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Senior Security Consultant


Zurich is currently searching for a Senior Security Consultant to work in our Information Security team reporting to the ZNA Chief Information Security Officer out of our Zurich North America Headquarters in Schaumburg, IL.


The Senior Security Consultant drives IT risk reduction, security, and compliance while ensuring that IT supports the business objectives of the group.  This role will oversee the vulnerability management program which includes patch management, firewall policy review and exception management.  Provide security subject matter expertise and guidance to help reduce risk in the environment to align with IT strategy.


The ideal candidate has prior hands-on experience in the area of patching, vulnerability management, firewall management, and networking.


Additional responsibilities will include conducting vendor and internal risk assessments and ensuring compliance with regulations such as NYDFS.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree and 5 or more years of experience in the Data Security area

  • High School Diploma or equivalent and 7 or more years of experience in the Data Security area

  • Experience working across business units and/or geographic boundaries


Preferred Qualifications:

  • CISSP or other technical security or IT systems certifications
    Strong knowledge of information security concepts and security trends and practices

  • Experience with Vulnerability Management tools (Qualys / Nexpose / Nessus)

  • Experience with operating system and application patching

  • Understanding of networks

  • Experience with reviewing policies and assessment of risk of firewalls

  • Advanced analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Strong Microsoft Office skills using Access and Excel

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to work across business units and geographical boundaries to engage team members

  • Experience with IT security risk assessments, vendor management and audits

  • Experience with leading projects, engaging stakeholders, and driving stakeholder management

  • Experience with governance, risk, and compliance


As a condition of employment at Zurich, employees must adhere to our COVID-related health and safety protocols (https://www.zurichna.com/careers/faq), including, without limitation, a requirement that employees attest as to their vaccination status with a YES/NO, and upload proof of vaccination status, or negative COVID test results when allowable, to a third-party vendor. These are continuously re-evaluated and the requirements may change at any time. 


A future with Zurich

Now is the time to move forward and make a difference. At Zurich, we want you to share your unique perspectives, experiences and ideas so we can grow and drive sustainable change together. As part of a leading global organization, Zurich North America has over 148 years of experience managing risk and supporting resilience. Today, Zurich North America is a leading provider of commercial property-casualty insurance solutions and a wide range of risk management products and services for businesses and individuals. We serve more than 25 industries, from agriculture to technology, and we insure 90% of the Fortune 500®. Our growth strategy is not limited to our business. As an employer, we strive to provide ongoing career development opportunities, and we foster an environment where voices are diverse, behaviors are inclusive, actions drive equity, and our people feel a sense of belonging. Be a part of the next evolution of the insurance industry. Join us in building a brighter future for our colleagues, our customers and the communities we serve. Zurich maintains a comprehensive employee benefits package for employees as well as eligible dependents and competitive compensation. Please click here to learn more.


As a global company, Zurich recognizes the diversity of our workforce as an asset. We recruit talented people from a variety of backgrounds with unique perspectives that are truly welcome here. Taken together, diversity and inclusion bring us closer to our common goal: exceeding our customers’ expectations. Zurich does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender expression, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status. EOE Disability/Veterans 


Zurich does not accept unsolicited resumes from search firms or employment agencies. Any unsolicited resume will become the property of Zurich American Insurance. If you are a preferred vendor, please use our Recruiting Agency Portal for resume submission. 


Location(s): AM - Remote Work (US)

Remote Working:

Schedule: Full Time


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