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Security Engineer 1 IT Security and Compliance

Location: Dallas, TX, United States - PO BOX 10001
Job ID: 1113531
Date: September 1, 2023

Job Description

General Description

Security Engineer 1 – IT Security and Compliance

JCPenney is one of the nation’s largest apparel and home furnishing retailers with close to 700 stores and jcp.com. We are a diverse community of people, all working together to bring sensational style, sensible prices and the best service possible to our customers. We’re looking for talented individuals who want to work in an energetic, respectful, collaborative environment. With a wide array of jobs, internships, training and more, there are countless opportunities for you to grow your career with us.

The Security Engineer 1 will report to Associate Director, Security Engineering and will be part of the team that is responsible for the IT Security and Compliance within JCPenney.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Assist in managing and processing day-to-day Identity Access Management (IAM) activities, including access requests, resource audits, entitlement setup, and enterprise password management activities
  • Assist in identity provisioning for systems and applications using defined workflows and processes
  • Work with Security Engineering team in identifying, building, and implementing workflows for enterprise IAM platforms and services
  • Assist in performing eDiscovery requests and Legal hold activities
  • Provide L1/L2 support and change management for incidents and workorders
  • Utilize various COTS (Commercial-off-the-shelf) applications and purpose-built solutions to carry out IAM activities and initiatives
  • Continually research and maintain good working knowledge of emerging threats and risks, risk management principles, and risk frameworks
  • Participate in technical meetings and efforts involving strategic and day-to-day IAM initiatives
  • Maintain up-to-date IAM operational SOPs and support documentation for IAM process and services
  • Effectively manage assigned incidents, work-orders, and change requests within defined SLAs
  • Keep up to date on IAM technology stacks and provide knowledge transfer within Security teams

Core Competencies & Accomplishments:

  • Experience:  2+ years of relevant experience in identity management disciplines; privilege access management, identity lifecycle management (ILM), risk management, or equivalent knowledge
  • Experience in supporting COTS applications and legacy technologies, including mainframe
  • Experience using industry standard SQL management tools for performing data management tasks
  • Experience using Entrust IdentityGuard, Entrust GetAccess, and Thycotic Secret Server is preferred
  • Strong working knowledge of SQL, Linux, Windows, Active Directory and LDAP is a plus
  • Must be comfortable working on multiple, complex issues and projects within defined timelines
  • Security-specific certifications are a plus
  • Works independently with minimal supervision
  • Excellent communication skills both oral and written
  • Demonstrates analytical skills with ability to visualize and articulate complex problems / concepts

What you get:

We offer a competitive benefits package including medical/dental/vision, term life insurance, paid vacation/holidays, 401(k) Savings Plan with company match, and an associate discount on JCPenney merchandise.

About JCPenney: 

JCPenney is the shopping destination for diverse, working American families. With inclusivity at its core, the Company’s product assortment meets customers’ everyday needs and helps them commemorate every special occasion with style, quality and value. JCPenney offers a broad portfolio of fashion, apparel, home, beauty and jewelry from national and private brands and provides personal services including salon, portrait and optical. The Company and its 50,000 associates worldwide serve customers where, when and how they want to shop – from jcp.com to more than 650 stores in the U.S. and Puerto Rico. In 2022, JCPenney celebrates 120 years as an iconic American brand by continuing its legacy of connecting with customers through shopping and community engagement. Please visit JCPenney’s Newsroom to learn more and follow JCPenney on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and LinkedIn.

For more opportunities to join our team please visit our careers page. 


Job Title: Security Engineer 1 IT Security and Compliance
Location: Dallas, TX, United States - PO BOX 10001
Job ID: 1113531

J.C. Penney Company Inc.
Plano, Texas

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