Lead Identity and Access Management Engineer/Remote

Posted on May 18, 2019 by Request Technology - Craig Johnson

Oakland, CA 94601
Information Technology
Immediate Start
Annual Salary

*Position can be 90% remote/10% onsite/travel to the Oakland area*

*Permanent Full time role*

Prestigious Enterprise Company is currently seeking a Lead Identity and Access Management Engineer. Candidate will focus on extending and enhancing the technical capabilities of the Identity Access Management (IAM) service. This service manages creation, distribution, updates, and termination of user and system identities, role-based authorization, and application-specific entitlement. This role will work with stakeholders to ensure we are providing valuable IAM services offerings while adhering to best practices and compliance requirements. Candidate will also assist in the development, implementation and maintenance of IAM security processes and procedures. This role will support project and operational teams in enrolling and integrating their solutions with the IAM service.


Responsible for deploying an enterprise identity management and access governance system supporting security and regulatory compliance, reduced IT support costs, and end-user self-service.

Lead IAM projects and programs with overall technical responsibility in designing and integrating Identity Management Services within the organization

Tasked with designing highly complex solutions to critical IAM business problems

Ability to drive innovation into and to continuously improve complex solutions and products within the business

Demonstrates ability to gain support for complex architecture and to negotiate solution/architectural trade-offs. Facilitates root cause analysis session.

Identify opportunities for efficiencies in IAM process and innovative approaches to solving IAM problems

Define and implement IAM use cases based on organizational needs and requirements

Consult with business units when implementing IAM services for new systems/applications

Work with Enterprise Architects and other functional area architects and security specialists to ensure adequate IAM solutions are in place

Leads the team in creating and maintaining the architecture for IAM systems

Works closely with IAM Manager to identify key technical components as required for project requirements and to assist in prioritization of development efforts.

Responsible for planning IAM system design changes, upgrades, enhancements and new features.

Actively participate in technical/functional project meetings.

Other duties as assigned


Bachelors or Masters Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or other related field (or equivalent work experience).
A widely-recognized technical certification such as GIAC or CISSP is strongly preferred.
8+ Years of experience using the IAM platforms (ie CA, Sailpoint, SecureAuth,)
Strong technical knowledge of IAM tools and processes, including: Identity and Access Management, directory services (LDAP), Single Sign-On (SSO), Web Access Management, Federated Authentication, User Lifecycle and Privileged Access Management
Knowledge of Industry Standard IAM Tools providing Identity Management, Access Management, Directory Services, IDaaS solutions and privileged access management (PAM)
Demonstrated understanding of modern Identity & Access Management concepts and best practices required
Infrastructure Expertise: Windows Server, Unix/Linux, Web/TCPIP
Application Server Expertise: WebLogic, Oracle Application Server, JBoss, IIS, Apache Web Servers
Basic Java knowledge of writing custom plugins and/or general Java development experience
Experience with relational databases such as Oracle, SQL Server or other relational databases and experience with SQL Scripting language
Experience of working in complex project/program environments
Experience of working collaboratively with technical teams to deliver effective client outcomes
Strong analytical and problem solving skills
Ability to communicate clearly and concisely (both written and verbal, presentation and interpersonal skills) required
Ability to program to solve problems and automate repetitive tasks in a common Scripting or programming language
Strong negotiation and people skills required
High level of attention to detail and accuracy required.

Reference: 708094294

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