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Security Data Analytics Lead

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General Re Corporation, a subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway Inc., is a holding company for global reinsurance and related operations, with more than 2,000 employees worldwide. Its direct reinsurance companies conduct business as Gen Re.

Gen Re delivers reinsurance solutions to the Life/Health and Property/Casualty insurance industries. Represented in all major reinsurance markets through a network of more than 40 offices, we have earned superior financial strength ratings from each of the major rating agencies.

Gen Re currently offers an excellent opportunity for a Security Data Analytics Lead in our Stamford, CT office.

Your Role

Lead programming, development, and implementation of data security systems and practices that adapt to changing data security threats in accordance with industry information security standards. Design threat analytics and controls, and optimize effectiveness of security information and event management (SIEM) operations, using statistical and machine learning methods. Build, maintain, and optimize scalable big data applications for cyber threat detection, including Splunk Big Data Analytics and Splunk Enterprise Security. Develop custom applications and technical add-ons for Splunk Big Data Analytics, and coordinate integration of security data with Splunk Enterprise Security. Monitor and secure cloud infrastructures, including Azure, Amazon Web Services, and Rackspace, and automate the development, deployment, and maintenance of security system infrastructure using Ansible, Vagrant, and Docker software applications and DevOps software development practices. Perform threat modeling and identification methods to identify data compromises and missing security data sources. Develop and assess user behavior analytics, and design security and risk analytics dashboards, to identify data patterns and anomalies. Monday-Friday, 40 hours/week, 9am‑5pm.

 

Requirements

Must have a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering, or a closely related field plus 5 years of progressively responsible post-baccalaureate data security experience in the finance or insurance industry, OR a master’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering, or a closely related field plus 3 years of data security experience in the finance or insurance industry.

Of the required experience, must have at least 3 years of experience in each of the following:

  • Working hands-on with data security infrastructures, including DLP, SIEM, and log aggregation correlation technologies;
  • Leveraging statistical and machine learning methods to conduct data security threat analytics and design security controls; and
  • Evaluating user behavior analytics and designing security and risk analytics dashboards.

Of the required experience, must have at least 2 years of experience in each of the following:

  • Designing threat models and threat identification methods;
  • Using Splunk Big Data Analytics and Enterprise Security solutions, back to front;
  • Crafting custom applications and technology add-ons for Splunk software solutions;
  • Creating data models and designing correlation searches;
  • Programing and scripting in Python, Ruby, and Powershell; and
  • Practicing enterprise data security in accordance with NIST and ISO 27000 security practice standards.

Must have at least one of the following certifications: (ISC)2 Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), SANS GIAC Information Security Professional (GISP), GIAC-Security Expert (GSE), or GIAC Certified Enterprise Defender (GCED).

How to apply: Apply by e-mail, referencing Job Code KBGFJG59622-3, Attention: Linda Dalesio, VP, Regional HR Manager, LDALESIO@genre.com.

Contact:

Linda Dalesio, Human Resources
ldalesio@genre.com

Our Address

120 Long Ridge Road
Stamford, CT 06902 (US)

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