Applied Systems, Inc. Privacy and Compliance Specialist in University Park, Illinois

Job Summary

Applied Systems, Inc., a worldwide leader in insurance technology, is currently searching for a Privacy & Compliance Specialist to join our growing Legal/Security team. In this role, you will work closely with our VP, InfoSec & DPO, General Counsel, and Corporate Counsel members to support activities related to enterprise compliance. This includes compliance activities related to applicable privacy; information security; data use laws; liaising with internal business leaders regarding privacy issues; and other subject areas. You will assist with research, policy development/management, education/training to employees, managing customer due diligence assessments/questionnaires, and creation/oversight of a third party vendor risk management program. Your efforts will ensure success of the Legal team’s commitment to protect the assets, resources, and interests of Applied and all of its key stakeholders.

Additional responsibilities include:

  • Create, manage, and complete privacy assessments, questionnaires, and data flow diagrams

  • Assist with the creation and administration of proposed data use cases and analysis of authorized use

  • Assist with evolving comprehensive enterprise-wide compliance program

  • Processing, responding to, and maintaining records related to customer due diligence assessments and questionnaires

  • Compliance record management, including working with privacy management software

  • Other projects and assignments (i.e. corporate record maintenance, merger and acquisitions support) as assigned


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience

  • 2-4 years of experience in a related to corporate governance, privacy compliance, and/or other compliance programs

  • Attention to detail and an ability to organize and multitask is a must

  • Able to understand and successfully navigate legal and business issues while maintaining positive relationships with peers, business units, clients, partners and vendors

  • Outstanding collaboration skills, communication skills, and proficiency with general office technology (PCs, MS Office Suite)

  • Demonstrates appropriate prioritization, timeliness, and responsiveness in connection with work assignments, urgent situations, and inquires (e.g., emails, phone calls, etc.)

  • Able to problem solve and work independently without close supervision

  • Helpful but not required:

  • IAPP/CIPP Certification in US or EU

  • Experience working with privacy management software (i.e. OneTrust)

  • Insurance and/or software industry experience

  • Basic knowledge of computer software and integrations

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.

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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Street: 200 Applied Parkway