Core Authentication Engineer - Critical Infrastructure - Vice President - Warsaw

    • Warsaw, Poland

The Core Authentication Engineering team within Security Platform Engineering is responsible for designing, developing and implementing critical authentication platforms. Core Authentication Engineering also provides consulting services to other application engineering teams within the firm to ensure consistently secure and reliable authentication implementations. GS authentication platforms are built on a diverse set of foundational vendor, open source and in-house developed products.


• Build critical authentication solutions to integrate with existing and new systems
• Collaborate on feature design and problem solving
• Partner with colleagues from across technology and risk to ensure an outstanding, useable and unobtrusive experience for authentication
• Help to provide frictionless integration with the firm's runtime, deployment and SDLC technologies
• Manage the full lifecycle of software components, from requirements through design, testing, development, release and demise
• Help to communicate and promote best practices for authentication across the firm
• Engage in production troubleshooting and engineer product improvements to eliminate manual investigation were possible

• Understanding of modern application design, best practices and infrastructure
• Understanding of software development process and some experience in one or more of these technologies: Java, Python, JavaScript, .NET
• Understanding of some or all of the following concepts: oAuth 2.0, SAML 2.0, Open ID Connect, IAM (Identity and Access Management), Web Application Security, entitlement management, micro-services, mission critical and highly available solutions/architectures, API gateways, REST APIs, Security Logging
• Familiarity with security products such as PingFederate, AD, Okta (or other IAM solutions) is desirable
• Understanding or experience working with modern DevOps solutions such as AWS (or other Public Cloud), Terraform, Containers (Docker, Kubernetes) is desirable
• Ability to troubleshoot and diagnose performance, security, and process interactions in complex distributed systems
• Ability to understand and effectively debug both new and existing software
• Ability to communicate technical concepts effectively and possessing the interpersonal skills required to collaborate effectively with colleagues across diverse technology teams
• Ability to communicate technical concepts effectively and possessing the interpersonal skills required to collaborate effectively with colleagues across diverse technology teams

Preferred Qualifications
• 4 years of experience developing an enterprise level software in Java, .Net etc. or 3-4 years of experience building, supporting or maintaining IT Security solutions (or both)
• Experience in design of highly critical and scalable IT solutions
• Experience monitoring, measuring, auditing and supporting software
• Scripting skills using Python or Bash
• Experience designing, installing and operating security products and infrastructures
• Preferred background in IT security, including authentication, authorization, encryption and secure coding practices
• Strong analytical, reporting and presentation skills
• Excellent communication skills
• Strong analytical, reporting and presentation skills



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