Product Security Engineer

Location: Plano, TX
Department: Information Technology

Compensation: $ - $

  • Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance
  • Disability Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Retirement Benefits
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Paid PTO
  • Flexible Work Schedule

Learfield is looking for a hands-on Product Security Engineer to further Learfield’s product security initiatives. You will have a broad mandate and are expected to help drive change throughout the company. As a Product Security Engineer, you will have the opportunity to work cross-functionally with teams across Learfield, including DevOps, Product Engineering, and Legal teams. 

Key Responsibilities

  • Ensure that adequate security and privacy requirements are in place and are consistent with Learfield's policies, such as
    • Strong and secure Authentication and Authorization
    • Constant testing/verification of Application/Product Security as part of DevOps processes (Microsoft Azure DevOps, Gitlab/Bitbucket)
  • Ensure that security and privacy-related issues and incidents are promptly and properly addressed such as
    • Application encryption for data/application transport as well as data storage
    • Relevant application logging: collected, retained and reviewed
  • Perform security assessments, identify gaps in existing security architecture, and recommend changes or improvements.
  • Direct and guide product security initiatives in collaboration with software engineering and product management teams
  • Lead initiatives & programs to continually grow our secure software development practices
  • Continue to define and iterate on the Security Program & Architecture Strategy to secure Learfield’s products, data, and infrastructure
  • Effectively communicate security risk to senior leadership and collaborate with Dev and IT teams towards a “paved path” for Information Security and Privacy.


  • B. S. or M.S. Computer Science or related field, or equivalent experience.
  • Familiarity with native programming languages, development practices, and common bug patterns (C, C++, Java, JavaScript, NodeJS, Visual Studio, Python, PHP(LAMP/WAMP), etc.).
  • Familiarity with native analysis tooling and frameworks (fuzzing, static analysis, etc.).
  • Familiarity with some common security libraries and tools (e.g. SAST/DAST tools, pen testing tools such as Burp, Mend (Whitesource), Snyk, Gitlab, Parrot, Kali, Fiddler, Havij, Netcat, etc.).
  • Able to work well with software development teams, identify security issues through code review, and ability to explain common security flaws and ways to address them (OWASP ASVS, SCVS).
  • Strong understanding and experience in Secure SDLC.
  • Knowledge of common application vulnerabilities, (e.g.: XSS, CSRF, SQL injection, cookie/header/encoding manipulation, input/output validation, session replay).
  • Ability to write proof-of-concept exploits is a big plus.


LEARFIELD is the leading media and technology services company in intercollegiate athletics. The company unlocks the value of college sports for brands and fans through an omnichannel platform with innovative content and commerce solutions for fan engagement. Headquartered in Plano, Texas, the company has long had the privilege of being an advocate for intercollegiate athletics and the student-athlete experience. Our suite of services includes licensing and multimedia sponsorship management; publishing, audio, digital and social media; data analytics; ticketing, ticket sales and professional concessions expertise; branding; and campus-wide business and sponsorship development.

Our people-friendly culture is a hallmark of our style and approach to business and is rooted in values demonstrating intentional and active care for other people. The company and its employees strive each day to live by the company's value statement: “build the team, grow the company, have fun, love and serve others.” 

LEARFIELD offers a full spectrum of benefits for eligible employees including Medical, Dental, Vision, Health Savings Account, Life Insurance, Disability and Other Insurance Plans, Flexible Paid Time Off (including Parental Leave), Paid Holidays, 401(k), and Short/Long Term Disability.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status. LEARFIELD is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Female / Minority / Disability / Protected Veteran / Sexual Orientation / Gender Identity.