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IAM Engineer

Requisition #:  30458     
Name of Location:   Park West



Serves as subject matter expert on matters related to enterprise account lifecycle management, design, and implementation within Children's Healthcare of Atlanta. Determines enterprise access process requirements. Plans, implements, and tests identity and access management systems. Prepares identity and access management standards, policies, and procedures. Mentors team members.


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Sciences, Information Technology, related field, or equivalent experience


  • No professional certifications required


  • 4 years of experience in network or systems administration
  • 4 years of experience in information security and information technology controls, Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, Joint Commission, National Institute of Standards and Technology and International Organization for Standardization frameworks, and other information security governing bodies
  • Experience in design of Microsoft Active Directory permissions and role-based security models


  • 2 years of experience in database management system security
  • 2 years of experience in a healthcare setting
  • Strong knowledge of physical and logical security systems
  • Experience in an information technology support organization
  • Equivalent experience in the field


  • Demonstrated knowledge of generally known information technology platforms, standards, and software development language(s)
  • Well-developed verbal and written communication and analytical skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills to interact positively and productively with teams across organizational lines, including administrative/executive staff and patient care systems users
  • Must be able to function in a dynamic environment subject to impromptu changes in schedules and priorities
  • Strong understanding of identity management account and entitlement lifecycle, federated identity management, onboarding and offboarding, privilege accumulation, role-based access control, and authentication, authorization, and accounting
  • Strong competency with one or more identity management software tools, e.g., SailPoint, Varonis, Thycotic, Courion, Dell, Oracle, Sun, Microsoft, StealthBits


  1. Provides guidance when assisting other team members in problem resolution.
  2. Serves as expert on matters related to identity and access management systems architecture, design, implementation, and ongoing support.
  3. Provides design, deployment, and administration recommendations for identity access management technologies needed across the enterprise, ensuring they deliver on stated use cases and business requirements.
  4. Partners closely with enterprise architects, project managers, infrastructure leaders, and application development teams to ensure consistent approach to account lifecycle management.
  5. Implements identity access management systems by specifying account access methodologies and equipment, directing equipment and software installation and calibration, and preparing preventive and reactive measures.
  6. Assists with developing strategies around identity access management security for web/mobile applications and mobile hardware and software technologies.
  7. Assists with application integration/deployment methodologies for web/mobile-based environments.
  8. Works with developers and subject matter experts to establish technical vision for application architectures and technology, including web applications, mobile technology, and identity and access management.
  9. Verifies security systems by developing and implementing test scripts.
  10. Writes detailed security requirements for deployment of applications and network infrastructure components and participates in focus groups to help define security requirements for new and emerging identity access management technologies.
  11. Defines and implements identity access management security architecture policies, standards, guidelines, procedures, and baselines.
  12. Makes recommendations regarding identity access management plans, policies, standards, guidelines, and procedures.


Safety: Practices proper safety techniques in accordance with hospital and departmental policies and procedures. Responsible for the reporting of employee/patient/visitor injuries or accidents, or other safety issues to the supervisor and in the occurrence notification system.


Compliance: Monitors and ensures compliance with all regulatory requirements, organizational standards, and policies and procedures related to area of responsibility. Identifies potential risk areas within area of responsibility and supports problem resolution process. Maintains records of compliance activities and reports compliance activities to the Compliance Office.


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to this classification.  They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties performed by the personnel so classified.


Ability to lift up to 15 lbs independently not to exceed 50 lbs without assistance

Bending/Stooping - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)

Climbing - Not Present

Hearing/Speaking - Effective communication with employees, supervisors/managers and staff. Effective communications with patients and visitors, as required.

Lifting - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)

Sitting - Frequently (activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of time)

Standing - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)

Walking - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)

Pushing/Pulling - Not Present


No potential for exposure to blood and body fluids



Location Address:  2800 Century Pkwy NE, Atlanta, GA  30345
Function:  Information Technology - Information Security



Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta is one of the largest pediatric clinical care providers in the country. We have a total of 638 licensed beds among our three hospitals and 28 neighborhood locations. We are home to the only Level 1 and 2 pediatric trauma centers in Georgia, and we treat about 60 percent of pediatric trauma patients in the state.

  • We are ranked as a top pediatric heart care and heart surgery program by US News & World Report.
  • Our 27-bed unit is one of the largest dedicated pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care Units (CICUs) in the Southeast.
  • We performed 634 cardiac surgeries in 2017. We are ranked No. 3 nationally in pediatric cardiac surgical and medical volumes.
  • Our Cardiac Stepdown Unit was recognized with a gold-level Beacon Award of Excellence. Our CICU was recognized with a silver-level Beacon Award of Excellence for nursing outcomes.
  • Our staff includes more than 50 pediatric cardiologists and three pediatric cardiothoracic surgeons.

Nearest Major Market: Atlanta

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