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Lead Security Engineer - IAM

Business and Financial Operations



Cary, North Carolina, United States

Job Description

The Lead IAM Engineer Engineer will be responsible for delivering solutions using various Identity and Access Management (IAM) tools including PingI dentity, SiteMinder.

Responsibilities include technical leadership and guidance within the domain to translate business requirements into architectural patterns and solution designs that meet functional and non-functional requirements. This position requires the resource to be a subject matter expert (SME) in Single Sign On (SSO), Federation and Directory. You must have strong collaboration skills to work with cross-functional teams and stakeholders to ensure the delivery of quality solutions while enforcing adherence to MetLife’s Information Security policies and regulatory obligations.

You would be part of the Global Identity and Access Management team, who will contribute to building and supporting our new IAM platforms.

Principal Accountabilities of Position

  • Design, configure, build, and Implement IAM solutions on PING Identity products.
  • Provide Subject Matter Expertise for requirements consulting and advise on the appropriate options on the PING platform.
  • Provide leadership in Tier 3 troubleshooting working with Vendors and application development teams.
  • Work with development teams to integrate the IAM solution across multiple applications and environments.
  • Monitor and keep the IAM platforms in compliance and current
  • Proactively identify technical and procedural areas of concern and proposes pragmatic solutions
  • Actively work to drive automation and reduce manual efforts.
  • Ensure IAM platform and related services is operating efficiently and effectively through strong engineering & operational practices.
  • Guides team towards architecture North Star

Required Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or other technical field plus at least 15+ years general IT experience or no degree and at least 12+ years general IT experience.
  • 8+ years of experience in designing, implementing, and supporting SSO and IAM solutions.
  • 6+ years of hands-on experience in the implementation and support of Identity & Federation services (preferably PingFederate/PingDirectory)
  • Knowledge of authentication & authorization standards (SAML2.0, OAuth 2.0 and OIDC).
  • 5+ years of experience in a related field, preferably in professional services, financial services, or the insurance industry.
  • Knowledge of IAM security design principles.

Preferred Experience

  • Experience in Application development and REST concepts
  • Experience in any Cloud environment (Azure, AWS or Google)
  • Ability to develop productive relationships with client and IT management, staff and vendors
  • Industry recognized security certification such as a CISSP or similar certification
  • Experience in working Agile and DevOps engineering environments.

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.

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