Zurich NA Cloud Security Engineer in Schaumburg, Illinois

Cloud Security Engineer


Zurich is currently searching for a Cloud Security Engineer to work in our Information Security team unit that will report to the ZNA Chief Information Security Officer out of our Zurich North America Headquarters in Schaumburg, IL.

The Cloud Security Engineer drives IT risk reduction, security, and compliance while ensuring that IT supports the business objectives of the group. This role will recommend and evaluate security controls and develop cloud security governance processes and procedures. She/He will also oversee policy, standards, and project implementations consistent with local, regional, and global strategy. The ideal candidate has prior experience in the area of cloud computing services, cloud security controls, vulnerability management, and identity and access management.

The Cloud Security Engineer will also support complex projects to identify and align business and technical security requirements, participate in supplier assurance management, and provide technical expertise on IT security to internal business and technical customers. This role will provide thought leadership and engage with IT stakeholders to ensure alignment with local business goals, and will support other cross-pillar information security teams in the execution of policy enforcement and global information security initiatives to reduce IT risks.

In addition, this role partners with local stakeholders in functions such as Privacy, Legal, Risk, Compliance, Audit, and other business areas. Additional responsibilities will include conducting vendor and internal risk assessments and ensuring compliance with regulations such as NYDFS.

Client Internally Focused - The job’s core deliverables rely on delivering service to internal clients, usually at the line manager or employee level. May involve sharing subject matter expertise to others in the organization or supporting others in their efforts to deliver on our promise.

Basic Qualifications:

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

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

  • Experience working across business units and/or geographic boundaries

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Strong knowledge of information security concepts, tools, trends and practices

  • Experience with Azure Security Center and Amazon Web Services security configurations

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

  • Advanced analytical and problem solving skills

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

  • Active security certifications such as CISSP, CISA, or CISM.

  • Experience with privacy or data security regulations such as NYDFS Cyber, SOX, HIPAA, PCI-DSS, etc.

  • Experience with IT governance or security frameworks such as NIST CSF, COBIT, ISO 27001, etc.

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

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

Relocation Assistance Available

Imagine working for a company that truly cares about their employees, customers, stakeholders, and communities they serve.

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 world.

EOE Disability / Veterans

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Primary Location: United States-Illinois-Schaumburg

Schedule Full-time

Travel Yes, 5 % of the Time

Relocation Available Yes

Job Posting 07/13/18

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 180005SB

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.