Sr. Engineer, Identity and Access Management

  • First Advantage
  • Remote
Full Time Information Technology

Job Description

Why Should You Join First Advantage?

First Advantage is in the midst of a technology revolution, and the best time to join us is right now! We are developing incredible solutions, working with amazing customers, and we would love to see how your skills could help get people back to work. We’re recruiting for a Sr. Engineer, Identity and Access Management! This opportunity is for remote work, with occasional travel to our Atlanta, GA office (later in 2021).


First Advantage has over 4000 employees across the world and does over 71 million background screens a year, so if you’re looking for opportunities working with advanced technologies to produce awesome user experiences and securely process high-volume transactions leveraging massive amounts of data, then this is the place for you!


We work with Fortune 100 and Global 500 hundred companies, so your work will directly impact some of the largest enterprises in the world!


We need talent that is Informed, Insightful, Transformational, and Progressive

A Senior Engineer, Identity and Access Management partners with appropriate business stakeholders to plan, implement and support identity and access management systems for First Advantage. In this role, you’ll be responsible for the analysis, design, implementation, and maintenance of all layers of IAM applications, including Authorization/Authentication and Account Creation/Management/Provisioning in data repositories.


This position is responsible for collaborating with IT infrastructure leadership on architectural design in addition to providing the implementation and post-delivery support of identity related projects.


Your responsibilities will also include all management, setup and administration of the IAM platform within the IS and to external partners or internal applications requiring IAM.


Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in IT, Business Discipline or equivalent experience
  • Minimum of 4 years of experience supporting enterprise grade Identity platforms such as Okta, Ping, Azure AD and others.
  • Significant experience with implementing greenfield solutions within an organization.
  • Strong understanding of high-availability solutions and architecture
  • Scripting experience in shells and Python
  • Demonstrated ability to design and deploy IT infrastructure projects.
  • Understanding of Cloud Identity Architecture.
  • Knowledge of disaster recovery and high availability plans and best practices.


Other Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to manage priorities and tasks in order to meet deadlines and accomplish goals
  • Demonstrated ability in defining and implementing process improvements with a focus on leading edge technology
  • Strong communication skills for gaining understanding, support and compliance from both executive and junior audiences
  • Strong collaboration skills
  • Technical acumen to convert plans into real solutions
  • Customer focused individual who must be able to effectively work in a fast-paced environment with competing priorities and effectively collaborate across teams
  • Must be detailed oriented and able to provide superior level of customer service to employees and colleagues
  • Demonstrated critical thinking and analytical skills required
  • Must be self-motivated, highly organized with the ability to prioritize independently while demonstrating a sense of urgency
  • Ability to produce accurate work under pressure with frequent deadlines
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and exercise independent judgment in the performance of duties
  • Ability to manage change effectively, always mindful of technology, business processes and systems implication
  • Exception written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills with management, technical peers, and business stakeholders


First Advantage is a global leader in ensuring that the changing demographics of the workforce are reflected in our hiring practices. We value all of our employees and place great emphasis on hiring qualified individuals for each role.  Our organization will make accommodations for job applicants with disabilities upon request. First Advantage continues to be committed to upholding a culture that promotes diversity and inclusion for all.

Education Requirements

Bachelor's Degree