Cyber security analyst

Hartford, Connecticut

Company Information
Solid reputation, passionate people and endless opportunities. That's Travelers. Our superior financial strength and consistent record of strong operating returns mean security for our customers - and opportunities for our employees. You will find Travelers to be full of energy and a workplace in which you truly can make a difference.

Job Summary
Acts as the primary point of accountability for data security to business partners within assigned area. Supports and maintains security systems to ensure the integrity of company information and resources. Supports the investigation, identification, and resolution of data security events/breaches. Interfaces with internal and external entities to ensure adherence to data security procedures and policies.This job does not manage others This job works under General Supervision: Incumbent independently performs a variety of duties, including potentially complex duties within established policy guidelines; responsible for a defined set of assignments (e.g. assigned customers, claims or other specified set of responsibilities); is expected to set priorities and meet specific goals and objectives of the function or unit. (Typically pertains to advanced/operational, senior professional, unit supervisor)

Marketing Description
This position will be a member of Information Security's Vendor Security Assessment team and entails the following:
- Researching, understanding, and working with Line of Business (LOB) contacts to document business cases and data being sent-to or received-from Travelers' vendor partners.
- Performing new assessments and reassessments of computing environment controls for Travelers' vendor partners.
- Communicating security control deficiencies of Travelers' vendors to LOB contacts to help them understand the associated risks of doing business with the vendor partners.
- Working closely with Travelers Legal and Procurement areas to ensure vendor partner contracts include appropriate security language.
- Working closely with Travelers Technology team to ensure B2B connections and data transfers with vendor partners are set up appropriately and securely.
- Supporting various ad-hoc requests for Information Security expertise and assistance.

Primary Job Duties & Responsibilities
Provide operational support, trouble shooting and maintenance of Security related processes, controls or products. Independently analyze and resolve problems of medium to high complexity. Configure, test, document and implement new or upgrades to security processes, controls or products as directed. Participates in resolving situations involving improper attempts to access or infiltrate our networks. Recommends changes to area procedures and products. Implements with management review. Support reviewing or identifying and responding to security events and escalating to management. Consults with business peers to support and resolve data security 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. Act as a security representative at design and new technology meetings. Provides guidance to more junior employees.

Minimum Qualifications
High school diploma or equivalent required.

Three years of work experience within Computer Science or a related field required.

Education, Work Experience & Knowledge
Bachelor's Degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) discipline 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.

Job Specific & Technical Skills & Competencies
This position will be a member of Information Security's Vendor Security Assessment team and entails the following:
- Researching, understanding, and working with Line of Business (LOB) contacts to document business cases and data being sent-to or received-from Travelers' vendor partners.
- Performing new assessments and reassessments of computing environment controls for Travelers' vendor partners.
- Communicating security control deficiencies of Travelers' vendors to LOB contacts to help them understand the associated risks of doing business with the vendor partners.
- Working closely with Travelers Legal and Procurement areas to ensure vendor partner contracts include appropriate security language.
- Working closely with Travelers Technology team to ensure B2B connections and data transfers with vendor partners are set up appropriately and securely.
- Supporting various ad-hoc requests for Information Security expertise and assistance.


Environmental/Work Schedules/Other
Limited travel.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
Travelers is an equal opportunity employer.
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About Travelers

The Travelers Companies, Inc. (NYSE: TRV) is a leading property casualty insurer selling primarily through independent agents and brokers. The company's diverse business lines offer its global customers a wide range of coverage in the auto, home and business settings. A component of the Dow Jones Industrial Average, Travelers has more than 30,000 employees and generated revenues of approximately $25 billion in 2010.