Entra ID Engineer

Entra ID Engineer Required by WME

Position:         Full-Time

Location:        Remote (Pacific Time Hours)

Start Date:      ASAP

Duration:        Three Months to Start

Nationality:     ANY

Windows Management Experts (WME) is looking for a motivated and experienced Entra ID Engineer Role to join one of our client companies. The Entra ID Engineer will drive the successful implementation of Azure identity and access management strategies. With expertise in Entra ID (Previously, Azure AD) integration, IAM automation, and the ability to interpret and respond to identity-related alerts, you will also ensure a seamless user experience while upholding stringent security standards. 

The Entra ID Engineer will assume the responsibility of protecting organizational assets and sensitive data by harnessing the power of Entra ID and related tools. By deploying, configuring, and troubleshooting Entra ID environments, you will establish a secure foundation that ensures only authorized users gain access to our resources. With a keen understanding of RBAC, conditional access policies, and PKI, you are supposed to create customized solutions tailored to the unique needs of the organization, mitigating risks and bolstering security measures.

That said, building on relevant Azure certifications and staying up to date with industry best practices, you will navigate complex challenges and leverage emerging technologies. Ultimately, the goal is to create a cohesive Entra ID architecture that not only enhances operational efficiency and productivity but also builds a foundation of trust, enabling organizations to thrive in the digital landscape with enhanced security and streamlined access management. Lastly, the successful candidate will be a self-motivated individual, who can work effectively in dynamic conditions and within deadlines. That said, the preferred candidate should expect to work 40 hours per week and should be flexible enough to work part-time hours as well.

Required Skills/Qualifications/Education:

  • A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college/university with Computer Science, Software Engineering, or Information Technology as its major coursework.
  • 3-5 years of experience deploying, configuring, and troubleshooting Azure AD (Now, Entra ID).
  • Expertise with Microsoft Entra permissions management. 
  • Custom RBAC engineering and integration with on-premise IAM workflows including IGA/PAM. 
  • Expertise in Azure AD Domain Services (AAD DS) for managing domain-joined virtual machines in Azure, including configuration, deployment, and integration with on-premises AD infrastructure.
  • Expertise with Conditional access mechanisms and policies. 
  • Expertise with JIT and Azure KMS (Azure Key Vault). 
  • Proficient with Public Key Infrastructure (PKI). 
  • Ability to automate IAM decisions in Azure policy or ARM templates.
  • In-depth knowledge of Azure Active Directory Connect (AAD Connect) for hybrid identity synchronization and management between on-premises Active Directory and Azure AD.
  • Experience with Azure AD B2B and B2C, including designing and implementing secure identity and access management solutions for external users and customer-facing applications.
  • Ability to interpret Identity Defender alerting and integration with Azure Sentinel
  • Certifications: Azure Identity Architect and/or Azure Architect and/or Azure Security and/or Azure DevOps.
  • Expertise with GCP IAM (Preferable) Excellent communication and collaboration skills to work effectively with cross-functional teams, stakeholders, and vendors, ensuring smooth Azure infrastructure operations and project delivery.

Responsibilities of the Desired Entra ID Engineer:

  • Collaborate closely with stakeholders, cross-functional teams, and vendors to develop and implement robust Entra ID Engineering solutions for the organization’s infrastructure operations.
  • Design and configure Entra ID environments, ensuring seamless integration with on-premises identity and access management (IAM) workflows. 
  • Lead the deployment, configuration, and troubleshooting of Entra ID. 
  • Develop customized Role-Based Access Control (RBAC) strategies, aligning Entra ID permissions management with business requirements.
  • Create Conditional Access policies. 
  • Implement Just-in-Time (JIT) access and Azure Key Management Service (Azure KMS) using Azure Key Vault.
  • Utilize expertise in PKI to design and maintain secure identity and authentication mechanisms within the Azure environment.
  • Automate IAM decisions through the creation of Azure policies or ARM templates, streamlining identity and access management processes.
  • Interpret alerts from Identity Defender and integrate them with Azure Sentinel, leveraging the power of advanced analytics and threat intelligence.
  • Maintain up-to-date certifications in Azure Identity Architect, Azure Architect, Azure Security, and Azure DevOps.
  • Foster effective communication and collaboration among team members, stakeholders, and vendors, facilitating smooth project delivery and Azure infrastructure operations. Stay informed about emerging technologies and tools related to identity and access management, actively participating in professional development activities and knowledge sharing within the organization.

Core Values:

  • Integrity (Doing What’s Right)
  • Inclusion (Encouraging Diversity)
  • Teamwork (Working Together)
  • Excellence (Being Your Best)
  • Accountability (Taking Personal Responsibility)

Disclaimer:

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

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