Consultant, IT Security - Access Validation

Date: Feb 27, 2023

Primary Location: Radnor, PA, US

Company: Lincoln Financial

Alternate Locations: Work from Home


Work Arrangement:

Hybrid/Flexible : Work at home and use the office as appropriate for in-person collaboration.


Relocation assistance:  is not available for this opportunity.


Requisition #: 71269


The Role at a Glance


The Information Security Access Validation Consultant will be responsible for facilitating and modernizing the overall process to ensure appropriate management review of access to systems, applications, data centers, source code management tools, databases, privileged access, and system IDs. In addition, this person will ensure Lincoln appropriately reacts to new and additional validation requests from auditors and management, as appropriate. 


What you'll be doing


  • Responsible to apply core knowledge obtained for the role to ensure the proper day-to-day operation of Access Validation and Security Compliance.
  • Partner with IT owners to determine access requirements for Lincoln applications, source code tools, and database management systems as well as privileged access to various computing platforms.
  • Gather access requirement information to formulate access listings for the applications, source code tools, and database management systems as well as privileged access to various computing platforms.
  • Respond to, diagnose, and resolve problems during the access validation process.  Includes routine problem recognition, research, isolation, and resolution.
  • Coordinate requests for revocation of access with Information Security and/or business areas.
  • Provide customer service to internal customers, recognize what needs to be done to meet customer needs and demonstrate flexibility and responsiveness to meet those needs.
  • Clearly and professionally communicate access validation requirements, processes, and respond to questions from Lincoln business, IT partners and management.  Strong ability to adjust communication approach to the audience. 
  • Provide support and solutions to managers as required during validation process.  
  • Record accurate and pertinent information, for all validation processes, to ensure documentation tracker is consistently current. 
  • Determine the priority and scope of each request to balance workload.
  • Report status of work effort to Information Security management and other business stakeholders, as appropriate, and meet agreed to timeframes.
  • Provides subject matter expertise to team members and applicable internal/external 
  • Interface with internal and external auditors to respond to requests with appropriate information or documentation and provide walk throughs of processes when requested. 


What we’re looking for


Must Haves:

  • 4 Year/Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience (4 years of experience in lieu of Bachelor’s) in information systems/IT, IT audit, information security, or information risk management. (Minimum Required)
  • 3 - 5+ Years of experience in information systems/IT, IT audit, information security, information risk management, or enterprise privacy that directly aligns with the specific responsibilities for this position. (Required)
  • Proficiency in Excel (Pivot Tables, VLOOKUP’s) and Service Now 
  • Exceptional communication skills.
  • Demonstrated solid relationship management skills with internal and/or external clients (e.g. management, peers, colleagues, auditors, etc.).
  • Demonstrated critical thinking and problem-solving skills. 
  • Demonstrated analytical skills, with an emphasis on developing creative solutions to perceived challenges. 
  • Demonstrated ability to identify, create and document process improvements. Processes must be usable by others.
  • General familiarity with submitting mainframe jobs.
  • Basic Active Directory experience.  



  • Ability to work with others in a team environment. 
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Excellent organizational skills with the ability to prioritize workload and multi-task while maintaining strict attention to detail.
  • Sound judgment and discretion regarding confidential information.
  • Ability to repeat a process, identify potential changes, issues, identify what’s right/wrong.
  • Experience in working with auditors re: SOX/SOD/SOC applications.
  • Identity Management a plus
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook).
  • Successfully completes all job training requirements.
  • SailPoint experience 



Level: P3 


Pay Range: $63,100 - $137,900 


Actual base pay could vary based on non-discriminatory factors including but not limited to work experience, education, location, licensure requirements, proficiency and qualifications required for the role. The base pay is just one component of Lincoln’s total rewards package for employees.  In addition, the role may be eligible for the Annual Incentive Program, which is discretionary and based on the performance of the company, business unit and individual.  Other rewards may include long-term incentives, sales incentives and Lincoln’s standard benefits package.

Additional Information

This position may be subject to Lincoln’s Political Contribution Policy. An offer of employment may be contingent upon disclosing to Lincoln the details of certain political contributions. Lincoln may decline to extend an offer or terminate employment for this role if it determines political contributions made could have an adverse impact on Lincoln’s current or future business interests, misrepresentations were made, or for failure to fully disclose applicable political contributions and or fundraising activities. Any unsolicited resumes/candidate profiles submitted through our web site or to personal e-mail accounts of employees of Lincoln Financial Group are considered property of Lincoln Financial Group and are not subject to payment of agency fees.


Lincoln Financial Group ("LFG") is an Equal Opportunity employer and, as such, is committed in policy and practice to recruit, hire, compensate, train and promote, in all job classifications, without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, Veteran status, or genetic information. Opportunities throughout LFG are available to employees and applicants and are evaluated on the basis of job qualifications. We have a drug free work environment and we perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.


Benefits at a Glance


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