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Principal Identity & Access Controls Specialist

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Job Description


Salary/ Benefits
In order to attract the very best talent on the market a generous remuneration package is on offer of up to £90,000 depending on experience. In addition to this the role also comes with a range of fantastic benefits including:

  • Unlimited annual leave
  • Fully remote working
  • WFH set-up allowance
  • Fantastic modern culture
  • Career progression and training opportunities



The Client
VANRATH are pleased to be working with an industry leading fintech firm who are recruiting for a high calibre candidate to fill the position of Principal Identity & Access Control Specialist.

The Ideal Person

  • Extensive experience in Information Security within enterprise environments, with a focus on access and identity management.
  • Experience deploying access within Cloud IaaS platforms (AWS, AZURE).
  • Security certifications, such as (i.e. CISSP, CISM, GIAC, CCNA, or related Vendor Certifications regarding access management).
  • Solid understanding of information security standards and best practices for securing computer systems within applicable laws and regulations.
  • Proven experience in identifying potential IT access controls risks, issues, and opportunities through and offering sustainable recommendations that address the technical root cause rather than symptoms.
  • Extensive experience and in-depth working knowledge across multiple technical disciplines, including one or more of the following:
  • Azure AD
  • Active Directory
  • Service Account and Local Account Management technologies
  • PAM Platforms


The Role

  • Responsible for access management processes across applications, AD directories, and domains, granting access to servers and applications across the organisation.
  • Consults with technical staff, including developers, application owners, and database admins, to provide access solutions while maintaining information security standards and policies.
  • Develops, maintains, and implements standards, guidelines, operating policies, and procedures.
  • Performs security incident operations, including after-hours response activities, event escalation coverage, and incident reporting, where needed.
  • Defines and maintains the AD Structure and integration for cloud platforms.
  • Leads the Zero Trust Access Control components, defining the standard process and supporting the Development Operations automation processes.
  • Creates reports to show access management is alignment with PCI standards.
  • Supports Access Management control testing.



For further information on this vacancy, or any other Cyber Security, Networks or IT Sales roles in Belfast or wider Northern Ireland, please apply via the link below or contact Jordan Madden on 07871030483 in the strictest confidence.