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IAM Senior Security Engineer

Location: Milpitas, CA, United States 
Req ID: JR-0000027295


JR-0000027295, IAM Senior Security Engineer

Location: Bay Area/Orange County California

Company Information

Western Digital Corporation is a USA-based computer data storage company, and one of the largest computer hard disk drive manufacturers in the world.

Our Information Security organization is casting for the Identity and Access Governance Senior Security Engineer with positive attitude and great passion about making our workplace governed and secured.

We are implementing and promoting a cutting-edge IT environment, and we are looking for excellence and awesomeness to be part of our $20 billion family.  Here, you can make a difference in your career. Imagine how proud you’ll be when you land a great job with Western Digital Corporation. 

We believe in the power of We to encourage all employees to Think Big, Make it Happen, and Do it Together!  If this is the professional culture you are looking for, the time is now! 

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Our Information Security team is looking for an experienced IAM security engineer with deep knowledge of Microsoft Identity Lifecycle Management (ILM), Saviynt Identity Access Governance and Management (IAGM) and ADFS Single Sign-On (SSO) expert.


Provide solution overview to the IAM leadership team, architectural guidance and hands-on implementation to the Identity and Access Governance team.

This technical role will focus on driving technical IAM strategy and approach, and work with other teams to design and deploy end-to-end integration solution and product development support.

Education and Experience
  • BA or BS or equivalent
  • 10+ years of experience on IT or related field
  • 8+ years of experience directly related to ILM/IDM/IAM and SSO integration.

Provide technical expertise from design to implementation for all Identity Lifecycle management projects in complex networked environments, and sustaining of existing ILM/IAM and SSO services including life cycle management.

Technical knowledge of application and network administration and maintenance including

- Identity Management system architecture including RBAC, Single Sign-On Federation using SAML/OAuth 2.0 standards

- Active Directory systems, Cloud applications / application access controls, Delegated administration, API gateways, and SOA services.


-  Evaluation, design and development of IAM technical requirements, solutions to ensure functional, reliable, secure and cost-effective company's technology environment

- Technical integration efforts for IAM services including connectors and SSO implementation


-  Regular development of IAM program roadmap

-  Reporting mechanisms to capture information on the status of the environment

-  Perform security assessments, as well as tool evaluation

-  Work with functional teams to gather feedback on all integration requirements


-  In a collaborative team environment, delegating workload and responsibilities

-  In operationalizing IAM solutions for user and application access

-  With ERP application integration including SAP and Oracle

-  With Cloud Authentication services

-  With web and mobile technologies

-  With external identities, such as B2B and B2C

-  Experience integrating using on-site and 3rd party cloud applications

  • Knowledge of enterprise reference architecture design concepts
  • Demonstrate ability to handle heavy multi-tasking and hands-on development and support
  • Ability to compile, analyze, and summarize data for communication
  • Strength in communicating effectively
  • Strong interpersonal skills to gather feedback from end users
  • Strong organizational, follow-up skills, time management skills
  • Clear ability to complete work with minimal oversight

Programming / Tools: Java, ASP, VB/Java script, Shell script, .Net/C#

Need to be able to conduct workshops, perform hands-on development and support.

Willing to be 24 x 7 on call.

The position can be based in either our Milpitas or Irvine, CA locations.

Onsite operation is required.

Willing to travel up to 10-25% between 2 locations on ad hoc basis.