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Principal IAM Analyst

San Francisco, CA, US, 94105

Requisition ID # 27040 

Job Category : Engineering / Science 

Job Level : Manager/Principal

Business Unit: Customer Care

Job Location : San Francisco

Department Overview

The Cybersecurity team enables PG&E to achieve its mission by providing governance, oversight, and support of operational resiliency and asset safeguards in a relevant, timely and data-driven manner. The Cybersecurity team consists of security professionals in their chosen disciplines working together, to review the current cyber threat landscape and lend our expertise to help the company understand its security posture and act on the highest priority risks. The Cybersecurity team takes a proactive approach to security by focusing on the cyber risks PG&E faces. Our methodology and framework synthesize current legal, regulatory, and operating mandates with PG&E’s business goals and operations. By taking this information and focusing on the cyber risks unique to individual Lines of Business (LOB), Cybersecurity helps PG&E’s LOBs make informed decisions about where to invest their resources.


Position Summary

The Identity Access Management (IAM) Principal Business Analyst is responsible for working with business units and technical staff to gather requirements for IAM solution deployment. The IAM Principal Business Analyst requires a strong understanding of IAM principals, controls, and products. The IAM Principal Solutions Engineer is expected to have excellent analytical and communication skills, must be a proven self-starter with the ability to problem-solve, able to participate in diverse project teams from a technical and business perspective, and interface effectively with our internal Cybersecurity teams, business customers, vendor partners, and colleagues.


Job Responsibilities


  • Act on behalf of the PG&E Identity Management team to provide an effective and efficient Access Governance Services to the business using industry standard identity governance platforms and processes.

  • Engage with business and application teams to drive the onboarding of applications with PG&E identity governance platforms.

  • Work with business to gather application information including strong entitlement descriptions and separation of duty policies, then share with identity governance developers for implementation

  • Analyze and evaluate existing control processes, data flows and integration points, and determine appropriate access management technology, process and people improvement suggestions

  • Produce process documents and escalation procedures for identity governance initiatives

  • Coordinate the testing and promotion of application configuration through environments with identity governance system administrators, developers and QA resources

  • Evaluate an application's user-base with the business to determine if the application is a candidate for role-based access controls

  • Identify application privileged accounts and coordinate with PG&E privileged access password management (PAPM) resources to secure account passwords

  • Identify data and process improvement ideas to enhance the maturity of PG&Es access governance services

  • Identify and evaluate automated identity verification processes for efficiency and security gaps 






  • Bachelors Degree in Computer Science or job-related discipline or equivalent experience
  • 10 years of experience in IT-Information Technology engineering design
  • Leadership experience, IT-Information Technology
  • 5 years experience in the identity governance domain
  • Experience with identity governance platforms such as SailPoint IdentityIQ, OIM, Saviynt or similar tools
  • Experience in documenting existing design, feature sets, identity system gaps, security and functional use cases, business processes and compliance narratives
  • Strong understanding of identity governance including “joiner, mover, leaver” principles
  • Experience with regulatory control management




  • Experience in project management, IT-Information Technology
  • PMP-Project Management Professional certification
  • Role-based access control (RBAC) experience is a plus
  • Extensive experience in the analysis of access management and verification systems, authentication systems, credential management systems and access management tools
  • Six Sigma process improvement, or similar experience




Our Mission

To safely and reliably deliver affordable and clean energy to our customers and communities every single day, while building the energy network of tomorrow.

Our Vision

With a sustainable energy future as our North Star, we will meet the challenge of climage change while providing affordable energy for all customers.

Our Culture

We put safety first.
We are accountable. We act with integrity, transparency and humility.
We are here to serve our customers.
We embrace change, innovation and continuous improvement.
We value diversity and inclusion. We speak up, listen up and follow up.
We succeed through collaboration and partnership. We are one team.

Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E), a subsidiary of PG&E Corporation (NYSE:PCG), is one of the largest combined natural gas and electric companies in the United States. Based in San Francisco, our 24,000 employees deliver safe, reliable, affordable and clean energy to nearly 16 million people throughout our Northern and Central California service area, stretching from Eureka to Bakersfield and from the Pacific Ocean to the Sierra Nevada.

More About Our Company

Pacific Gas and Electric Company is an Affirmative Action and Equal Employment Opportunity employer that actively pursues and hires a diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, age, religion, physical or mental disability status, medical condition, protected veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information or any other factor that is not related to the job.

Employee Privacy Notice                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) goes into effect on January 1, 2020. CCPA grants new and far-reaching privacy rights to all California residents. The law also entitles  job applicants, employees and non-employee workers to be notified of what personal information PG&E collects and for what purpose. The Employee Privacy Notice can be accessed through the following link: Employee Privacy Notice

PG&E will consider qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records for employment in a manner consistent with all state and local laws.

Nearest Major Market: San Francisco
Nearest Secondary Market: Oakland