SailPoint IIQ Specialist

This role can be done virtually within the US - work from home / remote role

Role Value Proposition:

IT Risk & Security Senior Identity Engineer will provide key subject matter expertise as it relates to Identity Governance and Administration and will be responsible for leading and executing design and development of rules, workflows, and other objects for general governance, access request, provisioning and certification in SailPoint IdentityIQ (IIQ).

Job Description:

This position will require advanced knowledge of IIQ, including Governance functionality and Lifecycle Manager (LCM). He/she will be responsible for translating business requirements to technical functionality within the IIQ application, and mentoring/advising other team members in similar activities. He/she will also be responsible for reviewing code developed by other team members, executing unit testing, and coordinating with the testing resources for any bugs or issues identified. This individual must be a proven self-starter with the ability to problem-solve, communicate, participate in diverse project teams, and interact effectively with the vendor, business stakeholders, and other IAM team members.

  • Lead deployment activities, connector configuration, custom-rule development, workflow configuration and development, and third party system integration, and educate other team members on improving the methods for executing those activities, as well.
  • Configurations of Roles, Policies and Certifications for Governance and compliance.
  • Participate in the management of source code and build processes for SailPoint IdentityIQ, and leverage past experience to provide recommendations on ways those could be improved.
  • Onboard applications in SailPoint IdentityIQ which includes analyzing the authorization model of the application and identify the account/access metadata that needs to be aggregated and provisioned.
  • Develop API services to handle access policies, access requests and integrate with external applications.
  • Design and develop workflows, forms and reusable rules, tasks and reports within SailPoint IdentityIQ to support a wide range of applications and functionalities.
  • Provide application-related troubleshooting services as part of project or post-production support activities and keep documentation accurate and up to date.


  • Bachelor's degree required with 7 years of experience or master's with 5 years of experience with installation, integration, deployment, and maintenance of SailPoint IdentityIQ
  • Experience in building and supporting application integrations from IIQ to various endpoints.
  • Basic understanding of Identity & Access Governance including access request, certification, and role-based access control.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to work and make decisions both independently and in a team environment.
  • 3 years of experience with web application servers (Tomcat, WebSphere etc.).
  • Knowledge of Java, .NET, or similar object-oriented programming language.

  • Familiarity with Atlassian products such as JIRA, Bamboo, Bitbucket etc.
  • Understanding of how to integrate applications via web services (SOAP/REST).
  • Experience in MS-SQL or another DBMS product.
  • Knowledge of enterprise directories (LDAP, Active Directory, etc.).

Business Category

IT Risk & Security

Number of Openings


At MetLife, we're leading the global transformation of an industry we've long defined. United in purpose, diverse in perspective, we're dedicated to making a difference in the lives of our customers."


MetLife, through its subsidiaries and affiliates, is one of the world's leading financial services companies, providing insurance, annuities, employee benefits and asset management to help its individual and institutional customers navigate their changing world. Founded in 1868, MetLife has operations in more than 40 countries and holds leading market positions in the United States, Japan, Latin America, Asia, Europe and the Middle East.

We are one of the largest institutional investors in the U.S. with $642.4 billion of total assets under management as of March 31, 2021. We are ranked #46 on the Fortune 500 list for 2021. In 2020, we were named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) for the fifth year in a row. DJSI is a global index to track the leading sustainability-driven companies. We are proud to have been named to Fortune magazine's 2021 list of the "World's Most Admired Companies."

MetLife is committed to building a purpose-driven and inclusive culture that energizes our people. Our employees work every day to help build a more confident future for people around the world.

We want to make it simple for all interested and qualified candidates to apply for employment opportunities with MetLife. For further information about how to request a reasonable accommodation, please click on the Disability Accommodations link below.

MetLife is a proud Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer dedicated to attracting, retaining, and developing a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment at MetLife without regards to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, national origin, marital or domestic/civil partnership status, genetic information, citizenship status, uniformed service member or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

MetLife maintains a drug-free workplace.

Requisition #: 119731