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Cyber Security Engineer II - Identity and Access Management (Hybrid)



Full Time

On Site


Deerfield, Illinois, United States

Would you like to see the impact of your work on the real world? Is hands-on world class engineering and problem-solving part of your passion? Welcome to WBA Tech.

We are a team of technologists, under our visionary CEO Rosalind Brewer, working to transform health care through innovations that make quality care more accessible, affordable, easier to use, efficient, and patient-focused. Through the user of technology, we are pioneering a new approach to total health that puts people at the center of everything we do. You will be part of a team that will build the future of a healthcare platform that connects customers with doctors’ offices, hospitals, care centers, pharmacies, insurers and payors. Working for WBA Tech is rewarding because your efforts will make a true difference to customers and patients across the communities we serve in the U.S.

You will be involved in algorithm design, data structure at petabyte scale, imaging and speech processing, artificial intelligence and robotics, infrastructure and network designs at a massive scale.

We look for leaders and individual contributors in front end designers, backend Java programmers, Linux engineers, network engineers, software and algorithm designers (remember the big O notation?), AI implementers, image processing engineers, database designers (SQL and NoSQL), messaging engineers and security engineers with knowledge at protocol level.

WBA is #18 on the Fortune 500 list and our company purpose is more joyful lives through better health.

Job Summary

In Walgreens, Office of CISO, we provide platforms, services, and security operations capabilities which enable the firm to produce successful client and shareholder outcomes securely and safely. Securing our IT assets, data, and access to applications is the core of who we are and what we do. We ensure only the appropriate entities have access to IT resources and that we adhere to standard methodologies and ensure a safe environment is maintained. Global Identity Engineering team, has an opening for a Senior IAM Engineer to deliver and manage large, complex programs in the areas of Provisioning/De-provisioning, Role Engineering, Directory, Highly Privileged Accounts, Identity Governance and Access (IGA), Single Sign On, Analytics, API Management and access certifications. The individual will ensure alignment to policy and provide leadership to the implementation of leading-edge technology to position the organization for success – improving efficiency, increasing security posture, and supporting growth of the firm’s (IAM) Program.

At Walgreens, we have a welcoming and energetic environment that encourages collaboration and innovation we are consistently exploring new technologies and tools to be agile. This environment gives our people the opportunity to hone current skills and build new capabilities, while discovering their genius. Come be a part of our team - you'll work with great people, pioneering products and cutting-edge technology.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for providing hands-on experience with evaluating, developing, and implementing world class IAM solutions that follow industry best practices.
  • As a technologist, responsible in providing technically sound IAM solutions that are compatible with a company's business needs while meeting team’s strategic objectives.
  • Responsible for working with other IT organizations in the design, development, and implementation of IAM solutions as an SME in the IAM space.
  • As an individual contributor, responsible for providing direct support for going product development, testing, and knowledge transfer of production ready solutions.
  • Responsible for providing technical assistance to Security Operations team in the day-to-day management of IAM solutions.
  • Responsible for offering mentoring support and technical assistance to junior team members to continuously development internal talent and provide adequate support within
  • Responsible for implementing IAM solutions that follow open standards such as SAML, OAuth and OpenID Connection integration protocols.
  • Responsible for and assisting with the implementation of Multi Factor Authentication solutions.
  • Responsible for and ability in demonstrating strong troubleshooting and problem-solving skills.
  • Responsible for supporting core user directories including AD, Azure AD, and LDAP technologies.
  • Responsible for implementing IAM solutions that leverage load balancers, clustering, high availability, and disaster recovery technologies.
  • Responsible for awareness and implementation expertise involving certificate management, SSL handshaking, and encryption technologies while integrating with IAM solutions.
  • Responsible for documenting and updating SOPs as well as to perform knowledge transfer to other team members.
  • Responsible for identifying operational issues while recommending and implementing IAM solutions that meet overall strategic direction.
Basic Qualifications
  • Bachelor's Degree with total 5+ years of experience in a technical engineering role
  • 3 + years of direct Identity and Access Management domain experience
  • Must have working knowledge at a protocol level across IAM domains such as SSO, MFA, IGA, Password Management, and Privileged Access Management.
  • Must have direct experience working with public and private cloud solutions involving the implementation of IAM solutions.
  • 3 + years of experience in Java, J2EE, Perl Scripts or any other programming language
  • Experience establishing and maintaining relationships with individuals at all levels of the WBA Tech organization, in the business community, and with WBA vendors/suppliers.
  • Experience using time management skills such as prioritizing/organizing and tracking details to meet deadlines across multiple projects that may have various completion dates.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Must have 3-5 Years engineering experience with core Identity products to include Ping Federate, Ping ID, Ping Directory, Saviynt IGA, AzureAD, and BeyondTrust.
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Mathematics
  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), or other Information Security related certification
  • Knowledge of other IT technologies,
  • CI/CD pipeline and methodology expertise.

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An Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability/veterans

About Walgreens Boots Alliance
Walgreens Boots Alliance (Nasdaq: WBA) is a global leader in retail pharmacy, impacting millions of lives every day through dispensing medicines, and providing accessible, high-quality care. With more than 170 years of trusted healthcare heritage and innovation in community pharmacy, the company is meeting customers’ and patients’ needs through its convenient retail locations, digital platforms and health and beauty products.

Including equity method investments, WBA has a presence in more than 25 countries, employs more than 450,000 people and has more than 21,000 stores.

WBA’s purpose is to help people across the world lead healthier and happier lives. The company is proud of its contributions to healthy communities, a healthy planet, an inclusive workplace and a sustainable marketplace. WBA is a participant of the United Nations Global Compact and adheres to its principles-based approach to responsible business.

WBA is included in FORTUNE’s 2021 list of the World’s Most Admired Companies. This is the 28th consecutive year that WBA or its predecessor company, Walgreen Co., has been named to the list.

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