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Access Control Specialist

Schroders Investment Management
New York, United States
Posted 1 day ago Permanent Competitive
Access Control Specialist
As a global investment manager, we help institutions, intermediaries and individuals across the planet meet their goals, fulfil their ambitions, and prepare for the future. But as the world changes, so do our clients' needs. That's why we have a long history of adapting to suit the times and keeping our focus on what matters most to our clients. Doing this takes experience and expertise. We bring together people and data to spot the trends that will shape the future. This provides a unique perspective which allows us to always invest with conviction. We are responsible for $663 billion of assets for our clients who trust us to deliver sustainable returns. We remain determined to build future prosperity for them, and for all of society. Today, we have 5,110 people across six continents who focus on doing just this. We are a global business that's managed locally. This allows us to always keep our clients' needs at the heart of everything we do. For over two centuries and more than seven generations we've grown and developed our expertise in tandem with our clients' needs and interests.

Role Overview and Key Responsibilities
The Global Access Design and Access Control team are responsible for user access for all applications used globally within Schroders. We are currently seeking an Access Control Specialist to join the team in New York.

The role is split into two parts which perform the following range of responsibilities on a global basis:
Design
  • The Design team are responsible for the following:
    • Design and Implementation of the access model for all new applications within Schroders
      • Both On-Premises and Cloud applications
    • Engaging with Business, IT Project Managers, IT Risk, IT Support and 3rd parties on all projects
    • Completion of Support acceptance process for all access related activities
    • Compliance with ISAE3402 controls related to access control
    • Define and communicate the access design acceptance criteria for new applications
    • Manage the integration of new and updated applications into access control
    • Onboarding of all applications and roles to MyAccess (Sailpoint)
    • Management of Audit issues relating to access control
    • Management of IT privileged access to defined standards.
Access Control
  • The Access Control team are responsible for the following:
    • Management of the Access control work queues
    • The global team are responsible for processing various system access relating requests and incidents. Access is provisioned by the team for;
      • Over 150 Applications (user admin)
      • Databases (liaising with both SQL and Oracle DBAs)
      • File Shares (both creation and provisioning of folders, shares and resource groups)
      • Wintel Servers
      • Unix Servers (through liaison with Unix Team)
      • Active Directory (including new Joiners/Leavers/Transfers)
    • Management of Privileged accounts in Osirium
    • MI Reporting
    • Management of MS Azure Privileged Identity Management roles
  • The team also perform the following governance tasks:
    • Review of daily permission breach reports
    • Resolution of audit issues and maintenance of evidence for regulatory audits
The Global Access Deign & Access Control team are also required to;
  • Liaise with Information Security Controls Manager to ensure protection of high risk assets such as employee personal data, client data and high availability unstructured data such as UDTs through appropriately designed access models.
  • Maintain knowledge of advances in the fields of access control, security awareness and related topics in the Information Security industry

Candidate Specification
  • Bachelor's degree preferred
  • 1-3 years' related work experience preferred
  • Experience with Active Directory user administration but willing to train the right candidate
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Self-driven to innovate and outperform expectations
  • The ability to influence and drive access design in a collaborative way.
  • A desire to excel in their day to day activities and through continuous improvement to processes and the service provided by the team
  • Strong stakeholder engagement skills, with the ability to connect and communicate at all levels across the Group.
  • Demonstrate strong analytical skills with the capability to assess the information provided, and provide clear and appropriate direction based on this.
  • Excellent reporting skills, including the ability to simplify complex system configuration into a clearly defined access design model.
  • Knowledge of current standards and external control objectives to ensure the Global access design model is compliant with all regulatory and audit controls.
  • Organized with a flexible approach to tasks and working hours
Desirable Skills
  • Powershell scripting
  • SQL language
  • Fundamental knowledge of MS Azure Cloud technology

ADA
Schroder Investment Management North America Inc. complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.
EEO/Affirmative Action
Schroder Investment Management North America Inc. is an affirmative action-equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, religious creed, age, marital status, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, intellectual disability, mental disability or physical disability, including, but not limited to, blindness, or protected veteran status.

Physical Requirements
This work requires the following physical activities: finger dexterity, grasping, repetitive motions, walking, lifting up to 10 lbs, climbing, stooping, kneeling, reaching, sitting for extended periods of time, standing, talking, hearing and visual acuity. Additionally, this position requires the ability to apply the principals of analytical and logical thinking to define problems, interpret data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions.

Environmental Conditions
The work is performed primarily indoors in a normal office environment with little exposure to excessive noise, dust, fumes, vibrations, and temperature changes. The position requires frequent computer use at a workstation in a fast paced environment with unscheduled interruptions. Public contact is required and there will be a need to move from one work location to another. Responsibilities occasionally may require an adjusted work schedule, morning/evening/weekend hours in order to meet deadlines.

ADA
Schroder Investment Management North America Inc. will make reasonable accommodations in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.

OSH ACT
This position is not to handle any human body fluids, biological agents, laboratory chemicals, or be exposed to hazardous materials such as noise, asbestos, or carcinogens.

This job description will be reviewed periodically as duties and responsibilities change with business necessity. Essential and marginal job functions are subject to modification. This document describes typical duties and responsibilities and is not intended to limit management from assigning other work as desired.

EEO
It is the policy of Schroder Investment Management North America Inc. to provide equal opportunity for employment and advancement without regard to race, color, religion (or creed), age, sex (or gender), sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, marital status, disability, or other legally protected condition, category or status.

As a global investment manager, we help institutions, intermediaries and individuals across the planet meet their goals, fulfil their ambitions, and prepare for the future. But as the world changes, so do our clients' needs. That's why we have a long history of adapting to suit the times and keeping our focus on what matters most to our clients. Doing this takes experience and expertise. We bring together people and data to spot the trends that will shape the future. This provides a unique perspective which allows us to always invest with conviction. We are responsible for $663 billion of assets for our clients who trust us to deliver sustainable returns. We remain determined to build future prosperity for them, and for all of society. Today, we have 5,110 people across six continents who focus on doing just this. We are a global business that's managed locally. This allows us to always keep our clients' needs at the heart of everything we do. For over two centuries and more than seven generations we've grown and developed our expertise in tandem with our clients' needs and interests.

Role Overview and Key Responsibilities
The Global Access Design and Access Control team are responsible for user access for all applications used globally within Schroders. We are currently seeking an Access Control Specialist to join the team in New York.

The role is split into two parts which perform the following range of responsibilities on a global basis:
Design
  • The Design team are responsible for the following:
    • Design and Implementation of the access model for all new applications within Schroders
      • Both On-Premises and Cloud applications
    • Engaging with Business, IT Project Managers, IT Risk, IT Support and 3rd parties on all projects
    • Completion of Support acceptance process for all access related activities
    • Compliance with ISAE3402 controls related to access control
    • Define and communicate the access design acceptance criteria for new applications
    • Manage the integration of new and updated applications into access control
    • Onboarding of all applications and roles to MyAccess (Sailpoint)
    • Management of Audit issues relating to access control
    • Management of IT privileged access to defined standards.
Access Control
  • The Access Control team are responsible for the following:
    • Management of the Access control work queues
    • The global team are responsible for processing various system access relating requests and incidents. Access is provisioned by the team for;
      • Over 150 Applications (user admin)
      • Databases (liaising with both SQL and Oracle DBAs)
      • File Shares (both creation and provisioning of folders, shares and resource groups)
      • Wintel Servers
      • Unix Servers (through liaison with Unix Team)
      • Active Directory (including new Joiners/Leavers/Transfers)
    • Management of Privileged accounts in Osirium
    • MI Reporting
    • Management of MS Azure Privileged Identity Management roles
  • The team also perform the following governance tasks:
    • Review of daily permission breach reports
    • Resolution of audit issues and maintenance of evidence for regulatory audits
The Global Access Deign & Access Control team are also required to;
  • Liaise with Information Security Controls Manager to ensure protection of high risk assets such as employee personal data, client data and high availability unstructured data such as UDTs through appropriately designed access models.
  • Maintain knowledge of advances in the fields of access control, security awareness and related topics in the Information Security industry

Candidate Specification
  • Bachelor's degree preferred
  • 1-3 years' related work experience preferred
  • Experience with Active Directory user administration but willing to train the right candidate
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Self-driven to innovate and outperform expectations
  • The ability to influence and drive access design in a collaborative way.
  • A desire to excel in their day to day activities and through continuous improvement to processes and the service provided by the team
  • Strong stakeholder engagement skills, with the ability to connect and communicate at all levels across the Group.
  • Demonstrate strong analytical skills with the capability to assess the information provided, and provide clear and appropriate direction based on this.
  • Excellent reporting skills, including the ability to simplify complex system configuration into a clearly defined access design model.
  • Knowledge of current standards and external control objectives to ensure the Global access design model is compliant with all regulatory and audit controls.
  • Organized with a flexible approach to tasks and working hours
Desirable Skills
  • Powershell scripting
  • SQL language
  • Fundamental knowledge of MS Azure Cloud technology

ADA
Schroder Investment Management North America Inc. complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.
EEO/Affirmative Action
Schroder Investment Management North America Inc. is an affirmative action-equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, religious creed, age, marital status, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, intellectual disability, mental disability or physical disability, including, but not limited to, blindness, or protected veteran status.

Job ID  4762
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