Identity & Access Management (IAM) Engineer

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Aerospace Corporation
Aerospace, IT, Access, Management, Engineer, Security, Computer, Systems, Windows, Linux
Full Time

Job Description

The Aerospace Corporation is the trusted partner to the nation's space programs, solving the hardest problems and providing unmatched technical expertise. As the operator of a federally funded research and development center (FFRDC), we are broadly engaged across all aspects of space- delivering innovative solutions that span satellite, launch, ground, and cyber systems for defense, civil and commercial customers. When you join our team, you'll be part of a special collection of problem solvers, thought leaders, and innovators. Join us and take your place in space.

At Aerospace, we are committed to providing an inclusive and diverse workplace for all employees to share in our common passion and aspiration - to carry out a mission much bigger than ourselves.

We remain committed to maintaining a safe environment for hiring as we look forward to the future of work. Click here for information on Aerospace's COVID-19 directives and safety procedures implemented to keep our workplace safe.

Job Description

Job Summary

Enterprise Information Services is responsible for Aerospace's classified and unclassified enterprise IT environment. As the Identity & Access Management (IAM) Engineer, you will be responsible for assisting in the development, documentation and implementation of security policies with a focus on identity and access management technologies. As a member of the Information Security team you will be responsible for incident response, security assessments, risk mitigation programs, vulnerability scanning, identity and access management and integrating systems across the enterprise.

What You'll Be Doing
  • Develop, maintain, or oversee implementation of identity and access management integrations across the enterprise to include Single Sign On (SSO) technologies, Directory Synchronization, Public Key Infrastructure, Multi-Factor Authentication, and Federated integrations with both SaaS and on-premises applications
  • Enforcement of policies, procedures, and associated plans for system security administration and user system access based on industry-standard best practices
  • Work closely with other departments within IT on corporate technology development to fully secure information, computer, network, and processing systems
  • Provide input to security policies and practices in accordance with changes in federal acquisition law or various Aerospace contracts
  • Remain informed on trends and issues in the security industry, including current and emerging technologies and policies
  • Communicate effectively with senior management, peers, staff, and customers both inside and outside the corporation
  • Where necessary, provide Tier 3 support to help troubleshoot complex issues and architect new solutions.

This position is available as Identity & Access Management (IAM) Engineer Level II and Level III.

What You Need to be Successful

Minimum Requirements Level II:
  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited program in Computer Science, Information Systems or equivalent field of study, or equivalent experience
  • Typically, 3 years of relevant experience
  • Solid knowledge of common IAM technical principles, theories, concepts and tools
  • Working knowledge of Windows & Linux operating systems.
  • Prior hands-on experience with IAM solutions.
  • Excellent knowledge of technology environments, including information security and authentication solutions.
  • Experience with systems design and development from business requirements analysis through day-to-day management
  • Ability to translate organizational goals and objectives into actionable implementation plans
  • This position requires the ability to obtain and maintain a US security clearance, which is issued by the US government. U.S citizenship is required to obtain a security clearance.

Minimum Requirements level III:
  • Same requirements as level II noted above, in addition to typically, 5 years of experience

How You Can Stand Out

It would be impressive if you have one or more of these:
  • Data gathering, analysis, and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to quickly learn new technology quickly.
  • Seeks opportunities for process improvement, recommends improvements and contributes to solutions. Demonstrations of the personal initiative are highly regarded.
  • Experience with specific IAM and Information security technologies: Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) PKI (Public Key Infrastructure), Single Sign-On, Privileged Access Management, endpoint security, Federated Identity or virtual directories strongly desired.
  • Experience implementing large-scale solutions across unique enterprise infrastructures
  • Experience maturing pre-existing environments and transitioning them over to appropriate teams

Ways We Reward Our Employees

During your interview process, our team will provide details of our industry-leading benefits.

Benefits vary and are applicable based on Job Type. A few highlights include:
  • Comprehensive health care and wellness plans
  • Paid holidays, sick time, and vacation
  • Standard and alternate work schedules, including telework options
  • 401(k) Plan - Employees receive a total company-paid benefit of 8%, 10%, or 12% of eligible compensation based on years of service and matching contributions; employees are immediately eligible and vested in the plan upon hire
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Variable pay program for exceptional contributions
  • Relocation assistance
  • Professional growth and development programs to help advance your career
  • Education assistance programs
  • An inclusive work environment built on teamwork, flexibility, and respect

We are all unique, from diverse backgrounds and all walks of life, yet one thing bonds all of us to each other-the belief that we can make a difference. This core belief empowers us to do our best work at The Aerospace Corporation.

Equal Opportunity Commitment

The Aerospace Corporation is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. We believe that a diverse workforce creates an environment in which unique ideas are developed and differing perspectives are valued, producing superior customer solutions. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, age, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, color, religion, genetic information, marital status, ancestry, national origin, protected veteran status, physical disability, medical condition, mental disability, or disability status and any other characteristic protected by state or federal law. If you're an individual with a disability or a disabled veteran who needs assistance using our online job search and application tools or need reasonable accommodation to complete the job application process, please contact us by phone at 310.336.5432 or by email at You can also review The Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law and the supplement, as well as the Pay Transparency Policy Statement.

Company Information

A trusted partner. A national resource. A leader in national security space. We are THE Aerospace Corporation. A team that takes pride in our readiness to solve some of the most complex technical challenges in existence. With challenges spanning government to commercial, you’ll have the unique opportunity to work on projects that are literally evolving our nation's space and launch capabilities. We all share a common passion and aspiration – to serve a mission much bigger than ourselves. When you join our team, you’ll be part of a rare collection of thought leaders and game-changing innovators. Are you ready to launch your career?

Dice Id : 90970895
Position Id : R003539
Originally Posted : 2 months ago

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