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IT Security Professional

Location Johnston, Rhode Island Req. Number198023 Category IT, Corporate Security, Digital Technology, Corporate Full/Part Time F Shift 1st Shift


The IT Security Professional within the Corporate Security Identity and Access Management (IAM) team is an experienced security professional providing third level support for the Citizens Distributed Security team.   

The chosen individual will be responsible for the escalation of issues and more technical aspects of the job such as onboarding and support of on-premise, hybrid and cloud based Single Sign-On, Multi-Factor Authentication and Directory Services and providing technical expertise to both the internal/external departments within the organization.   

Location is not a barrier for this role, and while our preference would be to have a chosen candidate with onsite capabilities in one of our corporate headquarters in C Rhode Island or Pittsburgh, PA – we are open to remote employment within the east coast of the United States for an experienced candidate. 

Primary responsibilities include:   

  • Implementing and supporting application security measures to protect computer systems, networks and data

  • Implementing and supporting an enterprise vaulting solution

  • Implementing and supporting the future direction of IAM hybrid and cloud architecture

  • Assessing emerging IAM technologies to determine where they fill gaps, overlap with existing solutions or extend capabilities

  • Level 3 support for the day-to-day operations of the Citizens IAM Platform Operations team

  • Providing security services that enable business while maintaining the highest levels of service and support without compromising a strong risk position

  • Acting as a focal point for resolution and/or escalation of IAM Platform Operations issues


Required Skills/Experience:  

  • 5 or more years of professional experience, preferably in a financial services environment

  • 5 or more years in system security administration, controls or information management experience and/or Security Engineer and Support

  • Experience in implementing and supporting IAM security and solid understanding of best practices

  • Experience in supporting Privileged Identity Management processes specific to identity on-boarding, provisioning/de-provisioning and access certifications

  • Experience in implementing and supporting a password vaulting solution

  • Experience in implementing and supporting identity cloud solutions

  • Proven experience with highly complex risk issues in a technology environment and appropriate mitigation strategies.

  • Knowledgeable on the regulatory requirements that impact our business lines (i.e. GLBA, SOX, PCI) and knowledge of US regulatory requirements as they pertain to Distributed I Security 

  • Clear understanding of CoBIT and ITIL Frameworks  

Education, Certifications and/or Other Professional Credentials:  

  • BA/BS in Information Systems, Computer Science or related field   

Hours & Work Schedule  

Hours per Week: 40

Work Schedule: Monday through Friday 8:30AM - 5:00PM  


Why Work for Us

At Citizens, you'll find a customer-centric culture built around helping our customers and giving back to our local communities. When you join our team, you are part of a supportive and collaborative workforce, with access to training and tools to accelerate your potential and maximize your career growth.

Equal Employment Opportunity

It is the policy of Citizens Bank to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all colleagues and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, gender, pregnancy/childbirth, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability or perceived disability, genetic information, citizenship, veteran or military status, marital or domestic partner status, or any other category protected by federal, state and/or local laws.

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