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Date: Feb 8, 2019

Location: Davidson, NC, US

Company: MSC Industrial Supply

Build a better career with MSC. 
Serving customer and community starts with the very best people doing their very best work. That is precisely what we have at MSC Industrial Supply Co., a leading North American distributor of metalworking and maintenance, repair, and operations (MRO) products and services.

Requisition ID : 1723 

Employment Type : Full Time         

Job Category : Information Technology                                             

Work Location :  Melville, NY (CSC) 

State or Province : North Carolina (US-NC)     

Potential Work Location : United States : New York : Melville || United States : North Carolina : Davidson 



The Identity & Access Management Engineer will work closely with the service desk, audit, and IT teams such as application developers and other administrators in creating functional, scalable and secure IAM operations as well as the design and development of new business applications. She/he will also be assisting with identifying, evaluating and participating in decision making around new and emerging IAM automation activities and should be able to support and provide backup to MSC’s IAM Team.



  • Provide subject matter expertise in the following identity related services: Active Directory, Identity & Access Management, Multi-Factor Authentication.
  • Capability to a variety of technologies such as multi-tiered applications, databases, LDAP and directory services, application servers, network infrastructure, and understanding of security and dataflow within these components
  • Provide technical expertise related to Microsoft AD and other relevant components, including workflow automation between Active Directory, Exchange and Microsoft O365.
  • Perform and assist with regression tests with Key stakeholders in the Active Directory test environment and disaster recovery exercises. 
  • Work with business to create and maintain role based access controls for user accounts
  • Improves efficiency by automating and orchestrating repetitive or manual tasks and promotes self-service.
  • Provides 2nd and 3rd level support for key identity management systems.
  • Develops and maintains technical solutions for the ongoing improvement of identity life cycle management.
  • Manage and monitor Office 365 services and hybrid infrastructure.
  • Perform migration activates of on-premises services to Microsoft Azure AD/Office 365.
  • Proactively improve the processes/tools around provisioning and de-provisioning users across the organization through PowerShell scripts.
  • Develop training resources for end users and ensure training assignments are completed.
  • Ensure account audits and access methods are conducted as required by the IAM program and regulatory requirements.  Report any data discrepancies to Internal Audit and IT Management.
  • Recommend and oversee improvements, corrections, remediation or requirements for IAM operational role. 
  • Analyze & understand the risks associated with application security exposures and provide solutions to eliminate or reduce these exposures.
  • Assist as a backup for the IAM team when members are on leave.
  • Work with Audit department on Data certification and related compliance requests.
  • Assist in periodic control activities such as regular review of user access, critical role review, and annual IT control testing support.
  • Support remote access incidents and distribution of MFA tokens.
  • O365 modifications such as mailbox creation, add/removal of associates in distribution lists.
  • Provide ServiceNow reports and recommend ServiceNow modifications related to applications.
  • Develop strong partnerships with internal departments, vendors and other technical resources within MSC.  
  • Fosters the MSC Culture in the department and throughout the company to ensure fulfillment of MSC’s vision and unity of purpose.
  • Participation in special projects and performs additional duties as required.




  • Four-year degree in Computer Science/MIS, engineering, or related field, and 5+ years relevant industry experience in information security, or the equivalent combination of education, technical training or work/military experience
  • Security certifications a plus: CISM, CISA, SANS, SAP, ITIL, MCSA: Office 365



  • Experience with Office365, specifically administering Exchange Online.
  • Experience with tools such as Zohos, AD Manager or Dell / Quest Migration tools.
  • Strong understanding of LDAP and authorization technologies such as SAML.
  • Experience with PowerShell scripting to manipulate AD objects.
  • Experience with password management methods
  • Experience with Active Directory, Hybrid Microsoft Exchange on Premise/Office 365 - Exchange Online.
  • Previous knowledge of Remote Access applications supports such as MFA and RSA.
  • Knowledge of implementing password management methods.
  • Knowledge of ITIL principles a plus.
  • Knowledge of SAP not required, but a plus.
  • Knowledge of ServiceNow a plus.
  • Knowledge of AS400 is a plus



  • A valid driver’s license and the ability to travel up to 5% of the time may be required.

Why MSC  
People. Collaboration. Insight. That’s how you build something that works.

Built on a foundation of trust, MSC works side by side with our customers to help them drive business results. With more than one million product offerings and 75+ years of experience across industries, MSC strives to help our customers achieve greater productivity, profitability, and growth through inventory management and other innovative supply chain solutions. 

As one of America’s Best Large Employers (named in 2017 by Forbes magazine), we care about our associates and have programs in place to help our 6,000+ team members achieve their potential. When you join our team, you will receive rewards and recognition for your contributions, training and professional development opportunities, as well as a variety of benefits to support you and your family's health, well-being, and financial future.

If you are inspired to learn, take risks, and succeed as a team, you can build a better career at MSC.

Equal Opportunity Statement 
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation or gender identity.                                                                                         

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