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Privileged Access Management Engineer

Req #: 170101494
Location: Jersey City, NJ, US
Job Category: Technology
Potential Referral Amount: 5000 US Dollar (USD)
Technology Controls (TC) delivers streamlined and consistent solutions supporting JPMorgan Chase’s Controls and IT Risk agendas with a focus on risk reduction, stability, security, delivery, resiliency and efficiencies. TC’s focus on standardization, consistency and simplicity fosters long-term productivity, quality and innovation across JPMorgan Chase. The disciplines within this organization are Oversight & Controls Technology, Cloud Controls, Identity & Access Management, IT Risk & Controls, and Third Party Risk Management.
Global Identity and Access Management (GIAM) provides identity and access management solutions for the firm's infrastructure and applications. The team ensures that appropriate access controls are in place and applied effectively and continuously.
GIAM is seeking Privileged Access Management (PAM) Engineer to devise and maintain firm’s Privileged Access Management (PAM) solution. This solution enables governance, administration and control of privileged access. The role entails R&D, engineering, integration and support, and as such require extensive experience in designing and delivering enterprise grade IT solutions.
The ideal candidate will have an excellent understanding of information security practices, compute infrastructures, computing services, operating systems, applications, databases, middleware, and management systems. Ideal candidate will be an expert solutions engineer and possess an extensive knowledge of Identity & Access Management (IAM).
Key Competencies:
  • Expert level experience in engineering enterprise grade system or solution with an ability to translate business requirements into functional solutions.
  • Experience / expertise with security and controls (standards, tools, and processes).
  • A strong customer focus. Excellent analytical, organizational, and communication skills.
  • Self starter, fast learner and multi-tasker with proven experience in highly competitive and dynamic environment.
  • Strong work ethics and positive can do attitude.
  • Ability to take initiative and solving problems without need for escalation.
  • Ability to think through information architecture, process flows and interfaces.


  • Design, deliver and maintain firm-wide Privileged Access Management (PAM) solutions.
  • Provide technical leadership, consultation and subject matter expertise to vendors, suppliers, end-users and partners.
  • Analyze business requirements and collaborate with business analyst, quality assurance, project management and operational resources from design through implementation.
  • Independently takes initiative in driving assignments to completion and solving problems without need for escalation
  • Proactively research and develop new technologies, services, solutions, etc. Plan for improvements and contingencies.
  • Proactively identify gaps in all processes, procedures, monitors, alerts, designs, etc. and provide recommendations on improvements. 
  • Ensure service levels are maintained for all applications and resolve production issues within agreed SLAs.
  • Conduct periodic reviews and drive key metrics around productivity and quality.
  • Support audits, and address compliance and control gaps in a timely manner.
  • Define and maintain standards, best practices, and reference architecture.
  • Certify vendor packages, patches and bug fixes.
  • Develop test plans and validate test results.
  • Maintain and operate development and integration environments.
  • Write technical documentations and operating procedures.
  • Help plan product strategies, solution roadmaps and annual budgets.
  • Develop business continuity and disaster recovery plans and conduct period self-tests.


This position is anticipated to require the use of one or more High Security Access (HSA) systems. Users of these systems are subject to enhanced screening which includes both criminal and credit background checks, and/or other enhanced screening at the time of accepting the position and on an annual basis thereafter. The enhanced screening will need to be successfully completed prior to commencing employment or assignment.

  • 10+ years of experience designing enterprise grade solutions from concept through implementation. Preferably in Identity and Access Management space.
  • 10+ years of experience with Systems or Platform Engineering, or experience with full life-cycle of application development.
  • Hands-on experience and expert level knowledge of CyberArk’s Privileged Account Security or equivalent solutions. CyberArk Deployment Engineer or higher certification preferred.
  • Expert level knowledge of Windows or UNIX operating systems.
  • Expert level knowledge of Active Directory, LDAP, Single Sign-On, SAML, Microsoft Clustering and IIS.
  • Excellent understanding of information security practices, compute infrastructures, computing services, operating systems, applications, databases, middleware, and management systems.
  • Expert at one or more of the following: Perl, Python, PHP, Shell, PowerShell, Windows Scripting, Windows console programs, .Net or Java.
  • Experience with SQL and no-SQL database technologies.
  • Experience with BI software or Management Tools.
  • Financial industry background and reasonable understanding of its operating practices, procedures, and controls.
  • Basic project management skills.
  • Experience / expertise with security and controls (standards, tools, and processes)
  • Excellent analytical, communication, organizational and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to effectively translate and present technology solutions in business or management terms.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills. Experienced at supporting large-scale, multi-tiered applications in a mission-critical environment.
  • Experience with business continuity and disaster recovery planning.
  • Experience implementing quality guidelines, standards and procedures.
  • BS or MS in Computer Science or related field.
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