Sr. Principal IT Infrastructure Specialist for Identity and Access Management

Symantec   •  

Tempe, AZ

Industry: Technology

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11 - 15 years

Posted 82 days ago

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All Identity and Access Management Service Members Will Be Asked To Approach All Of Our New Service Offerings With The Following Driving Principles

  • A major component of this cultural transformation is the way that the Identity and Access Management Services functional group members solves challenges associated with the IT services lifecycle.  This candidate will be instrumental in leading our service transformation to a full end-to-end identity and access lifecycle management at Symantec by instituting an Identity Governance framework.
  • All services must be thought of as comprehensive end to end business services that provide transparency to all the components and metrics that make up the entire business service and not just specific subcomponents.
  • All services must be agile, nimble, predictable, consistent and secure, with a keen focus on eliminating the mundane, to enable the members to focus on high value activities, while reducing the lead times for all new service offerings.
  • All services must be part of an elastic ecosystem and self-maintaining, which can scale and contract with both forecast and non-forecast demands, while ensuring the operational sustaining costs are kept to a minimum.
  • The Sr. Principal IT Infrastructure Specialist will be expected to work closely with the other technology and process specialists in the team. The candidate for is expected to help analyze, build, amend and optimize the infrastructure to meet the business requirements of the organization with his/her focus being on the support of Identity and Access Management Services and the operational support of these upon both a virtualized and physical platform. 
  • The successful applicant will participate in the delivery of the ongoing operational support and improvement implementation efforts for the Identity and Access Management Services infrastructure. This will involve collaborating with teams both internal and external to the Identity and Access Management Services Team. 
  • The successful applicant will help drive innovation and demonstrate this through leadership of how new IT Infrastructure management solutions can help ensure higher business productivity as it relates to the area of operational efficiency, such as optimization of operational supportprocesses and decreasing the ongoing operational support hours associated with such management. 
  • The person in this functional role as a primary focus will need to be knowledgeable in all aspects of operational support of, testing and implementation of complex Identity and Access Management Services and the associated management tool sets. They are expected to keep up to date with Identity and Access Management Tools for Windows, Linux/Unix and their associated tool sets, new products and technologies so that the infrastructure management needs Symantec can continue to be met.

Key Responsibilities

  • Assist the design, testing, support and implementation of the Identity and Access Management Governance framework. Administration and management of Identity and Access Management Service components and the operational support of these environments for Symantec.
  • Assist the business to meet their needs through the development of innovative methods to deliver solutions and to provide Operational Support utilizing Identity and Access Management Tools including Privileged Account Management (PAM) utilizing CyberArk Tool Set.
  • Keeps up to date with new Identity and Access Management Technologies and their tools sets.
  • Maintain, by testing and update accordingly, the Identity and Access Management Services (physical and virtual) infrastructure and to help in the development of automation solutions.
  • Be able to troubleshoot and track down the root cause of a problem in the Identity and Access Management Services configurations.  Be able to suggest and perform workarounds when no true fix exists.
  • This person will be responsible for attending and contributing to service reviews for the features that are being implemented within the Identity and Access Management Services Team supported environments.
  • Be able to work in a team geographically diverse team environment.

Requirements

The Senior Principal IT Infrastructure Specialist, within the Identity and Access Management Services organization must have extensive knowledge and 12+ years’ experience in the delivery of the ongoing operational support and improvement implementation efforts for the Identity and Access Management Services infrastructure with the following Tools and Services as part of their primary functional responsibilities:

Windows

  • Identity & Access Management Governance principles and experience with market leading products
  • AD - Forest & DS
  • AD Windows objects
  • AD Group Policy
  • AD Site & Services
  • AD Domains & Trusts
  • AD Application Partitions
  • AD Management Tools – both native and 3rd party (Quest)
    • Active Roles Server
    • Authentication Services for Unix
    • GPO Admin
    • Recovery Manager for AD
    • Change Auditor for AD
    • Spotlight for AD

Linux/Unix

  • LDAP –Directory Information Models
  • LDAP – Authentication Methods and Security Mechanisms
  • LDAP – String Representations of Distinguished Names and Search Filters
  • Syntaxes and Matching Rules
  • LDAP – Schema

Experience with the following tool sets is a plus

CyberArk Tools

  • Enterprise Password Vault – EPV
  • Enterprise Disaster Recovery Password Vault – DR Vault
  • Password Vault Web Access – PVWA
  • Privileged Session Manager – PSM
  • Central Policy Manager – CPM

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