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Senior Information Security Engineer

Primary Location: Hartford, Connecticut
Additional Locations: CT-Hartford
** Office based can be located in Hartford CT, Phoenix AZ, Cranberry PA or Chicago IL**
Design, deploy and manage security technology in order to control risk to Aetna's internal resources in accordance with established corporate security policy. Understand industry threats and the methods to apply appropriate controls. Provide rapid response requests for security assistance.

Aetna's IT Hygiene team focuses on maturing capabilities in vulnerability management, asset management, and configuration management. The Sr Information Security Engineer will focus on all three capabilities and contribute in meeting IT Hygiene program objectives. In addition, this position will work closely with internal IT organizations, including affiliates, to implement technologies and manage adherence to control standards and security policies, including cloud-based on-boarding. In this position, the individual will focus on maturing IT Hygiene management practices for various asset types including servers, network equipment, and desktops.

Fundamental Components:
  • Contribute in the development and maturity of IT Hygiene control requirements
  • Partner with infrastructure teams and affiliates to implement processes and technology to support control requirements - Maintain control standard requirements
  • Measure effectiveness of each control through Key Performance Indicators, Key Risk Indicators, Metrics
  • Champion improvements that can be made to the program to increase maturity - Drive the implementation of asset management techniques to be embedded in core IT processes partnering closely with Infrastructure organizations
  • Proactively identifying opportunities to mature processes and control requirements
  • Lead Proof of Concepts (POC) for technology supporting the advancement of asset management and IT Hygiene control requirements
  • Seek to understand changes in the threat landscape that may trigger changes to control requirements

Background Experience:
  • Proven experience driving implementation of a tool or process
  • Ability to be a self-starter - Strong written and verbal communication
  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) or equivalent certification desired, not required

Required Skills:
Leadership - Collaborating for Results, Technology - Justifying the Business Case, Technology - Selecting and Applying Technology Solutions

Desired Skills:
Leadership - Anticipating and Innovating, Leadership - Collaborating for Results

Functional Skills:
Information Technology - Security

Technology Experience:
System Management - Information Security Management

Potential Telework Position:

Percent of Travel Required:
0 - 10%

EEO Statement:
Aetna is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer

Benefit Eligibility:
Benefit eligibility may vary by position. Click here to review the benefits associated with this position.

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Aetna takes our candidate's data privacy seriously. At no time will any Aetna recruiter or employee request any financial or personal information (Social Security Number, Credit card information for direct deposit, etc.) from you via e-mail. Any requests for information will be discussed prior and will be conducted through a secure website provided by the recruiter. Should you be asked for such information, please notify us immediately.

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