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MassMutual Security Tools Consultant in Springfield, Massachusetts

Why we need you.

We are looking for fast thinking, eager to learn players to join the Security Platforms team. When you join the Security Platforms Team you'll be working with a group of people who are passionate about our security, innovation, and the success of our business partners.

This is an opportunity to work on a team that is changing the way information supports business decisions. You will gain hands on experience on how to help deploy security and centralized logging tools on an enterprise level scale. You’ll also work by side with MassMutual business partners to help them solve their unique problems across a variety of use cases. This position will be focused on building and maintaining platforms and security use cases in conjunction with the Security Operations Center and Security Intelligence.

What success looks like.

o Looks for and finds ways to improve operations.

o Take a lead role in conducting security research on threats and remediation techniques/ technology

o Make recommendations to the IS/IT teams and oversee their implementation.

What your days and weeks will include.

o Assist the triage of potential incidents &/or breaches to the MassMutual network and systems

o Lead remediation activities stemming from security event analysis, vulnerability management and intrusion detection

o Support MM’s operational information security responsibilities, including the development maintenance of standards, procedures, and baselines necessary to meet security requirements.

o Assist information risk managers (IRMs) & IT Controls function in conducting risk assessments to evaluate the effectiveness of existing controls and determine the impact of proposed changes to business processes, applications and systems.

The skills that make you a great fit.

o Minimum 5 years of experience in information technology

o Hands on experience with or in support of any of the following vendors: HP, Imperva, Symantec, Carbon Black, Microsoft, Bluecoat, and other applicable products preferred

o Experience with scripting languages, programming in JavaScript or CSS, or pearl or python or PHP or unix shell

o Experience with Active Directory, LDAP, UNIX, Windows Servers, Java, .NET

o Knowledge of information security systems such as firewalls, intrusion detection, host logs, and security event and incident management events

o Experience supporting/administrating SOC Toolsets such as Splunk Search Processing Language (SPL), knowledge of Splunk administration and performance tuning in a distributed enterprise environment

o Experience with Linux system administration

o Experience developing dashboards and forms within Splunk Web beneficial

o Expertise in regular expressions

o Information security solutions development either from an architect or engineering perspective

o Experience with designing and implementing secure networks

o Experience with secure data communications and applications

o Extensive knowledge of current and upcoming IT security technologies

o Knowledge of virtualization technologies

o Bachelor Degree in information technology or associated discipline; or two (2) additional years of experience in a related field for each year of college in lieu of a degree

o On Call duties as assigned

o Authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship now or in the future

Preferred Qualifications

o 8 years of experience in information technology preferred

o Knowledge of Database Management (MySQL, Sybase, Oracle, DB2, MS-SQL), building queries and developing stored procedures

o Solid technical writing skills

o Excellent written and oral communication skills; ability to problem solve with little to no supervision

o Excellent troubleshooting skills