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Cybersecurity Analyst (Network Vulnerability Assessment)

Hartford, Connecticut

Company Summary

Taking care of our customers, our communities and each other. That's the Travelers Promise. By honoring this commitment, we have maintained our reputation as one of the best property casualty insurers in the industry for over 160 years. Join us to discover a culture that is rooted in innovation and thrives on collaboration. Imagine loving what you do and where you do it.

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Job Description Summary

Job Description Summary
Support the Security Engineering program at Travelers. Assist the team in meeting vulnerability reporting needs. Lead monthly vulnerability assessment review calls. Lead the new configuration hardening program to ensure compliance. Assist with the administration and support of Vulnerability scans and assessments, leveraging Tenable Nessus and Security Center. Ensure scan infrastructure is fully functional and operational for both on-premise and cloud deployments. Assist in the build out of the new Security Asset Management platform. Build out new automation capabilities to streamline processes within the program. Ideal candidate will bring vulnerability data analysis and reporting skills, programming/development in Powershell and/or Python, and a good understanding of networking. Must be self-motivated, energetic, able to multi-task, adaptable to change, and able to plan/coordinate worth while adjusting priorities as necessary.

Primary Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Act as lead on the Vulnerability and Patch Remediation team for all assessments and reporting
  • Lead the monthly vulnerability management calls with technology owners
  • Lead the new Configuration Hardening program
  • Assist with the support and administer the network vulnerability scanning infrastructure, both on-prem and in the cloud
  • Assist with the build out of the new security asset management platform
  • Support/Develop existing and new automation capabilities to support the Vulnerability Assessment program at Travelers
  • Assist in providing operational support, trouble shooting and maintenance of Security related processes, controls or products.
  • Independently analyze and resolve problems of medium to high complexity.
  • Configure, test, document and implement new or upgrades to security processes, controls or products as directed.
  • Participates in resolving situations involving improper attempts to access or infiltrate our networks.
  • Recommends changes to area procedures and products. Implements with management review.
  • Support reviewing or identifying and responding to security events and escalating to management.
  • Consults with business peers to support and resolve cybersecurity events.
  • Understands and has input to the budget process, and shares responsibility for cost-effective expense control of assigned projects.
  • Participate in Security and enterprise projects as assigned.
  • Act as a security representative at design and new technology meetings.
  • Provides guidance to more junior employees.

Minimum Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • One year of work experience within Computer Science or a related field required.

Education, Work Experience, & Knowledge

  • Bachelor's Degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) discipline preferred.
  • Three years of relevant experience with Cybersecurity practices, processes, and Cybersecurity event investigation/resolution preferred.
  • Experience providing high-level support with a comprehensive knowledge of specific IS Security methodologies, processes, and software packages and a conceptual understanding of other IS Security procedures and policies preferred.

Job Specific Technical Skills & Competencies

  • Network and system vulnerability assessment skills
  • Programming/development skills (preferably in Powershell and/or Python)
  • Experience with AWS and other Cloud providers
  • Vulnerability Data Analysis and Reporting
  • Problem Solving: Demonstrates sound analytic and diagnostic skills dealing with issues that are loosely defined and/or where information is available but must be further manipulated. Once decisions are made, is able to follow and direct action to implement intended results. Breaks a problem down to manageable pieces and implements effective, timely solutions. Openly and directly confronts conflict until resolved.
  • Team Orientation: Builds relationships with peers and other departments to achieve objectives, to work as one team and to secure necessary resources not under his/her personal control. Balances team and individual responsibilities. Exhibits objectivity and openness to others' views. Gives and welcomes feedback. Puts success of team above self.
  • Leadership: Supports a distinct business unit or several smaller functions.
  • Responsibilities are assigned with some latitude for setting priorities and decision-making using established policies and procedures. Results are reviewed with next-level manager for clarification and direction before proceeding.
  • Planning and Project Management: Works with the project manager in identifying those project tasks that are most important, establishes clear priorities and understands the larger picture. Anticipates and effectively responds to changes in workload and resources.

Employment Practices

Travelers is an equal opportunity employer. We value the unique abilities and talents each individual brings to our organization and recognize that we benefit in numerous ways from our differences. 

If you are a candidate and have specific questions regarding the physical requirements of this role, please send us an email so we may assist you.

Travelers reserves the right to fill this position at a level above or below the level included in this posting.

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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.