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Zurich NA Security Assurance Lead (Enterprise Controls) in Washington, District Of Columbia

Security Assurance Lead (Enterprise Controls)


Zurich is currently searching for an Information Security Assurance Lead (Enterprise Controls) to work in our Global Information Security team. The role will report to, and act as a team lead supporting the Global Head of Information Security Assurance. The role will be based out of our Zurich North America Headquarters in Schaumburg, IL but the team is globally dispersed and flexible working is expected. Zurich’s Information Security Assurance team is responsible for providing assurance that Zurich Group’s IT systems are secure, and this role will be key to that remit.

The role will:

  • Support the creation of enterprise level assurance controls based on Zurich Information Security policy and standards requirements

  • Support Zurich business entities carrying out control assurance by

  • Providing advice and interpretation

  • Co-ordinating with other Zurich Information Security functions such as governance and policy to ensure the same message

  • Co-ordinate and support Group Technology & Operations security assurance control testing ensuring consolidated responses from the various teams and functions

  • Sample controls assurance evidence provided by Zurich Business Unit’s and Group Functions/Operations to;

  • Provide quality assurance

  • Provide a second view on operating and design effectiveness of the control activity

  • Document and present observations and key data to Global Information Security Management

The role will also be expected to partner with Group Risk, Group IT Governance and IT Risk to ensure that controls testing is delivered as effectively as possible. This role will use your strong audit and control assurance skills and knowledge to communicate to help lead the Information Security controls assurance program. The role will also provide assurance that Zurich security controls are operating effectively and provide sufficient protection against the current threat landscape.

Client Internally Focused - The job's core deliverables rely on delivering service to internal clients, usually at the line manager or employee level. The role will involve sharing subject matter expertise to others in the organization or supporting others in their efforts to deliver on our promise.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree and 5 or more years of experience in the Information & Cyber Security area


  • High School Diploma or equivalent and 10 or more years of experience in the Information & Cyber Security area

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Good written and verbal communication skills

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Strong technical understanding relating to information security

  • Ability to present complex issues and technical risk to non-technical audiences in a manner so they understand the risk/issue

  • Security certifications such as CISSP, CISA, or CISM

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 (https://www.zurichna.com/careers) 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 - Remote Work (US)

Remote Working: Yes

Schedule: Full Time