Identity & Access Management Specialist III

Date:  Sep 5, 2023

Birmingham, AL, US, 36242

Onsite or Remote:  Hybrid
Company Name:  EBSCO Industries

EBSCO Industries, Inc. (EBSCO), headquartered in Birmingham, Alabama, is one of the largest privately held and family-owned companies in the United States. EBSCO was founded in 1944 by an entrepreneur who was passionate about honoring our commitments to our customers, rejecting the status quo, and seeking to continuously improve our team. We continue to operate that way today, with a passion for our people and our businesses succeeding together. EBSCO has grown and evolved over time into a holding company with a global portfolio comprised of dozens of entities in over 15 separate industries/markets, including Information services, outdoor products, real estate, manufacturing and distribution, and insurance services. We provide valuable support services to our subsidiaries to support their growth. We hire passionate people, driven to grow, because we know the success of EBSCO depends on the long-term success of our businesses and our teams.


EBSCO’s CorpIT team is seeking a Identity & Access Management Specialist III to join the team. This key position will work with key stakeholders across EBSCO’s diverse business portfolio to align them within our Okta ecosystem. The Specialist will join an existing four-person team and play an important role in creating the high level design artifacts, and providing solutions for multiple IAM tracks.


Key responsibilities include:

• Effectively deliver the complete life cycle of workforce oriented Identity and Access Management (IAM) services including; strategy, organizational design, process re-engineering and technology implementation.

• Facilitate information gathering, requirements analysis and design activities that support actionable IAM roadmaps and strategies for our clients as well as functional requirements for IAM solution implementation.

• Functional areas and work experience should include; fine-grained access control, policy driven security, Identity Governance, Access Management, and Privileged access management, user provisioning/de-provisioning, and federation.

• Lead functional staff through the IAM engagement lifecycle for strategy, design and implementation engagements.

• Implement Role Based Access Controls (RBAC), including analytical role mining and entitlement analysis


Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in MIS, or similar field (work experience will be considered in lieu of a degree).
  • 5 + years of experience required in Information Technology.
  • 2+ years of experience in Microsoft Active Directory Management
  • 2+ years of experience with IAM software (Okta preferred)
  • Technical Certifications (CISSP, Microsoft, Vendor specific certifications)


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Strong working experience in Implementation, administration and support of Microsoft Active Directory (2012-higher)
  • CyberArk. Experience with privileged access solutions (CyberArk).
  • Strong networking background. Working knowledge of DNS, DHCP, overall network troubleshooting
  • Knowledge and understanding of various IAM concepts
  • Experience and expertise in SSO/MFA (ADFS, Okta, Ping, etc)
  • Familiarity with VPN solutions (Netscaler, Zscaler)
  • Experience with Business Continuity/Disaster Recovery Processes
  • Experience with patch management/systems maintenance
  • Knowledge and understanding of identity lifecycle management processes


We are an equal opportunity employer and comply with all applicable federal, state, and local fair employment practices laws. We strictly prohibit and do not tolerate discrimination against employees, applicants, or any other covered persons because of race, color, sex, pregnancy status, age, national origin or ancestry, ethnicity, religion, creed, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, training, promotion, discipline, compensation, benefits, and termination of employment.

We comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), as amended by the ADA Amendments Act, and all applicable state or local law.

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