- IAM Analyst

ASOS Technology is going through an exciting period of transition and major investment. – this includes a number of strategic programmes to deliver the amazing technology and business solutions to support our ambitious global growth plans. At the heart of these plans is the rebuilding of our digital platforms and channels to provide the best shopping experience for our customers. Our plan is designed to enable us to really put our mobile experience first, enable personalisation and support a data driven organisation. We are also making significant investments in all our Buying, Merchandising, Finance and People systems with the latest toolsets and applications to accelerate the next phase of our global growth. We are also improving our ways of working within Technology to enable autonomous platform development and improve our engineering and agile practices.

Cyber S ecurity Identity & Access Management Analyst

The Story so far…

ASOS burst on to the scene in 2000 and hasn’t looked back. We are the UK’s number one fashion and beauty destination, and as a recent survey showed, we are the second most visited fashion website on the planet. We ship to over 190 countries and have specific sites targeting the USA, French and German, Italian, Spanish, Russian and Australian markets.

Cyber Security at ASOS

Some call it Security, Info Sec, Sec Ops we call it Cyber Security and we are part of the very talented Technology department. We also like to think of ourselves as being very different from your average Security team. We are passionate about helping to protect our customers, our people and our brand.

Technology at ASOS has and will always be at the heart of the ASOS business; we play a fundamental part in contributing to our ambitious growth plans as well as a being a critical enabler to ensuring ASOS is constantly adapting to our customers changing shopping behaviours.

As a Technology community we are a bunch of talented Technology professionals who love and thrive in working in a creative, commercial and challenging environment. We plan the Technology roadmap to be totally aligned to what ASOS and our customers need and then we make it our business to deliver world class solutions.

To get the opportunity to be part of a proactive team in a global company as successful as ASOS come and talk to us about some of the best on the job experience and development available.

Who We’d Like

We want analytical problem solvers who enjoy working as part of a team in a rapidly evolving environment. We really do mean ‘team players’ and not the lone wolf , in a darkened room, that you see so often in the movies . In return we will endeavor to teach you how to become one of the best Cyber Security Identity & Access Management Analysts on the planet.

As an Identity & Access Management Analyst you will be part of the team that is building a new platform and changing the way ASOSers get access to internal systems and data . We’re big users of Microsoft Active Directory and love things like Role Based Access. We’re also quite passionate about protecting our colleagues. Thus there may be the occasion al alert from our Threat Intelligence, Threat Analysts or our Secure Operations Centre. When an alert is received you will work with the Lead to determine how best to investigate and resolve the issue . In many cases you will work in conjunction with some of the other amazing teams at ASOS .

The Role Detail

As an Identity & Access Management Analyst, you will have the opportunity to join a n exciting and growing C yber Security Team . You will also get to learn how a Cyber Security function works as you will work alongside the other cool teams like Governance, Risk & Compliance as well as Threat Intelligence, Vulnerability Management, Security Culture & Awareness and Incident Response.

Reporting to the Identity & Access Management Lead, the IAM Analyst role is all about making sure every ASOSer and T hird P art y have the right access , at the right time and for the right reason! It sounds simple, and it would be if we were not such a fast moving, rapidly expanding global organization!

This is the perfect r ole for someone keen to start in Cyber Security and be part of Identity and Access Management, a new, exciting and growing platform at ASOS. But wait, there is a lot more to this role than identities, access and processes. Wit h the right coaching and mindset, you will also have the opportunity to learn and apply industry best practices and even introduce process improvements .

A key success criteria is the ability to operate successfully in an Agile environment in which much of the end-to-end accountability sits within individual infrastructure, operations and software teams. Collaborating with teams outside of Cyber Security and understanding the ASOS landscape is absolutely vital to succeeding in this role, requiring someone proactive in nature that is willing to go outside of t heir comfort zone when required.

Accountabilities And Responsibilities

  • User Life Cycle Management: efficiently apply Joiners, Movers and Leavers processes as per agreed SLAs with business
  • Apply S ervice A ccount M anagement processes
  • Access Control s review of critical application s
  • Troubleshooting of basic Active Directory data issues

Key KPIs

  • Monitoring of dormant, disabled accounts as per platform KPIs
  • Action IAM related tickets that are raised on the Service Now portal as per business SLA.s

Technical Skills / Experience

  • Analytical , problem solving and detail-oriented
  • Collaborate, share and actively listen
  • Love to learn by doing
  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • Any PowerShell scripting skill would be a bonus
  • An awareness of security technologies and best practices is desirable


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