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Sr. Security Engineer LDAP - IAM

Chicago, Illinois
Job Type
8 Sep 2022
The Sr. Security Engineer LDAP - IAM will be responsible for supporting the development and delivery of Directory Solutions for our on-prem and cloud infrastructure. This is a multifaceted role that involves engineering, project work, automation, and providing hands-on support.

Position Responsibilities:
  • Support the design, implementation, and maintenance of highly automated and reliable directory solutions
  • Lending expert level problem isolation and remediation
  • Leading product upgrades
  • Research and implementation of security best practices
  • Leading and participating in product selection
  • Deliver directory solutions which enhance security and compliance
  • Contribute to roadmaps and project plans for directory or larger IAM efforts
  • Provide advanced troubleshooting, participate in on-call rotation, disaster recovery tests, and develop solutions and processes to eliminate off hours support calls
  • Proactively identify and automate existing manual tasks
  • Develop processes, guidelines, and documentation for consumption by internal teams
  • Assist teams in identifying, safely storing, and retrieving their credentials
  • Provide guidance and mentorship for junior staff
  • Aiding information gathering for audits
  • Overseeing documentation efforts

Minimum Requirements: Knowledge, skills, and abilities
  • 5 - 7 years of application support and experience with directory services, tools, and solutions
  • Hands-on experience designing, deploying, and supporting large-scale enterprise directory solutions, including Microsoft Active Directory and GCDS
  • Strong familiarity with at least one of the following areas:
  • Privileged account management
  • Identity lifecycle management
  • Access management (Federation/MFA)
  • Experience with cloud computing strategies, concepts, and technologies
  • Some development experience in one or more of the following: Perl, Unix Shell Script, PowerShell, Python, Chef
  • Familiarity with security issues surrounding IAM and experience in the implementation of security systems and controls. Must have a thorough knowledge of information security components, principles, practices, and procedures
  • Demonstrated ability to work across a broad range of technologies
  • Ability to succinctly articulate complex technical issues to both technicians and business sponsors
  • Effective time management skills demonstrated by successful and timely completion of projects
  • Ability to work both independently and in a team-oriented, collaborative environment
  • Knowledge of applicable audit controls and applicability to IAM services architecture, design, and processes
  • Solid working knowledge of ITIL (change, problem, and incident management)
  • Ability to establish relationships and work with external vendors

Personal Attributes:
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving, and troubleshooting skills
  • High level critical thinking skills
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Strong listening and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to collaborate with teams outside of the IAM Team or the Technology organization to achieve divisional or corporate goals
  • Positive attitude, self-starter comfortable participating in working groups
  • Ability to articulate difficult concepts or materials to gain consensus
  • Comfortable working in a dynamic environment with multiple goals
  • Highly self-motivated and directed, with keen attention to detail
  • Able to prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment
  • Ability to deal diplomatically and effectively at all levels of the organization including both technical and non-technical
  • Experience in a large, international enterprise preferred. Experience in the financial market or other highly regulated industry highly preferred
  • Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment

Formal Education & Certification
  • A Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or Information Systems or equivalent combination of education and related work experience
  • Certification or equivalent experience in PAM enterprise platforms
  • Desired security certifications: CISSP, Google Cloud Security Engineer or equivalent

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  • Job Reference: 707286654-2
  • Date Posted: 8 September 2022
  • Recruiter: CME
  • Location: Chicago, Illinois
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: I.T. & Communications
  • Job Type: Permanent