Security Engineering Expert - AD

Dec 06, 2021
Czech Republic

Job Description

Security Engineering Expert - AD, Prague, Czech Republic

108,000 people of more than 140 nationalities work at Novartis around the world\\. In the role of Active Directory Expert you will be responsible to provide the end-to-end delivery and ensure the security of Active Directory Services, Azure Active Directory, Active Directory Federation Services and related technologies. You will be a part of a global team that runs and supports the Active Directory environment, a critical and key technology within the Novartis IT portfolio. You will bring proven ability to solve complex problems, deliver operational and process improvements, and drive security enhancements to detect and protect from threats.

Your key responsibilities:
Your responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Provide 3rd level technical expertise for: Microsoft Active Directory (and related technologies); Azure Active Directory; Active Directory Federation Services
• Identify and remediate threats, risks and vulnerabilities that may affect and/or impact the secure operation and availability of Active Directory and related services
• Troubleshoot complex issues, provide technical guidance and act as Subject Matter Expert for issue escalation and vendor management
• Collaborate with IAM, Security, Infrastructure, Compliance and Architecture teams to provide stable and secure service as part of Identity and Access Management Services
• Escalate issues / problems to other support organizations as necessary. Provide after hours and on-call support as required.
• Review and ensure compliance of technical operating instruction manuals, system documentation, work instructions, processes, standards and procedures
• Perform technical analysis of work load, equipment loading, performance bottlenecks, and software changes and makes recommendations for improvements
• Ensure adherence with ISRM Security and Compliance policies and procedures

Diversity & Inclusion / EEO

Novartis is committed to building an outstanding, inclusive work environment and diverse teams representative of the patients and communities we serve.

Minimum Requirements

What you’ll bring to the role:
• Degree or relevant equivalent experience and 5+ years of experience working with Active Directory including Azure AD and AD Federation Services
• Experience supporting a globally spanned (international) environment. Understanding of IT security standards
• Working within a service based organization with a customer facing role and proficient English
• Excellent written and verbal communications; interpersonal and collaborative skills; and the ability to communicate IAM concepts to technical as well as nontechnical audiences.
• Excellent understanding/knowledge of general IT infrastructure technology, systems and management processes

You’ll receive:
Monthly pension contribution matching your individual contribution up to 3% of your gross monthly base salary; Risk Life Insurance (full cost covered by Novartis); 5-week holiday per year; (1 week above the Labour Law requirement) ; 4 paid sick days within one calendar year in case of absence due to sickness without a medical sickness report; Cafeteria employee benefit program – choice of benefits from Edenred CZ in the amount of 12,500 CZK per year; Meal vouchers in amount of 90 CZK for each working day (full tax covered by company); Car Allowance; MultiSport Card. Find out more about Novartis Business Services:

Why consider Novartis?
769 million lives were touched by Novartis medicines in 2020, and while we’re proud of this, we know there is so much more we could do to help improve and extend people’s lives.

We believe new insights, perspectives and ground-breaking solutions can be found at the intersection of medical science and digital innovation. That a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment inspires new ways of working.

We believe our potential can thrive and grow in an unbossed culture underpinned by integrity, curiosity and flexibility. And we can reinvent what's possible, when we collaborate with courage to aggressively and ambitiously tackle the world’s toughest medical challenges. Because the greatest risk in life, is the risk of never trying!

Imagine what you could do at Novartis!

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Czech Republic
Information Technology
Full Time
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