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Sanford Health Senior Information Security IAM Engineer - IT Security in Sioux Falls, South Dakota

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Sanford Health is one of the largest and fastest-growing not-for-profit health systems in the United States. We're proud to offer many development and advancement opportunities to our nearly 50,000 members of the Sanford Family who are dedicated to the work of health and healing across our broad footprint.

Facility: Stevens Center Building
Location: Sioux Falls, SD
Address: 900 East 54th St N, Sioux Falls, SD 57104, USA
Shift: Day
Job Schedule: Full time
Weekly Hours: 40.00
Starting Rate: $34.50

Job Summary

The Information Security team at Sanford is committed to a culture of collaboration, continual learning, and empowering the business. We understand the value of providing a full range of Information Security services and are embraced as a strategic partner within the organization. We are seeking a Senior IAM Engineer who gains satisfaction from contributing their expertise and experience in a wide variety of interactions as well as thrives in a continuous education and skill-building environment. At Sanford, we are offering a stable and fulfilling career opportunity on our Information Security team.

*This position can be filled remotely. The Identity and Access Management (IAM) work unit is responsible for how users within Sanford are given an identity - and how it is protected, including saving critical applications, data and systems from unauthorized access while managing the identities and access rights of people both inside and outside the organization. The Senior IAM Engineer will be able to drive standardization in IAM service delivery across Sanford. The ideal candidate will have a strong Identity and Access Management background and experience with one of the following (Imprivata IDG, Oracle Identity and Access Management suite of tools, Saviynt, Sailpoint IIQ). The Senior IAM Engineer will work closely with affiliate partners, internal business partners, clinical teams and other IAM analysts to ensure access levels are appropriate and access roles are properly defined and documented.

This position facilitates identity and access management. This position is liable for ensuring that access certification campaigns are kicked off and management in a timely manner. Lead and manage the privileged ID management, shared account management and monitoring & compliance programs.


Lead and assist in the implementation, configuration and support selected Identity Governance Administration (IGA), and Privileged Access Managed (PAM) solutions

Serve as a SME and primary contact for IAM solutions, answering questions and communicating updates and progress to key stakeholders.

Run and manage periodic access certification campaigns, ensuring best security practices are being followed to meet regulatory compliance requirements.

Work closely with partners to mature governance and requirements related to IAM functions, and the education and implementation of those requirements.

Partner with internal and external audit partners, providing responses and evidence around access controls.

Works across organization with business and IT partners to include: role based access controls (RBAC), access review/certification, shared account management, and monitoring and compliance

Serve as the “bridge” between developers and product stakeholders.

Work closely with Development teams on requirements for access certification, privileged ID management, shared account management and monitoring & compliance.

Create and update IAM related documentation to ensure that all of Sanford’s IAM systems are properly documented. Documentation will include operation guides, build instructions and end-user training materials.

Perform knowledge transfer and training with technical teams and end user groups to educate associates on the proper use of the IAM systems.

Provide support to infrastructure and operations teams for the IAM environment. Act as third level support in analyzing and troubleshooting technical issues with Sanford's IAM systems.

Keep up to date on trends and products and evaluate their use in the IAM environment.

Work with other tech areas and end user groups to educate them on IAM and to implement IAM best practices in their technology areas.

Develops, documents, and maintains policies, procedures, and associated training plans for system administration.

Leads the planning and development of policies and procedures to ensure system provisioning and maintenance that is consistent with company goals, industry best practices, and regulatory requirements.

Assists in projects and programs ensuring all implementation is/can be supported effectively in Operations and fulfilling role and responsibilities as assigned in projects and programs.


Exceptional attention to detail

Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Strong customer service skills

Three (3) years or more experience in implementing and supporting Identity and Access Management systems such as Oracle Identity Manager (OIM), Sailpoint IIQ, Saviynt, Imprivata others.

Education: Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Security or equivalent

Experience with Web Based Single Sign-on solutions

Strong experience with LDAP Directories

Experience with PowerShell or other scripting languages preferred.

Experience with Privileged Access Management systems

Implement and configure developed IAM designs.

Experience performing validation, integration and user acceptance testing on IAM systems.

Demonstrated experience in analyzing and troubleshooting issues in complex, interconnected IT systems.

Proven experience creating and maintaining technical and end user documentation for IAM systems.

Ability to support and train other IAM team members and end-users on the proper use of the IAM systems.

Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.

Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a fast-paced environment.


Bachelor’s degree in Cyber Security or an IT related field. Advanced security training is required.

Minimum five years' experience working in Cyber Security preferred. Strong working knowledge of the information security standards and procedures including PCI and HIPPA.

Security Certifications are highly desired.


Sanford Health offers an attractive benefits package for qualifying full-time and part-time employees. Depending on eligibility, a variety of benefits include health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, life insurance, a 401(k) retirement plan, work/life balance benefits, sick leave and paid time off. To review your benefit eligibility, visit .

Sanford is an EEO/AA Employer M/F/Disability/Vet. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request an accommodation for help with your online application, please call 1-877-673-0854 or send an email to .

Sanford Health has a Drug Free Workplace Policy. An accepted offer will require a drug screen and pre-employment background screening as a condition of employment.

Job Function: Information Technology
Req Number: R-73348
Featured: No