Information Security Operational Analyst

Schaumburg, Illinois

Zurich is currently searching for an Information Security Operational Analyst to work in our Information Security team that will report to the Cyber Security Senior Manager out of our Zurich North America Headquarters in Schaumburg, IL.

The Operational Analyst will drive IT risk reduction, security, and compliance in support of business objectives. This includes, but is not limited to, conducting 3rd party risk assessments, creating and publishing security awareness content, ensuring compliance with IT Security policies and logging exceptions, providing support for security response processes, control assurance for IT service providers, and providing technical feedback on IT security to internal customers.

In addition, this person may assist in the implementation of information security policies, standards, and programs consistent with local, regional, and global strategy.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree with 0 years of experience OR
  • Associate degree with 2 or more years of experience in the IT Security or IT Operations area OR
  • Zurich Insurance Certified Apprentice including an Associate degree with 2 or more years of experience in the IT Security or the IT Operations area OR
  • High School Diploma or Equivalent with 4 or more years of experience in the IT Security or IT Operations area

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, Network Administration, Network Security or Information Security and Assurance
  • Ability to communicate security-related concepts to technical and non-technical employees
  • Experience with Microsoft Office (especially Excel and PowerPoint)
  • PowerBI experience beneficial
  • Experience with network troubleshooting
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Background in risk assessments, general information security, measuring and assessing IT Security Controls and for providing awareness content
  • Security certifications such as Security +, CISSP, CISA, or CISM
  • Strong knowledge of cyber security risk frameworks such as NIST
  • Ability to work across business units and geographical boundaries to engage team members

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
Employment Sponsorship Offered: No

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