Senior Identity and Access Management
Iam, Engineer
Updated on 2/3/2024
Verisign

1,001-5,000 employees

Provides domain registry services and internet infrastructure
Company Overview
Verisign stands as a global leader in internet infrastructure, providing essential services such as domain name registry and root zone maintainer services, which underpin the majority of global e-commerce. The company's commitment to addressing DNS abuse and its development of technologies like DNSSEC, which strengthens trust in the internet, showcases its dedication to creating a secure and reliable online environment. This, coupled with its role in shaping the future of the internet, makes Verisign not only a crucial player in its industry but also an exciting and impactful place to work.
Data & Analytics

Company Stage

Series C

Total Funding

$39.3M

Founded

1995

Headquarters

Reston, Virginia

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

0%

1 year growth

-1%

2 year growth

-2%
Locations
Reston, VA, USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
PowerShell
Bash
Microsoft Azure
Python
Communications
Management
AWS
Ansible
Confluence
CategoriesNew
IT & Security
Software Engineering
Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, technology, or a related discipline
  • Relevant certifications such as CIAM, CISSP, or equivalent IAM vendor-specific certifications
  • 10+ years of related experience in an IT role, with specific focus on IAM security architecture and platform administration
  • In-depth knowledge of authentication and authorization mechanisms, including SSO, MFA, and PAM, across on-premises, distributed, and SaaS environments
  • Expertise in designing and implementing IAM solutions: SSO, MFA, IGA, PAM, integrations with various Identity Providers (IdPs), and IAM security protocols like SAML, OAuth, and OIDC
  • Direct experience with IAM vendor solutions like Ping Identity and SailPoint, and other IAM technologies
  • Proficiency in programming and scripting languages such as Python, PowerShell, Bash, and Ansible
  • Experience with cloud-based IAM solutions including AWS, Azure, or equivalent platforms, with a solid understanding of cloud environment IAM roles, policies, and best practices
  • Skilled in designing and configuring IAM across complex global infrastructures for high availability, with an understanding of cyberattacks and proactive IAM defenses
Responsibilities
  • Provide hands-on technical administration of critical IAM systems and applications, ensuring optimal performance, integration, security, and delivering senior operational support
  • Design, implement, and manage Single Sign-On (SSO) solutions using Ping Identity
  • Develop and execute the MFA strategy, integrating MFA solutions into the existing IAM framework
  • Implement IGA projects using SailPoint, including Application Onboarding, Access Certification, Identity and Account lifecycle events (Joiner/Mover/Leaver), as well as role and entitlement analysis
  • Oversee the deployment and ongoing management of Privileged Access Management (PAM) solutions to secure critical systems and monitor privileged access, ensuring alignment with security policies and adapting to evolving security needs
  • Participate in strategic planning for IAM, aligning the IAM architecture with Verisign’s security objective and  compliance with security frameworks like NIST and CIS
  • Work collaboratively with cross-functional teams to enhance IAM solutions. Manage relationships with vendors, assessing new technologies and contributing to procurement decisions
  • Mentor junior engineers and lead technical teams. Communicate IAM strategies and security principles effectively across the organization
  • Create and maintain operational documentation with collaboration tools like Confluence Wiki for systems configurations, operational procedures, and best practices
Desired Qualifications
  • Strong problem-solving communication skills