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Identity and Access Management Senior Security Engineer

Job Title: Identity and Access Management Senior Security Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: North America,Virginia
Salary: £64151.16 - £99142.71 per annum + benefits
Start Date: ASAP
REF: AGAF40_45228
Contact Name: Ana Gaffney
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 2 years ago

Job Description

Montash are currently working with an American telecoms organisation who are looking to bring a Senior Security Engineer (Identity and Access Management) to join a small team within the IAM function. This individual will be responsible for the IAM function of the organisation. The candidate must be able to adapt in a fast-paced, ever changing environment.


  • Providing support for Identity and Access Management operations 24/7, on a shift rotation.
  • Knowledge of IAM best practice and policies.
  • Supporting the security design and implementation of IAM and make any necessary updates to improve the systems.
  • Providing support for different IAM tools including LDAP, SiteMinder, Ping Federate and provide operational support for 2 factor authentication technologies.
  • Maintain comprehensive documentation regarding IAM configurations, operating procedures, and service records relating to IAM hardware and software.
  • Experience in using different Identity Synchronization/Bridging systems between legacy IAM systems and Cloud (SCIM Provisioning)
  • Provide support for IAM incidents including violations, attacks, and malware.
  • Support the security design and implementation of new projects and systems.
  • Research new technologies and IAM methodologies.
  • Hardening Windows, Linux, and Solaris systems, with a focus on security related topics such as system hardening, configuring/installing access controls, monitoring, and host-based intrusion detection and forensics techniques.

Skills Required:

  • Experience in the following: LDAP, CA SiteMinder, SSO (Ping Federate)
  • Scripting the following: Linux, Unix, Java, C++
  • Cryptography and PKI is beneficial.
  • College degree in Computer Science/ Information Security or equivalent.
  • Must be able to liaise with different business units and high level executives of the organisation.
  • Security certifications such as CISSP, CISM, CISA, all other certifications are a advantageous.
  • Hard worker and highly adaptable to an ever changing environment.
  • Passion for the IT and IAM space.

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