Cyber Security Engineer (REMOTE)

at GEICO
Published September 24, 2022
Location MARTINS ADD, MD
Category Default  
Job Type Full-time  

Description

Cybersecurity Modern Authentication is presently engaged in numerous initiatives to improve end user experience and service resiliency, while strengthening our security posture and improving governance and compliance. The Cyber Security Engineer will provide critical strategic guidance as the organization modernizes how GEICO utilizes key Identity services within the realm of Azure Active Directory, Conditional Access Policies, Azure Multi-Factor Authentication, Federated Authentication, and Cloud Identity and Access Lifecycle Management.

The ideal Cyber Security Engineer will be well versed in Azure Active Directory capabilities and be able to guide the team to design how to best deliver a secure and seamless process to internal GIECO services. The Cyber Security Engineer will have a desire to work in a dynamic environment, have an excellent work ethic, great communication skills, and be a self-starter. The Cyber Security Engineer must also be a team player with a positive attitude who is motivated to work towards common goals and shared responsibilities.

Responsibilities:

  • Help guide and prioritize the architecture and design of Identity solutions and how they work holistically with other systems, both Identity systems and others within GEICO
  • Provide guidance on the architecture and design of solutions that are highly available and fault tolerant
  • Along with your Scrum Master and Scrum Team members, ensure that the product backlog for each scrum is prioritized properly to meet customer demands
  • Ensure that User Stories are constructed properly and are well defined
  • Participate in development and reporting of proper metrics that measure project progress, as well as metrics that illustrate the efficacy of how the Modern Authentication Scrum is operating within Identity
  • Along with Scrum team members, lead customer-facing and stakeholder engagement
    efforts for Identity
  • Be an advocate for Agile and Scrum
     

Desired Experience:

  • Have an expert-level understanding of Authentication, Authorization, and Auditing as they relate to Identity and Access Management
  • Have an expert-level understanding with Federation principles and protocols, to include SAML and Open ID Connect
  • Have an expert-level understanding with how identities function in various mainstream directories, to include Active Directory, RACF, and Azure Active Directory
  • Have an expert-level understanding with Multifactor Authentication principles and how they can be effectively implemented
  • Have an expert-level understanding with Privileged Access Management principles, to include Least Privilege and Just-In-Time access
  • Perform expert-level security solution design, implementation, and maintenance activities under minimal direction
  • Research and evaluate new security solution, frameworks, and techniques to provide recommendations to the division
  • Provide strategic guidance on identity security gaps and maintain compliance with industry security standards
  • Perform expert-level documentation and maintain and develop solution requirements
  • Mentor less experienced engineers
  • 2+ years advanced experience with industry standard security tools and technologies including: Azure Active Directory, Active Directory, SAML, Open ID Connect, LDAP/Kerberos, ADFS, Multi-Factor Authentication, Password-less Authentication, Single Sign on, Role-based access controls, PKI, DNS, PowerShell, Azure DevOps/VSTS, Agile, Scrum
     

Qualifications:

  • Possess or obtain Security+ certification within 6 months (equivalent or higher cybersecurity certification can be accepted)

Benefits:

At GEICO, we make sure you have the support and resources to leverage and develop your skills, secure your financial future, and take care of your health and well-being. GEICO continually seeks to provide a workplace where everyone can be their authentic self. To help achieve this goal, we support associate-led Employee Resource Groups that foster a true sense of community. Through GEICO’s competitive benefits offerings and various training and development opportunities, we have you covered with our Total Rewards Program* that includes:

  • Premier Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance with no waiting period**
  • Paid Vacation, Sick and Parental Leave
  • 401(k) Plan
  • Tuition Assistance including Direct Billing and Reimbursement payment plan options
  • Paid Training, Licensures, and Certificates

*Benefits may be different by location. Benefit eligibility requirements vary and may include length of service. 

**Coverage begins with the pay period after hire date. Must enroll in New Hire Benefits within 30 days of the date of hire for coverage to take effect.

GEICO is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to cultivating an environment where equal employment opportunities are available to all associates and job applicants regardless of race, color, religious creed, national origin, ancestry, age, gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, familial status, disability or genetic information, in compliance with applicable federal, state and local law. GEICO celebrates diversity and believes it is critical to our success. As such, we are committed to recruit, develop and retain the most talented individuals to join our team.

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