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Identity Access Management Senior Engineer



Multiple locations
Posted on Friday, September 1, 2023

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Job Summary

This position is currently work from home but may require hybrid, onsite 3-4 days per month, and could change due to business need. This position is currently available to candidates that reside within 60 miles of a Bread Financial Office in Columbus, OH; Chadds Ford, PA; Plano, TX, Draper, UT; Wilmington, DE; New York, NY; or Chicago, IL.

The Senior Engineer, Identity Access Management is responsible for designing, coding/configuring, and administering Information Security systems. This person is expected to champion processes and technology as a subject matter expert in various technical areas and to demonstrate this ability at a senior level. The position works closely with teams in other Information Security disciplines, infrastructure, and operations areas to help provide superior protection to Retail Services information assets. This role serves as a mentor and is be expected to develop junior staff and engineers in areas of subject matter expertise.

Job Description

Essential Job Functions

Process and Project Management - Own the design and the implementation of key IT projects and initiatives as they pertain to the organization's long-term security strategy. Identify areas of improvement where processes do not currently exist and drive the development and delivery of new processes to address these gaps. Ability to manage ambiguity and deliver quality results with minimal supervision in coordinating projects and other deliverables. Willingness to escalate identified issues as necessary and the ability to identify when to partner with leadership to resolve issues, risks or obstacles. Builds consensus for delivering results while finding common ground for collaboration and partnership.

Documentation, Metrics and Presentations - Understand the various tools and technologies commonly associated with Information Security. Lead the creation of and the maintenance of relevant documentation including the ability to deliver run books, project updates, process documentation, architecture and technical requirements and presentations. Develop and deliver Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) through the understanding of the tools and deliverables by helping to develop, maintain and mature the associated reporting structure. Ability to produce meaningful and actionable metrics through data analysis. Conduct data analysis exercises using Excel Pivot Tables, database queries, and other data driven analysis tools. Produces presentations at various levels of abstraction dependent on intended audience using Microsoft Power Point, Microsoft Visio, or equivalent tools.

Leadership and Development: Ability to work in a team-fostered, fast-paced, multi-threaded environment. Serve as the subject matter expert in various technical Information Security disciplines and mentoring junior staff. Demonstrate self-learning in gaining knowledge of new technical developments and ensure they are shared appropriately and applied within the department. Comprehensive understanding of the InfoSec team’s strategy and vision and actively works as a change agent to support these initiatives both within the InfoSec team and the broader organization. Identifies and understands drivers for change and will act as an individual champion or partner with leadership to deliver those changes. Effectively partners with peers within the department to include them in key projects, risks or issues. Intermediate to expert interpersonal, negotiation and oral communication skills expected.

Human Relations – Ability to maintain the highest level of confidentiality and professionalism. Ability to proactively identify potential issues and deliver well-reasoned solutions. Ability to diffuse problematic situations and manage through conflict resolution. Ability to decompose complex topics and break them down into laymen’s terms or analogies that help drive clarity and understanding. Viewed as an enabling partner that provides alternative options or supporting information when saying no to business or IT requests. Seen by leadership and peers as creditable, trustworthy and respectful.

Reports to: Senior Manager, Information Security

Working Conditions/ Physical Requirements: Normal office environment, some travel may be required. As the need of the business continue to evolve, this role may be asked to work an on-call rotation to include evenings or weekends.

Direct Reports: None

Minimum Qualifications:

Four or more years experience in Information Security or Infrastructure. Intermediate to expert level knowledge of IT tools and practices including, but not limited to: Networking, LDAP Directories, Vulnerability/Patch Management, Change Management, Incident Management, Server and Desktop Management, Mainframe Technologies, Encryption and Key Management, Cloud Architecture and Computing, Software Application General Computing Controls, Business Continuity/Disaster Recovery, Software Development Lifecycle, Access Management, and Cyber Security Tools (Security Incident Event Management (SIEM), Security Orchestration, Automation and Response (SOAR), Data Loss Prevention (DLP) , Intrusion Detection System (IDS), Intrusion Prevention System (IPS), End User Behavioral Analytics (EUBA), Web Application Firewall (WAF), Network Access Control (NAC), Privileged Access Management (PAM), Endpoint Detection Response (EDR). Broad range of skills with different technical platforms (firewalls, servers, workstations, networks, storage, security, Internet and cloud (SaaS / IaaS / PaaS) technologies). Working understanding of NIST security standards, PCI - DSS and SOX controls.

Preferred Experience:

Bachelor’s or equivalent experience in Computer Science, Networking or Information Technology

Certification: Security +, Network+, CISSP, SSCP, CCSP

Five or more years experience in Information Security or Infrastructure experience with SailPoint IIQ, SailPoint IdentityNow, Okta, Active Directory, Duo, Ping.

This job description is illustrative of the types of duties typically performed by this job. It is not intended to be an exhaustive listing of each and every essential function of the job. Because job content may change from time to time, the Company reserves the right to add and/or delete essential functions from this job at any time.

Typical Starting Range:

$95,900.00 - $173,900.00

Full Salary Range for position:

California: $110,400.00 - $217,400.00

Colorado: $95,900.00 - $182,600.00

New York: $105,500.00 - $217,400.00

Washington: $100,700.00 - $200,100.00

The actual base pay within this range may be dependent upon many factors, which may include, but are not limited to, work location, education, experience, and skills.

Bread Financial offers medical, prescription drug, dental, vision, and other voluntary benefits (including basic and optional life insurance, supplemental medical plans, and short and long-term disability) to eligible associates (regular full-time associates scheduled to work 30 hours per week or more) and their spouses/domestic partners, and child(ren) under the age of 26. New associate elected coverage begins on date of hire (with the exception of disability coverage which has a 6-month waiting period). Six weeks of 100% paid parental leave for eligible parents is available after a 180-day waiting period. Hired associates can immediately enroll in Bread Financial’s 401(k) plan.

All associates receive 11 paid holidays. Associates have discretion in managing their time away from work through the Flexible Time Off (FTO) program and may need to notify and receive approval from their manager prior to taking the time off. Associates receive 80 hours of Paid Sick and Safety Time per calendar year at the beginning of each year and is prorated in the associate’s first year of employment.

Hired associates will be able to elect to purchase company stock during offering periods in June and December. You will be eligible for an annual incentive bonus based on individual and company performance.

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About Bread Financial

At Bread Financial, you’ll have the opportunity to grow your career, give back to your community, and be a part of our award-winning culture. We’ve been consistently recognized as a best place to work in many markets and we’re proud to promote an environment where you feel appreciated, accepted, valued, and fulfilled—both personally and professionally. Bread Financial supports the overall wellness of our associates with a diverse suite of benefits and offers boundless opportunities for career development and non-traditional career progression.

Bread Financial is a tech-forward financial services company providing simple, personalized payment, lending and saving solutions. The company creates opportunities for its customers and partners through digitally enabled choices that offer ease, empowerment, financial flexibility and exceptional customer experiences. Driven by a digital-first approach, data insights and white-label technology, Bread Financial delivers growth for its partners through a comprehensive product suite, including private label and co-brand credit cards, installment lending, and buy now, pay later (BNPL). Bread Financial also offers direct-to-consumer solutions that give customers more access, choice and freedom through its branded Bread Cashback American Express® Credit Card and Bread Savings products.

Headquartered in Columbus, Ohio, Bread Financial is powered by its 7,500+ global associates and is committed to sustainable business practices.

  • Bread Financial offers competitive pay, a comprehensive selection of benefit options including 401(k).
  • The Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
  • Any applicant offered employment will be required to establish that they are legally authorized to work in the United States for the Company.
  • The Company participates in E-Verify.
  • The Company will consider for employment all qualified applicants, including those with a criminal history, in a manner consistent with the requirements of all applicable federal, state, and local laws, including the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance, the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, and the New York City Fair Chance Act. Applicants with criminal histories are encouraged to apply.

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Information Technology

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