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Sr Cybersecurity Technologist

Company: Travelers Insurance
Location: Sacramento
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

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.
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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
$97,100.00 - $160,200.00
Target Openings
What Is the Opportunity?
Support the Security Engineering program at Travelers and our security initiatives in the cloud. Assist the cryptography team in meeting data encryption, secrets management, and TLS certificate requirements throughout the enterprise. Lead automation in infrastructure as code, instance provisioning, certificate deployments/renews, and general data harvesting from multiple systems for security analysis. Assist with operations and support of HashiCorp Vault, Thales Enterprise Vault, Venafi, and Ideal candidate will bring vulnerability data analysis and reporting skills, programming/development in Python and/or PowerShell, and a solid understanding of Cloud security. Must be self-motivated, energetic, able to multi-task, adaptable to change, and able to plan/coordinate worthwhile adjusting priorities as necessary.
What Will You Do?

  • Provide operational support, trouble shooting and maintenance of Security related processes, controls, or products.

  • Independently analyze and resolve problems of medium to high complexity.

  • Recommends changes to area procedures and products. Implements own recommendations with management review.

  • Support cloud environments in accordance with company security guidelines.

  • Create and maintain documentation around our encryption, secrets management and PKI strategies.

  • Consults with business peers to analyze, support, and resolve Cybersecurity events.

  • Participate in Security and enterprise projects as assigned.

  • Configure, test, document and implement new or upgrades to security processes, controls or products as directed.

  • Understands and has input to the budget process, and shares responsibility for cost-effective expense control of assigned projects.

  • Work with various engineering teams to implement security controls.

  • 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.

    • Five years of relevant experience with Cybersecurity practices, processes, and Cybersecurity event investigation/resolution preferred.

    • Experience providing high-level administrative 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.

    • Proficient use of automation and provisioning tools, techniques, and manipulation including, Cloud platforms (AWS or Google Cloud), programming languages (Python, PowerShell, Terraform, Puppet, Ansible), and an understanding of security engineering practices.

    • Experience with some of the following tools & platforms (or similar): AWS services, Python, PowerShell, Ansible, Puppet, Terraform, SQL, Jenkins, Urban Code Deploy, GitHub, OpenSearch (Elasticsearch & Kibana), Hashicorp Vault, Microsoft Certificate Manager, Venafi, etc.

    • Knowledge and experience with the some of the following concepts: Real-time & Batch Data Processing, Workload Orchestration, API connectivity, Cloud, Data Security, Networking, SecDevOps, Logging, Monitoring, and Alerting, Encryption/Decryption, Data Masking, Cost & Performance Optimization.

    • Knowledge of infrastructure technologies such as RHEL/Ubuntu Linux, Network, Database, Server, Storage, DNS, Load-balancer, TLS Certificates, Virtual Machines, etc.

    • Advanced knowledge of one or more of the following technical skills:- Python Programming Language- Symmetric and Asymmetric encryption- Key management and lifecycles- Linux shell scripting and operating system administration- HTTPS protocol and TLS Ciphers- Ansible/Puppet provisioning languages- Terraform infrastructure as code language.

      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.

      • Strong written and verbal communication skills with the ability to work collaborate well with team members and business partners

      • Balances team and individual responsibilities.

      • Exhibits objectivity and openness to others' views.

      • Gives and welcomes feedback.

      • Puts success of team above self.


        • 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.

        • Ability to lead team members and help create a safe environment for others to learn and grow as engineers, and a proven track record of self-motivation in identifying opportunities and tracking team efforts.

        • Results are reviewed with next-level manager for clarification and direction before proceeding.

          Planning and Project Management:

          • 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.

            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.

              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 .

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