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MassMutual Cyber Data Protection Engineer in Boston, Massachusetts

Do you want to be part of a team that encourages your growth, supports your ambitions, and makes it a priority for you to reach your goals? Is helping people part of who you are? At MassMutual, we help millions of people find financial freedom, offer financial protection and plan for the future. We do this by building trust with our customers by being knowledgeable problem solvers and prioritize their needs above all else. We Live Mutual.

If this sounds like a fit, we’re looking to hire a Cyber Data Security/ Data Loss Prevention Engineer

Why we need you.

As the digital world grows, so does the need to keep all of MassMutual’s data secure. The Cyber Data Security Engineering team is on the forefront of how we keep all our data safe. As part of this team, you will help choose, architect, implement, and maintain the right DLP\CASB solutions to maximize the effectiveness of deployed applications ensuring MassMutual is protected.

As a Cyber Data Protection Engineer, you will have responsibility for providing security technology across multiple business areas. You will be expected to contribute to initiatives across our Enterprise Cyber Security organization and work on priority-driven items which change based on need.

In this role, as well as all roles within MassMutual, you will demonstrate accountability, agility, a dedication to be inclusive, a strong business acumen, and will show courage, even in the most difficult situations. We also highly value strong communication skills, a passion for learning, leadership traits, resilience, and self-awareness.

What success looks like.

  • Advise leadership on DLP policy creation for protecting sensitive data. This includes testing and assuring new policies, agent deployments, new functionality prior to implementation, revise currently deployed policies to reduce false positives and help manage exceptions.

  • Ability to develop, enhance, and maintain data security and protection platforms according to business need. This includes but is not limited to designing, developing, implementing, and maintaining systems, across multiple hardware and software platforms in a hybrid environment

  • Be an active participant in the evolution from rules & policies to event-driven DLP. This links DLP and user behavior analytics, and risk scoring for individual users based on their usage patterns, the applications, and the data they normally interact with.

What your days and weeks will include.

  • Translate business requirements, specifications, and generalized needs into product offerings including rules, monitors, alerts, and playbooks

  • Provide security control enhancements recommendations based on regulatory and best practice procedures

  • Operate and solve issues in modern virtualized, on-prem, cloud, and hybrid environments

  • Work in collaborative team environment utilizing Agile development methodologies and principles, mentoring teammates, and learning cross functional skills to support a range of technologies as a product offering

  • Lead incident response activities in any environment (production, test, development, etc.).

  • Contribute to the creation of key performance indicators (KPI) and data drive reporting that can foster a continuous improvement and a “what gets measured gets done” environment.

The skills that make you a great fit.

  • Bachelor's degree

  • 3 years of experience working in the IT industry

  • Hands on experience with Data Loss Prevention technologies and capabilities

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Experience and confidence with communicating with and presenting to senior leadership

  • 8 years of experience working in the IT industry is preferred

  • Experience in financial services or consulting organizations preferred

  • CISPP, CISM or equivalent certification is a plus

  • Experience working with response teams for security/ DLP investigations is a plus

  • Working knowledge of SQL and other Scripting languages (PowerShell, Python, etc) is a plus

MassMutual is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer Minority/Female/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Individual with Disability/Protected Veteran. We welcome all persons to apply. Note: Veterans are welcome to apply, regardless of their discharge status.

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