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Security Specialist (User Provisioning) - Remote
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Accountable for provisioning to ensure all users in the organization have the appropriate levels of access to applications, systems and data resources.
Must have advanced proficiency with RACF, TSO and tools used to administer security on the mainframe Must have advanced proficiency with Active Directory groups and user accounts, Windows folder structures and folder security.

  • Proficiency with Windows skills are required, e.g., Windows Explorer, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.
  • Must have advanced proficiency of UNIX/Linux security and tools used to administer security in these environments using Unix command line.
  • Must have advanced proficiency of LDAP groups and user accounts and tools used to administer security in this environment.
  • Must have advanced proficiency with database security and tools used to administer security within the various databases, e.g., UDB, DB2, SQL and Oracle.
  • Must demonstrate expertise with security management tools and provisioning using internal application provisioning interfaces.
  • Creates or maintains application scripts
  • Uses application specific tools to create or manage application security.
  • Writing scripts using SQL or PowerShell


  • Ensures compliance with Security regulations and laws. Recommends and implements changes to improve speed and quality of provisioning and prevent unauthorized access.
  • Responsible for the end-to-end completion of security requests, with accuracy and attention to relevant details, including documentation and tracking of all work / tasks.
  • Responsible for highly sensitive security access for outsourced vendors and ensuring compliance with policy, regulations and contractual requirements.
  • Accountable for highly sensitive emergency processes.
  • Accountable for daily follow-up of all open security work requests including collaborating with other IT and business areas to ensure timely completion/resolution and obtainment of appropriate approval levels.
  • Interfaces with users to understand new capabilities, implement procedures, ensure security procedures have been communicated properly and are being adhered to.
  • Maintains and creates operational procedures and maintains Security Knowledge Base.
  • Responsible for on-call release support .
  • Provides subject matter expertise, leadership and guidance to work teams and end users on security policies, standards and procedures and processes.
  • Coordinates and documents exceptions to security policy as directed by the Exception Governance Team.
  • Other duties as assigned


  • 5 or more years of work experience in IT Security or equivalent combination of transferrable experience and education.
  • Bachelor’s degree in an IT related field or equivalent work experience.
  • In-depth knowledge of Identity and Access Management, HIPAA minimum necessary and segregation of duties audit controls.
  • Demonstrated organizational skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to adapt to change and collaborate as part of a team.
  • Ability to manage tasks independently without close supervision and take ownership of responsibilities.
  • Ability to learn from mistakes and apply constructive feedback to improve performance.
  • Must demonstrate initiative and effective independent decision-making skills.
  • Ability to communicate technical information clearly and articulately.
  • Advanced analytical thinking, problem solving, quantitative analysis ability.
  • High critical thinking skills to evaluate alternatives and present solutions that are consistent with business objectives and strategy.

Associate Security Specialist (Level 1)

  • AD
  • Understand minimum necessary and separation of duties
  • Provisioning users in internal applications
  • Mainframe and RACF

Middle Level

The above plus Unix or Oracle proficiency.

Security Specialist (Level 2)

  • The above plus
  • Unix command line – server provisioning
  • Oracle and other database provisioning
  • SQL scripting
  • PowerShell is a plus

We need people with a positive attitude, willingness to help and flexible with the many changes in our organization. They must be able to work independently as well as remain visible to the virtual team. They must learn quickly, understand why they do what they do (when provisioning), know when to push back on a request and provide good customer service.

People with experience contributing to continual improvements is great, too.

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