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Travelers Insurance Company Sr. Director Application Security Engineering in Frankfort, Kentucky

Who Are We?

Taking care of our customers, our communities and each other. That’s the Travelers Promise. By honoring this commitment, we have maintained our reputation as one of the best property casualty insurers in the industry for over 160 years. Join us to discover a culture that is rooted in innovation and thrives on collaboration. Imagine loving what you do and where you do it.

Job Category

Technology

Compensation Overview

The annual base salary range provided for this position is a nationwide market range and represents a broad range of salaries for this role across the country. The actual salary for this position will be determined by a number of factors, including the scope, complexity and location of the role; the skills, education, training, credentials and experience of the candidate; and other conditions of employment. As part of our comprehensive compensation and benefits program, employees are also eligible for performance-based cash incentive awards.

Salary Range

$147,800.00 - $243,800.00

Target Openings

1

What Is the Opportunity?

Travelers is seeking a Sr. Director, Application Security Engineering to join our organization as we grow and transform our Technology landscape. This individual will provide direction for application security engineering tasks as well as manage and lead the work of application security engineers. The individual will also plan and execute at a strategic level, lead and influence resources and outcomes, develop security strategy, and lead the implementation of strategy including partnership and collaboration with other teams and organizations.

What Will You Do?

  • Lead a team of Application Security Engineers while role modeling Travelers' leadership behaviors.

  • Provide direction on expert engineering tasks for impactful and high-visibility initiatives.

  • Build and develop discipline-specific capabilities across multiple teams, equipping individuals with the skills, tools, and standard approaches to improve the overall quality of application security engineering practices and skill sets.

  • Assess skill gaps and develop mitigation efforts including training needs.

  • Align work with business priorities to realize meaningful impact.

  • Build collaborative relationships with key leaders and peers across the organization (i.e. Team Leaders, CoEs) to ensure the best use of overall resources.

  • Develop robust talent pipeline. Provide unique opportunities and challenges to each team member to enrich development.

  • Provide technical leadership, foster a team environment, and provide mentorship and feedback to technical resources.

  • Apply knowledge of current industry trends and techniques to formulate solutions within the context of assigned efforts.

  • May assist as an individual contributor to an Agile Product Team (e.g. developing solutions to achieve defined business outcomes) in addition to leading a team.

  • Seek opportunities to expand technical knowledge and capabilities.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

What Will Our Ideal Candidate Have?

  • 7 years of related experience; including insurance / financial services industry experience.

  • Demonstrated experience implementing current technology trends and techniques (e.g., cloud-based solutions leveraging microservices).

What is a Must Have?

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or a related field, or its equivalent in work experience.

  • Five years of security/risk management experience.

  • One year of experience of technical leadership.

What Is in It for You?

  • Health Insurance: Employees and their eligible family members – including spouses, domestic partners, and children – are eligible for coverage from the first day of employment.

  • Retirement: Travelers matches your 401(k) contributions dollar-for-dollar up to your first 5% of eligible pay, subject to an annual maximum. If you have student loan debt, you can enroll in the Paying it Forward Savings Program. When you make a payment toward your student loan, Travelers will make an annual contribution into your 401(k) account. You are also eligible for a Pension Plan that is 100% funded by Travelers.

  • Paid Time Off: Start your career at Travelers with a minimum of 20 days Paid Time Off annually, plus nine paid company Holidays.

  • Wellness Program: The Travelers wellness program is comprised of tools and resources that empower you to achieve your wellness goals. In addition, our Life Balance program provides access to professional counseling services, life coaching and other resources to support your daily life needs. Through Life Balance, you’re eligible for five free counseling sessions with a licensed therapist.

  • Volunteer Encouragement: We have a deep commitment to the communities we serve and encourage our employees to get involved. Travelers has a Matching Gift and Volunteer Rewards program that enables you to give back to the charity of your choice.

Employment Practices

Travelers is an equal opportunity employer. We believe that we can deliver the very best products and services when our workforce reflects the diverse customers and communities we serve. We are committed to recruiting, retaining and developing the diverse talent of all of our employees and fostering an inclusive workplace, where we celebrate differences, promote belonging, and work together to deliver extraordinary results.

If you are a candidate and have specific questions regarding the physical requirements of this role, please send us an email (4-ESU@travelers.com) so we may assist you.

Travelers reserves the right to fill this position at a level above or below the level included in this posting.

To learn more about our comprehensive benefit programs please visit http://careers.travelers.com/life-at-travelers/benefits/ .

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