Xcel Energy IT Security Administrator III Job in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Location(s): CO - Denver; MN - Minneapolis

Are you looking for an exciting job where you can put your skills, talents and education to work at a company you can feel proud to be a part of? Do you want a workplace that will challenge you and offer you opportunities to learn and grow? A professional position at Xcel Energy could be just what you’re looking for.

Position Summary

As a member of our Identity and Access Management (IAM) team, the Identity and Access Administrator III is responsible for supporting foundational security services to protect enterprise assets. This position will administer IAM solutions in our diverse on-premises and cloud computing environments. The Identity and Access Administrator III will partner with internal groups and vendors to deliver IAM services that balance security and business needs.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Day-to-day administration and support of identity and access management solutions

  • Technical support and administration in one or more of the following areas:

  • Privileged access management (PAM) including account discovery and vaulting, least privilege, session management and recording, and endpoint privilege management

  • Centralized identity and access governance supporting security and regulatory compliance

  • Develop scripts to automate account management activities such as provisioning, de-provisioning, security alerts, logging, access certification onboarding, and bulk account attribute configuration

  • Review logs and error reports to solve or escalate issues

  • Gather requirements and technical information to design and configure roles, platforms, and workflows

  • Leverage functionality provided by enterprise directory services including Active Directory, Azure AD, and LDAP

  • Requires occasional work on nights, weekends, and holidays to perform system maintenance or respond to incidents as part of an on-call rotation

Minimum Requirements

  • Two year college degree or equivalent combination of education and experience

  • Minimum of 4 years of experience in information security in an enterprise computing environment

  • Minimum of 2 years of experience supporting identity and access management solutions

  • Experience with administration of Windows and Linux/UNIX operating systems

  • Familiarity with information security standards and frameworks such as Critical Security Controls, DOE C2M2, NIST Cybersecurity Framework, and NIST SP 800 Series

  • Knowledge of security regulations and compliance including NERC CIP, SOx, and HIPAA

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Proven risk assessment and mitigation skills

  • Ability to excel in a team environment


  • Relevant security certification (e.g., CompTIA Security+)

  • IT service management experience with ITIL certification

As a leading combination electricity and natural gas energy company, Xcel Energy offers a comprehensive portfolio of energy-related products and services to 3.4 million electricity and 1.9 million natural gas customers across eight Western and Midwestern states. At Xcel Energy, we strive to be the preferred and trusted provider of the energy our customers need. If you’re ready to be a part of something big, we invite you to join our team.

Posting Notes: MN - Minneapolis || CO - Denver; MN - Minneapolis || United States (US) || Utilities and Corporate Servic || 56130:Cyber Security || Full-Time || Non-Bargaining ||

Requisition Number: 12223

Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran

Individuals with a disability who need an accommodation to apply please contact us at recruiting@xcelenergy.com