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MassMutual Web Application Firewall Engineer in Topeka, Kansas

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 Network Security Engineer to join our Network Security Engineering team.

Why we need you.

We’re growing and our clients deserve the best. As a Network Security Engineer you’ll have an opportunity to be on the cutting edge of delivery and operational efforts within the Network Security space with a focus on BotNet Security at MassMutual. 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?

  • Assist in Implementing and utilizing 'best-in-class' technologies and frameworks to drive continuous improvement in our security posture.

  • Help drive and improve MassMutual’s Cyber Security posture to limit exposure to risks and areas of exploitation

  • Demonstrated passion and talent for aligning security architecture, plans, controls, processes, policies and procedures with security standards and operational goals.

  • Act as a subject matter expert for BotNet detection, control and mitigation

  • Innovation: Continually look within and beyond their job, anticipating business needs and opportunities

What your days and weeks will include.

  • Implement software that helps to notify of intrusions, and watch out for irregular system behavior.

  • Carry out security measures to monitor and protect sensitive data and systems from infiltration and cyber-attacks.

  • Engineering, implementing and monitoring security measures for the protection of computer systems, networks and information

  • Identifying and defining system security requirements

  • Ability to communicate network security issues to peers and management

  • Help in educating the workforce on information security through training and building awareness.

  • Interact with Enterprise Architecture and take guidance from established security architectures and practices

  • Resilience: Adapt and thrive in complex, uncertain and changing situations.

The skills that make you a great fit.

  • 8 or more years of experience in information security and technical concepts

  • Hands on experience in security systems, including firewalls, intrusion detection systems, anti-virus software, authentication systems, log management, content filtering

  • Working knowledge of Botnet protection including configuration and management of related tools

  • Experience with network focused security, technologies, and monitoring tools

  • Familiarity with web technologies such as web applications, services, SOA, etc.

  • Working knowledge of network and web related protocols

  • Demonstrable awareness of the latest trends relating to network and web security issues, techniques, and protocols

  • Experience with WAF configuration and DDOS mitigation

  • Deep knowledge of SumoLogic or similar SIEM

  • Proficiency with scripting and programming languages such as Python and Java

  • Practical knowledge of cloud hosted Security platforms

  • Solid Threat Vulnerability Risk knowledge

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills; ability to problem solve with little to no supervision

  • Excellent troubleshooting skills

  • Looks for and finds ways to improve operations

  • Ability to work east coast hours

  • Ability to travel once a quarter to Boston, MA; Springfield, MA & NY,NY

Target job salary $102,800.00 - $178,800.00 USD Annual



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.

If you need an accommodation to complete the application process, please contact us (talentacquisition@massmutual.com) and share the specifics of the assistance you need.