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Cybersecurity Risk Engineering Consultant

Yonkers, New York
Remote Working
Remote Working
Job Type
1 Aug 2022

Zurich Resilience Solutions is seeking a Cybersecurity Risk Engineering Consultant to join a fast-growing team. This is a virtual role, preferably from a location in proximity to New York City. Will also consider other virtual locations within the U.S.

This will be an important technical role within the Zurich Resilience Solutions cybersecurity consulting team. This 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. Specifically, you will be responsible for providing cybersecurity advisory, assessment and risk improvement services to customers, including gap analyses, incident response planning services, tabletop exercises, vendor risk management guidance, etc. You will also collaborate with and support Cyber Underwriting by providing technical assessments of the cyber vulnerabilities, cybersecurity defenses, business continuity preparedness, and other critical security risk management practices of our customers and prospect customers.


The role will be filled at the Risk Engineering Consultant or Senior Risk Engineering Consultant level. The hiring manager will determine the appropriate level based upon the selected applicant's experience and skill set relative to the qualifications listed for this position.


Basic Qualifications: 


Cyber Risk Engineering Consultant

  • Bachelor's degree and 3 or more years of experience in the Risk Management and Cybersecurity/ Cyber Risk area
  • High School Diploma or Equivalent and 5 or more years of experience in the Risk Management and Cybersecurity/ Cyber Risk area
  • Experience with Microsoft Office
  • Experience working in a team environment




Senior Cyber Risk Engineering Consultant

  • Bachelor's degree and 6 or more years of experience in the Risk Management and 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
  • Experience with Microsoft Office
  • 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, etc.
  • Knowledge of and ability to manage relationships with third party and Managed Service Providers
  • 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
  • Experience with project management skills and techniques
  • Experience in cyber insurance
  • Motivation to self-educate and to be aware of current threats, hacker 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
  • Ability to develop proposals, negotiate fees, and secure professional service contracts with customers

As a condition of employment at Zurich, employees must adhere to our COVID-related health and safety protocols ( ), 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.  
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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.
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Location(s): AM - New York Virtual Office, AM - Atlanta, AM - Dallas, AM - Chicago, AM - Boston, AM - Texas Virtual Office, AM - Maryland Virtual Office, AM - Georgia Virtual Office, AM - Tennessee Virtual Office, AM - Washington DC, AM - Washington DC Virt. Office, AM - Maine Virtual Office, AM - West Virginia Virt. Office, AM - Austin
Remote Working: No
Schedule: Full Time
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  • Job Reference: 673993218-2
  • Date Posted: 1 August 2022
  • Recruiter: Zurich Insurance Company Ltd.
  • Location: Yonkers, New York
  • Remote Working: Some remote working possible
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Science & Technology
  • Job Type: Permanent