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Lead Security Risk Analyst (US Shift)

Req id:  33300

Makati City, National Capital Region (NCR), PH



As the Information Company, our mission at OpenText is to create software solutions and deliver services that redefine the future of digital. Be part of a winning team that leads the way in Enterprise Information Management. 



The Opportunity:

As a Lead Security Analyst, you will be focused on providing subject matter guidance, tactical direction, and escalation support to Senior Security Analysts to ensure that our Identity and Access Management (IAM) operations and initiatives align to stringent industry standards and meet business requirements.


Following the strategic direction of the Validation Team Manager, you are expected to implement initiatives that drive the development of the team’s metrics and lead projects that are aimed toward the continuous improvement of processes, methodologies, and tools.


From a functional point-of-view, you will also provide process-related coaching to Senior Security Analysts in aid of their performance development and provide feedback to the Team Manager.


You will also be coordinating with internal stakeholders to drive initiatives and represent the GIS Validation team as the technical lead and point of contact with internal clients and vendors.



  • Provide tactical guidance to Senior Analysts in the administration, logistics, and monitoring involved in the provision and revocation of internal OpenText privileged user accounts in the commercial environment
  • Spearhead various types of security reviews to ensure the appropriateness of user access rights and validate that only legitimate, authenticated users have access to Commercial systems
  • Report daily, weekly, and monthly Access Review metrics and provide sound analysis of the current operational state to aid in the strategic management of IAM programs
  • Take ownership of Access Review audit deliverables and closely work with compliance counterparts to ensure timely adherence to audit requirements
  • Review, document, and continuously improve Validation Team processes by proactively identifying gaps, resolving issues, and collaborating with stakeholders to implement improvement initiatives
  • Keep an up-to-date understanding of Access Management Security standards and best practices



  • Creation of management reports.
  • Managing the day-to-day activities of the team and providing timely updates to the management.
  • Delegating tasks to team members.
  • Conducting one-on-one technical coaching of team members to maximize their potential, address performance opportunities and resolve operational challenges.
  • Immediately addressing escalations and conducting root-cause analysis to implement operational adjustments that prevent issues from recurring.
  • Analyzing gaps and addressing them by leading the team in formulating and implementing process improvement initiatives.




  • Leading the creation of metrics and reports to track the efficiency and effectiveness of processes and communicate performance measurements to the management.
  • Analyzing data and applying methodologies to process information at any given criteria.
  • Prioritizing tasks, management of multiple initiatives and delivery of outputs within agreed and reasonable timelines.
  • Documenting procedures and organizing them in accordance with the requirements of the business.
  • Understanding and adapting to different systems and tools that are being utilized to deliver day-to-day operations.
  • Working with various stakeholders to gather information and provide findings in support of compliance activities.
  • Demonstrating problem-solving strategies to analyze process gaps, resolve issues, and propose solutions.
  • Any Information Security Certification is a plus.



  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in an information security role
  • A bachelor's degree in Information Technology or any related field
  • Relevant experience in leading projects or process improvement initiatives
  • Strong technical, analytical, interpersonal, communication, writing, and business presentation skills
  • Keen attention to detail
  • Ability to work both independently and within a global team environment
  • Demonstrates strong behavioral competencies such as decision-making, problem-solving, and teamwork.
  • Knowledge of best practices, emerging trends, and existing threats related to Firewall Management service
  • Experience with firewall analysis tools is a plus



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Our growing team is mapping the future of Information Management, and we continue to make new discoveries that expand its boundaries. Join us and be part of a winning team, where the opportunities for your career are limitless. 

From its innovative start as a research project by University of Waterloo professors in 1991, OpenText has grown into a global company with offices in more than 35 countries. Our high- performance culture has forged our growth and is an excellent fit for people looking to push themselves to learn and do more.

It’s our time to lead, and as part of our team, it will be your time too. Our continued growth will provide you the opportunity to explore, learn and chart an exciting career path while enjoying a good work-life balance. 

If you thrive in a dynamic work environment, there is always a new horizon to explore. We are proud to offer excellent benefits, challenging work and competitive financial rewards. 

Our employee programs prioritize employees’ well-being and that of their families. We offer a comprehensive benefit plan, education assistance, a wellness/fitness reimbursement and time off to volunteer. 

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With offices around the world and flexible work arrangements, OpenText strives to make sure all our employees feel connected. Teamwork extends to our social lives too from local social events to company-wide activities, we want our employees to take time to relax and have fun.  

Corporate Citizenship  
Corporate Citizenship is more than a program for us, it is engrained in our purpose, impact, and approach to doing business. Through numerous volunteer initiatives, we support education and innovation for global change.

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