IAM Controls Engineering and Process Improvement Specialist

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Charles Schwab & Co., Inc.
Full Time
Work from home not available Travel not required

Job Description


Westlake - TX, TX2050R, 2050 Roanoke Road, 76262-9616
Leticia Mitchell

We believe that, when done right, investing liberates people to create their own destiny. We are driven by our purpose to champion every client’s goals with passion and integrity. We respect and appreciate the diversity of our employees, our clients, and the communities we serve. We challenge conventions strategically to create value for our clients, our firm and the world. We live and bring to life the concept of ‘own your tomorrow’ every day. We champion our employee strengths, guide their development, and invest in their long-term success. We hire optimistic, results-oriented, curious, innovative, and adaptable people with the desire to help our clients and one another succeed.

As a company, we were established by Chuck over 40 years ago to champion Main Street over Wall Street, and to help Americans transform themselves from earners to owners. Through advocacy and innovation, we work to make investing more affordable, accessible and understandable for all. As we enter our fifth decade, we are looking for talented, innovative and driven people who believe they can help themselves, and our clients, create a better future.

Our Opportunity:

Identity and access management (IAM) technologies and business processes enable the creation, maintenance, and use of digital identity — ensuring that the right people gain access to the right materials and records at the right time. The IAM program serves the needs of Schwab by implementing IAM best practices via technologies and methods that improve convenience and ease of access for workforce members while safeguarding records and other key data. IAM Controls Engineering & Review is focused on the validation and continuous operating effectiveness of centralized IAM processes, including establishing and leveraging data assurance processes for continuous monitoring, process improvement, and risk mitigation for Schwab.

What you’ll do:

The Controls Engineering and Process Improvement is responsible for assessing operational Access Management risks and related controls prior to formal lines of defense testing.  They will partner with the team’s analytics lead on using digitized control evaluation techniques, and consult with IAM control owners and performers on control design and enhancement.

Processes and responsibilities will include:

  • Design and execute evaluations of application, database, and server access-based control portfolio.
  • Assesses control compliance for recently integrated applications.
  • Use data analytics to scale control assessments and minimize impact on control owners and performers.
  • Partner with control performers to enhance access-related control design.
  • Identify themes, trends, and emerging risks for escalation and communication to management.
  • Consult with engineering teams regarding access risks related to emerging technologies and processes (e.g. RPA, Cloud, DevOps).

What you have:

  • 2+ years of information technology audit experience, process engineering experience (Industrial Engineering, Six Sigma, Lean, etc.), or access management experience.
  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • Knowledge of access concepts (e.g. authentication vs. authorization, centralized vs. local authorization, roles vs. entitlements).
  • Excellent analytical skills, including the ability to anticipate issues and to design appropriate solutions.
  • Demonstrated written and oral communication skills.
  • Demonstrated experience performing control evaluations within a complex environment.
  • Preferred - Some Big 4 public accounting experience and professional certification (CISA, CISSP, CIA or equivalent).

You demonstrate these behaviors:

Disciplined: Highly disciplined in how resources are used; designs and champions ideas to drive efficiency

Overcomes Barriers: Takes responsibility for addressing obstacles that hinder our people and our business

Delivers Results: Delivers positive results regardless of circumstances, utilizing the right mix of analysis, judgment, agility and urgency

What you’ll get:

  • Comprehensive Compensation and Benefits package
  • Financial Health: 401k Match, Employee Stock Purchase Plan, Employee Discounts, Personalized advice, Brokerage discounts
  • Work/Life Balance: Sabbatical, Paid Parental Leave, New Mothers returning to work Program, Tuition Reimbursement Programs, Time off to volunteer, Employee Matching Gifts Program
  • Everyday Wellness: Health and Lifestyle Wellness Rewards, Onsite Fitness Classes, Healthy Food Choices, Wellness Champions
  • Inclusion: Employee Resource Groups, Commitment to diversity, Strategic partnerships
  • Not just a job, but a career, with an opportunity to do the best work of your life

Learn more about Life@Schwab.

Schwab is committed to building a diverse and inclusive workplace where everyone feels valued. As an equal employment opportunity employer, our policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to any status that is protected by law. (Please click here to see policy.) Schwab is also an affirmative action employer, focused on advancing women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities in the workplace. We believe diversity and inclusion are part of our success as a company and our purpose of serving every client with passion and integrity.

If you need an accommodation in the application process, please email accommodations@schwab.com or call HR Direct at 800-725-3535.

Job Specifications
Relocation Offered?:No
Work Schedule:Days
Languages:English - spoken
Current Licenses / Certifications:None
Relevant Work Experience:IT-Other Specialty Engineering-2-5 yrs
Position Located In:TX - Westlake
Job Type:Full Time

Category:Information Technology
Activation Date: Friday, May 24, 2019
Expiration Date: Thursday, August 1, 2019
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Company Information

At Schwab, we inspire the driven; individuals who want to take ownership of their career and their future. You are appreciated for your work, respected for your unique strengths and rewarded for the possibilities you create for our clients. Working in Schwab Technology is not just a job; it's an opportunity to do the best work of your life. This team drives Schwab's mission to harness the power of data to deliver the next gen client experience. They relentlessly pursue simplification and modernization, laying the foundation for the digital enterprise. They act boldly together to provide security for our clients and enterprise, safeguarding client trust all while delivering on their core commitments to availability, capacity and project execution with excellence and efficiency. If you are looking to be challenged with projects that stretch and grow your abilities, and push you towards further developing your expertise, apply to one of our openings today.
Dice Id : 10228622
Position Id : 20190522-3128

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