At Northwestern Mutual, we are strong, innovative and growing. We invest in our people. We care and make a positive difference.
Northwestern Mutual is looking for a strong Senior Cyber Security Engineer, who will develop, configure, deploy and support security solutions within the security domains of Data Security and Cryptography.
The Senior Cyber Security Engineer is a member of the Infrastructure Centric Security Team and actively partners/collaborates with all other functional areas within the Infrastructure and Cloud Services product teams (colleagues at NM) to ensure security is appropriately integrated within the products being delivered throughout the organization. Candidate will be responsible for identifying, evaluating and reporting on information & technology risks in a manner that meets compliance/regulatory requirements; aligning to support the risk posture of the enterprise. This will be achieved by leveraging a partnership with Enterprise Information Risk and Cybersecurity to assure alignment of operational risk management practices & processes. Will assist leaders in prioritizing along with developing technologies & procedures to address information & technologies risks/security gaps.
What you'll do each day:
Lead analysis, design engineering, configuration and implementation of security solutions for new and existing environments
Actively participate as a next-level troubleshooting resource above the traditional L1/2 engineer
Understand technical issues and risks affecting the business and be able to communicate them to management and other business leaders
Keep abreast of security trends & standards; maintain a superior knowledge of capabilities and vendor product offerings in this space
What kind of person should you be?
You pride yourself on problem-solving
You appreciate the data of our clients is of utmost importance to protect
You have the ability to quickly learn unfamiliar/new products and technologies
You can handle stressful situations calmly
You recognize the importance of user experience and productive efficiency and seek the ability to balance these drivers with the cyber security protections/solutions
You suggest ideas for how security can be seamlessly integrated
You are self-motivated
You are able to work well independently or as part of a team
You consistently produce quality results
Integrity is very important to you
What skills should you have?
Bachelor's degree in MIS, Computer Science, IT Engineering or a significant amount of directly-related work experience beyond the minimum required for the position
Minimum of 4-7 years relevant experience
Solid technical knowledge and proven engineering experience within one of the security domains mentioned
Working knowledge in security concepts and theories with preference towards practical application at the operations and engineering level
Experience in large, complex IT environments
Experience in public and private cloud security integrations with experience in continuous integration/continuous delivery methodology
Education and/or training in scripting languages; powershell, python, VB script, etc; hands on experience preferred
Ability to identify security risks within the product technologies and suggest mitigations
Solid grasp of information risks and IT general controls
Solid understanding of risk management frameworks
Solid written and verbal communications skills
Partners well with others; proven ability to foster collaboration among team members and across teams
Proven analytical abilities in decision making and problem solving
Proven ability to manage multiple priorities and deal with ambiguity
Solid ability to create and execute communication plans
Plus, to have:
Certified Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC)
Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Comp TIA certifications in the CySA+, Security, Cloud, Server
Beyond base salary, NM offers the following benefits: pension, 401k, comprehensive medical, dental, and vision, FREE lunch, annual bonus opportunity, and much more!
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We are an equal opportunity/affirmativeaction employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age or status as a protected veteran, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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Northwestern Mutual has been helping families and businesses achieve financial security for nearly 160 years through a distinctive planning approach that integrates risk management with wealth accumulation, preservation and distribution. With more than $217 billion in assets, $26 billion in revenues and more than $1.5 trillion worth of life insurance protection in force. Northwestern Mutual delivers financial security to more than 4.2 million clients. People are the power behind Northwestern Mutual, and diversity makes us better. We are committed to reflecting and serving the marketplace. We do so by attracting and enhancing the engagement of those who bring their unique perspectives, ideas, and beliefs. At Northwestern Mutual, people matter. And you’ll be working for a company that’s consistently voted among the “most admired” in the nation.