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Sr. IAM Engineer, Federal IT Operations (Remote)



IT, Operations
United States · Remote
Posted on Saturday, June 15, 2024

#WeAreCrowdStrike and our mission is to stop breaches. As a global leader in cybersecurity, our team changed the game. Since our inception, our market leading cloud-native platform has offered unparalleled protection against the most sophisticated cyberattacks. We’re looking for people with limitless passion, a relentless focus on innovation and a fanatical commitment to the customer to join us in shaping the future of cybersecurity. Consistently recognized as a top workplace, CrowdStrike is committed to cultivating an inclusive, remote-first culture that offers people the autonomy and flexibility to balance the needs of work and life while taking their career to the next level. Interested in working for a company that sets the standard and leads with integrity? Join us on a mission that matters - one team, one fight.

About the Role:

As an Identity Infrastructure Operations Engineer at CrowdStrike, you will play a vital role in maintaining and enhancing our identity infrastructure stack, particularly within the Government Cloud ("GovCloud") systems. Your primary focus will be on ensuring operational excellence, security, and scalability while supporting internal applications and user access within FedRAMP environment.

Join us at CrowdStrike as we revolutionize access governance within the Federal Cloud Infrastructure. If you're passionate about identity and access management, automation, and security, we encourage you to apply and join our dynamic team!

What You'll Do:

  • Manage operational tasks related to identity provider operations, application lifecycle management, and documentation.

  • Work closely with Engineering and IT teams to integrate solutions, address identity-related issues, and ensure compliance with FedRAMP/DoD requirements.

  • Implement and maintain security measures, conduct security impact analysis, and ensure adherence to government security controls.

  • Identify and automate repetitive tasks, develop automation workflows, and contribute to the development of monitoring and alerting tools.

  • Provide tier 2 and tier 3 support for architecting/designing solutions, troubleshooting complex issues, and conducting root cause analysis.

  • Regularly update stakeholders on the status of support requests and coordinate support activities with IT personnel.

  • Contribute actively to the IT Federal Engineering team, including participation in the on-call rotation for federal cloud support.

What You'll Need:

  • Bachelor’s degree with 8-11 years of relevant work experience or Master’s degree with 6-7 years of relevant work experience, preferably in identity and access management.

  • Proficiency in Directory Services, Group Policy Management, DNS, and other related technologies.

  • Ability to effectively communicate technical concepts to non-technical stakeholders and collaborate cross-functionally.

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to troubleshoot complex issues and drive resolution.

  • Collaborative mindset with the ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment and adapt to changing priorities.

Bonus Points:

  • Scripting Skills: Proficiency in Python and PowerShell for automation tasks.

  • Cloud Experience: Hands-on experience with AWS, Azure, and GCP, preferably within government cloud environments.

  • Identity Provider Experience: Knowledge of Keycloak, PingIdentity/NokNok, and other identity providers.

  • Authentication Protocols: Familiarity with SAML, OAuth2, OIDC, and MFA integration.

  • Experience with monitoring/alerting tools, SIEM platforms (e.g., Splunk), and security best practices.

  • Technical Education: Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or a related discipline.

  • Plus to have Certifications: CJIS background investigation clearance and relevant training as required by company policy.

Additional Requirements:

Must be a U.S. Citizen operating on U.S. soil with ability to meet customer and government screening standards applicable to this role, including a Criminal Justice Information Services screening with fingerprint scan. Due to the citizenship requirement for this role, which supports U.S. federal, state, and/or local government customers, citizenship will be verified through two of the following REAL ID Act documents: U.S. Passport, Passport Card, REAL Driver's License, Global Entry Card, U.S. Government CAC/PIV.



This role will require the candidate to periodically undergo and pass additional background and fingerprint check(s) consistent with government customer requirements.

Benefits of Working at CrowdStrike:

  • Remote-first culture

  • Market leader in compensation and equity awards

  • Competitive vacation and flexible working arrangements

  • Comprehensive and inclusive health benefits

  • Physical and mental wellness programs

  • Paid parental leave, including adoption

  • A variety of professional development and mentorship opportunities

  • Offices with stocked kitchens when you need to fuel innovation and collaboration

We are committed to fostering a culture of belonging where everyone feels seen, heard, valued for who they are and empowered to succeed. Our approach to cultivating a diverse, equitable, and inclusive culture is rooted in listening, learning and collective action. By embracing the diversity of our people, we achieve our best work and fuel innovation - generating the best possible outcomes for our customers and the communities they serve.

CrowdStrike is committed to maintaining an environment of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action. If you need reasonable accommodation to access the information provided on this website, please contact [email protected], for further assistance.

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Right to Work

CrowdStrike, Inc. is committed to fair and equitable compensation practices. The base salary range for this position in the U.S. is $115,000 - $185,000 per year + variable/incentive compensation + equity + benefits. A candidate’s salary is determined by various factors including, but not limited to, relevant work experience, skills, certifications and location.Expected Close Date of Job Posting is:08-14-2024