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Senior Cybersecurity Specialist - Financial Compliance

Liberty Mutual

Liberty Mutual

Accounting & Finance, Legal
Plano, TX, USA · United States · Columbus, OH, USA · Columbus, OH, USA · Boston, MA, USA · Boston, MA, USA · Portsmouth, NH, USA · Portsmouth, VA, USA · Indianapolis, IN, USA · Remote
Posted on Thursday, April 4, 2024

Senior Cybersecurity Specialist - Financial Compliance

Job Locations US-Remote | US-OH-Columbus | US-MA-Boston | US-NH-Portsmouth | US-IN-Indianapolis | US-TX-Plano
Position Type
Minimum Salary
USD $91,800.00/Yr.
Maximum Salary
USD $171,100.00/Yr.
Typical Starting Salary
$106,900 to $149,600
Flexible Time Off Annual Accrual - days

Pay Philosophy

The typical starting salary range for this role is determined by a number of factors including skills, experience, education, certifications and location. The full salary range for this role reflects the competitive labor market value for all employees in these positions across the national market and provides an opportunity to progress as employees grow and develop within the role. Some roles at Liberty Mutual have a corresponding compensation plan which may include commission and/or bonus earnings at rates that vary based on multiple factors set forth in the compensation plan for the role.


Senior Cybersecurity Specialist – Financial Compliance GRC

At Liberty Mutual Insurance, we believe progress happens when people feel secure. Our Cybersecurity Specialists form a diverse team of security professionals who are collectively responsible for improving the overall security posture of the organization. They evaluate and manage risks, test the effectiveness and completeness of security controls, and partner with teams across the company to optimize our security posture while ensuring the business is able to innovate. Cybersecurity specialists must continually adapt to stay ahead of a dynamic threat landscape. We are expected to continually learn and grow. This is not a passive career opportunity, but rather one that requires a passion for security and rigor to protect our business.

Our Cybersecurity Governance, Risk, and Compliance (cGRC) organization manages IT compliance and cybersecurity risk supported by an integrated set of products and services that support the lifecycle of our assessment functions. From design and documentation of controls, to testing and assessment of our enterprise and information systems, to consulting on and validation of issues and remediations, we partner with teams across the company to understand their business drivers and optimize security practices in relation to external/regulatory drivers, cybersecurity frameworks, and organizational risk posture.

As a Senior Cybersecurity Specialist, you would be a member of an agile team that is focused on how to maintain and iterate Cybersecurity policies and standards, evaluate control effectiveness, and comply with emerging laws and regulations at the scale and speed necessary to protect Liberty Mutual data. Under limited supervision and general direction, you will support the assurance programs responsible for evaluating, assisting with delivery, and reporting results of our cybersecurity regulatory and contractual requirements in addition to supporting the issues management service a responsible for treatment plan consulting, remediation effort progress reporting, and closure validation for findings that result from application assessment and control testing conducted by teams.

About the job:

  • Evaluates and assesses IT processes and controls for financial compliance to regulatory requirements (ex: Model Audit Rule and AICPA) and contractual obligations.
  • Partners with stakeholders and customers across the Enterprise to effectively and efficiently communicate requirements and collect audit evidence.
  • Proactively identifies and resolves identified issues within controls framework and testing.
  • Delivers and assists other team members in evaluation of control design and operating effectiveness, and in identifying any control gaps as it relates to the financial compliance program.
  • Advises on process improvements or issues identified in controls and recommends solutions specific to people, process, and technology.
  • Effectively communicates technical and non-technical content to diverse audiences.

The Ideal Candidate Will have:

  • Ability to assess technology and processes to determine risks, impacts, and relationships with corresponding authoritative sources and frameworks in order to provide guidance for documentation of appropriate content. Controls testing experience.
  • Knowledge and experience working with; cybersecurity controls, IT auditing, risk and regulatory assessment best practices, cybersecurity and compliance frameworks such as CIS Controls, NIST CSF, ISO 27001, PCAOB (SOX) and AICPA regulations, Model Audit Rule (MAR), SSAE18 SOC 1, COBIT, International Financial Services and Insurance regulatory landscape and willingness to learn about regulatory assessments in the financial services or other regulated industries is a plus.
  • Working knowledge and practice of IT controls assessment/ testing, including: planning, management, and issues identification and reporting.
  • Highly collaborative with peers and customers on a technical and professional level and driven to improve service and engagement models.
  • Ability to understand and align business drivers in relation to compliance considerations.
  • Ability to scope and integrate control frameworks and regulatory requirements into enterprise controlsand advise on control design to meet cybersecurity risk and compliance needs.
  • Knowledge of Agile practices and experience working with scrum teams.

Strong negotiation, facilitation and consensus building skills; strong oral and written communication skills; strategic and holistic thinking; able to present to senior contributors and management.



  • Bachelors or Master’s degree in technical discipline or equivalent experience
  • Generally 5+ years of professional experience
  • Highly proficient in security, risk and compliance concepts, processes and able to execute existing patterns.
  • Highly capable consultative skills, including the ability to understand and assist in applying customer requirements.
  • Knowledge of and experience with cybersecurity control, program, and risk frameworks such as CIS Controls, NIST CSF, ISO 27001, PCAOB (SOX) and AICPA regulations, Model Audit Rule (MAR), SSAE18 SOC 1 and relevant global frameworks preferred.
  • Strong collaboration, prioritization, and adaptability skills required.
  • Independent analytical thinking; thinking out of the box.
  • Highly collaborative with peers, customers, and stakeholders on a technical and professional level and driven to improve service and engagement models.
  • Ability to effectively communicate with all organizational levels.
  • Organized and detail oriented.
  • Ability to understand, interpret, and align requirements to corresponding IT policies and related content.
  • Strong negotiation, facilitation and consensus building skills; strong oral and written communication skills; ability to present to senior contributors and management.

About Us

At Liberty Mutual, our purpose is to help people embrace today and confidently pursue tomorrow. That's why we provide an environment focused on openness, inclusion, trust and respect. Here, you'll discover our expansive range of roles, and a workplace where we aim to help turn your passion into a rewarding profession.

Liberty Mutual has proudly been recognized as a "Great Place to Work" by Great Place to Work® US for the past several years. We were also selected as one of the "100 Best Places to Work in IT" on IDG's Insider Pro and Computerworld's 2020 list. For many years running, we have been named by Forbes as one of America's Best Employers for Women and one of America's Best Employers for New Graduates as well as one of America's Best Employers for Diversity. To learn more about our commitment to diversity and inclusion please visit: https://jobs.libertymutualgroup.com/diversity-inclusion

We value your hard work, integrity and commitment to make things better, and we put people first by offering you benefits that support your life and well-being. To learn more about our benefit offerings please visit: https://LMI.co/Benefits

Liberty Mutual is an equal opportunity employer. We will not tolerate discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, age, disability, veteran's status, pregnancy, genetic information or on any basis prohibited by federal, state or local law.


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