Zurich NA Red Team Consultant, Cyber Security in Schaumburg, Illinois

Red Team Consultant, Cyber Security


Zurich Services LLC (a division of Zurich North America) iscurrently hiring a Red Team Consultant, Cyber Security. This person willwork out of our Schaumburg North America HQ and will report to the Global Headof Cyber Threat Intelligence.

The Red Team Consultant, Cyber Securitywill support Zurich’s Cyber Security mission to protect Zurich’s sensitive dataand critical information systems by examining problems from a differentperspective, asking difficult questions, and challenging the status quo. This will be achieved through the testing ofZurich’s Information Security processes, controls, and people through standardpenetration test assessments and attacker simulation exercises.

Job Responsibilities:

Plan, carry out, and report on penetration tests andattack simulations to identify vulnerabilities in controls, processes, andtraining that increase the risk of the loss of confidentiality, integrity, oravailability of critical information systems.

Basic Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree with 5or more years of professional experience in Cyber Security OR

  • High School Diploma orequivalent with 7 or more years of professional experience in Cyber Security

  • Experience working acrossbusiness units and/or geographic boundaries

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Shell scripting orautomation of tasks using Perl, Python, Ruby, Powershell, bash, etc.


  • Strong knowledge of information security concepts and security trendsand practices

  • Experience in webapplication development

  • Experience with opensource & off-the-shelf software for penetration testing such as Nmap,Nessus, Metasploit, Kali Linux, Burp Suite, etc.

  • Experience as a WindowsServer Administrator or Linux/Unix system administrator

  • Strong analytic skills

  • Strong critical thinkingskills

  • Ability to view problemsfrom many perspectives and find creative solutions

  • Passion for learning andfiguring out how things work

  • Strong written &verbal communications skills (English)

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

Imagine working for a values-driven organization that has theambition and desire to be the best global insurance provider in the world.

Zurich is that place where 55,000 employees across approximately200 countries and territories are all focused on helping people and helpingcompanies protect what is truly most important to them. We are a values-drivenorganization that takes pride in the work that we do every day and we have theambition to be the best global insurer in the world.

EOE Disability / Veterans

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

Primary Location: United States-Illinois-Schaumburg

Schedule Full-time

Travel Yes, 10 % of the Time

Relocation Available Yes

Job Posting 03/13/18

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 180001ZS