Senior Cybersecurity Engineer (Cybersecurity Detection Engineer)

Liberty Mutual Insurance
Boston, Massachusetts
$103,400.00 - $192,700.00
Closing date
Mar 23, 2024

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The typical starting salary range for this role is determined by a number of factors including skills, experience, education, certifications and location. The full salary range for this role reflects the competitive labor market value for all employees in these positions across the national market and provides an opportunity to progress as employees grow and develop within the role. Some roles at Liberty Mutual have a corresponding compensation plan which may include commission and/or bonus earnings at rates that vary based on multiple factors set forth in the compensation plan for the role.


Job Summary:

The Sr. Cybersecurity Engineer role (Cybersecurity Detection

and Response Engineer) is an experienced role within the Liberty Mutuals

Cybersecurity Operations Center and will work within an agile team to develop

proactive methods to detect, protect, and respond to cyber threats. This role

will work cross functionally across many security teams within the

Cybersecurity Operations Center and will report directly to the Director of the

Cybersecurity Operations Center.

Job Responsibilities:


Participates as a member of an agile team


Performs research on new methods for detecting

malicious or suspicious cyber behavior


Develops new methods for detecting cyber threats

through monitoring security controls and technology.


Develops and deploys event correlation and

risk-based methods for building detections


Develops and deploys detections in behavioral

analytics platforms


Works within Agile software development

environment supporting a SIEM & Security Orchestration and Automation platform



Develops automation response and remediation

playbooks within a SOAR technology


Performs analysis to ensure quality, integrity,

and fidelity of use cases, rules, and analytics for effectiveness


Supports Incident Response teams as needed to

collect artifacts for audit and internal investigations.


Develops and deploys to popular cloud platforms


Leverages APIs to perform integration of systems

where possible


Utilizes industry standards and frameworks such

as NIST Standards, MITRE ATT&CK & Defend Framework, and the Cyber

threat Kill Chain.


Collaborates with various teams to understand

cyber detection requirements


Uses a customer centric approach to building

detections and response

Preparation, Training, and Experience


Subject matter expertise in the following areas:

Cyber Detection Engineering


Subject matter expertise in at least one of the

following areas:


Software Development, Cyber Threat Hunting,

Malware Analysis & Reverse Engineering, Cyber Threat Intelligence, Digital

Forensics & Incident Response, SOAR Development


College-level degree in Computer Science,

Computer Engineering, Information Security, or other related discipline


Active Cybersecurity certifications are

desirable (but not required) such as GCIH, GREM, GCFA, GCTI, OSCP etc.


5 years of recent experience working as a

cybersecurity professional


Previous experience working in a Cyber Security

Operations Center or similar function is desirable


Knowledge of relevant frameworks, standards, and

best practices such as NIST CSF, PCI-DSS, CIS CSCs, MITRE ATT&CK, Cyber

Kill Chain etc.


Experience with using a Security Information

Event Management (SIEM) platform


Experience with using a scripting language such

as Python or PowerShell for task automation or tool creation is desirable


Demonstrable knowledge of several of the

following areas: cybersecurity concepts, network protocols, firewalls, IDS/IPS

systems, email security, endpoint security, network security,

Windows/Linux/macOS systems, cyber threat hunting, malware analysis tools and

techniques, cyber threat intelligence, common threat actor TTPs, application

security concepts, cloud security fundamentals, Incident Response



Excellent oral and written communication skills.

Desirable Certifications:


Industry Security Certifications


Cloud based security certifications


Offensive security certifications


Security Solutions/Tools Certifications

  • Bachelor or Master`s degree in technical discipline or equivalent experience
  • Generally, 5+ years of professional experience
  • Industry cybersecurity and/or technology certifications are a plus
  • Proficient in new and emerging technologies, IT concepts, strategies, and methodologies, as well as security aspects of multiple platforms, operating systems, software, communications, and network protocols
  • Negotiation skills; oral and written communication skills
  • Advanced consultative skills, including the ability to understand and assist in applying customer requirements
  • Comfortable with agile working environments to include both SCRUM and KANBAN
  • Collaboration, prioritization, and adaptability skills required
  • Intermediate proficiency of operational framework capabilities to include dimensional and lateral thinking, architectural analysis, business analysis and financial disciplines, security and compliance, data integration and analysis, and computational thinking
  • Advanced proficiency across social networking, application delivery, mobile competency, system and technology integration, and system software infrastructure
  • Expert proficiency in workplace adaptability
About Us

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" on IDG'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 Graduates as 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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When people have a sense of security, they are free to relax, venture out, and live their lives. This is the feeling Liberty Mutual brings to the world every day. Founded in 1912, we are a global leader in property and casualty insurance, focused on protecting and preserving the lives and dreams of customers in more than 30 countries. With over 50,000 employees throughout the world, we offer you the chance to work for an evolving, growing company with a deep sense of humanity and a commitment to diversity and philanthropy. Join our team and go to work knowing that what you do matters. Because really it does.


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