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Senior Security Engineer

Schaumburg, IL Zurich North America

Zurich Services, LLC (a division of Zurich North America) is currently

hiring a Senior Security Engineer within IT Services – Infrastructure and

Security Change. This person will report to the North America Security

Transformation Lead and will be located at Schaumburg, IL North America HQ.

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

  • 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 the System Integration or IT

    Security OR
  • High

    School Diploma or Equivalent and 8 or more years of experience in the

    System Integration or IT Security AND
  • Experience

    in strategic and operational consulting or business systems


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Networking

  • 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 cares

about their employees, customers, stakeholders, and communities they


Imagine working for a values-driven organization

that has the ambition and desire to be the best global insurance provider in

the world.

Zurich is that place where 55,000 employees

across approximately 200 countries and territories are all focused on helping

people and helping companies protect what is truly most important to them. We

are a values-driven organization that takes pride in the work that we do every

day and we have the ambition to be the best global insurer in the


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agencies. Any unsolicited resume will become the property of Zurich American

Insurance. If you are a preferred vendor, please use our Recruiting Agency

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