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Access Certification Team Lead
Herndon, VA

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Job Description

The Access Certification Team Lead will be part of the Information Security's Identity & Access Management team within the Information Technology Division. This individual will be responsible for leading data management and facilitation of all corporate-mandated, periodic security reviews conducted across the company. These security reviews will encompass infrastructure privileged access, SOX-Financial access and any other access rights associated to assets deemed as high-risk in support of compliance with the company's established Directives, Standards and/or Controls.

Your Work Falls into Two Primary Categories:

Operational Execution

* Oversee the timely execution/completion of the company's periodic security certification efforts surrounding infrastructure privileged, SOX/Financial-significant and other 'high-risk' user permissions and resources.
* Facilitation of security certifications activities encompassing internally owned accounts/resources across all SOX-Financial applications and all IT infrastructure platforms.
* Constant collaborations with Management and Risk Partners communicate necessary updates around all required process control objectives, narratives and protocols, ensuring continued alignment with existing Information Security Directives and Standards.
* Execution of certification campaign activities, reporting, auditing and other processes through SailPoint IdentityIQ application.


* Understand capabilities and features of SailPoint IIQ System.
* Work with IS Solutioning team on documentation of requirements to support future-state SailPoint application enhancements and/or future project implementations.
* Work with team to further enhance pre-certification activities, including data validations procedures, artifact collections and respective updates to associated process documentations.
* Develop, maintain and provide formal training to new certifiers across the Enterprise and work with users to provide prompt issue resolution during active campaign cycles.
* Bachelor's degree in Computer Science and/or equivalent concentration.
* 5 of more years of experience within the Information Security field.
* 5 of more years of experience within the Identity Access Management area.
* Ability to provide leadership and guidance on team strategy to peers.
* Ability to communicate effectively with Management level.
* Strong analytical skills.

Keys to Success in This Role

* Ability to work with and collaborate across the teams
* Ability to develop mutually beneficial relationships inside and outside of the division
* Strong written and verbal communications skills
* Deep curiosity to learn about new trends and how to do things better
* Comfortable conducting training sessions and demonstrations to users

Top 3 Personal Competencies to Possess

* Leadership - Set and execute upon a clear vision, strategy, and/or goals
* Drive for Execution - Be accountable for strong individual and team performance
* Customer Focus - Personally engage with customers to learn their needs
* CISSP Certification

Today, Freddie Mac makes home possible for one in four home borrowers and is one of the largest sources of financing for multifamily housing. Join our smart, creative and dedicated team and you'll do important work for the housing finance system and make a difference in the lives of others. Freddie Mac is an equal opportunity and top diversity employer. EOE, M/F/D/V.

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