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IAM Engineer (IdentityNow) Remote, USA

  • Optiv
  • Kansas City, KS, USA
  • Jul 02, 2019

Job Description

Company Description

At Optiv, we re on a mission to help our clients make their businesses more secure. We re one of the fastest growing companies in a truly essential industry.

In your role at Optiv, you ll be inspired by a team of the brightest business and technical minds in cyber security. We are passionate champions for our clients, and know from experience that the best solutions for our clients needs come from working hard together. As part of our team, your voice matters, and you will do important work that has impact, on people, businesses and nations. Our industry and our company move fast, and you can be sure that you will always have room to learn and grow. We re proud of our team and the important work we do to build confidence for a more connected world.

Job Description

IT Security is fast growing market rife with career opportunities and Optiv is positioned as the largest IT security services company in the country! All practices at Optiv have enjoyed tremendous growth with the IAM practice leading the expansion.

Optiv is seeking a full-time Support Engineer in Overland Park, KS to work on our Managed Services team with a focus on Identity and Access Management (IAM) products. This individual will be responsible for:

  • Administration, management and support of the IAM products, such as CyberArk and SailPoint. This will include:
  • Identity Governance;
  • Access Management;
  • Privileged Access Management;
  • Password Management;
Collecting logs, analyzing failure conditions, troubleshooting issues/incidents; Performing discovery audits and environment health checks, and presenting findings to client management; Implementing known solutions as well as providing and creating new solutions; Creation of customer deliverables; Contributions to Knowledge Base Article; Keeping clear communications open to all affected parties involved both internal to Optiv as well as affected customers.


The optimal candidate will have 3-5 years experience in the following:

  • Understanding the use, configuration and best practices of user access, authentication, and authorization;

  • Strong AD/LDAP experience (understanding and configuration);

  • Experience with Windows Server OS deployment and administration;

  • Proficiency with Rest API s;

  • Scripting skills (PowerShell, Python, Ruby, PERL, bash, etc);

  • Understanding command line, and configuration of Unix/Linux operating systems;

  • Familiarity with diagnostic tools and analyzing data, log interpretation, and packet analysis;

  • Familiarity with network devices and architecture;

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills;

  • Comfortable presenting to upper management and clients;

  • Strong situation and escalation management skills;

  • Strong time management skills;

  • Desire to learn the security methodology as it applies to Identity and Access Management (IAM);

  • Pre-existing U.S. Government security clearance is a plus.

Why you ll love it here:

If you are seeking a culture that supports growth, fosters success and moves the industry forward, find your place at Optiv! Optiv s mission is to deliver comprehensive, integrated cybersecurity programs to optimize customer security programs to be more effective, efficient, manageable and measurable. Our aim is to become the world s largest cybersecurity solutions integrator by leveraging our expertise in security technology, market-leading services, and innovative approaches. We have served more than 12,000 clients of various sizes across multiple industries, we offer an extensive geographic footprint, and have premium partnerships with more than 350 of the leading security product manufacturers. Optiv is a privately-held company backed by KKR, a leading global private equity firm.

With Optiv you can expect:

  • An entrepreneurial and collaborative environment
  • A competitive total rewards program
  • Professional training opportunities
  • Engaging and fun culture
  • Opportunity to work with industry leading, talented peers
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