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Access Management Engineer, Network Information Security

Posted: 18 Nov 2020 Closes: 18 Dec 2020
National, National UK Competitive
Permanent & Full-time 1409463450

Job description

About the team

PwC is driving major change across information & cyber security by building a centralized model to provide security services across the entire member firm network.

Mandated at the network level, NIS operates outside IT & is responsible for this major program initiative, from definition of the security strategy to the execution of the global Cyber Readiness Program, moving from local to globally-provided services.

Our mission is to identify, control, & reduce the attack surface across the member firm network while increasing our adversaries' cost of attack.

In order to deliver the Cyber Readiness Program, the NIS team is structured into the following Pillars:
  • Information Security Risk & Compliance
  • CISO
  • Security Architecture, Engineering, Innovation & Transformation (SAEIT)
  • Cyber
  • Strategy & Alliances
  • Chief of Staff
NIS is building the first global cyber security function at PwC. Our mission protects 223,000 PwC members across 157 member firms worldwide, as well as our global clients.

If you are seeking an exciting career with the scope to grow your cyber security skills through major change on a global scale, then NIS will empower you to do so.

The Cyber pillar within NIS is responsible for the following services:
  • Cyber Service Transition
  • Cyber Service Management
  • Cyber Defence
  • Cyber Threat Management
  • Security Operations
  • Identity & Access Management (IAM)
If you love security technology this is the place to be. Within Cyber we work closely with SAEIT to deliver implemented technology into our central service environment, taking care in integrating solutions and driving operational excellence to deliver the maximum value to our customer, the PwC network of firms. From here the focus is on the utilisation of enterprise security products in order to gather proactively cyber threat intelligence, hunt potential malicious actors across our network, conduct forensics analysis, and provide rapid response to potential cyber security incidents.

Role description

  • Triage issues and with work with cross matrixed teams to drive issues to resolution and completion
  • Responsible for capturing or refining previously captured requirements and converting them into design artifacts.
  • Provide design and architecture recommendations, architecture delivery patterns, and related documentation and artifacts.
  • Responsible for reviewing, prioritizing, and delivering upon requirements from the business and IT.
  • Responsible to plan and execute identity management strategies and roadmaps, define architectural standards and blueprints, deliver a more modern identity integrations, workflows.
  • Ensure that system architectures are consistent with internal standards.
  • Engineering new solution patterns, testing new products, and testing upgrade paths.
  • Triage issues and work with cross matrixed teams to drive issues to resolution and completion, including working with vendors on resolving any issues.
  • Work with Platform Operations to support and maintain Access Management infrastructure.
  • Ability to multitask and switch gears to meet changing priorities and tasks to accomplish goals/objectives.
  • Document and recommend process improvements for Access Management processes design.
  • Mentor and guide IAM staff in development and implementation of IAM systems.

Desired competencies

  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Experience working in a team environment and being a strong team player, working in a distributed team environment
  • Experience as a situational leader, self starter, ability to deliver
  • Strong IAM concepts (Provisioning, User Flows Authn, Authz, Federation, Risk based authentication, Oauth2/OIDC)
  • Strong Federation Concepts i.e. WSFED/SAML2.0, OAuth2, etc.
  • ForgeRock experience: OpenAM , OpenIG, OpenIDM, OpenDJ
  • Risk based authentication / Multi-factor authentication experience
  • Basic understanding of cloud systems, networks, platforms, browsers, operating systems

  • Experience with Siteminder, Optimal, Ping Federate, and related IAM platforms
  • Experience in Active Directory /SunOne Directory / Oracle Directory Server Enterprise Edition
  • Experience with PKI based identity and access management
  • Experience working with API gateways (Oauth integration)
  • Automation experience: Ansible, Bash, Powershell
  • Experience with Privileged Access Management systems: CyberArk
  • Experience with Splunk
  • Experience in CI/CD (Continuous Integration / Continuous Delivery) or DevOps (Github, Jenkins, ADO,containers, etc)
  • Experience in troubleshooting system, user & environmental issues
  • Strong background in working in an Operations team

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