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Federal Reserve System IAM Lifecycle Support Associate in New York, New York


Federal Reserve Bank of New York

Working at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York positions you at the center of the financial world with a unique perspective on national and international markets and economies. You will work in an environment with a diverse group of experienced professionals to foster and support the safety, soundness, and vitality of our economic and financial systems. It is a challenge that demands the skills of a financial service professional and the intelligence of an academic—all combined with a passion for public service.

The Bank believes in work flexibility to balance the demands of work and life while also connecting and collaborating with our colleagues in person. Employees can expect to be in the office a couple of days per week as needed for meetings and team collaboration and should live within a commutable distance.

What we do:

This associate position is in the Identity and Access Management (IAM) team, which resides within the Federal Reserve Bank of New York’s Technology Group’s Information Security function. Information Security New York (ISNY) is responsible for providing services that ensure the adequate protection of the Bank’s information assets. In addition to identity and access management, ISNY provides other key security services such as vulnerability management, cyber risk assessments, cyber policy and awareness, incident response, and insider threat mitigation.

Your role as IAM Lifecycle Support Associate:

The position’s primary responsibility is to support access management operational activities for critical financial systems. This support includes user onboarding, transfer, offboarding, certifications and other established operational processes. Provisioning access, access removal, recertification and audit preparation will constitute the majority of the daily tasks, but we are always looking to improve and automate when possible. The associate will also work closely with the business areas on defining and maintaining access for their systems and work across ISNY to ensure execution of those operational processes.

What we are looking for:

This is a security associate position responsible for operation and support of access management provisioning across multiple business units. The ideal candidate will be customer service oriented with strong data management skills and knowledge of access control.

  • Identity and Access Management operational experience in supporting mission critical operational systems and processes

  • Technical understanding of authentication and authorization within various application stacks (Active Directory, Database, Cloud, Collaboration)

  • Proven experience executing operational activities to comply with IAM standard controls and processes

  • Independent management of access certifications including defining certification scope, schedule and execution

  • Advanced data management skills (e.g. SharePoint, Access or other DB, Advanced Excel, Tableau, JavaScript)

  • Working knowledge of SailPoint IIQ or other access control software to support day to day provisioning and reporting needs of the organization

  • Ability to quickly recognize operational risks and mitigate them

  • Solid understanding of integrating identity and access management provisioning with other security disciplines such as risk assessment and vulnerability management

  • Driven to continuously improve and evolve IAM processes to achieve targeted Banks’ maturity levels

  • Ability to learn new operational tasks quickly to support varies customers

  • Strong information security experience preferred or other related experience

  • Bachelor's Degree in a relevant field of work or equivalent work experience

  • CISSP, technical, PMI (Agile) or other related certifications preferred

  • This position requires possession of or the ability to obtain and maintain national security clearance, which requires U.S. citizenship.

Salary Range: $129600 - $162000 / year

We believe in transparency at the NY Fed. This salary range reflects a variety of skills and experiences candidates may bring to the job. We pay individuals along this range based on their unique backgrounds. Whether you’re stretching into the job or are a more seasoned candidate, we aim to pay competitively for your contributions .

Touchston e Behaviors set clear expectations for leading with impact at every stage of our careers and aspire to achieve in our continued growth and development.

Communicate Authentically : Empathetically engage one another with direct and transparent dialogue and listening. Actively discuss viewpoints with respect and compassion in a timely and candid manner, taking into account verbal and nonverbal cues. Ask questions, learn from each other, and share information widely to move the Bank's work forward.

Collaborate Inclusively : Inspire a diverse and inclusive environment that empowers others to contribute meaningfully. Intentionally bring a diverse set of people together to achieve positive business results.

Drive Progress : Grow and adapt to changing priorities in the Bank. Experiment with new concepts and take appropriate risk to drive innovation. Remain curious and action oriented, navigating through ambiguity and uncertainty to drive outcomes.

Develop Others : Equitably champion, mentor, and develop others to grow professionally. Demonstrate vulnerability and empathy to create a trusted environment.

Take Ownership : Establish an environment of action and excellence by holding self and others accountable to execute to the highest standard.


Our organization offers benefits that are the best fit for you at every stage of your career:

  • Fully paid Pension plan and 401k with Generous Match

  • Comprehensive Insurance Plans (Medical, Dental and Vision including Flexible Spending Accounts and HSA)

  • Subsidized Public Transportation Program

  • Tuition Assistance Program

  • Onsite Fitness & Wellness Center

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This position requires possession of or the ability to obtain and maintain national security clearance, which requires U.S. citizenship.

The Federal Reserve Bank of New York is committed to a diverse workforce and to providing equal employment opportunity to all persons without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, disability, or military service.

This position requires p ossession of or the ability to obtain and maintain national security clearance, which requires U.S. citizenship.

This is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, performance standards or requirements, efforts, skills or working conditions associated with the job. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current job, management reserves the right to revise the job or to require that other or different tasks be performed when circumstances change.

Full Time / Part Time

Full time

Regular / Temporary


Job Exempt (Yes / No)


Job Category

Information Technology

Work Shift

First (United States of America)

The Federal Reserve Banks believe that diversity and inclusion among our employees is critical to our success as an organization, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool. The Federal Reserve Banks are committed to equal employment opportunity for employees and job applicants in compliance with applicable law and to an environment where employees are valued for their differences.

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OUR BANK has one of the most recognizable brands around the world. The Federal Reserve is the central bank of the United States—one of the world's most influential, trusted and prestigious financial organizations. The Federal Reserve is charged with the important mission of promoting a strong economy and a stable financial system and fulfills this responsibility by formulating national monetary policy, supervising and regulating banks and bank holding companies, and providing financial services for banks and the U.S. government.

OUR PEOPLE are diverse in background and ideas, which allows for ongoing creativity and innovation. Ultimately, they are the ones who push our high-performance, exchange-driven culture forward.

Why Our People Choose Us:

Our reputation precedes us

There will always be room for personal growth

Our people are first

You’ll find the right balance

Your responsibilities will be meaningful

We hope that you will be our future colleague.