Identity Analyst Job Description

Identity Analyst Job Description

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Identity analyst provides guidance on the implementation and best practice related to Authentication, Authorization, and Accounting (AAA) technologies including centralized identity systems and exchange standards including SAML, OAuth, and OpenID Connect, Kerberos, directory services such as Active Directory and LDAP.

Identity Analyst Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Develop and maintain a standard process for onboarding application entitlements/roles
Gather requirements for provisioning workflow and deliver to configuration team
Assist in configuration of application entitlements/roles, as necessary
Develop and maintain tracking methodology to report out detailed status of progress
Regular communication with stakeholders
IAM Operational Support team to meet IAM objective
Management and reporting of IAM Service Levels to ensure adequate business support is in place
Providing operational support for the IAM solution
Works as a member of a team in a collaborative environment to assess and make recommendations on the value of data and other information
Analyzes and assesses various data sets and data fields and provides oral and written reports on those assessments

Identity Analyst Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Identity Analyst

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: CISSP, CISA, AIM, CISM, DOD, IAM, ITIL, SOX, GIAC, CRISC

Education for Identity Analyst

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the identity analyst job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and University Degree in Computer Science, Education, Information Technology, Business, Engineering, Information Security, Technical, Management, Information Systems, Business/Administration

Skills for Identity Analyst

Desired skills for identity analyst include:

Trends in identity-related technologies and practices
Authentication mechanisms
Encryption methods
Kerberos
LDAP
SAML
Security concepts
Structured Query Language
Associated Infrastructure services and concepts that rely on networking protocols
OpenID

Desired experience for identity analyst includes:

Identifying and escalating risks that may impact the applications, services or projects
Training users, developers, support personnel and other relevant resources
Act as point of contact for a number of business-critical services and applications
Working with other application and infrastructure support teams to resolve issues
Emerging analytical and problem solving skills with advance knowledge of tools, spreadsheets, database and presentation software
Risk Management knowledge and expertise with corporate policies and supporting toolsets - Archer, Policy Center, Phoenix, FORCE, ITRC, etc

Identity Analyst Examples

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Identity Analyst Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for an identity analyst. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for identity analyst
  • Writes and provides finished intelligence reports using customer-defined templates
  • Recognizes and identifies potential areas where existing data security policies and procedures require change and/or creation assists in guiding and training other team members on those policies and procedures
  • Strong Independent contributor on OIG – Self-motivated to meet clearly defined goals with a high degree of independence
  • Ability to network – Effectively navigates a matrix organization and team well with others in this matrix to achieve common goals
  • Supports Identity and Access Management programs
  • Write analytical reports, documents results, and makes recommendations
  • Implement security controls across endpoints, servers, and applications
  • Provide 2nd level support for Multi-factor authentication and Enterprise PKI
  • Execute the designed solutions, with heavy emphasis on Service Delivery and end user customer satisfaction
  • Research and evaluate new solutions, products, and technologies that enhance and improve services
Qualifications for identity analyst
  • Specific knowledge of Identify & Access Management controls, principles and related tools - IDCert, EURC, IBID, RSAM/IOConsole, IDOwner/FARS, EPV, SEAL, TAMS, etc
  • Risk Management knowledge and expertise with corporate policies and related toolsets - Archer, Policy Center, Phoenix, FORCE, ITRC
  • 1-2 years SharePoint administration including security and certification strongly desired
  • 1-2 years Project Management experience strongly desired
  • All-source intelligence analysis experience or Biometric support experience
  • Must possess demonstrated ability to perform rapid data-mining and research to create all-source biometric intelligence products and input to the BEWL
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Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for an identity analyst. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for identity analyst
  • Learn capabilities of RSA Via Lifecycle & Governance
  • Provide training to staff on access review campaigns
  • Configure automated fulfillment of access requests, revocations, in IAM tool
  • Maintain awareness of latest IAM practices
  • Lead functional and technical delivery of Identity and Access Management (IAM) solutions to clients as an individual contributor or team collaborator based on guidance / direction from team leadership
  • Development and ongoing maintenance of documents outlining operational and functional activities of the Identity and Access Management program including configurations of the IAM solution, and help with Standard Operating Procedures relevant to the creations of permissions, roles and required approvals for provisioning access to applications and to privileged accounts
  • Act as escalation channel to resolve unresolved or elevated issues
  • Processes access requests per standard operating procedures
  • Collaborates in the development and execution of policies and procedures to ensure information systems reliability and accessibility
  • Assists in the design and improvement of access administration processes
Qualifications for identity analyst
  • Identifying improvement opportunities in projects/applications/processes
  • Possess a proven track record with intelligence analysis research tools and methods, to include Pathfinder, Biometric Automated Toolset (BAT), CIDNE, M3/ AMHS, Query Tree, Analyst Notebook, tripwire analytic capability (TAC), Distributed Common Ground Station- Army (DCGS-A) and Google Earth
  • Prior experience in counter-IED analysis and targeting and prior CENTCOM AOR deployment experience a plus
  • Minimum of four (4) years of experience conducting analysis of multiple sources of intelligence information and producing all-source analytic products
  • Experience with relational databases such as Oracle (10g, 11g), SQL Server (2005, 2008) or other relational databases and experience with SQL scripting language
  • Basic knowledge and understanding of Unix/Linux, Windows Server and Networking concepts
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Identity Analyst Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking to fill the role of identity analyst. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for identity analyst
  • Interfaces between the business and IT in a highly collaborative manner
  • Provide technical support for the SAP identity management solution particularly regarding access/authorization design and implementation
  • Troubleshoots complex technical problems to resolve SAP IDM issues
  • Interpret and implement new customer requirements into technical solutions to meet business needs on SAP IDM solution
  • Consider the impact of any changes on current solution and develop risk analysis prior to implementation
  • Verify implemented changes (testing) before communication to requestors
  • Prepare and deliver presentations for business units senior management within the Identity and Access Management organization
  • Administer, maintain and support data leakage controls
  • Analyze strategies for continuous improvements in data leakage controls
  • Audit data loss prevention programs, analyze data to determine actionable items or escalation as needed
Qualifications for identity analyst
  • 3+ years’ experience as an intelligence analyst
  • Experience with SQL, demonstrated ability to work with tables, spreadsheets, and data structures, to include the creation and management of tables and basic databases
  • Experience working as an intelligence analyst who has demonstrated an ability to extract intelligence and insight from data and large sets
  • Strong interpersonal skills with an ability to communicate well both orally and in writing
  • Knowledge or background in identity intelligence
  • Basic understanding of computer forensics
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Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of identity analyst. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for identity analyst
  • Establish, document and monitor controls for user access policies and procedures
  • Manage log alerts in a user behavior analytics tool (investigations)
  • Create direct connections with SailPoint certification tool (APIs)
  • Designs, implements, and maintains the IAM toolset integration with applicable systems
  • Manage, coordinate and operationalize the creation of an IAM roles lifecycle
  • Assist with defining the business requirements and technical requirements of various roles
  • Role creation and maintenance from inception through termination of the role and all aspects in between
  • Establish appropriate mechanisms for the protection of the baseline integrity
  • Creation and maintenance of the role registration process
  • Monitor, track and report on the modification and termination of roles
Qualifications for identity analyst
  • Able to perform data mining, exploitation, collection, analysis, production, and dissemination activities using a variety of computer hardware and software applications at the expert level
  • Proficient in collecting, reviewing, analyzing and disseminating i2 products
  • Able to perform data mining, exploitation, collection, analysis, production and dissemination activities using a variety of computer hardware and software applications at the mastery level
  • 1 year experience with military applications and the basic proficiency with training to conduct SOF i2 operations, intelligence, and procedures
  • Demonstrates proficiency in collecting, reviewing, analyzing, exploiting, fusing, authoring, and disseminating i2 information and products
  • Able to perform data mining, exploitation, collection, analysis, production and dissemination activities using a variety of computer hardware and software applications
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Identity Analyst Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of identity analyst. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for identity analyst
  • Assist trouble shooting, technical issues
  • Support Service Manager and Senior Technical Security Analyst to support IT technology P&L for his or her product or services
  • Be the SME on Microsoft Cloud Identity Products
  • Perform administration (processing requests for network and application ids, account monitoring, access reviews and updating reporting database) of the Identity lifecycle for the Service Desk
  • Perform access tasks in support of on-boarding, job change and termination access management processes and ensures process compliance
  • Troubleshoot and work to resolve security problems reported by application users
  • Maintain complete knowledge of and comply with all departmental, company and HIPAA policies/ procedures/standards
  • Supports security requests pertaining to routine IT control audits and risk assessments as assigned
  • Work with IT personnel to bring about timely resolution to all questions or needs related to certification of access, reporting, and audit concerns
  • Write fundamental documentation in a clear, concise manner and per standards
Qualifications for identity analyst
  • 5 - 7+ Years of experience in IT Security Administration that directly aligns with the specific responsibilities for this position
  • Contribute to the implementation of IAM processes and related procedures
  • Proactive mindset with high initiative and responsibility for producing excellent work
  • Bachelor’s degree or 4 years of experience in the IC or DoD
  • 4 years of experience writing and publishing finished intel products
  • 4 years of experience conducting all-source analysis

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