Sr. IAM Engineer

Gravity IT Resources

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Job Title: Sr. Engineer, Identity & Access Management

Location: Deerfield Beach, FL (Hybrid)

Job-Type: Direct Hire

Employment Eligibility: Gravity cannot transfer nor sponsor a work visa for this position. Applicants must be eligible to work in the U.S. for any employer directly (we are not open to contract or “corp to corp” agreements).

Job Overview:
The Senior Identity & Access Management (IAM) Engineer will report directly to the Identity and Access Manager and support the CISO to provide the highest quality security services to our clients business units and customers. The Senior Identity and Access Management Engineer performs daily functions required to maintain the rules and controls for Information Security to protect our clients information assets, works with critical and sensitive information, and is relied upon to maintain security and least privileged safeguards. The Senior Identity and Access Management Engineer is accountable for providing day-to-day engineering and administration of Identity Management services as well as support for Identity Management-related project-based activities. This role will work closely with Provisioning Analysts, Engineers, Architects, Operation teams, and other technology-skilled Individuals. The role is required to provide senior-level guidance and application of both real-world experiences along with following education-based best practices. The Senior Identity and Access Management Engineer should seek to drive value and enhancement in the products and services that are provided on half of the group and work closely with the Architects to ensure priority alignment of enhancements and lifecycle tasks. The ideal candidate has a strong drive and passion for Information Security, specifically the IAM space. They appreciate the value it brings to the business and have a strong motivation to work toward continuous improvement.

Primary Tasks:

• Senior Technical Support Engineer helping with enhancements and lifecycle events to aid internal and external customers’ demands, independently or jointly with other technical support teams
• Monitor IAM services and operations to resolve functional, systematic, and infrastructure issues
• Execute service reports and gather data for metrics
• Address service-level and service delivery issues with immediate resolution
• Document changes, enhancements, and lifecycle events
• Experienced comprehension of project management methods, including Agile and Scrum frameworks
• Ability to identify and manage technical issues of various platforms, applications, and systems, and plan solutions to problem resolution according to standardized processes
• Ensure Identity systems and associated integrations are properly planned, installed, configured, secured and maintained, providing the highest amount of technical and business value to the customer
• Enforce adherence and alignment with architectural standards, minimize technical exposure, and risk. Contribute to changes, alterations, and amendments to existing documentation
• Analyzes and resolves complex issues with authentication and authorization in various platforms, services, and applications, providing increasing supporting value to the business stakeholders
• Promote and socialize Information Security best practices, standards, and governance
• Manage incident/problem lifecycle including ticketing and stakeholder interaction
• Proactively identify future needs for Identity Access Management (IAM) services
• Act as the technical knowledge resource for IAM platforms, services, and applications
• Assists disaster recovery/business continuity plans as related to the user and access management
• Proficient in writing and maintaining procedures and technical documentation
• Implement new features and integrations within the IAM environment
• Leads efforts to define internal authentication and authorization strategy
• Work cross-functionally with Architects, Engineers, Product Owners, and other Security Specialists
• Provide reports, participate in and gather evidence for audit requests, and make recommendations for efficiency improvements
• Provide after-hours on-call customer support
• Performs other duties as assigned
• Follow our clients established change management processes
• Design, development, and implementation of custom identity integration solutions where applicable
• Assist in planning and implementing IAM strategy programs
• Assist in regular reviews of IAM policies, standards, and procedures to ensure the department meets or exceeds established governance controls and to raise the maturity of the IAM program
• Assist with department leadership in security investigations and execute preventive measures
• Assist in the development and implementation of Information Security procedures, standards, and work instructions
• Work within on-premise and cloud-based identity and provisioning systems
• Continuously learn new technologies and develop/train to strengthen skills in supporting existing and emerging technologies
• Ability to work independently and self-directed


• Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Computer Engineering or 5 years related experience in an IT discipline
• Ability to work in a matrixed and collaborative environment
• Expert-level experience with supporting, maintaining, and enhancing identity platforms, systems, applications, including Sailpoint, Azure, Active Directory, and various Multi-factor Authentication services
• Strong working knowledge of Microsoft applications and cloud-based software (e.g. O365, Azure, Power Products)
• Strong working knowledge of Amazon cloud-based products (e.g. AWS, EC2, Pipeline Automation)
• Scripting knowledge, PowerShell, and python experience is a requirement
• Minimum 5 years’ experience in IAM Lifecycle Management and/or IT Security
• Strong written and oral communication skills
• ITIL Foundation certification
• Security and IAM certification preferred
• CISSP & CAP highly preferred


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