Lead Systems Engineer


Plano, TX, US, 75024

Brand:  AlticeUSA
Requisition #:  449

Altice USA is a cutting-edge communications, media, and tech company. We connect people to what matters most to them; texting with friends, advertising that resonates, or binge watching their favorite show. Our differentiated approach centers around technologies that push the envelope and deliver the ultimate customer experience. We’re building a workforce that attracts and retains the best talent, not only to meet the needs of our customers, but that also reflects the diverse communities we serve.

Job Summary

The Lead  Identity & Access Management Engineer will be responsible for ensuring that Altice USA's Identity & Access Management platform is implemented, designed and maintained to ensure that all applications being used within the company are on-boarded for access entitlements, provisioning and de-provisioning of users. Candidate must be familiar with concepts of Entitlement Reviews, Access Request Systems, Separation of Duties in context of identity and access governance tools. Candidate must be well versed with Identity federation principles as the person will have the responsibility to set the standard for the firm in terms of identity & access management. This position requires participation in technical research and development to enable continuing innovation for Cyber Security and Information Risk management.


Provides information security subject matter expertise in support of projects sponsored by business units and other EIT departments.
Ensures that system implementations conform to established company security standards and/or industry best practices.
Serves as project manager for small to medium projects sponsored by the Information Security department.
Participates in the budget process by specifying Information Security technical, resource and personnel requirements for capital projects.
Conducts laboratory and pilot evaluations of security technologies.
Provides information security consulting services to business units and other departments.
Performs security assessments of proposed, new and existing systems.
Administers and maintains various security systems and technologies as detailed under Qualifications, #3.
Maintains support relationships with various vendors and manufacturers.
Develops and maintains minimum security baseline configurations for various handheld, workstation and server operating systems.
Processes Service Desk tickets assigned to the Information Security team.  Responsible for problem resolution.
Develops documentation including operations manuals, runbooks, procedures and problem resolutions.


This role is part of a team responsible for administering security projects designed to safeguard Altice USA's information systems. The Engineer focuses on creating best in class identity solutions for the firm using firm's current Identity & Access Governance Platform, defining and documenting projects, creating and executing project plans, engaging in project cost management, resource management and performing periodic reporting. This role will play a key part in contributing the company's Security and Compliance obligations. You must be intimately familiar with full identity management life-cycle as you will have the ability to build identity standards for the firm. This position requires participation in technical research and development to enable continuous innovation within Identity & Access Management and Governance space. Acts as a subject matter expert who uses subject matter expertise to resolve complex problems in consideration of established policies, guidelines or processes.




BS Degree in IT Security, Cybersecurity, Computer Science or equivalent work experience
Minimum 8 years of experience in IT
Minimum 5 years of experience in Information Security with focus on Identity and Access Management
Deep understanding of RBAC (Role Based Access Control), Single Sign On (SSO), and (PAM) Privileged Account Management, Identity and Access Management
Identity Access and Governance management - Preferably skills with SailPoint, Okta, and a Privilege Access Management solution
deprovisioning, lifecycle events
Strong Analytical background
Understanding of Active Directory domains, LDAP directories, Oracle Identity, Unix Identity
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or Information Systems or equivalent experience required
One or more certification required: (ISC2 CISSP, CISM, CISA, CRISC, CGEIT, ISSAP, ISSEP, Cisco CCIE Security)
Strong understanding of cloud computing concepts including experience with Microsoft Azure, Amazon Web Services, Google Cloud Platform
Knowledge of scripting (Unix/Linux shell, Perl and Windows) or programming (Visual Basic and MS Access)
Expert knowledge of Microsoft Active Directory, Azure Active Directory and Active Directory Federation Services
Advanced level knowledge in architecture and implementation of identity and access management solutions
Extensive experience in design and troubleshooting of user provisioning and deprovisioning workflows ,including automation of access and access removal to various applications and/or authorities
Demonstrated knowledge of identity, authentication, security, privacy, and compliance and how they factor into cloud and hybrid solutions
Strong working knowledge of network architecture and standards for large enterprise
Knowledge of compliance standards and practices such as PCI DSS, Sarbanes Oxley, and Department of Justice National Security Agreement
One or more of the following professional certifications in information security:

  • CISSP - Certified Information Systems Security Professional
  • SSCP - System Security Certified Practitioner
  • CEH- Certified Ethical Hacker
  • GIAC - Global Information Assurance Certification
  • CCNP - Cisco Certified Network Professional
  • CISM - Certified Information Security Manager

Ability to assemble project requirements and contribute to a security design implementation from inception to completion
Ability to identify and completely resolve technical issues
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Strong interpersonal and teamwork skills
Flexible working hours
Moderate travel with little or no notice

Altice USA is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to recruiting, hiring and promoting qualified people of all backgrounds regardless of gender, race, color, creed, national origin, religion, age, marital status, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, military or veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law.


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Nearest Major Market: Plano
Nearest Secondary Market: Dallas