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IAM Engineer – Multinational Law Firm

Reference: 21412


Belfast, County Antrim



Job Type


Date Posted

12 September, 2023

Join our client as an Identity and Access Management Engineer, where you’ll be at the forefront of our organization’s security efforts. Your role will involve harnessing your technical expertise to craft, implement, and evolve our identity and access management systems. The primary objective? Ensuring the seamless and secure operation of our business processes.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Subject Matter Expertise: Take the lead in designing, implementing, operating, and administering identity and access management programs. Your scope will encompass crucial facets like federation, access management, authentication, access control, and service provisioning.
  • Continuous Enhancement: Engage in rigorous evaluation of our existing and potential identity and access management controls. In our dynamic environment, your focus on continual improvement will be pivotal in fortifying my clients security posture.
  • Consultation: Serve as the go-to expert for our security team, offering invaluable insights and guidance on IAM principles and best practices.
  • Unwavering Support: Provide top-notch support for the systems and processes entrusted to your care. Your commitment to excellence ensures the reliability and security of our IAM infrastructure.
  • Adaptive Vision: Stay ahead of the curve by monitoring technological advancements and shifts in the threat landscape that impact the IAM function. Collaborate on crafting and executing a comprehensive IAM vision to meet emerging challenges. Approach this task with a strong sense of ownership and pride in program execution.

Skills and Experience:

  • Computer Science bachelor’s degree or substantial equivalent experience.
  • Advanced knowledge of enterprise IAM architecture, administration, and operations.
  • Expertise with IAM in both cloud and hybrid environments.
  • Proficient with Microsoft IAM solutions and Azure privileged access management methods.
  • Skilled with Microsoft Azure Active Directory, ADFS, LDAP, and
  • AD
  • Commanding knowledge of SAML and OAuth.
  • Competent understanding of Zero Trust Models and NIST 800-53.
  • Mastery of role-based access control (RBAC) & MFA integration for IAM.
  • Experience with designing, configuring, and validating IAM policies.
  • CISSP, CIAM, or equivalent.
  • Working knowledge of the principles, theories, techniques, and methods of information system analysis and programming.
  • Working knowledge of cloud security technologies, standards, and controls.
  • Expert analytical skills, including the gathering and analysing of facts, formulating objective conclusions modified by subjective and experience-based qualifiers when appropriate, defining problems, and promoting solutions.
  • Ability to adapt, integrate, and modify existing programs or vendor-supplied package programs for use with existing information systems.
  • Proficient in oral and written English.
  • Ability to be productive and maintain focus without direct supervision.

Next Steps:
Please submit your application or speak to a specialist consultant from the Abacus team on 0044 (0) 28 9031 3157 for a confidential discussion. We aim to respond to all inquiries within 4 business hours.
The team at Abacus manages a range of permanent and contract positions throughout Northern Ireland, the UK and the Republic of Ireland. If you are experienced and/or professionally qualified we can support your job search.
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