Security Analyst (Identity & Access Mgmt)

Shift: Day
Schedule: Full - Time Regular

Ardent Health Services invests in people, technology, facilities and communities, producing high-quality care and extraordinary results. Based in Nashville, Tennessee, Ardent’s subsidiaries own and operate 31 hospitals in seven states with more than 25,000 employees including 1,150 employed providers. Ardent facilities exceed national averages in Overall Hospital Quality Star Rating as ranked by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services; 89 percent of its hospitals received a three-star rating or above in comparison with 73 percent of all hospitals ranked. Five of the company's hospitals were recognized by Modern Healthcare as "Best Places to Work" in 2018 - the eleventh consecutive year an Ardent facility made this list. Ardent's corporate office was named "Top Work Places" for Nashville based companies in 2017 and 2018.

We have an exciting opportunity to join our Information Security department as a Security Analyst focused on Identity and Access Management to join our team.

The Security Analyst will work under minimum supervision, requires in-depth knowledge of current security practices, regulations, standards, configurations and key technology. This position will design, implement, maintain and support security and governance at an enterprise-wide level. Working with the business and IT to document and implement procedural requirements and then work to implement and monitor these configurations in a production environment. The successful candidate strives to enforce security best practices, policies, standards and guidance to ensure the safeguard of proprietary data, physical infrastructure and resources from internal and external threats.  

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Supports Identity and Access Management programs; recommending improvements.
  • Monitor normal activity, transactions and user access levels to ensure compliance and access justification.
  • Plan methodology and technology used to design, run and build Identity Governance and Administration and Identity and Access Management (IAM) systems.
  • Administer information security technology and solutions.
  • Interact with various departments, vendors, and extranet partners.
  • Works with other business units, partners and customers to maintain secure methods of data management.
  • Review existing system accounts to ensure that they are provisioned / de-provisioned on a timely basis with only authorized access levels and conduct process improvements as needed.


  • BS/BA degree or equivalent technical training.
  • Minimum of 3 years in an information security role.
  • Security certifications a plus. (CISSP, HCISPP, GIAC, ECSA)

Additional Requirements

  • Demonstrates the core values of inquisitive, passionate, positive attitude, and team-minded.
  • Good communication skills – Ability to take technical details and simplify for explanation with Project Management and Leadership
  • Be able to describe common Identity and Access Management technologies
  • Prioritize tasks effectively to meet project deadlines and deliverables
  • Understanding of the technical components of a network infrastructure/architecture and their interactions.
  • SQL experience is a plus.
  • Sailpoint experience is a big plus.
  • Caradigm experience is a plus.
  • Active Directory experience is required.