at Travelers in Springfield, Illinois, United States
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.
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.
$97,100.00 – $160,200.00
What Is the Opportunity?
Plans at an operational level and manages the effective use of resources to transform business-specifications into cost-effective IT Security solutions. Implements and/or maintains a medium system or multiple smaller systems and/or assigned project(s). Investigates, identifies, and resolves Cybersecurity events/breaches independently. Responsibilities are assigned with some latitude for setting priorities and decision-making using established policies and procedures. The Work Arrangement for this position is based on location.
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.
+ Experience in scripting, automation, Python and/or PowerShell
+ Infrastructure as Code
+ Network Security
+ 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.
+ 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.
+ 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 & 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.
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 (4-ESU@travelers.com) 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/ .