Cybersecurity Specialist

Nashua, New Hampshire
Nov 19, 2021
Jan 18, 2022
Job Type
Not Specified
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At Liberty Mutual Insurance, we believe progress happens when people feel secure.  Our Cybersecurity Specialists form a diverse team of security professionals who are collectively responsible for improving the overall security posture of the organization.  They evaluate and manage risks, test the effectiveness and completeness of security controls, and partner with teams across the company to optimize our security posture while ensuring the business is able to innovate.  Cybersecurity specialists must continually adapt to stay ahead of a dynamic threat landscape.  We are expected to continually learn and grow.  This is not a passive career opportunity, but rather one that requires a passion for security and rigor to protect our business.


In this Governance, Risk & Compliance role, you will have exposure to cutting-edge security solutions and learn how they are used to mitigate risks across the organization from on-prem solutions to cloud environments.  You will be able to influence the owners of the solutions to use them in being compliant by design to protect Liberty Mutual's financial and regulatory risks.  By doing so, you will have the opportunity to influence the controls designed to manage, develop, deploy, and support security requirements globally, as well as evaluate the effectiveness over those controls


You would be a member of an agile team that is focused on how to maintain and iterate Cybersecurity policies and standards, evaluate control effectiveness, and comply with emerging laws and regulations at the scale and speed necessary to protect Liberty Mutual data.


About the job:


  • Under limited supervision and general direction, evaluates and reports on the effectiveness of security and IT financial compliance controls (ex. SOX and SOC), as well as determine risk mitigation strategies in IT and business environments.
  • Work as a proactive team member to identify and resolve identified issues in controls and determine controls to be put in place to address gaps.
  • Evaluates security and IT financial compliance risk and develops security standards, procedures, and controls to manage that risk, with a mindset of continuous process improvement.
  • Provides implementation leadership on pre-established patterns and assists with the more complex engagements.
  • Delivers and may assist other team members in risk identification and mitigation strategies, control documentation, evaluation of control design, evaluation of control operation, reporting of control deficiencies, and remediation strategies.
  • Effectively communicates technical issues to diverse audiences.



  • Bachelors degree in technical discipline or equivalent experience.
  • Generally 3+ years of professional experience.
  • Knowledge and some experience in identifying risks, corresponding controls, gaps and applicable testing strategies
  • Strong negotiation, facilitation and consensus building skills; strong oral and written communication skills; able to present to senior contributors and management.
  • Knowledge and some experience of IT controls/ IT auditing/Security/Compliance/ control frameworks and regulations (ex. PCAOB, AICPA, NIST, PCI, NY DFS, etc.)
  • Thorough knowledge of new and emerging technologies, well versed in IT concepts, strategies and methodologies, as well as security aspects of multiple platforms, operating systems, software, communications and network protocols.

At Liberty Mutual, our purpose is to help people embrace today and confidently pursue tomorrow. That's why we provide an environment focused on openness, inclusion, trust and respect. Here, you'll discover our expansive range of roles, and a workplace where we aim to help turn your passion into a rewarding profession.  


Liberty Mutual has proudly been recognized as a Great Place to Work by Great Place to Work® US for the past several years. We were also selected as one of the 100 Best Places to Work in IT onIDG's Insider Pro and Computerworld's 2020 list. For many years running, we have been named by Forbes as one of America's Best Employers for Women and one of America's Best Employers for New Graduatesas well as one of America's Best Employers for Diversity. To learn more about our commitment to diversity and inclusion please visit: 


We value your hard work, integrity and commitment to make things better, and we put people first by offering you benefits that support your life and well-being. To learn more about our benefit offerings please visit:  


Liberty Mutual is an equal opportunity employer. We will not tolerate discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, age, disability, veteran's status, pregnancy, genetic information or on any basis prohibited by federal, state or local law. 

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