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Sr. IAM Engineer (Open to Remote)

DATE:  Jan 13, 2021
CITY:  Columbus
BRAND:  Designer Brands
REQ #:  105108
LOCATION NAME:  Home Office, Columbus - East 5th
DEPARTMENT:  Information Technology

General Summary:

As an Engineer with the Identity and Access Management (IAM) team, you will be driving forward the automation, management and compliance of Identities throughout the Enterprise by working closely with all teams in IT and our business units to understand and challenge old processes, bringing efficiency to our organization.  We see Identity as more than just a userid and password to manage – our users’ identities enable an efficient and capable workplace. 


Successful candidates will be humble, yet passionate and self-motivated.  They will be strong leaders who can prioritize well, communicate clearly, and have a consistent track record of identifying opportunities and creating efficiencies. We welcome those who see things differently, aren’t afraid to experiment, practice the fail fast/fail forward philosophy, believe that if you have to do it more than once-you automate, and are comfortable having healthy discussions/debates with teammates and peers to drive the aforementioned principals.


The Identity and Access Management Sr. Engineer is responsible for contributing to designs, service development, service integration, implementation and operations related to Cloud identity security, Identity and Access Management (IAM), Single Sign-on (SSO) and Privileged Access Management (PAM). This hands-on position will have extensive experience as a professional with a strong background in identity management and automation through the Identity toolsets and additional automation technologies. 


Reports to: Sr. Director, IT Infrastructure


An IAM Sr. Engineer will:

  • Build, configure and maintain the Cloud identity security, IAM, SSO and PAM solutions (Ping Federate/Ping ID/Ping SSO, Sailpoint IdentityIQ, CyberArk, Microsoft Active Directory (AD), Microsoft Azure/Azure AD/Azure AD Connect, Amazon Web Services (AWS), Google, Directory Services Administration Tools and Service Interfaces)
  • Build, configure and deploy IAM, SSO and PAM toolsets according to design and business requirements with internal and external partners
  • Manage the implementation, administration, governance, compliance, and maintenance of IAM, SSO and PAM systems and processes
  • Perform outage response activity and report service restoration status
  • Design and coordinate monitoring and alerting process for key access and authentication controls
  • Participate in audits and compliance assessment activities as needed

Required Skills and Competencies:

  • Challenge conventional ways of thinking to solve problems, be a champion for the supported toolsets and lead adoption
  • Enjoy continually growing your skills and thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • Advanced root cause analysis and remediation
  • Demonstrate advanced knowledge and skills related to Cloud, IAM, SSO and PAM
  • Ability to work independently and comfortable sharing roles on a team
  • Ability to build relationships with business and other departments.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Advanced experience in Windows, Mac and Linux operating systems
  • Manage of all phases of application lifecycle including requirements analysis, application design, construction, quality control testing, deployment and integration, troubleshooting, maintenance, and change management on Sailpoint IIQ
  • Configure applications (Authoritative and Non-Authoritative) using Active Directory, Flat file, JDBC and LDAP connectors to load the Identity Cubes
  • Extensive experience with maintaining and enhancing SailPoint IdentityIQ installation. Create and modify many applications and rules within the system
  • Development of rules like Build Map, Correlation, Exclusion, Policy Violation, Policy Formatting as part of connector development
  • Development of custom SailPoint Identity IQ Rules and Workflows based on business needs
  • Developed custom connectors for custom target application
  • Programming languages:  Java, C# .Net, JavaScript, BeanShell, SQL
  • Strong hands-on Java/J2EE experience
  • Experience with SAML 2.0, SSO, OAUTH, OpenID, JWT, 2FA/MFA, WS-Fed, Kerberos and LDAP
  • Experience with PostgreSQL, MSSQL database platforms


Minimum Qualifications


  • Required: Five (5) or more years related experience implementing and supporting Cloud security, IAM, SSO and PAM infrastructures and tools



  • Required:  Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college/university with an emphasis in engineering or computer science


You must apply through our internal portal: 
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Why Choose A Career with Designer Brands?

Empowering associates and building strong teams poised to disrupt the retail and footwear landscape through positive change is at the core of who we are at Designer Brands.

  • Invested in helping our associates learn, develop, achieve and grow into strong leaders
  • Shared commitment to creating a culture fueled by engagement, excitement, optimism and fun
  • Dedicated to giving back and community involvement 

About Designer Brands:

Designer Brands Inc. is one of North America’s largest designers, producers and retailers of footwear and accessories. 

  • Designer Brands Inc. operates a portfolio of retail concepts in nearly 1,000 locations under the DSW Designer Shoe Warehouse, The Shoe Company, and Shoe Warehouse brands and operates leased locations in the U.S through its Affiliated Business Group. 
  • Designer Brands designs and produces footwear and accessories through Camuto Group, a leading manufacturer selling in more than 5,400 doors worldwide. 












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