About Travelers

The Travelers Companies, Inc. (NYSE: TRV) is a leading property casualty insurer selling primarily through independent agents and brokers. The company's diverse business lines offer its global customers a wide range of coverage in the auto, home and business settings. A component of the Dow Jones Industrial Average, Travelers has more than 30,000 employees and generated revenues of approximately $25 billion in 2010.

Sr Data Security Technologist-Tanium

Company Information
Solid reputation, passionate people and endless opportunities. That's Travelers. Our superior financial strength and consistent record of strong operating returns mean security for our customers - and opportunities for our employees. You will find Travelers to be full of energy and a workplace in which you truly can make a difference.

Job Summary
Plans and executes at an operational level, and manages the effective use of resources to implement smaller to medium sized IT Security projects. This may include things like driving audit issues to closure or rolling out a new security technology. Drives enterprise wide security projects. Technical expert for are of responsibility. Understands the security landscape, best practices, and comparative analysis for job scope. Provides consulting and security reviews for new business processes. Drives process re-engineering for efficiency or risk reduction.

Primary Job Duties & Responsibilities
Transforms security specifications into cost-effective information security solutions. Collaborates on resource planning and prioritization within established budget objectives. Works with the project manager or manager to identify project tasks that are most important to establish clear priorities and to understand the larger picture. Builds and leverages effective alliances across the technical and business communities ensuring the best utilization of resources. Provides internal and external team direction, mentorship and performance feedback on technical resources. Ensures security solution follows industry best practices.
  • Drive the security aspect of Next Generation Desktop (Windows 7). Be focal point, and coordinate any requirements across the team + Assess vendor vulnerabilities (like a Windows patch), and assess and drive companywide rollout. Work with Lines of Business to patch all machines.
  • Assess external threats (example from Media sources or FS-ISAC or FBI). Identify if it could impact Travelers, and create remediation plan.
  • Drive project rollout (install new network technology, or new email/mail security technology, or endpoint security technology). Technical expert. Can direct less senior folks.
  • Provide legal support with investigations (in-depth forensics, eDiscovery requests, executive requests)
  • Very deep skills in a specific area (network security, email/eDiscovery, endpoint security)

Education, Work Experience & Knowledge
Bachelor degree preferred or equivalent work experience, minimum 8 years of work experience in related field. Able to understand security components that span an area of focus (network, endpoint, email, forensics, eDiscovery) meeting business requirements. Demonstrates technical mastery for an area of information security and ability to influence technical direction. Demonstrates a solid knowledge of the business environment and threats for Travelers. Leverages industry and enterprise best practices. Tanium experience is preferred but other relevant work experience will be considered.

Job Specific & Technical Skills & Competencies
  • 2+ years of experience deploying and supporting Tanium in an enterprise. Deployment experience should include support of security configuration management and/or patch management.
    • Previous experience creating custom Tanium content for use in an enterprise deployment.
    • Previous scripting experience related to endpoint desired
    • Previous experience in production readiness and operational support of Tanium
  • Ability to provide technical leadership of production projects, interacting with Enterprise architecture and infrastructure support personnel within the scope of project
  • Previous production experience in endpoint security management support and implementation in an enterprise of 10,000+ endpoints

Environmental/Work Schedules/Other
Proficient in root cause analysis, complex problem solving, and collaboration with others. Evaluates alternative risks and solutions before taking action. Has the ability to reach sound decisions quickly. Knows where to obtain information needed to make the appropriate decisions. Optimizes the use of all available resources. Often consulted by team members for problem solutions. Maintains and enhances partnerships across the organization to achieve objectives, to work as one team and to engage necessary resources not under his/her span of control. Balances team and individual responsibilities. Exhibits objectivity and openness to others' views. Gives and welcomes feedback. Puts success of team above own interest. Is considered a leader within the team. Accountable to set technical goals and priorities for self and perhaps other team members. Provides technical guidance or mentorship. Partners with the project manager/manager to identify those project tasks that are most important, establish clear priorities and understand the larger picture. Anticipates, communicates and effectively responds to changes in workload and resources. Has a solid understanding of PM practices and works to ensure the use of project management methodology and process are utilized in delivering projects. Assesses financial impact of recommended designs/solutions. Works with project team to identify pertinent facts for systems/projects and cost/benefit analysis. Reports time accurately to appropriate project budgets. Accountable for providing accurate estimates compared to actuals. In technical leadership role, provides performance feedback on project and/or team members. Identifies technical and development opportunities for people on team. Provides internal and external team direction and mentorship.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
Travelers is an equal opportunity employer.
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