Cloud Identity and Access Management (IAM)

at BlackRock in Wilmington, Delaware, United States

Job Description


About this role

Access and Identity Management team sits in the Global Information Security group whose mission is to evaluate, establish, maintain information security controls that protect the company’s information and computer systems.

The Cloud Identity & Access Management (IAM) Cloud Associate role is a technical position which will support IAM functions in Microsoft Azure and AWS environment(s). This includes creating and granting access to new users, Non-Human accounts while crafting and maintaining roles permissions and entitlements for various businesses/departments in BlackRock. In addition to performing user access management activities this role also requires proactive governance of all cloud environment(s) that includes reviewing stale access, handle secret rotations, reduce over-privileged access etc.

Key Requirements:

+ 5+ years of validated experience in Access and Identity management

+ 2-4 years of in-depth experience working with IAM within Microsoft Azure cloud services and Amazon Web Services (AWS) environments

+ Hands-on experience with creating, modifying, maintaining user access via PIM (Privileged Access Management) in Microsoft Azure

+ Hands-on experience with assigning entitlements to roles and groups via RBAC

+ Worked with application registrations and granting required permissions to Non-Human accounts in the cloud

+ Experience with maintaining access to management groups, subscriptions, resources and enterprise applications

+ Good understanding in using AWS CLI, terraform and permission boundaries to solve sophisticated access requests within AWS

+ Good understanding of role-based access provisioning, establishing team-based roles and assigning them entitlements

+ Validated knowledge of PowerShell scripting for completing tasks quickly and efficiently

+ Solid grasp of cloud security governance practices and IAM Policy/Document preparation

+ Experience working in a highly regulated (audited) Information Security work environment

+ Having knowledge of IAM activities in GCP (Google) is a plus

Personal attributes required:

+ Should have ability to train other team members on Cloud IAM topics

+ Excellent customer service and communication (oral/written) skills with technical and non-technical audience.

+ Strong critical thinking and analytical skills and ability to think ‘out of the box’.

+ Good teammate and consensus forming individual!

+ Integrity and the highest ethical standards!

+ Self-starter with the personal aim to achieve superior performance

+ Natural curiosity and desire to always learn

Our benefits

To help you stay energized, engaged and inspired, we offer a wide range of benefits including a strong retirement plan, tuition reimbursement, comprehensive healthcare, support for working parents and Flexible Time Off (FTO) so you can relax, recharge and be there for the people you care about.

About BlackRock

At BlackRock, we are all connected by one mission: to help more and more people experience financial well-being. Our clients, and the people they serve, are saving for retirement, paying for their children’s educations, buying homes and starting businesses. Their investments also help to strengthen the global economy: support businesses small and large; finance infrastructure projects that connect and power cities; and facilitate innovations that drive progress.

This mission would not be possible without our smartest investment – the one we make in our employees. It’s why we’re dedicated to creating an environment where our colleagues feel welcomed, valued and supported with networks, benefits and development opportunities to help them thrive.

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BlackRock is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, and other statuses protected by law.

BlackRock will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest or conviction records in a manner consistent with the requirements of the law, including any applicable fair chance law.

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Job Posting: JC193822251

Posted On: Oct 02, 2021

Updated On: Nov 26, 2021