Identity And Access Management Engineer

Identity and Access Management (IAM) Engineers protect all resources and intellectual property through strict yet consistent access control policies that ensure data and data processing systems remain confidential, trustworthy and available.

Role overview

IAM Engineers implement and continuously optimize Identity and Access Management services in line with evolving technologies and security regulations. They are responsible for designing, implementing, and maintaining IAM technologies to ensure audit and privacy compliance, driving automation wherever possible. IAM Engineers also assist with resolving any security issues related to IAM operations.

IAM Engineers
may also be referred to as:
IAM Advisor
IAM Architect
IAM Cloud Operations Engineer
IAM Engineer
IAM Security Architect
IAM Security Engineer
IAM Systems Manager
Identity Access Management IAM SSO Engineer
Identity Access Management Support Engineer
Identity And Access Management Administrator
Identity Engineer
PAM Cybersecurity Engineer
Privileged Access Management Analyst
Privileged Access Management Architect

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Average Salary

Based upon experience, salary for this role ranges from:
$150,000
National Average
$171,667
$193,333
* based upon those with two plus years of cybersecurity experience

Responsibilities

Designing, implementing, and managing Identity Directory and identity services.
Implementing technologies to centrally integrate identity systems across the organization.
Streamlining and improving customer experiences.
Implementing access controls to applications and maintaining and updating roles in the directory.
Managing access and permissions where necessary and implementing automated solutions.
Collaborating with key engineering stakeholders to help tackle challenges within the IAM space.
Troubleshooting and managing issues related to identities, systems access accounts, authentication, authorization, entitlements, and permissions.
Implementing and maintaining technologies to ensure audit and privacy compliance.

Tools & Environment

Identity and Access Management Engineers use a variety of technologies and tools, including IAM architecture and integrations, coding/scripting tools, two-step verification systems, and IAM protocols such as SSO/SAML, OAuth/OIDC, and SCIM.

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