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Senior Director, Cybersecurity

Company: Travelers Canada
Location: Hartford
Posted on: January 26, 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.Job CategoryTechnologyCompensation OverviewThe 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$130,400.00 - $215,200.00Target Openings1What Is the Opportunity?Plans at a strategic/tactical level and manages the effective use of resources and directs assigned staff to design, develop, maintain, and implement major, highly complex IS Security related system(s) and/or project(s) supporting a business and/or technology area. Has a significant role in the creation of strategic technology plans. Manages multiple engagements with enterprise-wide business significance. Responsible for all aspects of the human resource management of staff.What Will You Do?

  • Has budget responsibility for an organizational unit of 5 to 25 employees and/or a budget of between $1M and $10M. Develops a portion of an overall divisional budget subject to review and is responsible for expense control for the units assigned. Demonstrates sound cost-effectiveness. Failure to achieve objectives can result in delays or inefficiencies resulting in readjustment of resources and/or staff.
  • Oversee team that supports access and provisioning for Business Insurance Line of Business
  • Build out and lead application security practice
  • May directly manage operational support and maintenance of security related processes, controls or products.
  • May directly manage the configuration, testing, documentation and implementation of upgrades to security processes, controls or products as directed.
  • Lead security projects as assigned.
  • Lead strategic planning/roadmap creation for team.
  • Provides human resources management, including coaching, performance management, team development and growth, and workforce planning.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.What Will Our Ideal Candidate Have?
    • Bachelor's Degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) discipline preferred.
    • Nine years of relevant experience with Cybersecurity practices, processes, and Cybersecurity event investigation/resolution preferred.
    • Five years of experience managing others and/or technical teams 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 leading organizational change preferred.
    • Problem Solving:
    • Demonstrates advanced analytic and diagnostic skills dealing with often novel and not readily defined, lack known precedent or appear contradictory.
    • Able to develop solutions by applying accepted processes or is able to create new approaches to leverage technology from abstract innovation.
    • Sees the big picture, and is fully aware of technology and business directions.
    • Has department, corporate, and group objectives in focus while identifying and removing barriers.
    • Optimizes the use of all available resources.
    • Team Orientation:
    • Maintains effective partnerships across the organization, and is able to influence senior management, peers and subordinates through an inclusive style and recognition of their abilities and knowledge.
    • Balances team and individual priorities.
    • Exhibits objectivity and openness to others' views.
    • Gives and welcomes feedback.
    • Puts success of team above own interest.
    • Leadership:
    • Manages cross functional objectives and/or priorities supporting an assigned business area(s).
    • Responsibilities are assigned with considerable latitude for decision-making.
    • Results reviewed periodically according to predefined objectives.
    • Sets level of risk-taking, and gathers/synthesizes information to all appropriate levels of the organization.
    • Planning and Project Management:
    • Ensures all planning done on the area level is supportive of the business strategic plans.
    • Delegates appropriately while maintaining accountability.
    • Sees that projects are assigned by workload and staff capabilities.
    • Completes projects accurately and on time.
    • Critical planning is required as modifications are difficult and costly and may impair achieving of departmental and corporate objectives.
    • Change requires reassessing and adjusting tactical and/or operational direction.What is a Must Have?
      • High school diploma or equivalent required.
      • Seven years of experience in Computer Science or a related field required.
      • Two years of experience managing others and/or technical teams 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 PracticesTravelers is an equal opportunity employer. We value the unique abilities and talents each individual brings to our organization and recognize that we benefit in numerous ways from our differences. -If you are a candidate and have specific questions regarding the physical requirements of this role, please send us an 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 .

Keywords: Travelers Canada, Hartford , Senior Director, Cybersecurity, Executive , Hartford, Connecticut

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