IT Security Engineer

Zurich NA
30 Jan 2023
08 Feb 2023
Job Type
IT Security
Employer Sector
Technology, IT & Telecoms
Contract Type
Full Time
Zurich Services, LLC (a division of Zurich North America) is currently hiring a Security Engineer within IT Services – Infrastructure and Security Change. This person will report to the North America Security Transformation Lead and can be located remotely. Assist the business in using a risk–based approach to secure IT systems from current and emerging threats during development and maintenance cycles. Implement security technologies to the requirements outlined by stakeholders. Assist in determining security requirements for projects. Perform maintenance and upgrades to existing security technologies. Enhance the technologies as requested by stakeholders. Consult on technical issues and questions surrounding technologies in use within the company. Estimate the cost and determine the delivery approach for security solutions. Provide project management for technology deployments. Job Summary: Plan, analyze, design, and implement global security systems including network monitoring, intrusion detection and prevention, identity management, access control, mobile device management, and data protection. Initiate upgrades to security systems as necessitated by technology availability and maturity, security gaps, emerging threats, business risk and needs, and cost effectiveness. Serve as a primary security contact for projects during the planning, analysis, and design phases of projects. Provide IT security technology and process guidance for the business. Serve as a project manager for enterprise tool implementations, maintain and distribute timely and accurate project updates, monitor project budget, ensure timely delivery against project timelines Provide subject matter expertise on key technologies in use within the IT environment Enhance the Security Group's and reputation by maintaining personal networks with other IT and business units, suppliers, and vendors; participating in professional organizations and acquiring professional certifications; accepting ownership for tasks; providing noticeable business value beyond technical security consultation. Basic Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree and 5 or more years of experience in the Information Security area OR Zurich Cybersecurity Technician Apprentice, including including Cyber Security Certification and 6 or more years of experience in the Information Security area OR High School Diploma or Equivalent and 7 or more years of experience in the Information Security area AND Solution engineering or security architecture experience Project management experience Preferred Qualifications: Security technologies background including knowledge of cloud systems Networking background Adaptable and flexible to learn other technology. Familiarity with project lifecycle and concepts, SDLC, Agile or Waterfall methodology. Requirements review experience, change management, and project planning. ITIL experience and knowledge preferred Strong vendor management skills preferred Systems integration experience preferred Security certification such as CISSP or CISM preferred In–depth, strong problem–solving analytical skills Strong verbal and written communication skills Insurance Industry Experience preferred As a condition of employment at Zurich, employees must adhere to any COVID–related health and safety protocols in place at that time (). A future with Zurich. What can go right when you apply at 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 150 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/vet 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 – Schaumburg Remote Working: Hybrid Schedule: Full Time Linkedin Recruiter Tag: LI–MG1 Nearest Major Market: Chicago