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Business Information Security Officer

Company: Travelers Insurance Group Holdings
Location: Hartford
Posted on: March 16, 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.

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
$132,400.00 - $218,500.00

Target Openings

What Is the Opportunity?
Under limited supervision, this position is responsible for working jointly with the CIO(s) leadership team and CISO to execute on mitigation strategies within a business and across the enterprise for those risks. The position requires an enterprise focus on line of business risk issues and partnering and maintaining strong working relationship with key constituents (i.e.; tech risk management, security, business continuity, enterprise risk management, corporate audit, compliance, and cybersecurity) while leading efforts to drive solutions that mitigate risk within an LOB. The leader will be responsible for formulating the standards and policies as well as providing the overall leadership and guidance for the leadership team within their LOB. This position will oversee and drive the continuous development of cybersecurity risk assessments and improvements within a line of business.
What Will You Do?

  • As the face of the Cybersecurity to the Lines of Business, work directly with the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO), as his/her direct representative, to understand and respond to key cybersecurity requirements where the Cybersecurity organization should play a role in conceptualizing, creating and managing cybersecurity services to the business unit
  • Engage, at least monthly, with the Line of Business Chief Information Officer (CIO), Tech Senior Leaders, Risk Management and other Cybersecurity professionals to adopt consistent cybersecurity practices at the business level, advise on cyber security risks, and drive risk mitigation
  • Provide advisory and consultive cybersecurity services to business leaders and articulate their challenges and concerns to the CISO, negotiating acceptable timelines for implementation
  • Understand Line of Business objectives and strategy, and facilitate the development of Enterprise cybersecurity strategy to articulate these objectives
  • Proactively educate and guide across the Line of Business with the goal of developing a risk-driven decision-making mindset
  • Protect critical assets through alignment and prioritization of cybersecurity investments
  • Continuously enhance information security defense, minimize vulnerabilities, and strengthen business resilience through direct, proactive engagement
  • Mitigate risk between internal audit, vendor and supplier risk as it pertains to cybersecurity
  • Collaborate across full BISO team and Cybersecurity SLT, providing guidance, strategic recommendations and collaboration to align, standardize and optimize cybersecurity within all Lines of Business
  • Develop and guide the implementation of policies and procedures for cybersecurity risk and compliance
  • Direct the completion of cyber risk analysis sessions and risk assessment activity within and between the lines of business and/or enterprise
  • Demonstrate quarter-over-quarter sustained improvements in building and advancing security within the LOB
  • Communicate risks, drive risk remediation and facilitate the acceptance of risk aligned with Travelers risk appetite.
  • Advise the accountable parties in determining the appropriate treatment of identified cybersecurity risks and partner with LOB and/or enterprise risk leaders to develop audit and risk mitigation plans
  • Bridge between LOB and Cybersecurity for Incident Response identification, containment and remediation activities
  • Enable LOB end users in understanding the risk management tool and how to leverage its capabilities What Will Our Ideal Candidate Have?
    • Ten years of experience in Risk Management or related fields such as Audit, Cybersecurity, or Business Continuity preferred.
    • Bachelors degree in Technology or a related field preferred.
    • Two years of experience leading technical teams or managing others preferred.
    • Technical Knowledge - Advanced :
    • Have broad technical expertise to drive a solution and solve issues, addressing risk.
    • Business Knowledge & Partnership - Advanced :
    • Creates an atmosphere where business partner's issues are dealt with professionally and promptly.
    • Advises and consults on solutions and drive results that improve the performance of secure processes and technology.
    • Ensures customer's perspective is understood to optimize secure facilitation of the business goals.
    • Communicates openly and effectively across the enterprise, organization, and/or corporate functions
    • Recognizes the importance of superior quality in providing a competitive edge.
    • Ensures that reports are precise, timely and accurate.
    • Problem Solving & Decision Making - Advanced:
    • Demonstrates exceptional analytical and diagnostic skills dealing with issues that are loosely defined and/or where information is available but must be further manipulated.
    • Breaks a problem down to manageable pieces and implements effective, timely solutions.
    • Takes input from several sources, decides if all the information needed is available and moves to a decision.
    • Openly and directly confronts conflict until resolved.
    • Demonstrates strong judgment, reasoning and organizational savvy.
    • Ability to frame risk issues in business case terms and return on investment to prioritize project.
    • Team Orientation - Advanced:
    • Build and maintains partnerships across the organization and influence senior management, peers and subordinates through an inclusive style and recognition of their abilities and knowledge.
    • Balances team and individual responsibilities.
    • Exhibits objectivity and openness to others' views.
    • Gives and welcomes feedback.
    • Puts success of team above own interest.
    • Has the capacity to recognize, value and respect differences across a diverse work force.
    • Provides business partners and/or staff with clarification and direction before proceeding.
    • Leadership - Advanced:
    • Supports a distinct business unit or several smaller functions.
    • Participates in strategic planning process for cyber security
    • Responsibilities are assigned with some latitude for setting priorities and decision-making using established policies and procedures.
    • Demonstrates expertise in lobbying, influencing without authority, and cross-enterprise integration.
    • Planning and Project Management - Advanced:
    • Identifies tasks that are most important and maintains a clear sense of priorities and the larger picture.
    • Anticipates and effectively responds to changes in workload and resources. What is a Must Have?
      • Six years of Technology experience required.
      • One year of experience with leading change management, risk mitigation and/or large scale IT implementations 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 http://careers.travelers.com/life-at-travelers/benefits/ .

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