Aetna Security Engineer in Buffalo, New York

Req ID: 44886BR

Candidate is eligible to work from Amherst, NY, Buffalo, NY, Cranberry, PA or Phoenix, AZ. Part-time Telework is available after training (1 day/week WAH).


The Security Analyst proactively protects the confidentiality, integrity and availability of information in the custody of, or processed by, the company. You will be an expert in the Information security area. You will monitor, analyze, improve, administer and maintain secure system access to Aetna internal resources for employees, affiliates and external customers. This is accomplished both by applying existing security policies and standards as well as identifying the need to update and/or create new polices and standards as the risk landscape changes.

Fundamental Components:

Work as part of a global team to maintain security and integrity of corporate data and IT systems through activities including:

-Work with business units and with other risk functions to identify security requirements, using methods that may include security risk and business impact assessments.

Security incident response duties as a member of the Cyber Security Incident Response Team

-Working experience with TCP/IP, firewalls, proxy, intrusion prevention systems (IPS), vulnerability assessment, monitoring tools and email engineering.

-Functional knowledge of Unix and Windows server operating systems

-Represent the security needs of the organization by providing expertise and assistance in all IT projects with regard to security issues.

-Maintain an awareness of security and control issues in emerging technologies.


Minimum 3 years experience in Information Security experience is REQUIRED.

Bachelor's Degree is REQUIRED.

Computer Science, Engineering or a discipline with transferable skills.

Healthcare Industry experience is strongly preferred.

Certifications in any of the following is strongly preferred (CISSP, GSEC, GCIH, GCIA)


The minimum level of education desired for candidates in this position is a Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience.


Security/ is desired


Technical - Security//4-6 Years/

Telework Specifications:

Part-Time Telework (ex: 4 days office-based, 1 days telework)


Aetna is about more than just doing a job. This is our opportunity to re-shape healthcare for America and across the globe. We are developing solutions to improve the quality and affordability of healthcare. What we do will benefit generations to come.

We care about each other, our customers and our communities. We are inspired to make a difference, and we are committed to integrity and excellence.

Together we will empower people to live healthier lives.

Aetna is an equal opportunity & affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of personal characteristics or status. We take affirmative action to recruit, select and develop women, people of color, veterans and individuals with disabilities.

We are a company built on excellence. We have a culture that values growth, achievement and diversity and a workplace where your voice can be heard.

Benefit eligibility may vary by position. Click here to review the benefits associated with this position.

Aetna takes our candidate's data privacy seriously. At no time will any Aetna recruiter or employee request any financial or personal information (Social Security Number, Credit card information for direct deposit, etc.) from you via e-mail. Any requests for information will be discussed prior and will be conducted through a secure website provided by the recruiter. Should you be asked for such information, please notify us immediately.

Job Function: Information Technology