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Identity Engineer

SPHERE Technology Solutions

SPHERE Technology Solutions

Software Engineering
Newark, NJ, USA
Posted on Saturday, February 17, 2024

  • Actively gather, analyze, and interpret account, permission, entitlement, and metadata effectively to assess and remediate Identity and Access Management (IAM) security risks. Create and execute processes and solutions to ensure data integrity, purity, and validity.
  • Maintain a detail-oriented approach in architecting, installing, implementing, and migrating the SPHEREboard solution to multiple environments as needed to client architectures.
  • Create and maintain supporting documents, including technical design guides, policy and process run books, and other documentation to ensure clarity for support, accuracy, and consistency.
  • Possess strong proficiency in data analytics to effectively communicate current and potential IAM cyber security risks to all levels of the business with clarity and urgency.
  • Collaborate with broader response teams to create risk remediation plans, escalating with urgency, as necessary.
  • Execute remediation plans with knowledge of change control processes and roll back.
  • Gather customer requirements and work with the development team to provide solution enhancements.
  • Exhibit strong teamwork, thought leadership, and integrity in monitoring day to day domain security and vulnerability.
  • Demonstrate strong communication skills with teammates and customers, with an ability to frame conclusions and recommendations in verbal and written form
  • Complete projects with timeliness and success to meet client engagements per SOW requirements.
  • Participate in special projects as assigned across Unstructured Data, Privileged Access, Identity and Access Management, Active Directory, UNIX, and more.


  • 3+ years of cyber security experience using IAM, AD, and SQL.
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively in a team environment.
  • Ability to analyze, interpret, and present large sets of data across client teams, at all levels of management.
  • Strong deductive reasoning, critical thinking, problem solving, and prioritization skills.
  • Ability to effectively manage multiple efforts simultaneously.
  • Familiarity of security solutions such as Varonis, StealthBits, Symantec, CyberArk, Centrify, BeyondTrust, SailPoint, OIM, and more.
  • Strong knowledge of security principals across Unstructured Data, Privileged Access Management, Identity and Access Management, Active Directory
  • Strong knowledge of infrastructure platforms: Active Directory, CIFS File Systems, Exchange, SharePoint, OneDrive, Teams, SQL
  • Proficiency with MS Excel and MS SQL to manipulate large data sets for analysis

Other Requirements

  • Willingness to periodically work outside of business hours (evenings, weekends) when customer constraints (available change windows; unwillingness to execute certain remediation actions during business hours) demand it
  • For certain specific roles: Ability to work onsite at customer locations in the New York City/Northern New Jersey area

About Sphere

SPHERE is an award-winning, woman-led cybersecurity business that is redefining how organizations improve security, enhance compliance—and achieve ongoing Identity Hygiene. SPHERE puts rigorous controls in place that secure your most critical data, create the right governance process for your systems and assets, and help keep your company compliant with all relevant regulations. Our office is headquartered in Newark, NJ, across from the Newark Prudential Center and Newark Penn Station.

SPHERE is an equal-opportunity employer. Applicants will be evaluated without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.