Information Security Engineer II or III (Identity Mgmt Systems Support)

Date: Sep 8, 2022

Location: The Woodlands, Texas, United States

Company: Entergy

Posting End Date: 09/23/2022 

Work Place Flexibility: Hybrid 


***This position may be filled in The Woodlands, TX or Little Rock, AR. Other locations within Entergy's service territory may be considered - Texas, Arkansas, or Louisiana***

***This position will be filled as an Info Sec Engineer II or III depending on the candidates qualifications and experience***


The Identity Management Systems Engineer assists in delivering Enterprise Identity Security access provisioning and authentication services for employees and vendors, Information Technology and Operational Technology, and with the capability to support cloud and on-premise platforms.  The Engineer executes on policies to ensure critical applications, systems and data are protected from unauthorized access while managing the identities and access rights of people both inside and outside the organization.



  • Assist in executing on the strategy, roadmap and delivery plans for Identity and Access Management (IAM) Systems
  • Day-to-day operations of IAM systems to create a successful identify program
  • Assist with compliance activities to meet requirements of North American Electric Reliability Corporation Critical Infrastructure Protection (NERC CIP) and Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) Nuclear Cyber (10 CFR 73.54)
  • Assist with establishing user identity, provisioning and de-provisioning access, access level changes, federation, etc.
  • Assist with maintenance of IAM technology infrastructure, managing application and user-store integrations, directory capabilities, patching, upgrades, etc.
  • Support the Enterprise Active Directory (AD) environment, Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) services, virtual directory services (VDS) multi-factor authentication (MFA), federation services, privileged account management (PAM) and password management
  • Support all system use of Role-Based Access Control (RBAC) for verifying and granting access to their resources



Minimum education required of the position

Associate’s degree in computer science, cyber security or a related discipline or equivalent work experience. 


Minimum experience required of the position

Info Sec Engineer II: 2 plus years of identity management or relevant experience

Info Sec Engineer III: 4 plus years of identity management experience or relevant experience

  • Experience related to IAM skills/field: (i.e. provisioning and workflow, authentication and entitlements, role-based access controls (RBAC), data privacy, and IAM solutions) is a plus
  • Exposure to IAM federated roles and responsibilities within corporate environments is a plus
  • Exposure to federated identity and web services security concepts such as SAML, OAuth 2.0, OpenID Connect, OWIN and ID-WSF, WS-Federation, and WS-Security is a plus
  • Experience with IAM technologies like Active Directory, LDAP, multi-factor authentication across different infrastructure topologies including external vendors is a plus
  • Experience in supporting different topology models of IAM stack across cloud, on-prem, Multi-Data Centre with 100% availability of the service is a plus
  • Experience working with outsourced teams is a plus


Minimum knowledge, skills and abilities required of the position 

  • Awareness of modern Identity Management protocols and standards, frameworks, federation technologies and solutions
  • Knowledgeable in Identity and Access Mgmt products with proven technical capabilities with those solutions
  • Experience with enterprise directory solutions
  • Some technical engineering and process management skills
  • Understanding of security operations, access management, intrusion detection, and physical security
  • Awareness of security ramifications of energy related regulations (SOX, HIPAA, NERC CIP, FERC, and NRC Nuclear Cyber (10 CFR 73.54)
  • Knowledge of security, risk, and control frameworks and standards such as ISO 27001 and 27002, SANS-CAG, NIST, FISMA, COBIT, COSO and ITIL
  • Good communication skills
  • Good organizational and time management skills
  • Able to work in partnership with colleagues (e.g. corporate security) throughout the IT organization, and in collaborative teams to achieve common goals




Primary Location: Texas-The Woodlands
Job Function: Professional
FLSA Status: Professional
Relocation Option: No Relocation Offered
Union description/code: NON BARGAINING UNIT
Number of Openings: 1
Req ID: 108514
Travel Percentage:Up to 25%


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As a provider of essential services, Entergy expects its employees to be available to work additional hours, to work in alternate locations, and/or to perform additional duties in connection with storms, outages, emergencies, or other situations as deemed necessary by the company. Exempt employees may not be paid overtime associated with such duties.

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