Lead IAM & Windows Systems Engineer

United States, New York
Job ID: 2132

Job Description

[c. $500-650k Comp Package | Flexible Working Options]

Our client, a renowned hedge fund with a long-standing history of consistent returns, is seeking a seasoned Lead Systems Engineer to join their dynamic team. The ideal candidate will possess expertise in multiple disciplines, with a focus on Identity Access Management, Windows Engineering, and Cybersecurity. This role involves taking ownership of critical and complex systems, as well as providing mentorship and guidance to junior staff.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Analyse system requirements and adopt an automation-first mindset towards systems management and deployment
  • Provide leadership and mentorship to engineering team members, ensuring adherence to technical standards
  • Offer comprehensive support for production systems while serving as a Subject Matter Expert (SME) in select areas
  • Manage and expand the IAM system, and provide product ownership for Azure Active Directory and Cloud Identity Systems
  • Assume architectural ownership of the Windows environment and proactively identify potential system issues and risks
  • Develop and maintain system documentation, manage multi-engineer projects, and manage stakeholder expectations
  • Design, implement, and manage Cloud IAM solutions, including Microsoft Entra ID platform
  • Develop strategies for remote access, SSO, secrets management, and access management policies
  • Evaluate and mitigate governance and risk factors, ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements and industry standards
  • Foster developer engagement by promoting security best practices and providing guidance on secure coding techniques

Key Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field
  • 5+ years of experience in system engineering, with a focus on Identity Access Management and Windows Engineering
  • Strong knowledge of IAM technologies and solutions, including Cloud IAM, SSO, and secrets management
  • Experience in cybersecurity, including threat analysis, vulnerability assessment, and incident response
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, analytical, and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work independently and manage multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment


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