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100% REMOTE Opportunity of Privileged Access Management (PAM) Engineer


This is a Full-time position in Atlanta, GA posted March 26, 2021.

Job Title               : Privileged Access Management (PAM) Engineer

Location               : 100% REMOTE

Duration              : Contract-to-Hire


Job Description:

Top 3 Skills:

·         Previous CyberArk experience

·         Conjur/Dynamic Access Protection (very new)

·         Linux Server experience from platform level


·         To research, evaluate, design, implement, and maintain system and product solutions, applying knowledge of engineering principles. To provide technical direction and engineering support for projects and infrastructure. Develop and maintain expert functional knowledge of evolving IT engineering industry technologies/competition, concepts and trends.


Basic Purpose:

·         The Privileged Access Management (PAM) Engineer is responsible for the installation, operations, and maintenance of the Client.  The PAM engineer will analyze, develop, and build processes and technology to ensure timely delivery of PAM services.  The PAM engineer will be expected to contribute to overall design and long term strategy of the Privileged Access and Identity Management program.

·         The PAM Engineer will work closely with internal teams such as information security, service desk, systems engineering, network security, audit, application developers, and other administrators in delivering PAM services.  This will include managing the life cycle of users in the PAM system, creating and maintaining credentials and secrets, and implementing least privilege storage and delegation of access to secured objects.  The PAM engineer will be expected to monitor and ensure the health of the systems providing PAM services.  They will also develop and support the automation of PAM services and it’s integration with IT service catalog and other identity systems.


·         Operation of the Privileged Access Management (PAM) technologies, including accounts management, secrets management, and software and systems patching.

·         Lead projects to develop and deliver new security features and or software currency.

·         Work with PAM team to implement and automate processes for administration and integration with external services.

·         Contribute to PAM Security Strategy, including provisioning, password management and access policies, SSH key management, API key management, and reporting.

·         Design, configure, and maintain PAM solutions for AIX, RHEL, Windows, and Mainframe systems.

·         Integrate the PAM solution with various technologies such as Service Now, VMWare, SailPoint or other top IDM solutions

·         Provide security consultation on internal projects focusing on business needs and how data is transmitted internally and externally.

·         Authoring and maintaining documentation procedures, inventories, and diagrams for PAM systems and processes.

·         Monitors and responds to capacity and performance needs of the PAM infrastructure.

·         Provides regular reports to leadership regarding security, capacity, usage, and licensing

·         Provide rotational on-call support for production PAM infrastructure systems and processes.

Job Requirements:


·         Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology, Computer Science or other related fields

·         Industry certifications in cyber or identity security attesting to broad knowledge of security best practices and design.

·         5-7+ years administering and maintaining Privileged Access Management (PAM) solutions, such as CyberArk, BeyondTrust, Thycotic or Lieberman

·         Experience working in large security access system upgrades/projects using the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe)

·         Significant experience working in a large IT organization with responsibility for supporting the technology and processes in the Privileged Access Management domain and controls program, preferably in a financial services organization

·         Considerable experience with Identity and Access Management vendors like Microsoft, CyberArk, SailPoint, ServiceNow, RSA, etc.

·         Significant experience in working with all levels of staff, management, stakeholders, vendors

·         Significant experience administering tier zero identity infrastructure that provides AAA services such as Active Directory, Azure Active Directory, and RSA.

·         Advanced knowledge of Service Life Cycle or Agile Frameworks

·         Advanced verbal and written communication skills

·         Advanced research, analytical, and problem-solving skills

·         Effective in producing desired results and achieving goals and objectives

·         Practical skill presenting findings, conclusions, alternatives, and information clearly and concisely

·         Experience in developing automated solutions and processes using PowerShell for Windows and BASH for UNIX/Linux.

·         Demonstrates an understanding of how PAM integrates with common resources such as Windows, Linux/UNIX, VMWare, Azure, SQL/Oracle/DB2 database systems, Network appliances, and Mainframe.

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