cybersecurity | Identity & Access Management Specialist or Above in Columbus, GA

Identity & Access Management Specialist or Above

  • TSYS
  • $90,940.00 - 132,670.00 / Year *
  • 2298 Gennings Ct
  • Columbus, GA 31907
  • Full-Time
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Every day, the people of TSYS and Netspend improve lives and businesses around the globe through payments. We make it possible for millions of people to move money between buyers and sellers using our payments solutions including credit, debit, prepaid and merchant services. We are \"People-Centered Payments\", and our team has the unique opportunity to help create a world in which payments make people's lives easier and better. This is both a tremendous honor and an important responsibility for those who accept the challenge. If you are looking to make a valuable difference for people everywhere and for yourself we may have the right place for you.





Summary of This Role

Responsible for the Implementation, Security, Maintenance and Access Administration of Information Security managed technologies, to include access controls across mainframe and distributed platforms. Focus may be in one or more of the following areas, Mainframe, Enterprise Identity and Access Management, HPNSK/Tandem, Identity Administration, and/or Enterprise Role Based Access Control (E-RBAC). Required to understand, adhere and enforce departmental and Corporate Security standards, policies and procedures. experience should be in administration, configuration and troubleshooting: Privilege Access Management, ADFS, Unix, Linux, Windows Server, Single Sign-on, Step-up authentication, IBM IAM Product Suite.





What Part Will You Play?


Experience setting up, installing and maintaining software on Windows and Unix (Linux, AIX) platforms
Knowledge of enterprise directories (LDAP, Active Directory, etc.)
Knowledge of Java, .NET, or similar object-oriented programming language
Knowledge of relational databases (Oracle, MSSQL, MySQL, etc.)
Knowledge of Federation (ADFS, SAML, etc.)
Knowledge of IBM systems (IBM IAM Product Suite)
Experience with troubleshooting complex systems spanning multiple environments
Experience with the following web technologies (XML, SPML/SOAP, Web Services, etc.)
Experience with web application servers (Tomcat, WebSphere, WebLogic, JBOSS, etc.)
Familiarity with Role Based Access Control (RBAC) a plus
Ability to multitask
Proficient in writing technical documentation


  • Provides expertise and advice while troubleshooting and repairing failed permissions and access levels for Identity and Access Management (IAM) tools, applications and assigned technologies. This ensures appropriate access and meets internal/external data security requirements.
  • Reviews maintenance reports and violation logs to detect and employ solutions that deter existing and future unauthorized access that may be a threat to corporate, client, and team member security.
  • Analyzes, designs and deploys IAM architecture and other security projects with an advanced understanding of IAM, operational, and security technologies to proactively identify and mitigate organizational risk, streamline access management activities, ensure resources are secured, and adapt to changing threat landscapes.
  • Creates, maintains, and reviews new relevant documentation to include, but not limited to, Standard Operating Procedures, project change control methodologies, and architectural diagrams. Provides adequate support and processes for maintaining the confidentiality, integrity and availability of critical security systems.

Administer, configure, implement, troubleshoot complex IAM solutions and expand automation through use of Privilege Access Management Solutions, Windows/Unix server, Single sign-on solutions, Step-up authentication solutions, ADFS, and IBM IAM Product Suite.





What Are We Looking For in This Role?

Minimum Qualifications



  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Relevant Experience or Degree in: Business or IT related field and/or the equivalent of training and experience
  • Typically Minimum 6 Years Relevant Exp
  • Responsible for the implementation, security, maintenance and access administration of information security managed technologies
  • Must have the ability to pass and maintain a government level security clearance


Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Computer Science, Information Security, Information Assurance, Audit, related technical field and/or the equivalent of training and experience
  • Typically Minimum 4 Years Relevant Exp
  • Experience supporting UNIX, Windows Server, mainframe and/or HP NonStop systems. Experience with remote administration tools, basic networking concepts, Help Desk support, scripting/programming and/or logical access administration using security products (ACF2, Active Directory, LDAP, etc.).
  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), GIAC Security Essentials Certification (GSEC) or other industry recognized Information Security certification strongly preferred




What Are Our Desired Skills and Capabilities?



  • Skills / Knowledge - Having wide-ranging experience, uses professional concepts and company objectives to resolve complex issues in creative and effective ways. Some barriers to entry exist at this level (e.g., dept./peer review).
  • Job Complexity - Works on complex issues where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of variable factors. Exercises judgment in selecting methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for obtaining results. Networks with key contacts outside own area of expertise.
  • Supervision - Determines methods and procedures on new assignments and may coordinate activities of other personnel (Team Lead).
  • Problem Resolution - Pinpoints potential trouble; seeks, implements standard and alternative solutions to problems
  • Applications and Systems - Utilizes, configures and monitors security using Identity and Access Management technologies to meet internal and external requirements for data security
  • Project Management - Plans, organizes, motivates and controls resources to achieve defined goals



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Associated topics: forensic, identity, iam, information security, information technology security, leak, security officer, threat, violation, vulnerability


* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.