Apr 16, 2018

Specialist, Identity & Access Control UAE Careers - Emirates NBD

  • Emirates NBD
  • Dubai - United Arab Emirates
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Job Description

Job Title:  Specialist, Identity & Access Control

Company Name: Emirates NBD  

Location: Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE)


Job Summary: The Specialist, Identity & Access Control will join the Group Information Security function whose role is to ensure EmiratesNBD information and data is resilient against external and internal security threats embed information security mindset as a core element of organization business strategy and provide an independent objective view of EmiratesNBD Security posture to the management committees. The unit exists to provide secure banking environment for our customer and employees. The Specialist, Identity & Access Control will contribute to the Identity Access ManagementIAM function of information security within the Emirates NBD group


Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Participates in the strategic alignment of the IAM program with overall business needs by driving meaningful collaboration and operational plans
  • Collaborates with business process owners and other stakeholders in order to manage deliverables within timeframe
  • Applies new methodologies to Identity Access management including the interpretation of policies standards and their proactive application
  • Ensure that all required regulatory and internal policies and standards with respect to privileged identities are adhered to
  • Ensure implementation of the Public Key Infrastructure architecture principles and work towards enabling central Identity Management for the entire organization
  • Design recommend and assist with the secure implementation of practical IAM solutions for internal and external technology assets
  • Research and introduce technological solutions and processes that will help make the privileged identity experience more seamless for end users
  • Introduce methods of automation in order to increase the efficiency of the team
  • Ensure seamless integration between privileged identity management solutions and solutions that use them like Service Desk solutions Vulnerability Scanners etc
  • Ensure that IAM related challenges are addressed before technology assets are rolled out into production environments
  • Assist with periodic assessment of IAM technologies and solutions
  • Create and review security policies standards and hardening baselines that are practical and implementable
  • Research new security concepts and ideas and mark them for inclusion in future security standards and baselines in order to improve security
  • Navigates organizational boundaries collaborating with business process owners and other stakeholders in order to manage project deliverables and timeframe
  • Accurately assess and communicate threats to stakeholders both at the technical level group IT and at the end user level business with respect to IAM



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • Deep knowledge of tools processes required for controlling ensuring access to systems environment and roles as well as their underlying technology Technical
  • Knowledge of the current toolset and capabilities for access controls as well as possible remediation for current challenges Technical
  • Deep experience in applying new methodologies to Identity Access management including the interpretation of policies standards and their proactive application Technical
  • Identify areas of improvement and enhance domain by driving innovative ways of addressing authentication and authorization Technical
  • Deep general banking and business area knowledge is necessary in order to steer identity access management changes Technical
  • Additional deep ENBD-specific knowledge of the business requirements for identity access control as well as current regulatory topics and responsibilities preferred Technical
  • Technical knowledge of principles such as Need to Know Least Privilege and Segregation of Duties Technical
  • Deep technical knowledge of user identities and how they managed on heterogeneous operating systems databases and web server technologies Technical
  • Previous experience in automating identity management Technical
  • Knowledge of regulatory requirements and governance frameworks such as ISO 27001 NIST COBIT HIPAA PCI Sarbanes Oxley GLBA SOCSSAE16 with respect to identity management Technical
  • Knowledge of cloud based and federated identity management solutions and approaches
  • Collaborative leadership style that involves a mix of resource project planning along with delegation decision making conflict resolution Management
  • Excellent verbal written communication skills Management
  • Technical Audit Stakeholder Management skills Management


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