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Identity and Access Management (IAM) Security Senior Advisor





Identity and Access Management (IAM) Security Senior Advisor

Location: This position will work a hybrid model (remote and in office one to two days per week). Ideal candidates will live within 50 miles of one of our Pulse Point locations in Richmond, VA, Chicago, IL, Wallingford, CT, Hanover, MD, Woburn, MA, Louisville, KY, Tampa, FL, Indianapolis, IN, Mason, OH, Norfolk, VA or Atlanta, GA.

The Identity and Access Management (IAM) Security Senior Advisor will be part of the cyber security team partnering and working closely with multiple groups to increase automation within the identity space. Executes and automates identity provisioning and deprovisioning processes quickly, accurately, and securely. Develops, recommends, and implements enterprise information security policies, technical standards, guidelines, procedures, and other elements of an infrastructure necessary to support information security in compliance with established company policies, regulatory requirements, and generally accepted information security controls.

How you will make an impact:

  • Write and deploy code to downstream applications such as SailPoint.

  • Provision infrastructure as code for the automated identity management system.

  • Support internal SLAs (Service Level Agreements) to deliver automated identity solutions to customers. 

  • Integrate applications into SailPoint developing custom connectors, integrations, and rules to meet IAM requirements.

  • Design cloud native infrastructure environments in AWS from development environments through production environments utilizing identity and cyber security best practices. 

  • Mentor and consult with peers and customers.

  • Configure systems and application monitoring, define alerts, and build appropriate dashboards.

  • Integrate security tools, standards, and processes into the Software Development Life Cycle across on-premises and cloud applications.

  • Create new standards and best practices to increase effectiveness of provisioning and deprovisioning across a diverse environment.

  • Automate provisioning and integration as part of mergers and acquisitions.

  • Hands-on design, development, and documentation of application integration. 

  • Lead system and network architecture support for information and network security technologies.

  • Lead development and execution of risk assessment methodologies to fit business, regulatory, and technical environment considerations.

  • Lead the development of requirements, system architecture, and software design of security products and services.

  • Lead the development of strategies for discovery, evaluation, and response to new networking attacks.

  • Develop security incident response plans and strategies.

  • Provide trouble resolution and serve as point of technical escalation on complex problems.

  • Develop reports supporting strategy and direction for management.

  • Act as a subject matter expert among peers, with manager and senior management.

Minimum Requirements:

Requires BS/BA in information Technology or related field of study and a minimum of 8 years of experience in systems administration and security aspects of information systems, access management and network security technologies, network communications, computer networking, telecommunications, systems development and management, hardware, software, data, and people; experience with multiple technical and business disciplines required; requires broad-based experience to plan and design highly complex systems; or any combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background.

Preferred Skills, Capabilities and Experiences:

  • Proficient with a variety of software development/scripting languages such as C#, Java and Python PowerShell strongly preferred.

  • Experience with Java Frameworks and Docker and/or Kubernetes strongly preferred.

  • Experience automating and launching products within cyber security and/or Identity and Access Management strongly preferred.

  • 5+ years working with Active Directory strongly preferred.

  • 3+ years developing in SailPoint strongly preferred.

  • Demonstrated understanding and experience with Identity and Access Management strongly preferred. 

  • Familiarity with IT control processes around risk and compliance preferred.

  • Familiarity with security domain concepts such as SAML, OAUTH, OIDC, LDAP, SSO, ADFS, and Federation flow preferred.

  • Experience with Privileged Access solutions preferred. 

  • Experience managing delivery full-stack technical solutions preferred.

  • Exposure to agile product management including the ability to set vision, establish a roadmap, set goals, write user stories, and execute preferred.

  • Experience leading or collaborating with cross-functional resources to manage and resolve interdependencies preferred.

If this job is assigned to any Government Business Division entity, the applicant and incumbent fall under a 'sensitive position' work designation and may be subject to additional requirements beyond those associates outside Government Business Divisions.  Requirements include but are not limited to more stringent and frequent background checks and/or government clearances, segregation of duties principles, role specific training, monitoring of daily job functions, and sensitive data handling instructions.  Associates in these jobs must follow the specific policies, procedures, guidelines, etc. as stated by the Government Business Division in which they are employed.


Please be advised that Elevance Health only accepts resumes for compensation from agencies that have a signed agreement with Elevance Health. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of Elevance Health.

Who We Are

Elevance Health is a health company dedicated to improving lives and communities – and making healthcare simpler. We are a Fortune 25 company with a longstanding history in the healthcare industry, looking for leaders at all levels of the organization who are passionate about making an impact on our members and the communities we serve.

How We Work

At Elevance Health, we are creating a culture that is designed to advance our strategy but will also lead to personal and professional growth for our associates. Our values and behaviors are the root of our culture. They are how we achieve our strategy, power our business outcomes and drive our shared success - for our consumers, our associates, our communities and our business.

We offer a range of market-competitive total rewards that include merit increases, paid holidays, Paid Time Off, and incentive bonus programs (unless covered by a collective bargaining agreement), medical, dental, vision, short and long term disability benefits, 401(k) +match, stock purchase plan, life insurance, wellness programs and financial education resources, to name a few.

Elevance Health operates in a Hybrid Workforce Strategy. Unless specified as primarily virtual by the hiring manager, associates are required to work at an Elevance Health location at least once per week, and potentially several times per week. Specific requirements and expectations for time onsite will be discussed as part of the hiring process. Candidates must reside within 50 miles or 1-hour commute each way of a relevant Elevance Health location.

The health of our associates and communities is a top priority for Elevance Health. We require all new candidates in certain patient/member-facing roles to become vaccinated against COVID-19. If you are not vaccinated, your offer will be rescinded unless you provide an acceptable explanation. Elevance Health will also follow all relevant federal, state and local laws.

Elevance Health is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, citizenship status, color, creed, disability, ethnicity, genetic information, gender (including gender identity and gender expression), marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other status or condition protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Applicants who require accommodation to participate in the job application process may contact elevancehealthjobssupport@elevancehealth.comfor assistance.

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