Zurich NA Senior Security Engineer in Schaumburg, Illinois

Senior Security Engineer


Zurich Services, LLC (a division of Zurich North America) is currentlyhiring a Senior Security Engineer within IT Services – Infrastructure andSecurity Change. This person will report to the North America SecurityTransformation Lead and can be located in one of three locations - Schaumburg, IL; Caledonia, MI; Oklahoma City, OK.

Assist the business in using a risk based approach to secure ITsystems from current and emerging threats during development and maintenancecycles. Implement security technologies to the requirements outlined bystakeholders. Assist in determining security requirements for projects. Performmaintenance and upgrades to existing security technologies. Enhance thetechnologies as requested by stakeholders. Consult on technical issues andquestions surrounding technologies in use within the company. Estimatethe cost and determine the delivery approach for security solutions. Provideproject 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:

  • Bachelors Degree and 6 or more years of experience in IT project leadership or IT Security OR

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent and 8 or more years of experience in IT project leadership or IT Security

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 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

Imagine working for a company that truly caresabout their employees, customers, stakeholders, and communities theyserve.

Imagine working for a values-driven organizationthat has the ambition and desire to be the best global insurance provider inthe world.

Zurich is that place where 55,000 employeesacross approximately 200 countries and territories are all focused on helpingpeople and helping companies protect what is truly most important to them. Weare a values-driven organization that takes pride in the work that we do everyday and we have the ambition to be the best global insurer in theworld.

EOE disability/vets

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Primary Location: United States-Illinois-Schaumburg

Other Locations: United States-Oklahoma-Oklahoma City, United States-Michigan-Caledonia

Schedule Full-time

Travel Yes, 5 % of the Time

Relocation Available Yes

Job Posting 08/13/18

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 1800019X

It is the Policy of Zurich in North America, as an equal opportunity employer, to attract and retain the best-qualified individuals available, without regard to race/ethnicity, color, religion, gender expression, genetic information, national origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, age, disability or protected veteran status.