Security Engineer - Identity and Access Management

Posted Date: Apr-25-2017

Job ID: 7523

Job Type: Full Time

Job Function: Information Technology

City: Kent

State: Washington

What's cool about this job

Are you solutions focused? Do you have experience in the IAM space working with business partners to improve how access is managed for their areas? Do you love to create tools that make IAM systems and related processes run smoothly? If you said yes to the questions above, then we may have an opportunity for you.  We are seeking a permanent full time position within our IT Information Security team managing identity and user rights.

As a Security Engineer – Identity/Access Management you will be collaborating with team members and business partners to create an IAM program that not only protects data but enables the business with tools and processes that make sense and adapt to changing business needs both on-premise and in the cloud. 

  • Provide thought leadership across a broad range of identity and access management technologies and processes including identity lifecycle management, separation of duties analysis, role management, access request system, identity federation, privileged access management, access re-certifications, entitlements catalogs, etc.
  • Configure and maintain the enterprise IAM platforms
  • Document platform support and workflow procedures to hand off for operational support of defined processes
  • Direct involvement in process and operational improvement opportunities including tier 3 ticketing queues to resolve end user incidents and fulfillment requests
  • Work independently and within project teams to implement identity solutions
  • Provide thought leadership with identity initiatives and technologies
  • Analyzes incoming work and IAM metrics/measures to drive improvements to the IAM program 

Bring your passion and expertise


  • Four-year college degree in Information Technology, Information Security, Business, related field or equivalent work experience
  • 5+ years experience working with and integrating Identity and Access Management systems, e.g. EmpowerID
  • 5+ years experience working with scripting languages and other automation tools, e.g., Powershell, SQL, Hyena, etc.
  • 2+ years Experience implementing and supporting access governance
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills 
  • Project Coordination and/or Project Management experience 
  • Knowledge of and experience with designing and deploying Federated Identity/SSO and PKI architectures
  • Ability to participate in on-call rotation for 24x7 service requirement. 

Why you'll love it here

If you have a passion for the outdoors, and want to be part of a dynamic and innovating cyber security program, this job is for you.

At REI we offer an enviable work environment that has been recognized on the "100 Best Companies to Work For" list since the award's inception – 20 years in a row! Sure, we work hard, but it’s balanced with time off to play—a strategy that works for us as we continue to grow and thrive. Want to enjoy a workplace where you can be yourself, be heard and be respected while having a job that challenges you? This is the place.

With more than 140 retail locations (and growing), REI offers unique competitive benefits to its more than 12,000 employees, including healthcare, gear and apparel discounts, free equipment rentals and challenge grants to help employees reach personal outdoor goals, generous retirement plan contributions, public transit subsidy, adoptions assistance, paid sabbaticals, and more.

REI is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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