First Energy Corp. IT Security Administrator in Reading, Pennsylvania

IT Security Administrator


Reading, PA, US, 19612-6001

Job Function: Information Technology

Employee Type: Reg Full Time (FT)

Requisition ID: 12870

FirstEnergy at a Glance

FirstEnergy (NYSE: FE) is dedicated to safety, reliability and operational excellence. Headquartered in Akron, Ohio, FirstEnergy includes one of the nation’s largest investor-owned electric systems, more than 24,000 miles of transmission lines that connect the Midwest and Mid-Atlantic regions, and a diverse generating fleet with a total capacity of nearly 17,000 megawatts.

About the Opportunity

This is an open position with FirstEnergy Service Company, a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. [SC00]

Under general supervision, the individual will serve as a member of FirstEnergy’s Central Security Administration group. This position will perform all procedures necessary to ensure the correct application of security roles and attributes that will ensure the integrity of FirstEnergy’s information system assets. The Central Security Administration group is also responsible for maintaining, assessing and ensuring compliance with regulatory standards and requirements.

Duties include:

  • Ensuring adherence to Cyber Security Policy, security standards/procedures/guidelines in all daily activities.

  • Independently process SAP position-based security administration requests

  • Independently process client requests for Active Directory based application access

  • Assess security requirements and process adjustments for transfers and separations

  • Performs all procedures necessary to ensure the safety of information systems assets and to protect systems from intentional or inadvertent access or destruction.

  • Interface with Compliance, Cyber Security, Security Technologies and Application Support Teams to identify security access configuration requirements and procedures for appropriately granting/removing security access.

  • Interact with the user community to understand their security needs and process requests appropriately.

Qualifications (Required):

  • Associate’s or BA/BS degree in Computer Science or related field, or 0-2 years of experience in an IT-related field.

  • Experience using SAP-related administration tools and functions for Role-based access.

  • Demonstrate strong organizational skills and attention to details

  • Ability to read and accurately follow technical procedures

  • Precision in processing high volume of client requests in a wide variety of IT platforms and applications

  • Advanced knowledge and usage of Active Directory plus basic knowledge of Forefront Identity Manager (FIM).

  • Strong understanding of information privacy and confidentiality issues.

  • Strong communication skills (written and verbal).

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

Qualifications (Preferred):

  • Knowledge and usage of MS-Outlook and MS-Skype for Business.

Benefits, Compensation & Workforce Diversity

At FirstEnergy, employees are key to our success. We depend on their talents to meet the challenges of our changing business environment. We are committed to rewarding individual and team efforts through our total rewards philosophy which includes competitive pay plus incentive compensation, a company-sponsored pension plan, 401(k) savings plan with matching employer contribution, a choice of medical, prescription drug, dental, vision, and life insurance programs, as well as skills development training with tuition reimbursement. Please visit our website at to learn more about all of our employee rewards programs. FirstEnergy proudly supports workforce diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with a disability. No recruiters or agencies without a previously signed contract. Unable to sponsor or transfer H-1B visas at this time.


Safety is a core value for FirstEnergy and is essential to all of our business activities. We ensure employees have the tools, information, and processes to perform their duties in a manner that assures safety for themselves, their co-workers, our customers and the public. Our goals are to provide a safe work environment, to maintain an accident-free, injury-free workplace, and to promote and maintain public safety. To meet these goals, we dedicate ourselves to achieving world-class safety standards.

Position Classification


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