Sr. Identity & Access Management Engineer

Rackspace   •  

San Antonio, TX

Industry: Professional, Scientific & Technical Services


8 - 10 years

Posted 167 days ago

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Overview & Responsibilities

We are hiring a Sr. Identity & Access Management Engineer to join the team. This position can be remote.


  • Responsible for deploying an enterprise identity management and access governance system supporting security and regulatory compliance, reduced IT support costs, and end-user self-service.

  • Lead IAM projects and programs with overall technical responsibility in designing and integrating authentication, authorization, and auditing mechanisms within application architectures.

  • Provide a global and consistent end-to-end solution to improve operational efficiency, and to drive high user adoption for every user facing component of the solution.

  • Tasked with designing highly complex solutions to critical business problems.

  • Ability to drive innovation into and to continuously improve complex solutions and products within the business unit.

  • Demonstrates ability to gain support for complex architecture and to negotiate solution/architectural trade-offs. Facilitates root cause analysis sessions

  • Conducts brown bags and technical talks to both internal and external groups



  • Expert understanding of architectural principles.

  • Expert understanding of security principles, specifically OS and directory services hardening.

  • Expert technical knowledge of Identity and Access Management, Single Sign-On, and Federation. Advanced knowledge of LDAP, SAML, OpenID, Oauth.

  • Strong understanding of Kerberos and cross-realm authentication concepts.

  • Advanced knowledge of core PKI concepts and practices.

  • Ability to program to solve problems and automate repetitive tasks in a common scripting or programming language.

  • Work with leadership on project planning and resolution of systemic problems.

  • Collaborates with vendors and the broader tech community on implementing solutions to bugs and code upgrades. Aware of business issues as they impact overall project plans.

  • Expert understanding of the following: Java, JavaScript, JavaBeans, BASH, and/or shell scripting.

  • SailPoint experience desired

  • Bachelor’s degree in a technology related field preferred.

  • 7+ years’ experience in designing and deploying Identity Management and Access Management solutions.

  • Linux CLE, Linux RHCA or Novell CNIMA Certifications preferred.