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EY IAM Scripting and Automation Engineer in Austin, Texas

At EY, you’ll have the chance to build a career as unique as you are, with the global scale, support, inclusive culture and technology to become the best version of you. And we’re counting on your unique voice and perspective to help EY become even better, too. Join us and build an exceptional experience for yourself, and a better working world for all.

Want Today’s world is fueled by vast amounts of information. Data is more valuable than ever before. Protecting data and information systems is central to doing business, and everyone in EY Information Security has a critical role to play. Join a global team of almost 900 people who collaborate to support the business of EY by protecting EY and client information assets! Our Information Security professionals enable EY to work securely and deliver secure products and services, as well as detect and quickly respond to security events as they happen. Together, the efforts of our dedicated team helps protect the EY brand and build client trust.

Within Information Security we blend risk strategy, digital identity, cyber defense, application security and technology solutions as we consider the entire security lifecycle. You will join a team of hardworking, security-focused individuals dedicated to supporting, protecting, and enabling the business through innovative, secure solutions that provide speed to market and business value.

The opportunity

Identity and Access Management (IAM) organization, a part of Information Security which, enables over 360,000 individuals across 140+ countries to access systems and information securely. As a member of the Secure Access and Federation Enablement (SAFE) team this position will contribute towards automation and scripting support for all parts of Secure Access operations. The role provides complex design, development and implementation activities aligned to a number of technologies including but not limited to scripting and process automation.

We offer opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career receiving support, coaching and feedback from colleagues around the world. This role will give you an opportunity to work with some of the best talent in the industry!

Your key responsibilities

  • Provides the execution and management of all activities related to automation for Secure Access and Secure Access and Federation Enablement (SAFE) teams.

  • Provides the execution and management of all activities related to scripting for Secure Access and SAFE activities.

  • Develops working relationships with peers across IAM, Information Security and with internal customers, collaborating to develop solutions and advance IAM lifecycle management

  • Participate in efforts with Secure Access and SAFE for all activities related to and in support of process automation.

  • Participate in efforts with Secure Access and SAFE for all activities related to and in support of Azure Devops.

  • Provides the scripting and automation support for activities which utilize Single Sign On (SSO) technologies for web access

  • Ability to work well within a multi-disciplinary team structure, but also independently

  • Demonstrates analytical and systematic approach to problem solving

  • Ability to plan, schedule and monitor work activities to meet time and quality targets

  • Ability to rapidly absorb new technical information, interpret and understand business needs, and apply it effectively

  • Empowered to make key decisions as they relate to service disruptions and address client issues

Skills and attributes for success

  • Maintains a continuous and proactive knowledge of scripting, automation, and process improvement

  • Knowledge and expertise in scripting languages such as Powershell, PERL, bash, VBScript, and Javascript

  • Knowledge and expertise in tools such as PowerShell ISE, Visual Studio, PowerGUI, Powershell Plus, and VSCode

  • Demonstrable knowledge in Federation languages such as Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML) 2.0, OAuth, and OpenID Connect

  • Solid knowledge and expertise in AzureDevops, SharePoint, PowerBI, and PowerAutomate

  • Maintains knowledge in Azure Active Directory, Function and Logic Apps, Microsoft software, Systems Center Operations Manager (SCOM), Red Hat Linux, Splunk, perimeter networks (DMZ), Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA), Public Key Infrastructure (PKI), Policy Based Access Control (PBAC), Venafi TrustNet software and Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP).

  • Excellent interpersonal communication and organizational skills and the ability to work within tight timeframes

  • Rapidly learn new and emerging technologies with ability to rapidly define engineering standards

  • Keen insight and mindset to improve existing security solutions and services in use by partnering with IAM Architecture, IAM Service Owner, and Security Operations to drives automation and innovation across the security solutions supported.

  • Technical proficiency in designing, developing, and debugging solutions with an attention to detail and a security minded approach to solving problems

  • Proactive approach to learning about new technologies Identity and Access Management (IAM) aligned components within the Information Security (IS) infrastructure as Active Directory technical environment Single Sign-On (SSO) configuration, and Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP)

  • Fundamental understanding of technologies with a keen eye for improvement while working to engineer new solutions.

  • Ability to negotiate conflicts with technical issues and shifting priorities, work in a dynamic environment, collaborate across teams and with internal customers

  • Flexible to work out of regular office hours to accommodate the team and organizational calls and meetings. Weekend or late-night work may occur during the project and early life cycle support phases.

To qualify for the role you must have

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, IT, or a related field, or equivalent work experience required

  • 2 to 4 years of experience in an engineering role with demonstrated ability in scripting and automation

  • Preferred: Experience in Single Sign-On, Authentication, and SSO Federation

  • Technical proficiency in Linux and Windows Operating Systems

  • Understanding of other technologies required to run a secure, enterprise level infrastructure that adhere to security best practices

  • Excellent time management, organizational, and decision-making skills

  • Demonstrated experience in dealing with external vendors and suppliers in the security industry

Ideally, you’ll also have

  • Experience in using Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) process improvement frameworks

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving ability with a customer-focused demeanor

  • Strong interpersonal and communications skills (verbal and written)

  • Development experience with scripting tools as Windows Scripting and PowerShell

What we look for

We’re looking for someone who can collaborate globally across different regions and cultures. Problem-solves, thinks creatively, and has an open mind to new insights. Focus on customer service and building positive relationships with colleagues both across teams and globally. A highly motivated, diligent, and driven individual who seeks development and improvement opportunities and deliver quality services.

What we offer

As part of this role, you'll work in a highly integrated, global team with the opportunity and tools to grow, develop and drive your career forward. Here, you can combine global opportunity with flexible working. The EY benefits package goes above and beyond too, focusing on your physical, emotional, financial and social well-being. Your recruiter can talk to you about the benefits available in your country. Here’s a snapshot of what we offer:

  • Continuous learning: You’ll develop the mindset and skills to navigate whatever comes next.

  • Success as defined by you: We’ll provide the tools and flexibility, so you can make a meaningful impact, your way.

  • Transformative leadership: We’ll give you the insights, coaching and confidence to be the leader the world needs.

  • Diverse and inclusive culture: You’ll be embraced for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs.

Please apply to this role only through the ‘Apply’ link (not through the local office). Your application will then be routed to the appropriate recruiting team.

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