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IAM Technical Analyst

  • Financial Services
  • Cirencester
  • 23/05/2024
  • Permanent

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St. James's Place (SJP) works in partnership to plan, grow and protect our clients’ financial futures. We deliver personalised, face-to-face financial advice to our clients, who trust us to manage their money to reach their goals. We provide this service via the Partnership, a network of qualified, expert advisors. We put financial wellbeing and responsible business choices at the heart of everything we do. We believe in the value of difference and know that diverse teams can help us problem solve and innovate for clients.

We look for people to join SJP to make an impact and to contribute to our culture which is based around long term relationships, doing the right thing, and being the best version of ourselves.

Location: Cirencester Office

Workplace Type: Hybrid

Employment Type: Permanent 

Seniority: Mid-Senior Level

We are seeking an experienced IAM Technical Analyst to join the Technology Development Team at St James’s Place. The primary objective for this role is to define best practice policies, processes, technical design for the development and delivery of the Identity and Access Management capabilities for employees, the Partnership, and third parties at St. James’s Place.

The role is key to supporting the current programme for IAM services, maximising the use of automation in the IAM processes to ensure SJP obtain maximum benefit from its investment in Active Directory, Sailpoint, and ServiceNow products.

If you are a IAM professional with a passion for financial services, we would love to hear from you.

What you’ll be doing

  • Defining and documenting processes and technology solutions that deliver the IAM capabilities needed for SJP.
  • Providing Subject Matter Expertise on Identity Access Management (IAM) provisioning processes and workflows
  • Providing technical expertise on the Sailpoint and AD(or other equivalent IAM tools), ensuring the design and implementation of SJP’s IAM solutions fully exploit the features of the platform and maximise operational efficiency
  • Identifying data quality improvements to reduce exception processing and manual interventions
  • Collaborate with Technology Operations teams to ensure system policies, specifically Group Policies and Address Policies remain aligned

Who are we looking for?

  • Experience of the SailPoint Identity and Access Management (IAM) tool or similar
  • Experienced in designing and management of Active Directory / Azure Active Directory
  • Strong stakeholder relationship skills and People Management skills
  • Understanding of mobile, digital and cloud security solutions and their impact on IAM design and architecture
  • Ability to learn a complex systems estate and quickly map dependencies and integrations in order to define solutions or identify issues that could occur in the IAM system
  • Understanding IAM APIs, IAM access processes, and IAM provisioning processes

What's in it for you?

  • Private Medical paid for by Company.
  • Meaningful protection benefits with real value, such as 10X life cover, PHI, and critical illness.*
  • Non-Contributory Pension – 10% (increasing with length of service up to 15%) with further pension matching.
  • Parental leave – 6 months full pay
  • 28 days holiday entitlement plus bank holidays (based on full-time equivalent) with the option to buy up to an additional 5 days holiday

*Not applicable to Fixed-Term Contracts (standard uplift applies in lieu of the protection benefits)

Flexible Working

We know that everyone works best in different ways, at different times and in different environments. We have introduced a hybrid working policy to provide greater flexibility for part-time work, job-sharing, remote working, and flexibility on hours. Our people are encouraged to work in a flexible way that suits their lifestyle, so please ask the question and start a conversation!

Research tells us that applicants (especially those from underrepresented groups) can be put off from applying for a role if they do not meet all the criteria or have been on an extended career-break. If you think you would be a good match for this role and can demonstrate some transferable experience please apply, regardless of whether you tick every box.

Reasonable Adjustments

We're an equal opportunities employer and want to ensure our recruitment process is accessible and inclusive for all, if you require reasonable adjustment(s) at any stage please let us know by emailing us at [email protected]

What's next?

Our team will be in touch. As a business regulated by the FCA we would advise you to familiarise yourself with the conduct regulations and in particular consumer duty obligations prior to an interview with SJP.


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