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PaaS Security Specialist


We are Farmers! 

We are… more than just your favorite commercials. We are a passionate, award winning, equal opportunity employer, committed to the strength of a diverse workforce. We are dedicated to supporting the well-being of our people through our extensive suite of benefits, as well as the well-being of the communities we serve through employee volunteer programs and nonprofit partnerships. Helping others in their time of need isn’t just our business – it’s our culture! We are Farmers!


Do you thrive in a high-volume, fast-paced environment? Do you enjoy the challenge of a position where no two days are alike? We are looking for positive, high-energy professionals who are not just looking for a job, but a meaningful career!


At Farmers, our ambition is to be the leader in delivering peace of mind, innovating for customers whenever and wherever they need us. That means having people like you who can help us evolve to meet changing customer and business needs. Continuous development is critical to our success at Farmers; that means being curious, continually innovating, being open to new opportunities and embracing change. As the needs of our business and customers change, and you acquire needed experience, you may have opportunities to use your knowledge and skills in a different role. As you take on these new challenges, Farmers is committed to providing you with the necessary training and support along your career journey.

Workplace: Hybrid

Farmers believes in a culture of collaboration, creativity, and innovation, which thrives when we have the ability to work flexibly in a virtual setting as well as the opportunity to be together in person. Our hybrid work environment combines the best of both worlds with at least three (3) days in office and up to two (2) days virtual for employees who live within a fifty (50) mile radius of a Farmers corporate office. Applicants beyond a fifty (50) mile radius may still be considered. 

Job Summary

Farmers Information Security is a great place to learn and grow as an information security professional. We are looking for a talented cybersecurity professional to join our team.  The successful applicant will have a passion for the security discipline and a willingness to learn fast.
The Farmers Information Security team is responsible for defending Farmers Insurance and our customers from cybersecurity threats.  This role will be a key member of the Platform Security team and will help drive security across all Platform as a Service (PaaS) resources.  This includes but is not limited to the PaaS infrastructure and cloud platform security.

Essential Job Functions

•    Responsible for analyzing and establishing security requirements for all PaaS resources to support business operations
•    Serves as liaison between the application development and information security teams to perform security testing and security risk assessment during resource migration, development, and operations
•    Orchestrates reviews for system additions and/or enhancements
•    Participates in architectural discussion for company technology platforms
•    Collaborates with system owners and support remediation of systems and processes that are not compliant with current security best practices, policies, and standards
•    Drives automation of processes using various technologies and methodologies to increase efficiency
•    Presents fact-based, objective assessments of information security and compliance risks to management
•    Communicates and creates presentations, as required, to mid-level and upper-level management, and other personnel
•    Develops, reviews, and updates security policies, procedures, standards, and guidelines and implements best practices as it relates to on-premise, public and private PaaS resources
•    Maintains current knowledge of industry trends and standards

Education Requirements

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

Experience Requirements

•    Knowledge of cloud technologies including IaaS, PaaS, SaaS, Serverless Functions, and containers
•    Understanding of Middleware technologies, SAP, Salesforce, Heroku, Informatica, MuleSoft 
•    Knowledge of managing and coordinating cloud security stacks across multiple cloud or on premises environments
•    Working experience and knowledge in Windows and Linux environments
•    Strong organizational skills with ability to handle multiple high visibility issues simultaneously
•    Strong understanding of Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery (CI/CD) pipelines
•    Experience with infrastructure as code (IaC) including development using technologies such as terraform
•    Knowledge of cloud security policy and how to use security tooling to automatically identify violations
•    Demonstrated ability to drive remediation of cloud security vulnerabilities, misconfigurations, and policy violations
•    Experience with cybersecurity frameworks and best practices
•    Ability to communicate security and compliance issues to executives, end users, and security experts in an effective and appropriate manner
•    Outstanding customer/client relations skills to ensure that security and business objectives are always in alignment, and a flexible and business-oriented focus on security matters

Hybrid Role

Farmers believes in a culture of collaboration, creativity and innovation; which thrives when we have the ability to work flexibly in a virtual setting as well as having the opportunity to be together in person. Our hybrid work environment combines the best of both worlds with regular in office collaboration and the opportunity to work part of your week from home.


  • Farmers offers a competitive salary commensurate with experience, qualifications and location.
    o CA Only: $90,400 - $130,700
    o CO Only: $84,880 - $113,000 
    o New York City, NY/Westchester County: $84,880 - $130,700 
    o WA Only:  $90,400 - $151,250 
  • Bonus Opportunity (based on Company and Individual Performance)
  • 401(k)
  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Health Savings and Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Life Insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Tuition Assistance
  • For more information, review “What we offer” on


Job Location(s): R_US - RW - Remote Work

Candidate qualifications may be reviewed against the requirements for the associated levels of this positions core function

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