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Senior IAM Cloud Security Engineer

Req #: WHQ00012683-CT
Location: Chicago, IL US
Job Category:Information Technology
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Senior IAM Cloud Security Engineer

Information Technology

The United IT team designs, develops and maintains massively scaling technology solutions that are brought to life with innovative architectures, data analytics and digital solutions.

Job overview and responsibilities

The Identity & Access Management (IAM) Cloud Security Engineer is a hands-on role focused on the security engineering in the IAM space supporting cloud services.  The engineer works with development, architecture, compliance and operational resources to create and support the cloud IAM capabilities. This role is a technical position which will develop security policies, users, credential management, multi factor, roles, and groups as it relates to the cloud. The IAM Cloud Security Engineer will ensure Information Security to the IAM cloud strategies and security solutions are properly aligned with mandated compliance regulations. The right person will be passionate about security, cloud computing and learning the latest technologies. They will possess a deep understanding and experience in at least one modern programming language such as C, C++, C# or Java and a mastery of object-oriented design and scripting (python).  Understanding of web services technologies (SOAP, REST, etc.)
  • Implement a secure IAM cloud process for all IAM users including policy creation, MFA, audit, and incident response.  Manage the lifecycle of the cloud user
  • Manage the successful technical delivery of IAM in the Cloud and related services
  • Become the subject-matter expertise across all IAM topics as it relates to the cloud
  • Participate in Identity and Access Management enterprise governance processes and drive IAM standards adoption
  • Develop effective solutions that not only satisfy immediate project requirements but also deliver a coherent, reusable, reliable and phased architecture to help grow and change while aligning to strategic vision
  • Represent Information Security on organizational project teams and ensure adherence to existing security policies and standards
  • Review and management of technical security roadmaps related to cloud security and IAM within a cloud security context
  • Advanced degree in a technology related field
  • Expertise in cloud engineering
  • Exposure to Cloud computing (AWS, Azure, OpenStack),storage technologies (SAN, NAS, iSCSI, FC, RAID) and Security concepts / best practices· Expertise with IPsec, VPN, Load Balancing, RRAS, Routing Protocols, SSH, Network Monitoring· Experience with programming / scripting (VB, PowerShell)· Experience with Windows troubleshooting tools (WinDbg, Windows Sysinternals) and cloud security and governance tools, cloud access security brokers (CASBs), and server virtualization technologies
  • Experience in web based IAM related protocols such as SAML, SPML, XACML, SCIM, OpenID and OAuth., Federation concepts and technology such as ADFS and Oracle IAM products
  • Experience with Directories, SSO, Federation, Delegated administration, API gateways, SOA services
  • 3 or more years relevant IT Security experience
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States for any employer without sponsorship
  • Successful completion of interview required to meet job qualifications
  • Reliable, punctual attendance is an essential function of the position
  • CISSP certificate


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