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LEAD OKTA IAM Engineer - Remote

Company: Confidential
Location: Garland
Posted on: June 23, 2022

Job Description:


  • 5-8+ years of experience architecting, designing, governing, and troubleshooting of Okta cloud technologies in a large-scale enterprise environment
  • Mid/Senior level experience integrating applications with and utilizing Okta SSO, Access Gateway, Adaptive MFA, Advanced Server Access, API access management, Secure Authentication, Access management systems, Identity as a Service (IDaaS), Federation, etc.
  • Mid/Senior level experience Utilizing Okta Universal Directory, Access Gateway, Advanced Server Access in support of a central/global identity
  • Mid/Senior level experience with authentication standards such as SAML, OIDC, OAuth, etc.
  • Experience supporting IIS, Apache, or WebLogic
  • Ensure that identity & access management services are designed to be compliant with security and privacy standards and other industry standards and practices
  • Understand Privileged Access Management (PAM) or Privileged Identity Management (PIM) concepts and processes
  • Extensive experience with the design and implementation of IT projects and major efforts, to include documentation, communication, and coordination of all components
  • Expertise in coordination and escalation to technology vendor support and ability to coordinate with first- and third-party software vendors as needed for resolution of business-impacting problems
  • Strong with developing information system design, governance, process, procedure documentation
  • Can convey complex and technical issues to diverse audiences, orally and in writing, in a manner that is easily understood, authoritative, and actionable for the business; actively listens to peers' input
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving and leadership skills; acts decisively and swiftly, identifies problems and drives towards solutions
  • Ability to work on multiple complex projects simultaneouslyDesired Skills:
    • Okta Certified Professional/Administrator/Developer Certification
    • Experienced with additional IAM cloud technology: Azure, AWS, SailPoint, CyberArk, etc.
    • Experience providing user guidance, documentation, and consultation
    • Excellent written, oral, interpersonal, and presentation skills
    • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
    • Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environmentPRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
      • Has wide-ranging experience, and uses professional concepts in developing resolution to critical issues and broad design matters.
      • Acts as a subject matter expert, possessing in-depth knowledge of a particular area, such as business, computer science and engineering.
      • Takes the lead for department projects, including:
      • Defining project tasks, details spec's and timelines;
      • Assigning work to appropriate personnel to meet business requirements;
      • Ensuring project requirements are met on a timely basis by tracking progress;
      • Communicating ongoing status to management and project leads.
        • Provides technical knowledge and analysis of highly specialized applications and operational environments, high-level functional systems analysis, design, integration, documentation and implementation advice on exceptionally complex problems that need extensive knowledge.
        • Leads the design, programming, testing and debugging of scripts, programs and systems to increase operational efficiency.
        • Creates and maintains documentation for systems and solutions as they are installed and upgraded.
        • Participates as needed in all phases of infrastructure engineering with emphasis on the planning, analysis, testing, integration, documentation, and presentation phases.
        • Provides assistance to other staff with complex tasks that require considerable judgment and initiative.
        • May escalate difficult/complex issues to supervisor/manager for resolution, as deemed necessary.
        • Mentor other staff as applicable.EDUCATION:
          • Bachelor's Degree required; Advanced Degree preferredEXPERIENCE AND REQUIRED SKILLS:
            • 5 - 8+ years' related experience; or equivalent directly related work experience.
            • Requires very strong troubleshooting skills.
            • Must have good verbal and written communication skills as well as the ability to effectively interface with internal IT and User personnel.
            • Requires good documentation skills to meet compliance requirements.
            • Ability to use independent judgment.
            • Ability to work independently and demonstrate self-initiative.
            • Ability to lead by doing and educate junior members on staff on technology and process.
            • Experience within large enterprise environments. 135k plus 10%

Keywords: Confidential, Garland , LEAD OKTA IAM Engineer - Remote, Engineering , Garland, Texas

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