Plymouth Rock Assurance

Senior Security Engineer

Job Locations US-MA-Boston
Regular Full-Time

Senior Security Engineer – DevSecOps


Plymouth Rock is searching for a Senior Security Engineer - DevSecOps who will serve as the expert in matters pertaining to application security and cloud security. This individual will collaborate with application development and infrastructure teams to protect against threats to web applications and cloud infrastructure. This role will help ensure secure design, development and deployment of technologies according to leading practices and compliance requirements. This individual will analyze business impact and exposure, based on emerging security threats, vulnerabilities and risks.


Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Contributes to the development and maintenance of the information security strategy
  • Provides guidance and sets standards for secure application development and cloud configurations
  • Collaborates with application development and infrastructure teams to protect web applications and our cloud environment (Via WAF management, and secure cloud configurations (AWS, Azure)
  • Work with engineers to overhaul and develop a security framework for all development and AWS cloud operations
  • Researches, designs and advocates new technologies, architectures and security products
  • Monitors, communicates and troubleshoots security risks/problems
  • Perform other job-related duties as assigned


Qualifications and Education:

  • Experience with Public Cloud Platforms - Architecture and Deployment (AWS, Azure) configuration and administration of security features & services.
  • Experience with implementing WAFs, Botnet protection and OWASP top 10 best practices
  • Familiarity with microservice architectures and cloud-native technologies
  • Ability to meaningfully participate in code reviews and provide security guidance to software development teams.
  • Familiarity with Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery pipelines (CI/CD)
  • Knowledge of application development, cloud and network security methodologies
  • Strong experience in Application Development, DevOps, Agile Methodology
  • Familiarity with product lines such as Veracode, Jenkins, Chef, Puppet
  • Excellent written and verbal skills with public speaking ability
  • Solid report writing skills using Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel
  • Must be willing to work nights or weekends, if necessary
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience
  • A minimum of 5-7 years of experience in a corporate environment


About the Company:


The Plymouth Rock Company and its affiliated group of companies write and manage over $1.7 billion in personal and commercial auto and homeowner’s insurance throughout the Northeast and mid-Atlantic, where we have built an unparalleled reputation for service. We continuously invest in technology, our employees thrive in our empowering environment, and our customers are among the most loyal in the industry. The Plymouth Rock group of companies employs more than 2,000 people and is headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts. Plymouth Rock Assurance Corporation holds an A.M. Best rating of “A-/Excellent”.


We believe that every person is entitled to equal employment opportunities. We do not discriminate against any employee or qualified applicant for employment on the basis of age, race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression or genetic information. In addition, the state in which you work may protect certain other characteristics. We are committed to treating employees fairly and with dignity and respect, and we unconditionally prohibit discrimination in hiring, terminating, promoting, or compensating any employee on the basis of a qualified individual’s membership in any of these protected classes




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