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Information Security Specialist I


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Join a team of diverse professionals at Farmers to acquire skills on the job and apply your learned knowledge to future roles at Farmers. Farmers Insurance also offers extensive training opportunities through the award winning University of Farmers named by Training magazine amongst top 10 corporate training units in the world.

Job Summary

Utilize a risk-based methodology to independently perform intermediate technical analysis of a broad range of cybersecurity risks. Analyze and establish security requirements for a single system/network; advise how to protect a complex information system to ensure the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of systems and data. Independently perform security testing and security risk assessments of increasing complexity. Independently manage and serve as a SME for security and technology platforms; analyze security breaches and incidents; participate in architectural discussion for technology platforms; and document corporate security policies.

Essential Job Functions

Identify, assess, document and articulate data security, and data privacy risks in addition to appropriate countermeasures to address data security risks. Ensure remediation plans are in place for vulnerabilities identified during risk assessments, audits and insp ections. Conduct third party data security risk assessments, project security assessments, business risk assessments and security testing. Participate in audits of cyber programs and projects. Track audit findings and recommendations to ensure appropriate mitigation actions are taken. Demonstrate ownership of assigned audit actions or regulator requests by diligently providing responses and evidence within established timeframes. Maintain knowledge of applicable cyber defense policies, regulations and compliance documents specifically related to cyber defense auditing. Consult with business, IT, and Global Shared Services to ensure security compliance requirements are implemented in daily processes. Continuously validate the organization against policies and legal regulations to ensure compliance. Analyze organization's cyber defense policies and configurations and evaluate compliance with regulations and organizational directives. Work with stakeholders to resolve computer security requests, incidents and vulnerability compliance. Coordinate with systems architects and developers to provide oversight in the development of design solutions. Provide expert knowledge and expertise in Farmers' various security platforms. Act as a SME for technology platforms and main contact point for IT groups seeking security input. Identify opportunities for improving security policies, procedures, standards, and guidelines. Communicate the value of information technology security throughout all levels of the organization stakeholders. Serve as SME for underlying for processes for assigned security projects/initiatives. Demonstrate ownership of assigned projects/ini tiatives from initiation to completion. Drive small-scale projects forward independently. Identify trends in security reporting and monitoring data. Train and educate Analysts on job responsibilities and security processes. Assist in the creation or delivery of development and tr aining. Perform other duties as assigned.

Physical Actions

Sits or stands for extended periods of time, up to a full work shift. Occasionally reaches overhead and below the knees, including bending, twisting, pulling, and stooping. Occasionally moves, lifts, carries, and places objects and supplies weighing 0-10 pounds without assistance. Listens to, interprets, and differentiates auditory information (e.g. others speaking) at normal speaking levels with or without correction. Visually verifies and reads information. Visually locates material, resources and other objects. Ability to continuously operate a computer for extended periods of time, up to a full work shift. Physical dexterity sufficient to use hands, arms, and shoulders repetitively to operate keyboard and other office equipment up to a full work shift.

Physical Environment

This position operates in an open office working environment which will include normal and customary distractions, noise, and interruptions.

Education Requirements

High school diploma or equivalent required. Bachelors Degree in Information Systems or related discipline preferred.

Experience Requirements

Five to seven years professional experience in IT Security or Information Security Risk consulting and Project Management, or compar able base of knowledge/expertise in the field, required.

Special Skill Requirement

CISA highly preferred. 

Additional Qualification

Job Location(s): US - WA - Bellvue-116thAv, US - AZ - Phoenix-25thAve, US - CA - WoodlndHll-Wrnr, US - DE - Wilmington, US - FL - Lake Mary, US - FL - Plantation, US - KS - Olathe-118th Tc, US - MI - Caledonia KM1, US - OH - Colmbs-2545Farm, US - OH - Indpdc-OakTree, US - TX - Austin-LngVista

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Nearest Major Market: Seattle
Nearest Secondary Market: Bellevue

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