Application Security Admin 2

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Technology and Digital
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Ohio Farmers Insurance Co
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21000065 Requisition #

Build your future, while protecting theirs.

 

You will be challenged. Rewarded. And valued for your unique experience, background and perspective.  Join a team where hard work pays off and original thinking is celebrated. As you build your future at Westfield, you will quickly learn that protecting our customer’s future is at the heart of what we do. We deliver on our promise to help restore lives and rebuild businesses when the unexpected happens. Building relationships has been part of our culture since 1848.

 

Be a part of a team that recognizes and appreciates those who take initiative, seek opportunity, and strive for innovation in a changing world. Westfield’s IT organization is focused on enabling the company’s strategic priorities in collaboration with our business partners.  We continue to transform and evolve with the business as we deliver new solutions to meet their needs.  We leverage a mix of building new solutions using trailblazing new technologies and integration with top industry software products.  Our innovative work is made possible by the stability of a company with a 170+ year history.

 

Application Security Admin 2 Job Summary

Location:  Westfield Center, OH Home Office

Salary Range:  $93,106 – $121,038

 

The Application Security Administrator 2, working under minimal supervision, is a hands-on role that works closely with application development and support teams to implement application security best practices, perform software reviews, conduct security testing and identify/remediate application security vulnerabilities for the enterprise. The Application Security Administrator 2 participates in asset ownership for the suite of single sign on security tools and other identity federation technologies.  The Application Security Administrator 2 will serve as a subject matter expert for less experienced Application Security Administrators on issues and/or provides experience that requires advanced technical troubleshooting or design.

 

Essential Functions (primary functions and/or reasons the job exists in order of importance)

  1. Working under minimal supervision, provides advanced systems administrative support for the installed web application security, single sign on and identity federation tools.
  2. Support and manage security solutions for internally built applications and vendor applications to allow for secure exchange of business data and identity.
  3. Investigates/troubleshoots/remediates user-to-system and system-to-system access for Westfield’s web-based application environment.
  4. Works with application teams to integrate and support applications utilizing supported security technologies and established design patterns.
  5. Acts in a project management capacity as a resource in small to medium level complexity projects, as directed.
  6. Performs routine maintenance for application security software to include quarterly patches and software upgrades following Westfield’s standard change management best practice. 
  7. Participates in business continuity activities for the team and ensures security standards are met.
  8. Serves in a hands-on role that works closely with application development and support teams to implement application security best practices, perform complex software reviews, conduct security testing and identify/remediate complex application security vulnerabilities for the enterprise.
  9. Support and implement process and/or system improvement activities with the immediate team and/or group.
  10. Provides a high level of personal integrity, reflecting the appropriate level of judgment as it pertains to security with the ability to professionally handle confidential matters.
  11. Provides support for application security, single sign on and identity federations, assisting with coordination of system tuning, load testing, and capacity planning.
  12. As directed, may provide subject matter expertise, training, technical assistance, and support to other Application Security Administrators.
  13. Participates in required rotational on-call 24x7 support for off shift, weekends and holidays, as needed.
  14. Travels occasionally in order to participate in special assignments, training, and/or travel between office locations.

 

Desired Qualifications/Experience/Certification/Education (in order of importance)

  1. 5+ years of IT experience.
  2. 2+ years of experience with Enterprise LDAP systems and/or integration tools.
  3. Experience in web or mobile application security.
  4. Experience implementing and engineering application security policies and standards (e.g. Web Services, SSO, LDAP, Federation)
  5. Experience with web application security, single sign on and identity federation tools (e.g. IBM Security Access Manager, Federation Identity Manager, WebSeal, SecureAuth, Ping Identity, Oracle Enterprise Single Sign-On, CA SiteMinder)
  6. Experience with web services (e.g. REST, SOAP).
  7. Experience leading and coordinating enterprise wide infrastructure projects as it relates to application security.
  8. Knowledge of Enterprise Operating Systems (Linux, Windows) and web application platforms such as WebSphere Application Server.
  9. Proven ability to work on high risk and complex integrated assignments.
  10. Demonstrates strong analysis skills necessary to handle all aspects of tasks required; including analytical skills, problem solving skills, and information gathering skills.
  11. Knowledge of cloud-based infrastructures and how they affect security needs
  12. Experience in maintaining application infrastructure; software upgrades, patches, migration etc.
  13. Understanding of cryptographic processes (key management, seeding and PKI).
  14. Demonstrated knowledge of information security principles and standards, web applications and a level of familiarity with malicious code and common techniques used by hackers.
  15. Excellent oral and written communication skills and the ability to self-manage.
  16. Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or related field OR commensurate work experience.
  17. Valid driver’s license and a driving record that conforms to company standards.

 

Physical Requirements (specific to the role)

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. 

  • Ability to work effectively in an office environment for 40+ hours per week (including sitting, standing, and working on a computer for extended periods of time).
  • Ability to communicate effectively in a collaborative work environment utilizing various technologies such as:  telephone, computer, web, voice, teleconferencing, e-mail, etc.
  • Ability to travel as required.
  • Ability to operate an automobile within the parameters of the driving policy.
  • Required rotational on-call support.

 

This job description describes the general nature and level of work performed in this role. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, skills, responsibilities, knowledge, etc. These may be subject to change and additional functions may be assigned as needed by management.

 

We are an equal opportunity employer/minority/female/disability/protected veteran.

 

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We are an equal opportunity employer/minority/female/disability/protected veteran.

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