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Privileged Access Engineer

Job Description

JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM) is a leading global financial services firm with assets of $2.6 trillion and operations worldwide. The firm is a leader in investment banking, financial services for consumers and small business, commercial banking, financial transaction processing, and asset management. A component of the Dow Jones Industrial Average, JPMorgan Chase & Co. serves millions of consumers in the United States and many of the world's most prominent corporate, institutional and government clients under its J.P. Morgan and Chase brands. Information about JPMorgan Chase & Co. is available at 

Corporate Technology & Risk (CTR) delivers streamlined and consistent solutions supporting JPMorgan Chase’s Controls, Compliance, Legal, HR and IT Risk agendas, with a focus on stability, delivery, efficiencies and people. The goal of CTR’s drive to standardization, consistency and simplicity is a JPMorgan Chase architecture that fosters long-term productivity, quality and innovation across the entire enterprise. The disciplines within this organization are Compliance Technology, Oversight & Controls Technology, Legal & e-Discovery, Identity & Access Management, IT Risk & Controls,

HR Real Estate & Global Services Technology, and Third Party Risk Management.


Identity & Access Management: Provide identity and access management solutions for the firm’s infrastructure and applications. Ensure the appropriate access controls are in place and applied effectively and continuously.


The Privileged Access Engineer is responsible for the management of the Enterprise Password Vault (EPV) and Application Identity Management (AIM) infrastructures including the testing and development environments.  The ideal candidate will understand Unix, Windows Server, Server Clustering, PERL, .NET, and WMI, and will have strong scripting skills along with database management, SQL query proficiency, and a solid understanding of Privileged and Emergency Access. The Engineer will be considered a subject matter expert in their field and is expected to stay current with various technologies, organizational goals and industry trends to drive value. 



  • Reviews root cause analysis to identify, recommend and implement best practices
  • Manage multiple initiatives and related activities concurrently
  • Identify and solve performance issues
  • Help determine feasibility of product requests and time estimates
  • Work closely with project and product managers to drive technical requirements in products
  • Perform and participate in design and code reviews
  • Provide escalation support for production issues
  • Determining impacts based upon Requirements Definition Sessions
  • Creating technical documentation to instruct technical resources
  • Serves as a technical resource for the team regarding development, testing, and defect research and resolution
  • Answer general inquiries regarding information security practices or security access
  • Make recommendations for implementing desired level of access controls
  • Provide engineering expertise for the MAS initiative
  • Work closely with controls and governance teams to address audit gaps
  • Analysis of the enterprise password vault infrastructure and policies to ensure a healthy state at all times
  • Troubleshoot and resolve security system access issues
  • Interface with Internal Audit to represent Operating and Engineering on process, procedures & methodology
  • Respond to requests by external regulatory agencies regarding the operations of Privileged Access Management
  • Perform internal assessments of compliance to the firm’s security policies and standards
  • Develop business continuity and disaster recovery plans for EPV
  • Conduct internal recovery exercise for business continuity and disaster recovery plans in conjunction with ITRSM


  • 3 plus years experience with Information Security policies/practices
  • 3-5 years scripting experience with any of the following scripting languages:  (VB, Perl, Shell, .Net, etc.)
  • 3 plus years experience with any of the following programming languages: .NET, JAVA, Visual Basic, C#, C, C++
  • Minimum of 2 years experience with any of the following databases: SQL Server, Oracle, MySql
  • Experience with source code control tools such as (VSS, SVN, ClearCase)
  • Ability to estimate work effort and track the hours of that work effort through project implementation
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Ability to prioritize workload in order to assure Service Level Agreements (SLAs) are met 
  • Excellent client interfacing skills, strong verbal and written communication skills and ability to work with all levels of management
  • Ability to interface with auditors and regulators including the ability to remain calm under pressure
  • Ability to work independently and in team settings of various sizes and locations
  • Experience operating with colleagues across different time zones with a flexible approach to working hours in order to successfully interact and communicate on a global level
  • Experience leading technology initiatives
  • Ability to learn and apply new technologies quickly
  • Extensive experience with client/server environments
  • Basic project management knowledge
  • Familiarity with Cyber-Ark enterprise password vault software a plus
  • Experience with business continuity and disaster recovery planning and testing a plus  
  • CyberArk is highly desired

Req #: 160004821
Location: Tampa, FL US
Job Category: Technology
Employment Type: Full Time
Potential Referral Amount: 3000 US Dollar (USD)

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