Lead Architect

Identity and Access Management

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1,001-5,000 employees

Provides regulated digital currency services

Crypto & Web3
Financial Services

Senior, Expert

Remote in USA

Required Skills
  • 5+ years of experience as an identity architect with 7+ years of implementing identity and access systems in various coding languages
  • Enthusiasm for scalable, reproducible security management
  • Self-motivated and creative problem-solver able to work independently with minimal guidance
  • Strong ability to work collaboratively across teams during high-stress situations
  • Ability to manage multiple competing priorities and use good judgment to establish order of priorities on the fly
  • Understanding of IAM protocols and concepts such as SAML, OIDC, OAuth, and PAM
  • Experience with IAM technologies from Okta, Ping, Sailpoint, Savant or Microsoft
  • Familiarity with standards such as ISO 27001/27002 or the NIST Cybersecurity Framework is desirable
  • Experience working in financial services or financial technology desired
  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, computer engineering, cybersecurity or related field; equivalent experience also accepted
  • Experience working in an AWS environment required
  • Software development skills in languages such as Python, Golang, or similar
  • Gather, share and coach industry best-practices regarding implementation of customer identity and access in both frontend and backend implementations
  • Develop and execute a continuous support and review of developer’s use of JWOT along with other access tokens across Circle solutions which surfaces risk, influences roadmaps, and resolves issues prior to impacting customers
  • Collaborate on an IAM architecture that defines a vision state for all aspects of IAM (toxic roles, insider abuse, privileges management, shared accounts, etc.) that is actionable today, results in measured risk reduction across Circle, and marches towards that vision
  • Conduct a review of the current privilege access management space with a specific focus on the unique position of Circle resulting in the organizational buy-in for the right solution at the right time for Circle
  • Work closely with Security team to identify broader security controls to reduce risk for the enterprise

Circle operates in the forefront of the financial technology sector, offering a regulated digital currency, USDC, that facilitates over $1.4 trillion in transactions. Its commitment to leveraging public blockchains for secure and efficient payments fosters a dynamic work environment characterized by technical proficiency and a focus on the future of finance. This dedication not only places the company at a strategic advantage but also provides a technically enriching atmosphere for professionals passionate about blockchain technology and financial innovation.

Company Stage


Total Funding






Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth



Paid time off - We offer flexible paid time off — take what you need as long as it works with you and your team, and all Circle employees get mobile phone and home office reimbursements.

Health coverage - No matter where you live, we offer a market competitive suite of benefits. Enroll in health, dental, vision, disability, and life insurances, and Circle covers some or all of the premiums.

Invested in your future - All U.S. full-time and part-time employees enjoy 401(k) and pensions (with 4% company match if you contribute 5% or more), and share Circle’s success via company equity awards.

Learning & development - Your individual growth and development is important to us and we provide the resources to help you grow your career while at Circle.