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Senior Cyber Risk Consultant


Zurich Resilience Solutions is seeking a Senior Cyber Risk Consultant to join our fast-growing team, with a focus on cyber security program assessment and improvement. This role will be based in the Los Angeles metropolitan area.

This will be an important customer-focused role within the Zurich Resilience Solutions cybersecurity consulting team. Our team of information security experts provides cyber risk guidance to customers and internal business partners. The main responsibilities of this role will be delivering fee-based cybersecurity consulting services, including leading medium-term consulting engagements to help customers improve their risk profiles, specifically:


  • You will use your technical knowledge and experience to develop an understanding of the customer’s cyber vulnerabilities, cybersecurity defenses, business continuity preparedness, and other critical security risk management practices, as guided by industry standards (such as NIST Cybersecurity Framework, and others). Ultimately you will produce a comprehensive report with pragmatic recommendations for risk improvement.
  • In other cases, you will serve to guide customers through accomplishing these objectives, which can include incident response planning, third-party risk management, tabletop exercises, virtual CISO consulting, etc.
  • You will contribute to and produce thought leadership and risk insights to help educate customers and prospects on cyber risk best practices
  • Finally, you will occasionally collaborate with and support Cyber Underwriting by providing assessment of renewal and prospect customers.


Cyber Risk Pre-Sales Consultant Basic Qualifications: 


  • Bachelor’s degree and 6 or more years of experience in the Cybersecurity / Cyber Risk area 
  • High School Diploma or Equivalent and 8 or more years of experience in the Risk Management and Cybersecurity / Cyber Risk area
  • Zurich Certified Apprentice, including an Associates degree and 6 or more years of experience in the Cybersecurity / Cyber Risk area 
  • Demonstrated experience with cyber security consulting and implementation
  • Experience working in a team environment 


Preferred Qualifications: 


  • A bachelor’s degree in information security, Information Technology, Computer Science, Information Systems, or a related degree program with an emphasis on cybersecurity.
  • CISSP, CISM, CISA, Security+, and/or other relevant designations/certifications
  • Experience scoping and delivering consultative professional services engagements including development, review and tabletop exercises of Incident Response Plans, Disaster Recovery Plans and Business Continuity Plans; Cyber Risk Gap Analyses, Virtual CISO consulting, etc.
  • Ability to develop proposals, negotiate fees, and secure professional service contracts with customers
  • Knowledge of and ability to manage relationships with third party and Managed Service Providers, and brokers
  • Ability to assess risks associated with Cybersecurity across various industries and develop insightful reports  
  • Expertise with cybersecurity frameworks such as the NIST Cyber Security Framework, ISO 27001, COBiT, HIPAA, PCI, GDPR, and other relevant industry-specific frameworks and regulations, with specific understanding Cyber / Network Security architecture (layers of defense)
  • Experience with project management skills and techniques
  • Experience in cyber insurance
  • Motivation to self-educate and to be aware of current threats, attack techniques and risk mitigation tactics
  • Ability to train other technical and non-technical audiences on cybersecurity assessment techniques
  • Able to present in front of large audiences


Compensation for roles at Zurich varies depending on a wide array of factors including but not limited to the specific office location, role, skill set, and level of experience. The Compensation provided is a nationwide market range and has not been adjusted for the applicable geographic differential associated with the location where the position may be filled. As required by local law, Zurich provides in good faith a reasonable range of compensation for roles. For additional information about our Total Rewards, click here. The starting salary range for the Senior Cyber Risk Consultant position is: $119,400.00 - $164,100.00.

As a condition of employment at Zurich, employees must adhere to any COVID-related health and safety protocols in place at that time (


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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 


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Location(s): AM - Los Angeles, AM - Irvine, AM - San Diego, AM - San Bernardino, AM - Walnut Creek
Remote Working: Yes
Schedule: Full Time
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Nearest Major Market: Los Angeles

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