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Senior Cybersecurity IAM Engineer/Okta SSO

Request Technology - Craig Johnson

Posted on Nov 21, 2021 by Request Technology - Craig Johnson

Houston, TX 77001
Immediate Start
$120k - $150k Annual

*We are unable to sponsor for this permanent Full time role*

*Position is bonus eligible*

Prestigious Enterprise Company is currently seeking a Senior Cybersecurity IAM Engineer with Okta and SSO experience. Candidate will work as part of a team to achieve cybersecurity goals across the organization. The Senior Cybersecurity Engineer will be required to effectively translate business objectives and risk management strategies into specific security technologies and services and will serve as an expert resource for those technologies.


  • Serve as a Subject Matter Expert for several critical cybersecurity technologies, possessing an expert level of knowledge in the design, deployment, maintenance and remediation of those technologies
  • Provides expert level support of single sign-on, directory, multi-factor authentication, provisioning, certification, and privileged identity management
  • Provides input into a clear technical capability roadmap for cybersecurity tools for which you are responsible, in coordination with Security Architecture
  • Coordinate with Cybersecurity leadership and business owners to determine business needs and requirements
  • Track developments and changes in the digital business and threat environments to ensure that they're adequately addressed in security strategy plans and architecture artifacts
  • Validate IT infrastructure and other reference architectures for security best practices and recommend changes to enhance security and reduce risks, where applicable
  • Review security technologies, tools and services, and make recommendations to the broader security team for their use, based on security, financial and operational metrics
  • Liaise with other security practitioners to share best practices and insights


  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, information systems, cybersecurity, or a related field and a minimum of 3 years related work experience. An additional four years of relevant work experience may substitute for the Bachelor's degree. A Master's degree can substitute for 2 years of work experience.
  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) or Certified Information Systems Manager (CISM) desired, but not necessary
  • The Senior Cybersecurity Engineer should have a minimum of 3 years of direct, documented, and verifiable experience with the following:
  • Strong communication and presentation skills, including change management approaches for widely deploying new technologies to non-technical audiences
  • Experience with deploying enterprise-wide, complex technology projects
  • Experience and strong working knowledge of identity management tools
  • Working knowledge of managing security infrastructure (eg, Firewalls, intrusion prevention systems (IPSs), web application Firewalls (WAFs), endpoint protection, SIEM, and log management technology)
  • Working knowledge of vulnerability management tools
  • Working knowledge of the methodologies to conduct risk assessment exercises on new applications and services

Significant knowledge of IT infrastructure:

  • Applications
  • Databases
  • Operating systems - Windows and Linux
  • Hypervisors
  • Networks - WAN, LAN, SCADA, Storage and Backup

IAM technologies and services:

  • Active Directory
  • Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP)
  • Amazon Web Service (AWS) IAM
  • Experience leading the deployment of applications and infrastructure into public cloud services as part of a team

Reference: 1406143429

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