IAM Engineer/Architect

  • location: Boston, MA
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $65 - $75 per hour
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IAM Engineer/Architect

job summary:
The Identity Access Management (IAM) Engineer/Architect will work closely with the Client Information Security Officer (CISO) and have responsibility to influence and implement cybersecurity strategy. The candidate must possess a high degree of integrity, sound judgment, and have domain competency in the field of information security and risk management. As the IAM engineer, you will be responsible for designing, developing, implementing, and improving access management solutions including Single Sign On & Federation, Directory Services, Multifactor Authentication, and Web Access Management. There will be a focus on architecting these services to be robust and scalable to support employees, contractors, clients, etc. The ideal candidate is an integrator of people, technology, processes, a thought leader, a problem solver, is knowledgeable about cybersecurity, and has a strong knowledge of security best practices and technologies.

location: Boston, Massachusetts
job type: Contract
salary: $65 - 75 per hour
work hours: 9am to 5pm
education: Bachelors
Key Responsibilities

  • Ensure regulatory requirements and industry best practices are followed
  • Integrate IAM systems with in-house applications, third party applications and SaaS applications for provisioning, identity authentication, and developing connectors between IAM tools and system resources
  • Work closely with IAM, Security Operations, Risk Management, Application owners, and Product Managers to drive the IAM strategy
  • Deliver IAM systems which elevate security and compliance for in-house developed and commercial off-the-shelf applications
  • Bring automation to the IAM and Entitlement Review systems
  • Lead application integration efforts into client's SSO, federation, web access management, and directory service environments
  • Support technical integration needs (design, development, implement) that facilitate connectivity between SSO, directory, and provisioning tools
  • Lead emerging trend research, orchestrate product evaluations, and select the latest industry standards and tools
  • Conduct POCs of new Access Management products and services to validate integration needs
  • Manage all aspects of large, cross functional, globally distributed and complex projects
  • Identity lifecycle, Access, and Privileged Identity management support and implementation activities
  • Provide advanced troubleshooting, participate in on-call rotation, and develop solutions and processes to eliminate off hours support calls
  • Development of process documentation for policies and procedures and fulfill requests for internal and external audit exams
  • Promote security education and awareness
  • A Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science or Information Systems
  • 6+ years of experience in Identity and Access Management in a global, complex environment with a focus in Federation, Single Sign On (SSO), Multi-Factor authentication (MFA), and Privilege Access Management (PAM)
  • Hands-on experience developing and deploying large-scale enterprise IAM solutions
  • Expertise in common IAM protocols and standards such as Kerberos, SAML, OAuth, AD, LDAP, and MFA and PAM technologies
  • The preferred candidate would be current in the latest development technologies including Java & J2EE.
  • Experience with Directory services, LDAP, SSO, Federation, Delegated administration, API gateways, SOA services
  • Experience in Windows Active Directory, Windows, and Linux servers, Relational databases (Oracle, MS Sql, DB2)
  • Demonstrated ability to work across a broad range of technologies to deliver complex solutions
  • Strong familiarity with security issues surrounding IAM and experience in implementation of security systems and controls. Must have a thorough knowledge of information security components, principles, practices, and procedures
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving and troubleshooting skills
  • Results-oriented, delivery-driven individual requiring minimal guidance
  • Demonstrates initiative and the ability to supervise others
  • Ability to support multiple projects, shifting priorities, and changing environments/landscapes
  • Positive attitude, self-starter with strong analytical, communication and interpersonal skills to lead working groups, negotiate and create consensus
  • Ability to succinctly articulate complex technical issues with both technicians and business sponsors
  • Experience with IAM solutions on cloud platforms like AWS, Azure, and GCP

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