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PingFederate Security Engineer

Posted 15 days ago

  • Job Ref: 188112

We are looking for a Sr. IAM Security Engineer with strong skills in Ping Federate and Ping Access to join our team for a long-term contract to hire opportunity. You will plan and develop security measures to safeguard information against accidental or unauthorized modification, destruction or disclosure. You will work with management and other personnel to identify security best practices and apply a risk-based approach to information security as a senior SME covering the security aspects of Cloud and On-premise IAM services with a focus on Authentication services (SSO and MFA) through PingFederate, PingAccess, Azue and AWS Cognito. You will lead less experienced technical staff on the technical aspects of Information Security architecture, development, and operations. Additional responsibilities as follows:

  • Produce enterprise-level designs for PingFederate, PingAccess and PingID with general background in Azure authentication, and AWS Cognito authentication for global initiatives.
  • Collaborate with infrastructure and operations teams to provide architectural and technical guidance.
  • Lead steady state and continuous improvement efforts for Authentication technologies for globally diverse solutions.
  • Coordinate between infrastructure, application, and threat monitoring teams to ensure the timely and successful delivery of our solutions.
  • Create and maintain system documentation for authentication technologies, including installation, configuration, and appropriate troubleshooting steps.
  • Developed, documented, and enforced the standards, security procedures, and controls for access to ensure integrity of Ping Identity related systems.
  • Support integration and authentication projects for 3rd party vendor solutions, SSO and cloud hosting.
  • Own and lead solution implementations, upgrades, enhancements, and conversions.
  • Recommends solutions as appropriate for Ping Identity (Federate, Access and ID) and other authentication systems
You should have the following skills:
  • Minimum of 7 years work experience in IT with at least 4 year of information security experience in Identity and Access Management domain.
  • BS/MS in Cyber Security, Computer Science, Mathematics, Engineering, Information Services or equivalent.
  • Understanding and experience with On-prem and Cloud IAM services Ping Identity and Azure authentication systems. Identity Federation protocols such as SAML2, WS-Federation, Kerberos, OAuth2 and OpenID Connect (OIDC).
  • Understanding and experience of webservices and APIs, and microservices architecture and deployment
  • Demonstrated understanding of modern Identity & Access Management concepts and best practices.
  • Demonstrated understanding in formulating strategies, alternatives, and recommendations in information security management
  • Ability to evaluate risk and communicate it in a fact-based manner. 
  • Ability to clearly communicate with peers, business analysts, and subject matter experts
  • Ability to lead and mentor junior team members and colleagues, and support leadership directives 
  • Key industry certifications such as CISA, CISM, CISSP and cloud security certification for Azure & Ping platforms
  • Experience across IT domains such as application development, infrastructure, technical support and operations, or continuity of business
  • Understanding and working knowledge of cybersecurity governance frameworks such as NIST and SANS
  • A history of driving transformational change
If this sounds like you, please apply today to begin a conversation about this opportunity!