Identity and Access Management Analyst
||£33,783 - £36,522
An exciting opportunity has arisen to join MI5’s Identity and Access Management (IdAM) team; a key support area within Infrastructure Services.
As an IdAM Analyst you will be involved in helping to shape the future of MI5 and the other intelligence agencies’ identity management. Your contribution will help us protect the UK from threats to national security including terrorism.
Our IdAM team own several elements of the MI5 IT Infrastructure and you will have the opportunity to work in an interesting section at the forefront of MI5 technology. You’ll have the chance to work alongside almost every team within the IT spectrum on a range of small and large-scale projects; delivering true business benefit.
Due to the demands and fast paced environment, there may be occasions where you are asked to work outside of normal working hours in support of disaster recovery tests or critical project changes.
• Provide support to our Windows Active Directory and security infrastructure in our varied and growing IT environments.
• Liaise with a range of teams within the Support and Project arenas to progress and implement changes and tasks.
• Provide 2nd and 3rd line support of the Active Directory in all our corporate environments as well as providing support for privileged User Account Management and the corporate IdAM solution.
• Respond with 2nd and 3rd line support for incidents and IT Service Requests by: taking ownership of problems, resolving calls logged with the team and assisting with proactive monitoring and daily checks to avert security incidents.
• Adhere to corporate change processes and implement changes in accordance to them.
• Help to maintain the integrity of the Identity Management services by supporting and implementing security policies, as well as following industry standards and recommended practices by vendors such as Microsoft.
We are searching for individuals who have excellent communication and interpersonal skills and who are flexible in approach and attitude.
You will be required to have a background in Active Directory 2008, Active Directory security principles, NTFS File permissions and knowledge of Active Directory Replication and Group Policy. It will also be essential to understand FSMO roles, Microsoft best practice for Domain Controller Design and a working knowledge of DFS-R.
It is desirable, but not essential, for individuals to have attained an ITIL Foundation certificate with experience of: using and writing Power Shell (this can all also be gained in house), Antivirus software and UNIX administration.
To apply to MI5 you must be a born or naturalised British citizen, over 18 years old and normally have lived in the UK for nine of the last ten years. You should not discuss your application, other than with your partner or close family member.
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