Principal Privileged Access Management Engineer

  • location: Austin, TX
  • type: Permanent
  • salary: $120,000 - $160,000 per year

job description

Principal Privileged Access Management Engineer

job summary:
Our client in Central Austin is looking for an experienced Principal Privileged Access Management (PAM) Engineer.


  • 7+ years designing and managing Privileged Access Management solutions
  • 2+ years of experience leading software development projects with aggressive schedules
  • 2+ years experience with Amazon Web Services (AWS)
  • Proven analytical thinking, skills in metrics creation and project management, attention to details, and exceptional organizational skills
  • Knowledge of professional software engineering practices & best practices for the full software development life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, and operations
  • Experience leading large security access system upgrades/projects using the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe)
  • B.S. Degree in Computer Science or related IT work experience in a global information technology environment
  • MSCE and CISSP (preferred)
location: Austin, Texas
job type: Permanent
salary: $120,000 - 160,000 per year
work hours: 8am to 4pm
education: No Degree Required
*Drive the execution of the next generation of PAM technologies including owning the overall roadmap, producing regular status updates, and diving deep to resolve issues as they arise *Establish session isolation and controls for privileged identities including Privileged Access Workstations (PAW) *Work closely with technology and business stakeholders within the company and associated organizations *Lead cross-functionally to accelerate the development and deployment of new security features *Proactively identify and resolve challenges and issues that may impair the team's ability to meet strategic, business, and technical goals *Establishes PAM strategy, architecture, and designs *Securely manage the identity lifecycle including user authentication and authorization for on premise and cloud solutions *Developing solutions using a cloud first approach within Amazon Web Services (AWS) *Lead security projects from initial conception through design, testing and implementation *Evaluate vendor solutions to ensure they meet technology and cloud standards, as well as all applicable architecture considerations *Take part in an after-hours on-call support rotation and implement solutions, patching and deployment activities after hours as needed *Defines and leads in the design of programs that support and align with cloud-based online service strategies and engineering requirements for evolving security services, mechanisms, and safeguards *Develops metrics that demonstrate the current risk state, indicators of progress, and IAM business alignment *Engages with development teams during operational security reviews and provides leadership and security design guidance *Monitors technology and security developments and ensures the company's security framework follows industry best practices *Advanced understanding of standard identity management tools, technologies, and processes *Plays a key and influential role working with others, in groups, in cross-functional settings and with diverse stakeholders internally and externally.

  • Experience level: Manager
  • Minimum 7 years of experience
  • Education: No Degree Required
  • Privileged Access Management Tools (7 years of experience is required)
  • software development projects (2 years of experience is required)
  • Azure (e.g. Cloud Services, Active Directory, Open ID Authentication) (2 years of experience is preferred)
  • AWS (2 years of experience is preferred)
  • SAFe Agile
  • MSCE and CISSP

Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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