Applied Systems, Inc.

  • Security Analyst

    Job Location US-IL-University Park
  • Job Description

    Make a Difference Every Day with Team Applied
    The people of Applied are making a difference every day through innovation and a commitment to help safeguard and protect what matters most.  With first-to-market software, mobile and data analytics solutions, Applied is revolutionizing companies to strengthen their position as trusted advisors to clients across the world.  Our core values challenge employees to make a difference every day with excellence for customers and support for the communities around us. We believe that success comes from a dynamic working environment that offers professionals an opportunity to grow and succeed alongside extraordinary people.

    Learn how you can make a difference on Team Applied.

    Job Summary
    Applied Systems, Inc., a worldwide leader in insurance technology, is currently searching for a Security Analyst to be the key link between the business, Internal IT, Application Development, and Data Center Operations.  In this role, you will lead and facilitate all activities that the Information Security Program delivers in support of the business, including the implementation of information security policies, procedures, standards, technical safeguards, and solutions identified to mitigate or reduce business exposure to information security risks.  You will report the status on the implementation of the Information Security Program to the ISO and as directed to the Legal, Privacy, and Management teams. You will also be relied upon to research information security architecture, technologies, practices, and strategies needed to support this methodology.    

    Additional responsibilities include:

    • Identify gaps within the Security Program and recommend changes, where appropriate, to security control standards or operational practices
    • Work with various groups to establish and maintain security standards based on Applied’s Information Security Standards
    • Participate in security incident response process for any internal/external security alerts, threats to brand integrity, and attacks on customer services
    • Oversee the security of networks, servers, workstations, and various security functions
    • Conduct security risk assessments (identifying problems the organization might face), vulnerability assessment (determining the organization's weaknesses) and defensive planning (implementing preventative and detective countermeasures)
    • Provide technical guidance in relation to information security controls for operating systems, development processes, coding practices, access control, network infrastructure, security tools for reactive, proactive, and detective security controls
    • Evaluate & provide guidance on laws & regulations in areas of information protection
    • Provide support for information security projects and requirements



    • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Management Information Systems, or related subject areas; or equivalent work experience
    • 3-5 years of experience in information security assessments, incident response, threat intelligence, security control implementation, and network design & integration
    • Experience with vulnerability scanning; Security Information Event Management (SIEM) rule creation and log analysis; Firewall rule reviews (Cisco); Virtual Private Networks (VPNs) architecture; Identity and Access management; Encryption solutions; Data Loss Prevention (DLP) strategy; and Mobile Device Management (MDM) implementation
      • Extensive experience with Microsoft’s Active Directory environment a plus
    • Industry-specific certifications ideal but not required, including: CISSP, CISM, GCIH,GCFA, GIAC, or CEH 


    Corporate Profile
    Applied Systems is a leading provider of software that powers the business of insurance.  Recognized as a pioneer in agency management systems, insurance organizations rely on the company’s software to manage their clients and policies in a consistent manner to minimize risk, reduce operating expenses, and drive sustainable growth and profitability. Leading the industry in technology innovation, Applied Systems has been at the forefront of data exchange between agencies, brokers, carriers and their clients. Today, the company has more than 1,500 employees with customers throughout the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, and Ireland.  By automating the insurance lifecycle, Applied Systems remains committed to help safeguard what matters most to millions of people around the world. To learn more, please visit


    Employees feel appreciated at Applied Systems.  In addition to a competitive benefits package that starts on the first day of employment, we offer paid time off, a flexible ”Dress for your Day” casual dress code, and an open communication policy.  The resulting atmosphere is professional and conducive to productivity, yet comfortable and fun.


    Applied Systems welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities.  Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.



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