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Security Engineer - Remote Remote in Canada

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Security Engineer - Remote Description

Job #: 90817

The Senior IAM Engineer helps architect, deploy and operate a secure application infrastructure that aligns with business needs. The position is responsible for supporting operational innovation and providing security direction to the business to elevate the company’s security posture within a cloud computing infrastructure. In an advanced role, the Senior IAM Engineer helps deliver applications at scale and with resiliency to support business initiatives. The Senior IAM Engineer is also expected to possess administrative and troubleshooting skills and be knowledgeable about architecture, engineering, and design principles. The Senior IAM Engineer should be adept at dealing with disparate applications and data systems to maintain the level of rigor required to adhere to business direction. Along with the depth of system coverage, the role requires planning and design of policies and maintenance.



  • In tandem with security leadership, the Sr. IAM Engineer will consistently assess the threat landscape and adapt quickly to protect the business from risk
  • The Sr. IAM Engineer must be self-driven with minimal daily oversight required
  • Design and implement security architectures and strategies to safeguard information system resources and assets
  • Ensure integration of technology that upholds the Information Security policies and standards, as well as meets firm business objectives
  • Identify opportunities for security process improvement
  • Provide support of critical security infrastructure components to ensure system availability
  • Mentor fellow team members and other associates in security best practices
  • Maintain awareness of security technology direction, trends, and related issues
  • Develop a long-term strategy for supported security systems


  • 7+ years of experience with all of the following:
    • Single Sign-On (SSO) technology – skills deploying and supporting Single Sign-on (SSO) of applications within an organization. Must include support skills such as tracing, logging and real-time troubleshooting
    • Federated SSO - Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML) and/or OpenID Connect (OIDC) skills required to support both internal and vendor authentication. Must include support skills such as tracing, logging and real-time troubleshooting
  • Scripting/programming – Ability to design, write, update, and troubleshoot code to resolve issues, create efficiencies, and/or integrate systems. Current specific needs are in Python, JavaScript, Bash, and Powershell (in most needed to least needed). Knowledge of other scripting/programming languages and willingness to learn new technologies is a plus
  • Proficiency in HTTP debugging/troubleshooting, using debugging web proxies like Fiddler/SAML-Tracer (or others)
  • General knowledge of Active Directory (AD) or other LDAP Directory Services, especially querying/updating through scripts/programs

Nice to have

  • Experience with ForgeRock Access Management or ForgeRock Identity Cloud
  • Experience with SecureAuth IdP
  • Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) technology – skills deploying and supporting MFA technology for internal and internet-facing application requirements
  • General knowledge of Virtual Directory Services, Certificates/Public Key Infrastructure (PKI), Identity Management concepts, Cloud Technology, and device authentication


  • Extended Healthcare with Prescription Drugs, Dental and Vision Insurance (Company Paid)
  • Life and AD&D Insurance (Company Paid)
  • Employee Assistance Program (Company Paid)
  • Unlimited access to LinkedIn learning solutions
  • Long-Term Disability
  • Registered Retirement Savings Plan (RRSP) with company match
  • Paid Time Off
  • Critical Illness Insurance
  • Employee Discounts
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program

About EPAM

  • EPAM is a leading global provider of digital platform engineering and development services. We are committed to having a positive impact on our customers, our employees, and our communities. We embrace a dynamic and inclusive culture. Here you will collaborate with multi-national teams, contribute to a myriad of innovative projects that deliver the most creative and cutting-edge solutions, and have an opportunity to continuously learn and grow. No matter where you are located, you will join a dedicated, creative, and diverse community that will help you discover your fullest potential

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