Consultant, Identity Access Engineering

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Job Title

Consultant, Identity Access Engineering


Identity Access Management teams are responsible for end to end providing services to support internal employees and external customers capabilities to retrieve access to Mastercard systems and applications
The Identity Access Engineering team within Corporate Security is focused on onboarding new cutting edge technologies within Identity Access Management space, enhancing existing identity access services through automation, and execute on strategy of access being an enabler for the business' needs.
The purpose of this job is to be a technical lead on a team that is focused on delivering new or enhanced identity access initiatives for our employees
This position includes partnering with project managers for implementation of technical solutions, detailing costs and time estimates for initiatives, mentoring junior team members through all phases of the software development lifecycle, and ensuring compliance of audit requirements proactively.
Be able to understand technically the tasks that they are working on & dig in to ask challenging questions to make sure that objectives are being executed efficiently
What interests you most about Corporate Security?
Give an example where you have shown your technical leadership in a project?
Give an example of when you have thought outside of the box to solve a problem?
What experience do you bring to the table that will drive this team to the next level?


Lead technical implementation efforts of new products and services with strong communication to impacted business owners
Software Design and Architecture for in house and vendor security products
Working with vendors to implement scalable solutions into our solution architecture
Design and develop simple, (re-)usable, service enabled, maintainable, and scalable security solutions that meet business requirements, and comply with information security policies
Prioritize and identify cross application and system enhancements
Lead review sessions of technical requirements and manage defect resolution process
Partner with your peers in Business Operations (BizOps) and other internal identity access management teams to ensure delivery of services aligns with governance controls and support requirements
Responsible for ensuring operational readiness of platforms through reviews and procedures of planning, testing, and implementation management
Responsible to lead cross-functional teams and deliver global projects working with regional offices
Responsible for coordinating with one or more groups to ensure platform goals are met
Develops plans to improve quality within our Identity Access Management systems and platforms
Researches new methodologies to improve security and development practices
Coaches junior level employees on software development and security best practices

All About You

High-energy, detail-oriented and proactive with the ability to function under pressure in an independent environment.
Successful track record in software development or security engineering
Advanced experience with RESTful web services
Intermediate experience with scripting languages (BASH, KSH, etc.)
Intermediate experience with Python
Intermediate experience with DevOps/Automation tools such as:
Good understanding of distributed systems and highly-available (HA) architecture
Intermediate experience with Git
Intermediate strategic/thoughtful risk-taking experience
Good understanding of security best practices, specifically in the areas of Data Protection and Identity & Access Management
Intermediate skills in SAFe (Agile) transformation practices
Experience with industry standard/regulatory compliance (SOX, PCI, etc.)
Experience in dealing with difficult situations and making decisions with a sense of urgency
Experience and comfort in speaking with all levels of technical and managerial staff
Experience with vendor management
Experience with coaching junior developers
Exposure to HashiCorp Vault or any similar secret management solution a huge plus
Strong desire to learn new technologies and design patterns

Mastercard is an inclusive Equal Employment Opportunity employer that considers applicants without regard to gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, disabled or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.​

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