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Identity Management Engineer

Chicago, Illinois
$100,000 to $130,000
Job Type
22 Feb 2023

*We are unable to sponsor for this permanent Full time role*

*Position is bonus eligible*

Prestigious Firm is currently seeking a an IAM Engineer. Candidate will be responsible for identifying, delivering, and supporting the technology used to deliver overall Identity & Access Management program, which is designed to ensure the Firm's user identities, accounts, credentials and system access are fully and completely managed for all system users. The Engineer is responsible for the current technology in place (Okta Verify/SSO, Microsoft/Azure AD, CyberArk, etc.) and ensuring successful operations, interoperability, and general well-being. Candidate works proactively with IAM Manager and IAM Architect and various IT and business departments to implement services that meet current and future IAM needs.


  • Work with the IAM Manager to build out and oversee the IAM function's technical controls and its related activities including planning, testing, reporting, and delivering IAM services.
  • Oversee the implementation of all current solutions to ensure they are configured appropriately and are delivering maximum value for the Firm. Review current documentation such as Procedures, run books, and Knowledge Base Articles used by the Service Desk. Review and/or establish Best Practices where applicable
  • Engage and interact with other IT Departmental Engineers to ensure future efforts (ours and theirs) result in continued uninterrupted delivery of all IAM services.
  • Demonstrate extensive understanding of IAM concepts such as directory services, SSO, federation, MFA, provisioning, access certification, roles, and SOD.
  • The analysis, design, implementation, and maintenance of all layers of IAM applications, including Authorization/Authentication and Account Creation/Management/Provisioning/Retirement in data repositories. Including: strategy, organizational design, process re-engineering and technology implementation.
  • Functional areas and work experience should include fine-grained access control, policy driven security, Identity Governance, Access Management, and Privileged access management, user provisioning/de-provisioning, and federation.
  • Provide support with respect to requirements gathering, project management and delivery of one or more Identity platforms, such as SailPoint (Identity IQ), Okta, and Saviynt.
  • Serve as the central point of contact for information security and IAM policy and process related issues.
  • Address Vulnerabilities, Pentest findings and audit issues in a timely manner.
  • Participate in a 24x7x365 on-call rotation
  • Stay abreast of industry trends, solution landscape and market conditions and update peers and management accordingly.
  • Other duties, as assigned.


  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and/or experience.
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in a Technical IAM related role, ranging from technical tool evaluation/selection, implementation, and operations. Cloud based utilization and cloud adoption a must.
  • Experience with Microsoft Active Directory (Azure AD) and GPO management, Windows Desktop and Server environments.
  • Experience with IT Security and Governance Risk and Compliance functions and their needs.
  • Working knowledge of IT management frameworks such as Control Objectives for Information and Related Technology (COBIT) and/or Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL).
  • Experience developing, deploying, integrating, and supporting IAM services within a larger IT organization showcasing strengths in teamwork and establishing successful partnerships.
  • Working knowledge of IT management frameworks such as Control Objectives for Information and Related Technology (COBIT) and/or Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL).
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  • Job Reference: 924726252-2
  • Date Posted: 22 February 2023
  • Recruiter: Request Technology - Craig Johnson
    Request Technology - Craig Johnson
  • Location: Chicago, Illinois
  • Salary: $100,000 to $130,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: Bonus
  • Sector: I.T. & Communications
  • Job Type: Permanent