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Cyber & Technology Risk Specialist


Job Overview

Zurich Insurance Company is looking for a Cyber & Technology Risk Specialist to support our Operational Risk Management team. You will be responsible for delivering high-quality risk assessments and reports with senior management visibility, contributing to provide risk insights with focus on Cyber and Technology risk and general risk management know how.

Your Role

As a Cyber & Technology Risk Specialist your main responsibilities will include, but not necessarily be limited to, the following:

  • Facilitating risk assessments and deep dive reviews, which includes preparing high-quality and insightful risk assessment scenarios 
  • Compiling high-quality risk reports for decision taking by management, which includes performing research on industry good practices and emerging risks in the space of Cyber- and Technology risk
  • Acting as trusted advisor, providing independent challenge and risk insights in support of achieving business objectives 
  • Supporting in implementing lean and effective risk and control frameworks
  • Developing tangible risk and guidance to enable local risk functions of business units to effectively and efficiently assess and address risks related to cyber- and technology (inclusive emerging technologies) and general operational risk management
  • Actively participating in relevant initiatives to help Zurich advance in its risk management practices 

Your Skills and Experience

As a Cyber & Technology Risk Specialist your skills and qualifications will include: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in analytical field of study (e.g. computer science, mathematics) or similar field (e.g., law enforcement)
  • 3-5 years of experience in the field of information technology, cyber protection, cloud computing, software development, emerging technology and consulting 
  • Solid understanding of the current risk landscape linked to the technology and digitalization risks, e.g., process and technology risks, cyber protection and threat intelligence
  • Maintaining related professional certifications would be preferable
  • Deep working knowledge on industry good practice in the area of technology and operational risk management
  • Strong understanding of operational risk management practices and frameworks
  • Experience in working with large data sets, analysis, creating data visualizations
  • Experienced in working within global teams and organizations and delivery through a vertically integrated working environment
  • Excellent communication and writing skills in English 

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 Joanne Lynam 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 – with our 53,000 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 our employees flexible working models 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 foster a culture of diversity and inclusion. Our purpose and values are designed to protect, inspire confidence and help our employees reach their full potential. We value and defend what is right and promote opportunities for equity among our professionals, regardless of gender, disability, LGBTQ +, race, ethnicity, generations, belief, etc. Join Zurich and be part of this culture. Together we are committed to delivering on our purpose - Let’s Create a Brighter Future Together!








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