IAM Engineer Expert - Authentication

Boston, MA

Open to Remote

Full Time

$100k - $180k

Join Our Team as an IAM Authentication Engineer Expert!

Are you an experienced professional in the world of Information Security with a passion for cutting-edge technologies? Do you thrive in a dynamic environment where excellence and innovation are celebrated? If so, we have the perfect opportunity for you!

Position: IAM Engineer Expert - Authentication


A client of mine is on a mission to safeguard the future of banking with top-tier talent like you. As the IAM Engineer Expert for Authentication, you'll play a pivotal role in ensuring the security and privacy of our bank's operations.


  • Champion Security and Compliance: Be at the forefront of ensuring our Authentication Services meet and exceed security and privacy standards, as well as industry best practices.

  • Collaborative Project Delivery: Partner with our Portfolio Manager to lead Authentication projects, hitting key milestones that make a real impact across the bank.

  • Consulting Excellence: Offer your expertise to our business units when integrating authentication for new systems, making sure we stay at the forefront of innovation.

  • Other Opportunities: Dive into various exciting projects and tasks as assigned, keeping every day fresh and filled with new challenges.


Are you ready to take your career to the next level? Here's what we're looking for:

  • Education and Experience: An Associate Degree, backed by a solid 6+ years of experience in Information Security or cross-functional department management.

  • Project Prowess: Demonstrated success in gathering requirements and delivering results, with a focus on Identity Federation/SSO using Ping Federate, Ping Access, Ping Directory, and PingOne MFA products.

  • Authentication Expertise: Proficiency with SAML, OAuth, and OIDC, along with experience transitioning from legacy Identity and SSO solutions to Ping Identity products.

  • Collaborative Spirit: Proven ability to work with application teams to seamlessly integrate Single Sign-On and Multi-Factor Authentication solutions.

  • Security Savvy: Experience in administering IAM and/or CIAM systems, access controls, security, and risk management, including knowledge of regulatory requirements and laws such as PCI, FFIEC, SOX, HIPAA, GDPR, GLBA, ISO 17799, ITIL, or NIST.

  • Methodology Mastery: Comfortable with both Agile and Waterfall working methods, adapting seamlessly to changing project dynamics.

  • Integrity and Excellence: A track record of acting with integrity, taking pride in your work, seeking excellence, staying curious and adaptable, and communicating effectively.

Preferred Qualifications:

While not required, these qualifications will set you apart:

  • Professional Certifications: CISSP or CISM certification is a plus.

  • Directory Expertise: Extensive knowledge of Active Directory (AD) and LDAP Directories.

  • Tech-Savvy: Familiarity with SSL/TLS encryption, RADIUS, privileged accounts, SoapUI, and vendor API integration.

  • Data Analysis: Experience with SIEM products, SQL, or other query languages.

  • Coding Skills: Knowledge of Python, PowerShell, and/or JavaScript.

Join Us in Defining the Future of Banking!

Posted by: Lauren Proctor

Specialization: Security - Database

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