Staff Security Engineer, IAM

  • GitLab
  • Remote, North America
  • 29 Mar, 2024

Job Description

The GitLab DevSecOps platform empowers 100,000+ organizations to deliver software faster and more efficiently. We are one of the world’s largest all-remote companies with 2,000+ team members and values that foster a culture where people embrace the belief that everyone can contribute. Learn more about Life at GitLab.

An overview of this role

The Security Identity Engineering team partners closely with every corner of the business to help build, manage, optimize and secure Gitlab’s identity and access management framework and program at Gitlab. We are responsible for services that the majority of our team members use daily, including Okta and Google, and providing last mile automation through custom services, where sensible.

As our new Staff Security Engineer, you will help to ensure that access and permissions are provisioned programmatically, while mentoring other team members along the way. You will be tasked with providing a streamlined user experience, while managing and maintaining the services that encompass the identities of machines, employees, vendors, and customers. You bring forth years of experience implementing various identity solutions, while keeping an open and curious mind on how to pivot or iterate off past learnings.

Take a peek at what we’re brainstorming here.

What you’ll do  

  • Design, develop deploy IAM solutions while finding the appropriate balance between IaC, code and iPaaS technologies
  • Establish protocols for handling the entire identity lifecycle, covering provisioning, authentication, authorization, and de-provisioning
  • Stay updated on emerging trends, threats, and technologies in IAM and security domains, integrating relevant insights into the IAM roadmap and strategy
  • Develop system-monitoring and support automation to enhance and scale the quality of support, providing emergency response as needed

What you’ll bring 

  • Familiarity of at least one object oriented programming language such as Python or 
  • Experience with event-driven integrations, particularly pertaining to employee lifecycle automations. Be ready to speak to auditability, error handling, user experience and change management.
  • Familiarity with custom or using off-the-shelf IGA solutions (Sailpoint, Okta IGA, Lumos, Opal, ConductorOne)
  • Experience with using iPaaS technologies (Okta Workflows, Workato, Tines)
  • Experience managing IAM or building IT/SEC services in GCP or AWS
  • Experience managing Okta, or cloud infrastructure, with Terraform
  • Excellent communication skills, capable of working collaboratively in a fully remote, globally distributed team

How GitLab will support you

Please note that we welcome interest from candidates with varying levels of experience; many successful candidates do not meet every single requirement. Additionally, studies have shown that people from underrepresented groups are less likely to apply to a job unless they meet every single qualification. If you're excited about this role, please apply and allow our recruiters to assess your application.

The base salary range for this role’s listed level is currently for residents of listed locations only. Grade level and salary ranges are determined through interviews and a review of education, experience, knowledge, skills, abilities of the applicant, equity with other team members, and alignment with market data. See more information on our benefits and equity. Sales roles are also eligible for incentive pay targeted at up to 100% of the offered base salary.
Colorado/Washington pay range
$140,000$225,000 USD
California/Hawaii/New York/New Jersey pay range
$140,000$285,000 USD

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