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Hartford, Connecticut The Travelers Companies, Inc.
Company Summary

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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Job Description Summary

As a Cloud Security Architect, you will help lead the effort to create the "north star" technology architecture for a global, Dow 30 company. You will interface directly with senior technology leaders to transform our current business and technology capabilities and pave the way for best-in-class solutions. You will be a dedicated contributor to senior Technology and Business leaders as they define a target state, roadmaps and identify new and emerging technologies that will transform and optimize the business.

As a successful candidate, you have an established track record of building high-quality enterprise solutions. You are results-driven and bring strong engineering skills and a deep understanding of modern technologies including Cloud-native, APIs, AI and ML. You are a person of high integrity, who believes in challenging the status quo when needed, while always first seeking to understand. You will work within a community of architecture leaders, helping establish and evolving a unified architecture vision.

Primary Job Duties & Responsibilities

Architecture responsibility within a major segment of Technology Architecture in support of a business unit
Leads technology proof of concepts to ensure feasibility of architecture solutions
Hands-on prototyping of new technology solutions
Partner with Software Engineering to execute proof of technologies
Provides architecture direction for engineers in support of a technical pattern
Displays strong thought leadership in pursuit of modern architecture principals and technology modernization
Drives continuous technology transformation to minimize technical debt
Create a partnership with Software Engineering
Develop, publish, and communicate cloud security architecture patterns that are consumable across the enterprise.
Define best practice cloud security through evaluation of cloud vendors
Establish security requirements needed to provide services securely
Develop solutions to measure compliance to published cloud security standards
Assessing and testing existing cloud computing security systems and firewalls, improving network security, and encrypting data to secure the system further.
Partner with software engineers to design cloud security architectures that provide secure capabilities to secure applications and software for accessing the cloud.
Design procedures for user access to the system, setting access controls and administrative practices
Looks for opportunities to capitalize on technology advances through analysis of key industry and technology trends to assess potential impact on the enterprise
Participates in defining target state technology architecture and roadmaps
Ensures alignment of IT initiatives with the target state
Builds strong partnership with engineering to ensure proper alignment of skills with technology direction
Continuously improve efficiency and effectiveness of the architecture"

Minimum Qualifications

Five years of experience in enterprise security engineering or architecture

Education, Work Experience, & Knowledge

Bachelor's in technology related field or equivalent with 4+ years of technology Engineering experience
AWS Solutions Architect - Associate or AWS Security Specialty Certification - Required
AWS Solutions Architect - Professional - Preferred but not required
Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) - Preferred but not required
Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) - Preferred but not required
Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP) - Preferred but not required
Organizational experience in an agile operating model
Established work in proof of concepts and technology
Strong proven Software Engineering experience
Supports technology target state, roadmaps that aligned to Short- and Long-term business goals
Insurance technology experience desired
Strong grasp of value creation and business capability models
Innovation and Continuous Improvement

Job Specific Technical Skills & Competencies

Must be passionate about technology transformations
Has hands on experience in the last 3 years
Executed technology modernization initiatives including migration to cloud native and API Strategy
Current experience with AWS, APIs, accelerators, DevSecOps
Cloud Architecture Certification (AWS, GCP, or Azure) or strong architecture experience on Cloud
Experienced with large scale technology platforms
Familiarity with NIST CSF, Fedramp, ISO27001 and Cloud Computing Standards - ISO 17788/17789, CSA CCM/STAR
Understanding of security processes and utilization of security tools
Relevant experience of RFQ, RFP evaluation and contract definition in Security, Risk & Compliance
Demonstrated knowledge of security requirements in Endpoint, Server, Application and Network technologies
Proven experience working with private, hybrid and public cloud-based solutions
Familiarity with Carnegie Mellon Software Engineering Institute (SEI) Secure Design Pattern Framework
Strong understanding of AWS services and architecture principles, and the AWS Well Architected Framework
Experience with one or more application programming languages such as NodeJS, Java, .NET, Python, etc.
Understanding of Cloud-Native / Serverless application architectures and implementations
Container technologies: Docker, Kubernetes or comparable orchestration technologies

Employment Practices

Travelers 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 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.

Experience : 5