured or unstructured environment

  • Experience working in companies of different sizes, ideally a mix of startup and large companies

  • Inherent passion for solving big data challenges and security challenges

  • Experience working with strategic technology partners including hyperscalers and cloud data platforms

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 & diversity.

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

What You Can Expect:

  • An encouraging and casual work environment with chances to showcase your skills.

  • A culture of innovation and continuous learning.

  • Training, support, and mentoring to expand and evolve your expertise.

  • For more insight into our culture, check out: https://jobs.comcast.com/meet-comcast/our-culture

About Our Perks & Benefits:
We are determined to create an environment where our employees feel valued, understand our business goals, and are motivated.
Here's a look at just some of the perks and benefits we make available to our US-based employees:

  • Medical & Dental

  • 401(k) Savings Plan

  • Generous paid time off

  • Life Milestones - from adoption assistance, childcare resources, pet insurance, and more, Comcast supports you at all life stages.

  • Courtesy Services - We offer all of our full-time employees in serviceable areas discounted digital TV and internet.

Reasonable Accommodation
We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, perform essential job functions, and receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

Comcast is an EOE/Veterans/Disabled/LGBT employer.

This information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this role. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications.



National Pay Range: $141,562.50 USD-$331,787.12 USD

Comcast intends to offer the selected candidate base pay dependent on job-related, non-discriminatory factors such as experience. Base pay is one part of the Total Rewards that Comcast provides to compensate and recognize employees for their work. Most sales positions are eligible for a Commission under the terms of an applicable plan, while most non-sales positions are eligible for a Bonus. Additionally, Comcast provides best-in-class Benefits. We believe that benefits should connect you to the support you need when it matters most, and should help you care for those who matter most. That’s why we provide an array of options, expert guidance and always-on tools, that are personalized to meet the needs of your reality – to help support you physically, financially and emotionally through the big milestones and in your everyday life. Please visit the compensation and benefits summary on our careers site for more details.

The application window is 30 days from the date job is posted, unless the number of applicants requires it to close sooner or later.


Bachelor's DegreeWhile possessing the stated degree is preferred, Comcast also may consider applicants who hold some combination of coursework and experience, or who have extensive related professional experience.

Certifications (if applicable)

Relative Work Experience

15 Years +Comcast is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law. Comcast will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law, including the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance and the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.