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Senior Analyst, Identity and Access Management

Location: Rapid City, SD, United States
Job ID: 34158
Date Posted: May 27, 2022
Salary: $84050 to $126100 annually

Job Description

Job Specifications

The Identity and Access Management Sr Analyst is responsible for the day-to-day delivery, support, and continual improvement of Identity and Access Management (IAM) services provided by Enterprise Security. This role is part of an IAM team that is responsible for providing support of implementing, supporting and continually improving IAM services within Black Hills Energy. 

SALARY RANGE: $84,050 - $126,100  (Determined by the knowledge, skills and abilities of the applicant)

LOCATION: Our Company Headquarters in Rapid City, South Dakota.

  • A comprehensive relocation package is offered for this position! Details about this package will be shared during the interview and offer process.

REPORTING RELATIONSHIP:   Manager, Identity and Access Management


  • Manage the implementation, products and operations for a Multi-Factor Authentication, Single Sign-On, Identity Governance Administration, Privileged Access, Data Governance, Identity Analytics and Role Based Access systems
  • Manage user life cycle processes in a shared services framework with focus on provisioning, de-provisioning, Identity Governance, entitlements, password management, Role Based Access Control, Least Privilege, Self Service/Self Registration.
  • Demonstrate solid understanding of cyber security regulations and compliance, access review, audit, and remediation methods as well as identity and access management for Cloud, Workforce, Consumer, Digital, and API security
  • Partners with Information Technology peers, Enterprise Security team members, business partners, vendors and regulatory agencies regarding the security, compliance, and privacy interests as part of an effective IAM practice.
  • Perform process analysis and design creation that improves security controls related to identity or entitlement management. 
  • Development of identity and entitlement standards that leverage best practices.
  • Establish domain expertise in the management and development of formal policies or procedures which incorporate corporate practices and regulatory requirements. 


  • Tracks and reports risk management trends, opportunities, and remediation quarterly.
  • Makes recommendations to the IAM Manager, appropriate risk governance committees, line-of-business managers and IT directors concerning IAM related controls.
  • Acts as IAM liaison with all levels of the IT organization and with the lines of business and other internal groups and organizations.


  • Minimum of (5) five years of experience in Identity and Access Management, Information Security, or similar business/industry experience required.
  • Bachelor’s degree in information security, Information Technology, related field or equivalent combination of education and experience required. 


  • Knowledge across a broad range of identity and access management practices for Cloud, Workforce, Consumer, Digital, and API security.
  • Solid understanding of cyber security regulations and compliance, access review, audit, and remediation methods.
  • Knowledge of LDAP, Active Directory, SAML, Oauth and relevant IT architectures.
  • Knowledge of provisioning, federation, data sync, and directory services in a hybrid cloud environment.
  • Proficient understanding of evolving Information Security regulations and standard methodologies.
  • Familiarity with NERC CIP, SOX, HIPAA, TSA and PCI is desired.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills including the ability to effectively communicate security- and risk-related concepts to technical and nontechnical audiences,
  • Good interpersonal and collaborative skills.
  • Knowledge of information in: ITIL, CISSP, CISM, CISA

The mental and physical descriptions are representative of the activities an employee in an office job performs. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Mental description: Understand, remember, apply oral and/or written instructions or other information, and communicate routine factual information. Apply common sense in performing job functions, usually within a set of rules or guidelines.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee continuously accesses, inputs, and retrieves electronic information and communicates regarding the information.  Employee frequently moves about the office space. Employee must be able to operate routine office equipment including computers and similar equipment. Must be able to routinely perform this work for an average of 6-8 hours per day and occasional extended hours as necessary. Must be capable of regular, reliable, and timely attendance.

Specific lifting abilities required by this job include: Sedentary work. Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or negligible amount of force frequently or continuously to lift, carry, push, pull or sitting most of the time. Jobs are sedentary if moving about is only occasionally and all other sedentary criteria are met.

Work environment: Routinely perform work indoors in climate-controlled shared work area with moderate noise level. Willing to travel up to 10% (e.g., 2 days/month) by automobile (as driver and passenger), commercial airlines, rental vehicles and public transportation and be able to lodge in public facilities. Travel will be necessary to conduct the duties of this job and the employee must have proper licensing to operate a motor vehicle.

This description is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of responsibilities, duties, and requirements for employees in this position. Job descriptions may and do change periodically. Where positions are covered by a collective bargaining unit agreement, the terms and conditions of the agreement will apply.

About our Company: We are a customer, growth and safety focused utility company that is dedicated to our communities. We improve life with energy as an energy partner of choice. Our diverse culture fuels unique perspectives, opening doors to new insights and possibilities. Based in Rapid City, South Dakota, we have over 3000 employees and serve 1.3 million natural gas and electric utility customers across eight states (South Dakota, Montana, Wyoming, Colorado, Nebraska, Iowa, Kansas, and Arkansas).

Enjoy our Comprehensive Benefits Package!  Annual incentive program, 401(k) (6% company match and up to 9% company retirement contribution), tuition reimbursement, paid time off, additional Veteran PTO, paid holidays and annual floating holidays, company paid short term and long term disability, paid maternity and paternity benefits, health and wellness program, and competitive medical, dental and vision insurance.

Candidates must successfully pass a pre-employment drug screen and background check. 

Black Hills Energy does not sponsor applicants for work visas. All applicants must be legally authorized to work in the US.

We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or status as a protected veteran.

Wage: 84050 to 126100
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Senior Analyst, Identity and Access Management

Rapid City, SD, United States