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System Architect - Identity Access Management


Cloud Architect


Galesburg, Michigan, United States

Eaton’s Corporate Sector division is currently seeking a System Architect - Identity Access Management.

The expected annual salary range for this role is $105000.03 - $154000.04 a year.

Please note the salary information shown above is a general guideline only. Salaries are based upon candidate skills, experience, and qualifications, as well as market and business considerations.

What you’ll do:

Job Summary:

This position is responsible for defining and communicating a shared architectural vision for a simple an identity and access management product that enables them to support current and future business needs for internal and external customers.

They will collaborate with Agile teams to consider solutions, validate technology assumptions, evaluate alternatives, and converge on a solution.

Finally, the System Architect will work closely with Enterprise and Solution Architects to deliver solutions that are aligned to the broader architecture guardrails.

Job Responsibilities:

• Lead and participate in the planning, definition, development, and high-level design of identity and access management product solutions and architectural alternatives

• Enable a continuous delivery pipeline through proper design guidelines

• Establish and communicate critical nonfunctional requirements with international internal customers

• Consider the impact economic boundaries have on design decisions and operate accordingly

• Participate in solution planning, incremental planning, product demos, and inspect and adapt events

• Plan and develop the architectural runway for a product that supports desired outcomes for business, shop floor and customer facing systems

• Provide technical oversight and encourage security, quality, and automation

• Effectively negotiate with the business to ensure nonfunctional work (e.g. patching, platform upgrade etc.) is properly prioritized and worked on to reduce the accumulation of technical debt over time

• Serve as subject matter expert and internal consultant to other technical staff and groups

• Top-level responsible party for escalated support, working directly with external vendors


Basic Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution, or in lieu of a degree, ten (10) years of experience with enterprise level IT systems

• Minimum seven (7) years of experience in the software industry with a proven track record of shipping high quality products

• 5 years of expert experience with Okta or Microsoft Entra (formerly Azure Active Directory) in hybrid environment

• 5 years of expert experience with major authentication/authorization platforms/standards such as certificate authentication, password-less authentication, ADFS, OAuth2, OIDC, RADIUS, Multi-factor authentication, conditional access RBAC (role-based access control) concepts, Kerberos, NTLMV2, WS-FED, SCIM and SAML

• 3 years with advanced understanding of Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) management and supporting systems

• 3 years with solid understanding of privilege account management systems, Identity Governance and Administration concepts and SDLC

• No relocation is offered for this position. All candidates must currently reside within 50 miles of one of the following locations listed to be considered.

• Must be authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship now or in the future

• This position requires use of information or access to hardware which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons

Preferred Qualifications:

• Software development experience; Java, Python, JavaScript, etc.

• Experience working with a cloud platform such as Azure, AWS, or GCP. Certification is a plus

• Experience working with Agile, Scrum, or Kanban

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