IAM Engineer in Charlotte, NC at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 2/17/2020

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Job #:  1040421

Position Description:
Apex's Financial Client is looking for Lead Workforce Identity and Access Management (WIAM) Engineering Architect. The Lead WIAM Engineering Architect will run enterprise-wide projects leveraging experience and subject matter expertise to address IAM and cybersecurity challenges. The ideal candidate(s) will be relentlessly passionate about security, innovation and automation. The ideal candidate will be responsible for the designing and engineering and oversight of this client's Workforce Identity and Access Management platform including Okta, CA/Layer 7 SiteMinder, CA/Layer 7 Identity Manager, CA/Layer 7 Privileged Access Management, Single Sign-On, and integration with Active Directory, AWS and Azure/O365.

The ideal candidate is highly skilled at collaborating with global, cross-functional teams, and leading technology discussions and decisions. The Lead WIAM Engineering Architect will primarily work on projects but also serve as an escalation point for L1 and L2 support teams when needed. This individual will serve as a key resource on large projects, working directly with project managers, enterprise and operations teams as well as leadership to implement IAM technology solutions. This role requires substantial interaction with other support and development teams, therefore strong communication and interpersonal skills are required as well as a desire for delivering great customer service.
Job Responsibilities
The Lead WIAM Engineering Architect is responsible for the design and Engineering Architecting of the identity and access security architecture. This role requires a subject matter expert (SME) in two or more security technologies within the identity and access management discipline. Under direction from the Director and in line with stated strategic objectives, the IAM Engineering Architect will conduct industry research, explore the products available on the market to meet the requirements, OR devise a plan to build a solution internally.

The Lead WIAM Engineering Architect will assist management in creating business cases to obtain project funding. The Lead WIAM Engineering Architect will work with project managers and other project resources to successfully implement projects on time and on budget. The Lead WIAM Engineering Architect will also be responsible for ongoing incremental Engineering Architecting required to continuously achieve the best coverage and operation of the technology, and as the SME, will assist in troubleshooting system degradations and outages if required.
  • Act as a subject matter expert for authentication, authorization and provisioning services across Ally Financial, including Okta, CA/Layer 7 SiteMinder, Identity Manager, Active Directory, SailPoint, IdentityIQ, SSO/MFA, auto-provisioning, or related complex infrastructures.
  • Responsible for Engineering Architecting IAM solutions, working closely with architects, vendors and business managers to interpret and apply business requirements and IAM designs to solution development.
  • Installation, configuration and integration of automated workflows as defined.
  • Integrates IAM Platform with in-house and third-party applications for birthright provisioning, request approval and fulfilment, de-provisioning, custom workflows etc.
  • Performs IAM technical support and development, including monitoring and responding to server events, ensuring data replication, gathering IAM statistics, and performing general maintenance by working with Level 2 and/or Level 3 operations personnel.
  • Perform the configuration, automation, orchestration, and management of Workforce IAM systems across the enterprise.
  • Develop technical IAM solutions, engaging during the lifecycle of solutions delivery, service owners, architects, project managers, global infrastructure teams, regional IT teams and key IAM product vendors.
  • Participate in security and application troubleshooting and incident problem resolutions with other infrastructure teams, including storage, messaging, server, and network.
    Participate in capacity planning, performance monitoring, and maintenance to ensure high availability
  • Provide Engineering Architecting support for complex and recurring incidents related to IAM platforms and perform root causes analysis in accordance with Ally policies and standards.
  • Lead and/or execute of daily, weekly and monthly support activities to maintain the overall global IAM environment, in coordination with IAM Sustain teams, IT operations and Middleware teams.
  • Lead quality control and quality assurance activities, such as developing and executing test plans / scripts and resolving deviations or exceptions, for newly developed and/or enhanced IAM solutions
  • Identify opportunities and outline action plans to improve how existing IAM solutions are implemented
  • Assist in configuring remediation of security risks and exposures by developing automated security reviews, evaluations, and risk assessments as necessary
  • Participate in activities to ensure that IAM systems are compliant with Ally policies and standards
  • Experience with access certification.

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