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Cybersecurity Identity & Access Specialist


Job Location: Luxembourg

Company description

Ferrero is a family-owned company with a truly progressive and global outlook and iconic brands such as Nutella®, Tic Tac®, Ferrero Rocher®, Raffaello®, Kinder Bueno® and Kinder Surprise®. As the love for our brands continues to grow, so too does our global reach. Represented in 55 countries, with products sold in more than 170, the Ferrero Group is loved by generations around the world. The secret to our global success? Nearly 35,000 dedicated employees who celebrate care and quality to craft a business, careers and brands we are proud of. Join us, and you could be one of them. 

Diversity Statement

Ferrero is committed to building a diverse and inclusive culture in which all employees feel welcomed and appreciated and have the same opportunities. We believe all of our people are equally talented in their own way. In nurturing the curiosity and natural abilities of our employees, we provide them, generation after generation, the means to succeed personally and professionally, enabling them to craft their journey at Ferrero. The diversity of our talents is what makes our work environment multicultural, innovative and highly rewarding.

About the Role:

For our Ferrero Headquarters in Luxembourg, and our Cybersecurity department we are looking for an Identity Access Specialist. 

Reporting managerially to the Identity Governance Manager, as Identity & Access Specialist you will work directly with different departments, mainly IT, within the Ferrero Group.  

In this role, you will be responsible for supporting the design and delivery of solutions to manage digital identities and related credentials, as well as authentication methods. Moreover, you will provide support to make sure security requirements necessary to protect users’ identity and access to resources are adequately addressed in all enterprise systems and applications. You will provide your expertise on Identity Access Management/Governance (IAM/IAG) area, covering the role of subject matter expert under Identity Governance. 

The position requires a good IT and Cybersecurity knowledge of Identity Access Management balanced with interaction skills with IT-operation colleagues and their processes. 

Main Responsibilities:

As Identity & Access Specialist you will support the design and the configuration of IAM solutions/technologies to implement security best practices and Identity Governance requirements, such as user lifecycle management, access rights provisioning/de-provisioning and role-based access control (RBAC). 

Moreover, you will support the design and implementation of Privileged Access Management (PAM) solution to safely manage credentials of high privileged accounts, collaborating with the IT department to validate changes and implementations regarding Identity & Access solutions.  

In this role, you will conduct industry research and provide recommendations for emerging trends and IAM practices relevant to business needs. You will support Identity Governance in the definition of Cybersecurity controls for central processes and procedures while taking care of their maintenance and update. In relation, you will support the definition and maintenance of Cybersecurity roadmap, aiding the implementation of initiatives and projects to achieve Cybersecurity Identity Governance objectives. 

Who we are looking for:

You will bring your Master's degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Information Security, or other related fields and overall, 1-2 years of work experience matured in a similar position or in cybersecurity consultancy and cybersecurity system integrator company

You have experience in contributing to the implementation of Identity Access Management solutions and concepts and designing optimized IAM architectures and processes to meet business needs and fulfill security best practices.  

Thanks to your knowledge of Identity Access Governance areas such as Identity Management, Access Management, Access Provisioning, Role Management you will be able to meet your role’s objectives. 

You have knowledge in Cybersecurity frameworks and solutions to meet Identity Governance and Administration (IGA) security requirements while you have experience in using tools (e.g. SailPoint, Saviynt, One Identity, or Omada) to manage the full identity lifecycle, user accounts, roles and access rights

Moreover, thanks to your previous work experience, you have been exposed to Access Management solutions to handle access to resources (e.g. Microsoft, Ping Identity, or Okta) and PAM solutions to manage highly privileged accounts (e.g. CyberArk, or Beyond Trust). 

In relation, you are familiar with Cybersecurity international standards, laws, and regulations (e.g. ENISA, NIST, GDPR, ISO27000) with particular focus on IAM. Knowledge of PowerShell and SQL-like query languages will be useful. 

You are a person with outstanding analytical and conceptual skills while you work with a strong personal commitment to studying and self-improvement. 

You are fluent in English, with a strong drive for results, while you work with flexibility, problem-solving and research-driven attitude when faced with challenges and difficulties. 

Furthermore, you can manage autonomously work assignments while efficiently aligning with Information Protection & Identity Governance and the whole Cybersecurity team on specific requests.  

Your dedication, self-motivation, team spirit and can-do and collaborative approach are some of your strengths during challenging times. 

Sounds like the right opportunity?  
Do not miss this chance, submit your application! 

How to be successful in the role and at Ferrero:

Consumers, quality and care are at the heart of everything we do. So, to be successful at Ferrero, you’ll need to be just as consumer and product centric as we are - dedicated to crafting brilliant results for consumers around the world. 


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