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Senior Security Engineer (IAM)

  • Irving, TX / Fort Myers, FL / Arlington, VA / Stamford, CT
  • Technology


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About the Role:

The Senior Security Engineer, IAM role is very critical to the Identity management team focused on stable, secure, and proactive management of the Identity service for on premise and cloud services at scale in a rapidly growing environment. The role requires in-depth understanding, design, and implementation of the IAM technologies including but not limited to authn, authz, federation protocols SAML 2.0 and OIDC, SCIM provisioning, Powershell/Python based automation, LDAP(S), PKI and Privilege Access Management which helps in the design and implementation of the solutions to address identity challenges.

What you'll do:

• Ensure successful design and implementations on IAM projects with-in agreed timelines

• Install and upgrade identity and access management applications

• As an SME, Mentor team members, security engineers and analysts

• Responsible for design and implementation of privilege access management, MFA and passwordless solutions

• Support complex single sign-on, provisioning/de-provisioning, and federation solutions based on SAML 2.0 and OpenID Connect

• Troubleshot and resolve scenarios escalated by operations team members

• Identify problem areas and propose solutions to future proof identity challenges

• SME for MS Active Directory services including ADDS and ADCS

• Design and implement cloud identity security solutions

• Design, evolve and implement Privilege Access Management to services hosted on-premises or cloud (IAAS, PAAS or SAAS)

• Create technically oriented materials including internal and external tech notes, architectural diagrams, operations procedures, how-to procedures, and user-facing technical documents as relevant

• Participate and contribute to the short term and long-term roadmap initiatives

What you'll need:

• Bachelor’s or master’s degree in computer science, information systems or similar

• Minimum 5 years of applicable experience

• Minimum 3 years of design and implementation of enterprise solutions at a scale

• Experience with Privilege Access Management solution (CyberArk)

• Experience with scripting (PowerShell, Python etc.) and automation solutions

• Experience with Active Directory Services, LDAP and PKI

• Experience with technologies such as SAML 2.0, OAuth 2.0, OpenID Connect preferably on OKTA IDaaS

• Experienced with integrating Access management tools with third party and custom applications and troubleshooting relevant integrating issues

• Experienced in information security technologies and industry best practices

• Experience with cloud-based architectures running on AWS, Azure, or similar platforms is preferred




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