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Senior Security GRC Analyst


Zurich is currently searching for a Senior Security GRC Analyst to work on our Information Security team out of our Zurich North America Headquarters in Schaumburg, IL.


The Senior Security GRC Analyst drives IT risk reduction, security, and compliance while ensuring that IT supports the business objectives of the group. This role will provide security subject matter expertise and guidance to help reduce risk in the environment to align with IT strategy.


The ideal candidate has prior hands-on experience in the area of cyber risk management frameworks and assessment methodologies. 


Additional responsibilities will include conducting vendor and internal risk assessments and ensuring compliance with regulations such as NYDFS.


Basic Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree and 4 or more years of experience in the Data Security area


  • High School Diploma or Equivalent and 6 or more years of experience in the Data Security area


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Strong knowledge of cyber security risk frameworks
  • CISA, CISM, CISSP, or other security certifications
  • Strong knowledge of information security concepts and security trends and practices
  • Advanced analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills using Access, Excel. PowerBI experience would be beneficial. 
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work across business units and geographical boundaries to engage team members
  • Experience with IT security risk assessments, vendor management and audits
  • Experience with leading projects, engaging stakeholders and driving stakeholder management


As a condition of employment at Zurich, employees must adhere to our COVID-related health and safety protocols (https://www.zurichna.com/careers/faq), including, without limitation, a requirement that employees attest as to their vaccination status with a YES/NO, and upload proof of vaccination status, or negative COVID test results when allowable, to a third-party vendor. These are continuously re-evaluated and the requirements may change at any time. 


A future with 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 148 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: Yes

Schedule: Full Time


Linkedin Recruiter Tag: #LI-DR1 

Nearest Major Market: Chicago

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