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IAM Engineer

Company: Paychex
Location: Appleton
Posted on: November 15, 2022

Job Description:


Paychex Enterprise Security is seeking a talented, self-starter that can provide design expertise and thought leadership to drive the implementation of Identity and Access Management (IAM) processes, architecture, infrastructure, and services. As an IAM Engineer, you will provide hands-on technical design and support for securing identities and platforms, while developing security requirements and best-practice guidance to ensure the business maintains a competitive security posture. You will collaborate closely with our IT partners on business initiatives and recommend secure design solutions to protect against known security threats and misconfigurations. An ideal candidate will have a bachelor's degree in Information Security, or a related field. In addition, you must have excellent written and oral communication skills, be successful working on a team collaboratively, and understand foundational IT concepts. Entry level cybersecurity certifications are preferred.

  • Design and configuration of IAM workflows, rules, standards and controls across multiple IAM platforms based on business requirements and functional design
  • Design systems management solutions using automation and self-repair rather than relying on alarming and human intervention
  • Develop strategic and technical IAM roadmaps to remediate identified risks and gaps in the current IAM program and initiatives
  • Consults with Solution Leads and Development Leads to plan future technical solutions
  • Monitors and solves problems in highly sophisticated systems, tools and/or networking solutions
  • Analyzing and resolving complex authentication, integration, and automation issues
  • Analyze and refine joiner, mover, leaver provisioning processes/scenarios across in-scope platforms and applications, providing governance improvement recommendations
  • Influences and leads IAM team efforts across the Information Security department and enterprise as an authority in their domain, establishing and maintaining effective relationships with Internal Infrastructure, Application and Business partners in order to understand needs, use, and systems to facilitate effective IAM solutions
  • Researches and analyzes the latest capabilities of specific Information Security (e.g. Cloud services, encryption, PKI etc.) and IT technologies (e.g. operating systems, networks, storage, virtualization etc.) as they relate to IAM
  • Ability to execute high quality self-directed work under pressure, provide detailed estimates and work breakdown of typical activities leveraging an agile framework

    • Expert level knowledge of IAM governance and principles
    • Translating business requirements into IAM process design, optimization, and automation
    • Independent critical thinking and problem solving capabilities
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills
    • Executive presentation skills (presenting material and content creation)
    • Self-motivated, detail oriented team player
    • Willing to embrace stretch goals/assignments with a curious and growth oriented mindset Preferred:
      • Expert level knowledge of Active Directory (both Azure AD and on-premise) and 3rd party LDAP solutions
      • Sailpoint IIQ development and/or administration experience
      • Cyber Security Certifications (e.g. CISSP, Security+, etc.)
      • Cloud Security Certifications (e.g. CCSP, Microsoft Azure, Amazon AWS, Google GCP)
        Location Specific Compensation

        $120,000 - 150,000 + RSU Benefits offered to employees include: Medical, Dental, Vision, Paid Family Leave, Life Insurance, 401(k) Retirement, Employee Stock Purchase Plan, Holidays, Vacation and Sick days. You will also have access to Tuition Reimbursement and our award winning and best in class Employee Well-being and Training programs.

Keywords: Paychex, Appleton , IAM Engineer, Engineering , Appleton, Wisconsin

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