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Identity & Access Management Security Specialist

Accenture

Accenture

Posted on Thursday, June 6, 2024
Leveraging our global resources and advanced technologies, we create integrated, turnkey solutions tailored to our client's needs across their entire value chain Whether we’re defending against known cyberattacks, detecting and responding to the unknown, or running an entire security operations center, we will help companies build cyber resilience to grow with confidence Our team of the security sector’s brightest people uses the coolest tech to out-hack the hackers and help clients build resilience from within This position will provide a successful level of service to business partners and ...

We Are

Accenture Security helps organizations prepare, protect, detect, respond, and recover along with all points of the security lifecycle. Cybersecurity challenges are different for every business in every industry. Leveraging our global resources and advanced technologies, we create integrated, turnkey solutions tailored to our client's needs across their entire value chain. Whether we’re defending against known cyberattacks, detecting and responding to the unknown, or running an entire security operations center, we will help companies build cyber resilience to grow with confidence. Our team of the security sector’s brightest people uses the coolest tech to out-hack the hackers and help clients build resilience from within. We blend risk strategy, digital identity, cyber defense, application security, and managed service solutions to rethink the entire security lifecycle.

Do you have the deep functional and technical experience to help implement security solutions that align with our clients’ business objectives? Do you have the expertise to design and deliver solutions for establishing system user's credentials, and processes for applying those credentials to access enterprise systems and applications?

If so, read on and apply. Accenture’s more than 2,000 security professionals deliver holistic and proactive security solutions in 47 countries, and we’d love to discuss our open Identity and Access Management (I&AM) Security role with you.

You Are

A cyber security savant. You’ve got the skills and experience to keep data safe from black hat hackers or other threats, whether by coding a threat intrusion module or sharing your latest ideas with the team. Day-to-day, you’re all about solving security problems for clients and using your people skills to make sure everyone on your team is working well and happily.

You are passionate about security, love what you do and have a genuine desire to outsmart the bad guys. You have the experience to analyze a clients’ security posture, anticipate security requirements and help find right-sized solutions based on industry leading practices. You have a proven track record working successfully in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment. You’re a creative, analytical problem solver with above average documentation skills who can speak to both technical and non-technical audiences. You are eager to put your skills to use by helping us help our clients inject security at every level of their organization.

The Work

The Identity and Access Management Security Specialist has the primary responsibility for the management and day-to-day operation of Fortune 500 Customer’s Identity Management systems and tools. This position will provide a successful level of service to business partners and end customers while adhering to web security and risk policies and standards throughout the enterprise.

  • Install, integrate, configure, and deploy IAM solutions and systems to facilitate User Life-Cycle Management, Identity and Access Governance, Automated Provisioning, Single Sign-On, Federation, Privileged Account Management.

  • Manage the complex PAM infrastructure and operations for the premier customer. Infrastructure includes multiple Servers for Enterprise password Vaults, DR Vault, Central policy Managers, Load balanced PVWAs, Application access Manager, Windows and Unix and On-demand Session managers, Privileged Threat Analytics, End Point Manager, SCIM servers, Enterprise backup solutions, for Safes and recordings backups

  • Ensure an uninterrupted password change and reconciliation and session monitoring services for the windows, Unix and other Privileged administrators and business users’ activities

  • Hands on experience in trouble shooting issues related to password rotation, account onboarding, monitoring, integrations with AD/ LDAP, SIEM Solutions and other integrations

  • Develop and execute test cases and test plans for IAM solutions

  • Responsible for Privileged User account administration of various Windows and UNIX accounts, Database and Network devices, Service accounts, DevOps and Scanning and Scripting Accounts

  • Deep experience with Windows Operating Systems, UNIX/Linux and environments, IIS, SSO, Database and Application Servers, Authentication Products and ITSMs

  • Integrating various platforms such as different LDAP providers, Windows Servers, UNIX Servers, Databases and networking Devices

  • Creating and Managing Safes, Platforms and Owners, Managing Safes, recording backups

  • Experience in installing or upgrading PAM solutions and connectors

  • Perform health check monitoring on all severs to ensure consistent availability of system to end user

  • Manage and evaluate the effectiveness of the enterprise's PAM Solutions and Services to ensure they provide the intended level of availability.

Travel may be required for this role. The amount of travel will vary from 0 to 100% depending on business need and client requirements.

Here’s What You Need

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent (minimum 12 years) work experience. (If Associate’s Degree, must have minimum 6 years work experience)

  • Minimum of 2 years of experience with managing cloud privileged Identities on various cloud platforms

  • Minimum of 4 years of Operational Support experience for CyberArk or other PAM solutions (e.g. Beyond Trust, Centrify, One Identity) within a large-scale enterprise

  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in AD, lDAP, JDBC, SNOW connectors and end to end life cycle management

  • Minimum of 2 years of Java development experience

  • Minimum 2 years of experience in at least one of the following IAM Vendor technologies or skills

  • Saviynt: Saviynt Enterprise Identity Cloud (EIC), Saviynt Third Party Access Governance, Saviynt Cloud Privileged Access Management, Saviynt Application Access Governance

  • SailPoint: SailPoint IdentityIQ, SailPoint IdentityNow, SailPoint SecurityIQ

  • CyberArk: CyberArk Alero for Vendor Access Management, PSM for Cloud, Conjur / DevOps Secrets management

  • Ping: PingAccess ,PingID, PingFederate, PingDirectory, PingOne, PingAuthorize, PingIntellegence

Bonus points if you have:

  • Exposure to I&AM practitioners and experts

  • Prior work experience serving C-Level clients as a security consultant

  • Industry-adopted security certifications (e.g. CISSP), as well as I&AM vendor or industry certification such as:

    • Certified Identity and Access Manager (CIAM)

    • SailPoint Certified Identity Professional Program Certifications

    • ForgeRock Certified Access Management Specialist

    • ForgeRock Certified Identity Management Specialist

  • Prior experience in the deployment and implementation of custom applications

  • Experience with any of the following security areas:

    • Information risk, privacy, and strategy (i.e. security and privacy policies, or risk assessments, or security and privacy compliance);

    • Application security (i.e. application security testing or security integrations with Systems Development Lifecycle (SDL)

    • Infrastructure security; (i.e.- securing networks and servers or security monitoring)

    • Data security or encryption

  • Prior experience with any of the following:

    • Provisioning Onboarding

    • RBAC Authorization models

    • SSO WAC technologies Enterprise SSO

    • Federation

    • Privilege User Management

    • Directory Services Meta-Directory Virtual Directory

    • Authentication Methods

    • Entitlement Management

    • OAUTH, OpenID Connect

    • XACML

    • JSON, REST, SOAP

    • HTML5, IQuery, Node.js

Compensation at Accenture varies depending on a wide array of factors, which may include but are not limited to the specific office location, role, skill set, and level of experience. As required by local law, Accenture provides a reasonable range of compensation for roles that may be hired in California, Colorado, New York or Washington as set forth below.
We accept applications on an on-going basis and there is no fixed deadline to apply.

Information on benefits is here.

Role Location Annual Salary Range

California $63,200 to $188,600

Colorado $63,200 to $163,000

New York $58,500 to $188,600

Washington $67,300 to $173,500

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