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Information Security Technical Analyst



Established in 2013 and now based in Blackrock, the ITS Dublin Hub delivers best in industry infrastructure and security services across the Zurich Insurance Group. Whether it's with one of our core capabilities such as Cyber Security, or working with our Cloud or Crowdsourcing teams, our customers are our priority. We work hard to deliver our services excellently with our unique talent. We are committed to working with the best and brightest people from the broadest talent pool possible. We believe a diversity of ideas fosters innovation and engagement, allows us to attract the best people, and to develop the best products, services and solutions. Qualified individuals from all walks of life are encouraged to apply. 

Your Role

As an Information Security Technical Analyst your main responsibilities will include, but not necessarily be limited to, the following:

  • Responsible for operating, administering, and serving as a subject matter expert on security tools including but not limited to:
    • Host based IDS and IPS tools
    • Endpoint encryption tools
    • Privileged access management tools
    • Network security tools
    • Data Leakage Prevention tools
    • Application Security tools
    • Defines, monitors, and automates operational tasks
    • Works with matrixed security teams to review significant changes
    • Reviewing configuration changes with regards to security toolsets, testing those changes against customer requirements, and implementing them into production environments
    • Escalation point for change requests for key IT security operational areas, acts as level 3 engineering support
    • Supporting break/fix activities regarding operational stability of security technologies
    • Provide security subject matter expertise, evaluating proposals and recommending available solutions.

Your Skills and Experience

As an Information Security Technical Analyst your skills and qualifications will include: 

  • 5+ years of professional experience
  • Technical competency and acumen
  • Security technology administration knowledge and experience
  • Intermediate information technology knowledge
  • Intermediate security technology administration experience 
  • Relevant security certifications are preferred but not required
  • Basic understanding of audit processes Previous Experience of Data loss Prevention a plus
  • Exposure to business planning, systems analysis and software development
  • Identity and authentication technologies
  • Intermediate understanding of Network security technologies: firewalls, IDS/IPS, VPN, network access control, network segmentation, wireless security, DDoS protection
  • Endpoint protection and endpoint detection and response platforms, security approaches
  • Cloud security concepts 
  • Security logging and monitoring technologies
  • Understanding  of ISO 27001/27002, ITIL, NIST 
  • Written and oral English language proficiency
  • Data Privacy & Compliance 
  • Knowledge of Encryption protocols


  • Effective problem solving and decision-making
  • Strong communications skills - spoken and written
  • Proven ability to work as part of a team
  • Ability to integrate & analyse information
  • Capable of creative & innovative thinking
  • Ability to consistently deliver results
  • Execution – the ability to consistently deliver, time and again
  • Experience working across organizational and geographical boundaries

Additional Information

Primary work location is Dublin. Position is Blackrock-based but occasional travel may be required to other Zurich locations.

If you value an exciting and varied working environment and meet the above requirements, then our recruiter Marie Byrne is looking forward to receiving your application by clicking on the button “Apply online”.


Who we are 

Zurich is one of Ireland's leading insurance companies providing a wide range of general insurance and life insurance products and services. The company employs over 1,000 people across its locations in Dublin and Wexford. 

Zurich is a strong brand. Zurich in Ireland is part of Zurich Insurance Group, a leading multi-line insurer that serves its customers in global and local markets. Our 55,000 employees worldwide form the basis of our success, helping our customers in 210 countries and territories to understand and protect themselves from risk. In order to deliver our services, we offer a competitive compensation package and interesting opportunities for further training & development. As a Zurich employee you benefit from a multitude of advantages as well as a strong culture, characterized by acceptance, diversity and team spirit. 

At Zurich we are an equal opportunity employer. We attract and retain the best qualified individuals available, without regard to race/ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age or disability.

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