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Identity & Privileged Access Management Engineer

Company: Peterson Technology Partners
Location: Skokie
Posted on: May 10, 2022

Job Description:

This is a 100 remote role, with occasional travel to Skokie, IL. Fantastic opportunity for a Identity Privileged Access Management Engineer ! Our Chicago-based client is seeking an experienced Identity Privileged Access Management (PAM) Engineer to work with our engineering team to develop, implement, optimize, and maintain PAM solutions. You will be responsible for securing access to the organizationrsquos most critical systems and data with a privileged access management solution. Provide appropriate access to applications, systems, and data with advanced authentication. To be successful as a PAM engineer, you should be able to identify the most optimal PAM solutions for our clients and maintain the infrastructures in accordance with best practices and company security policies. A top-notch PAM engineer should have excellent troubleshooting skills, stay current with industry trends, and should be a team player. This position will also investigate routine computer incidents under the direction of senior engineerrsquos. This position will handle confidential and proprietary information. Please submit your resume with the link to your LinkedIn Profile. Key Responsibilities bull Engineering and implementation of security technologies centric to Privileged Access security solutions. bull Implementation integration of PAM solutions (CyberArk, Beyond Trust). bull Experience in Identity Access Management platform solutions. bull Provide input into architectural design of Access Control, User Entitlements, Application Credentials, User Access Policy Management, enhancing security related to Privileged Access Management. bull Keep documentation accurate with environment changes. bull Excellent communications skills, both written and oral are a requirement for this position. bull Lead the adoption of the Identity and Access strategy through the documentation of business capability and roadmap developed with architecture. bull Ensure critical global Privileged Access Management service meets key service and security objectives, by maintaining sustainable and effective service and security monitoring, investigation and remediation of service and security issues. bull Assist in transformation of Cyber Security Operations supporting a series of funded transformation activities (including privileged access management). bull Contribute to design, development and maintenance of security standards and controls. Lead continuous service improvement development activities including health-checks and upgrades. bull Manage and advise technical support and application teams to assist in the on-boarding of new systems into the PAM service. bull Develop and support assurance activities for effective management of privileged access. bull Leading in the identification and ongoing monitoring of specific security risks and KPIs and production of management information to ensure value from key security services. bull Perform PAM administration activities in accordance with security standards to ensure that passwords are accessible to appropriately authorized users only. bull Provide out of hours support and change delivery for PAM service (on a rotating basis). bull Day-to-day activities include working with customer teams and supporting current tasks and activities. bull Working with Windows and Linux support teams. bull Troubleshooting system and application accounts in a diverse systemsapplication architecture. bull Administer password rotations, password malfunctions, account creations, account changes, accounts integrations, maintainingcreating new safes, and security policies. bull Candidates may be required to Provide end-user training and PAM infrastructure management. bull Responsible for licensing and entitlement management of the PAM environment, including growth and capacity planning. bull Responsible for performance tuning, providing high availability and eliminating single points of failure for the PAM environment. bull Provides environment DR support (clustering, backups, SOPs etc.). bull Performs vaultsafeplatform Administration Projects (upgrades, new functionality, etc. bull Assists with external Projects Onboarding- gather requirements which would include scope, customization, etc. and account uploads. bull Lead automation activities. bull Performs account (Vault Internal) administration, monitoring, maintenance and secondary controls. bull Accurately maintain all documentation as it relates to configuration, processes, service records, asset inventories, topologies, administration manuals, job instructions, support contacts etc. bull Ensure IT Leadership is aware of all known and identified risks to system availability, performance, reliability and security. bull Scripting, Automation, and Orchestration to drive efficiencies within IT operations. bull Partner with security and risk teams to implement and maintain security polices and configurations in accordance with corporate requirements. Minimum Skills, Knowledge and Abilities bull Bachelorsrsquo degree in Systems Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or other closely related discipline. Equivalent experience may be considered in lieu of formal degree. bull Minimum of five (5) years of hands-on experience in non-complex IT engineering systems that include basic network, storage, back-up, platforms, middleware, application with three (3) yearsrsquo experience in implementation and integration of CyberArk's, Beyond Trust, Arcon, ManageEngine, Centrify, andor Symantec Privileged Identity Management. Experience deploying Application Identity Manager components. bull Experience with PAM Operational tasks ndash Creating Safes, Defining Access Control, PoliciesPlatforms, User provisioning and entitlements, Managing Applications Credentials, Auto-upload and User Access Policy Management. bull Demonstrated ability to prioritize, execute tasks and meet deadlines. bull Ability to interact with colleagues from all levels of the organization, both technical and non-technical, and communicate technical ideas effectively. bull Experience in performing Privileged Access Reviews, Compliance Reporting, Access Control Processes and other associated tasks with Privileged User Management. bull Knowledge in setting up multi factor authentication (RSA, RADIUS, SAML). bull Experience with REST API for automated provisioning of Safes, Accounts and Access Control. bull Experience with auto discovery and automatic password management. bull Skilled in Active Directory concepts, including users, computers, groups, policies bull Solid understanding of protocols, services, and traffic flows for authentication bull Requires self-motivated approach to work with keen attention to detail and accuracy. bull Ability to work in a team-oriented, collaborative environment with minimal oversight. bull Computer proficiency in Microsoft Office, Internet and networking. bull Proven ability to work effectively in a team environment as well as independently, with minimal direction. Preferred Minimum Skills, Knowledge and Abilities Hands-on experience in one or more of the following bull IT Securityvulnerability management bull Firewalls bull WebEmail Filter bull Intrusion Prevention bull Vulnerability Scanning bull Data loss prevention bull Forensics bull Azure, AWS, Microsoft 365 bull Active Directory bull SQL Server (SSMS, SSIS, SSRS) bull VMware bull Linux bull PowerShell bull SSH bull Application listing Peterson Technology Partners (PTP) is an Equal Opportunity Employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workforce. About the Company Peterson Technology Partners (PTP) has been Chicago's premier Information Technology (IT) staffing, consulting, and recruiting firm for over 23+ years. Named after Chicago's historic Peterson Avenue, PTP has built its reputation by developing lasting relationships, leading digital transformation, and inspiring technical innovation throughout Chicagoland. Based in Park Ridge, IL, PTP's 250+ employees have a narrow focus on a single market (Chicago) and expertise in 4 innovative technical areas Cybersecurity Artificial Intelligence Data Science Cloud DevOps PTP exists to ensure that all of our partners (clients and candidates alike) make the best hiring and career decisions

Keywords: Peterson Technology Partners, Skokie , Identity & Privileged Access Management Engineer, Executive , Skokie, Illinois

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