Surgical Care Affiliates

Manager Information Security – Identity & Access Management

Job Locations US-AL-Birmingham
# of Openings
System ID
Employee Type
Employee Status
Colorado / Telecommute Salary Min
USD $78,100.00/Yr.
Colorado / Telecommute Salary Max
USD $139,900.00/Yr.


SCA, a leader in the outpatient surgery industry, strategically partners with health plans, medical groups and health systems across the country to develop and optimize surgical facilities. SCA operates more than 210 surgical facilities, including ambulatory surgery centers and surgical hospitals, in partnership with approximately 7,500 physicians. For more information on SCA, visit

Accountabilities / Responsibilities

Surgical Care Affiliates (SCA) has transformed itself into a leader in ambulatory surgical centers, surgical hospitals, and hospital-system partnerships. With Service Excellence as one of our core values, we are transforming the current Information Technology department to better position SCA as the industry leader in surgical care. Our IT team is focused on providing our partnerships and management teams with timely, quality technology support that is reliable and helpful.


We are currently seeking a talented and energetic manager to join our team as the IT Manager over Identity & Access Management (IAM). This position is responsible for timely management and escalation of the provisioning process, constantly seeking ways to increase efficiency in the provisioning process and making improvements in the IAM infrastructure for the organization. This role will ensure SCA teammates are serviced timely, accurately, and with highest level of customer service for all access issues. The position will also assist the overall IT Risk & Compliance team in maintaining our user population and reviewing reports related to account activity.


The IT Manager - IAM will be expected to facilitate discussion with end users, identify recurring issues and design solutions for permanent remediation. It will be the responsibility of this position to ensure that our IAM infrastructure is efficiently designed for optimum performance, control, and efficiency.

Significant interaction with SCA users will be a requirement of this position and, therefore, this individual must be comfortable working with the users at various levels within the organization and be able to prioritize projects to accomplish the above goals.


This position is primarily responsible for:

  • Manage the IAM staff by recruiting, training, coaching, communicating job expectations and appraising their performance
  • Manage all systems for which the IAM team is responsible
  • Manage Active Directory (AD) security as it relates to user access and provisioning
  • Oversee / collaborate efficiently with a managed service provider to execute access requests
  • Act in alignment with user needs and system functionality to adhere to organizational policy
  • Act as the primary resolver of all escalated IAM issues
  • Maintain the dynamic workflow hierarchy and additional locations
  • Identify opportunities for improvement in the IAM processes and systems
  • Identify problematic areas and implement strategic solutions
  • Incorporate new technologies into the centralized IAM process
  • Collaborate on projects as needed


Education, Training and Experience:

  • 5+ years of experience within the IAM function
  • Significant experience managing AD security as it relates to user access and provisioning
  • Bachelors’ degree required; Master’s degree preferred
  • Recognized security industry certifications preferred (CISSP, CAP, etc.)

Knowledge, Abilities & Skills:

  • Proven ability to manage key stakeholders while managing competing priorities
  • Strong leadership skills including conflict/issue resolution
  • Ability to work effectively with project resources across multiple departments
  • Proactive, decisive, action-oriented individual
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, including with Executive audiences
  • Excellent interpersonal, leadership, collaboration, and negotiation skills
  • Able to clearly explain technical issues in a way that nontechnical people can understand
  • Ability to be broadly focused and manage multiple efforts concurrently
  • Ability to work effectively with all levels of the organization, including staff, business stakeholders, and all levels of management

EEO Statement

We value Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging at Surgical Care Affiliates: SCA is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, national origin, disability and genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. 


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