Web Application Firewall Engineer

Employer
Travelers Insurance
Location
Hartford, Connecticut
Salary
Not Specified
Closing date
Mar 17, 2024

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Category
IT
Job Type
Not Specified
Career Level
Not Specified
Workplace
In-Office

Job Details

Who Are We?

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.

Compensation Overview

The annual base salary range provided for this position is a nationwide market range and represents a broad range of salaries for this role across the country. The actual salary for this position will be determined by a number of factors, including the scope, complexity and location of the role; the skills, education, training, credentials and experience of the candidate; and other conditions of employment. As part of our comprehensive compensation and benefits program, employees are also eligible for performance-based cash incentive awards.

Salary Range

$104,800.00 - $172,900.00

Target Openings

1

What Is the Opportunity?

Traveler's is seeking an application and operational minded security professional with a passion to help transform how a Fortune 500 company protects its web applications. They will lead the roll out and support of Web Application Firewalls (WAF) both on-premises and in the cloud. This candidate will play an integral role as part of our transition to more forward thinking and exciting network security models that support cloud native solutions and zero trust architectures. This person should also be creative and have a vision for how to best leverage these technologies to protect our data and systems, while allowing our development teams to move quickly. In addition to helping support the WAF, you will provide input into strategic decisions and cross train other members of the network edge team. You will also help plan and execute at a strategic level, lead and influence resources and outcomes, develop security strategy, and lead the implementation of strategy including partnership and collaboration with other teams and organizations.

What Will You Do?

  • Provide operational support, trouble shooting and maintenance of major Security related processes, controls or products.
  • Analyze, configure, test, document and implement upgrades to security processes, controls or products.
  • Designs, develops, and builds new Cybersecurity processes.
  • Participates/leads activities to resolve situations involving improper attempts to access or infiltrate our networks.
  • Recommends changes to area procedures and products. Implements own recommendations with management review.
  • Recognizes, analyzes patterns, and responds to security events and escalates to management.
  • Consults with business peers to analyze, 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.
  • Evaluate purchases and/or licensed software products to identify and address security exposures
  • Act as a security representative at design and new technology meetings.
  • Provides guidance to more junior employees.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

What Will Our Ideal Candidate Have?

  • Bachelor's Degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) discipline preferred.
  • Seven years of relevant experience with Cybersecurity practices, processes, and Cybersecurity event investigation/resolution preferred.
  • Broad knowledge of all IT related technologies with subject matter expertise in IT Security related technology and business exposures impacting organizational vitality preferred.
  • Problem Solving:
  • Demonstrates sound analytic and diagnostic skills dealing with issues that are loosely defined and/or conflict with available information.
  • Knows where to obtain information needed to make the appropriate decisions.
  • Breaks a problem down to manageable pieces and implements effective, timely solutions. Is very good at identifying the problem versus the symptom.
  • Deals increasingly with problems that require involvement of others to solve.
  • Has the ability to reach sound decisions quickly.
  • Carefully evaluates alternative risks and solutions before taking action. Optimizes the use of all available resources.
  • Team Orientation:
  • Maintains partnerships across the organization, and is able to influence senior management, peers and staff through an inclusive style and recognition of their abilities to achieve results.
  • Puts success of the team is above own interest.
  • Leadership:
  • Manages functional objectives and priorities supporting multiple assigned business units.
  • Responsibilities are assigned with latitude for setting priorities and decision-making using generally accepted guidelines.
  • Results are reviewed with next-level manager for clarification according to predefined objectives.
  • Planning and Project Management:
  • Develops operational plans and provides resource estimation for task planning.
  • Proposes plans of action that are timely, realistic, and positive.
  • Sets appropriate goals for projects and monitors progress against the plan.

What is a Must Have?

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

What Is in It for You?

  • Health Insurance: Employees and their eligible family members - including spouses, domestic partners, and children - are eligible for coverage from the first day of employment.
  • Retirement: Travelers matches your 401(k) contributions dollar-for-dollar up to your first 5% of eligible pay, subject to an annual maximum. If you have student loan debt, you can enroll in the Paying it Forward Savings Program. When you make a payment toward your student loan, Travelers will make an annual contribution into your 401(k) account. You are also eligible for a Pension Plan that is 100% funded by Travelers.
  • Paid Time Off: Start your career at Travelers with a minimum of 20 days Paid Time Off annually, plus nine paid company Holidays.
  • Wellness Program: The Travelers wellness program is comprised of tools and resources that empower you to achieve your wellness goals. In addition, our Life Balance program provides access to professional counseling services, life coaching and other resources to support your daily life needs. Through Life Balance, you're eligible for five free counseling sessions with a licensed therapist.
  • Volunteer Encouragement: We have a deep commitment to the communities we serve and encourage our employees to get involved. Travelers has a Matching Gift and Volunteer Rewards program that enables you to give back to the charity of your choice.

Employment Practices

Travelers is an equal opportunity employer. We believe that we can deliver the very best products and services when our workforce reflects the diverse customers and communities we serve. We are committed to recruiting, retaining and developing the diverse talent of all of our employees and fostering an inclusive workplace, where we celebrate differences, promote belonging, and work together to deliver extraordinary results. 


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.

To learn more about our comprehensive benefit programs please visit http://careers.travelers.com/life-at-travelers/benefits/.


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WHO WE ARE

Imagine a Career With Purpose.

For more than 160 years Travelers has earned a reputation as a leader in personal, business and specialty insurance because we take care of our customers. When you work at Travelers, life’s most important moments become your life’s work. That means helping families feel secure, businesses to prosper, knowing that you’ve made a difference, and feeling like you belong to something bigger.


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A career at Travelers means being part of a team comprised of 30,000 + talented and passionate people that’s evolving to meet changing needs – from customer service to data science and beyond. If that’s more than you imagined in an insurance career, it’s time to join us at Travelers.


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