IAM Security Engineer

United States, Illinois, Chicago
Job ID: 2111

Job Description

[c. $175-250k Comp Package, Hybrid Working]

A premier global trading firm with decades of experience across assets and markets is seeking an expert Identity and Access Management (IAM) Engineer. In this high impact role, you will collaborate with teams worldwide to architect identity solutions that balance security, efficiency, and regulatory compliance. Operating with their own capital, this innovative firm leverages cutting-edge technology to capitalise on opportunities. They are looking for an identity management expert to enhance protection of their global infrastructure and data through leading-edge authentication, access governance, and administration solutions. This is a chance to apply your expertise to elevate a highly sophisticated trading operation.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with software, IT, and trading teams to understand identity needs
  • Research, evaluate, and recommend identity and access management solutions
  • Design, implement, and support authentication systems, SSO, MFA, identity lifecycle management
  • Integrate identity platforms with applications and cloud services
  • Create policies and processes for provisioning, access governance, and compliance
  • Troubleshoot and resolve technical issues related to identity and access

Key Requirements:

  • 4+ years managing enterprise identity and access management
  • Expert knowledge of protocols like SAML, OAuth, OIDC, JWT
  • Hands-on experience with MFA, SSO, PAM, LDAP/AD
  • Proficiency in programming languages like Python, Java, C#
  • Experience with AWS, Azure, GCP identity integrations
  • Ability to analyse systems, identify risks, and recommend improvements
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills
  • (Desired) Experience with identity systems on major OS and cloud platforms
  • (Desired) Knowledge of monitoring tools like Splunk and Grafana
  • (Desired) Familiarity with CI/CD tools like Ansible, Terraform, and ServiceNow

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