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Cybersecurity Identity Management Senior Engineer

Job ID: 192614
Category: Information Services/Technology/Service Desk/Telecom
Work Type: FT
Location: Philadelphia, PA, United States
Work Schedule: 8:00AM-4:30PM, M-F | Hybrid

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Penn Medicine is dedicated to our tripartite mission of providing the highest level of care to patients, conducting innovative research, and educating future leaders in the field of medicine. Working for this leading academic medical center means collaboration with top clinical, technical and business professionals across all disciplines.

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Job Summary:

  • The Cybersecurity Identity Management Sr. Engineer reports to the Cybersecurity Identity Management Sr. Manager and contributes all engineering and operational aspects of role/entitlement management, identity lifecycle management, account management and provisioning capabilities at Penn Medicine. Penn Medicine has recently selected Saviynt as our partner, and this role is expected to take technical ownership of the Identity Governance and Administration (IGA). We are investing in our Entra ID capabilities.
  • The Senior Engineer role serves as a key contributor to Identity Management engineering and is expected to provide key input to the foundation, enhancement, and rollout of Penn Medicines IGA platform. This role also contributes to the overall plan for and growth of the Identity Management as additional capabilities are released. Requires deep technical expertise in identity governance capabilities (implementation experience with IGA tools such as Microsoft Entra ID, SailPoint IdentityIQ, IdentityNow, and Saviynt) are a plus, building architecture and design documentation, leading requirements gather and testing phases, and knowledge of leading identity management practices and frameworks including federated identities, joiner mover leaver processes, and connector frameworks. Time management skills, including organization, coordination of duties and/or accomplishment of goals, excellent verbal and written communication skills, flexibility to learn and adapt to new technologies and processes is a must.


  • Understands and gathers business requirements, translates them to technical requirements and designs the solution to meet the tactical and strategic approaches.
  • Leads the creation of identity architectural patterns and solution design documents, and application onboarding.
  • Gather input from the business to create requirements, participating as a lead in the development cycle with technical resources, contributing to deployment plans, and working with the team and the overall organization to create a long-term operational model.
  • Participates in the definition of a tailored, differentiated set of Cybersecurity IDM services, a roadmap, and the development of underlying capabilities to enable them.
  • Defines, develops, and implements meaningful metrics to measure and improve the efficacy of Cybersecurity IDM capabilities.
  • Provides coaching and mentorship to nurture the development of staff in line with organization’s vision and values.
  • Performs duties in accordance with Penn Medicine and entity values, policies, and procedures.
  • Other duties as assigned to support the unit, department, entity, and health system organization.


  • Bachelor's Degree (Required)
  • 7+ years of IT experience, with 5+ years within cybersecurity (Required)
  • 2+ years of IAM cybersecurity experience (Required)
  • 1+ years of management/leadership experience (Preferred)
  • Certified Information Systems Security certification - CISSP (Preferred)

Skills & Abilities:

  • Expert knowledge of IAM solutions, including IGA, RBAC, AD, key and certificate management, access design and provisioning.
  • Working knowledge of SSO, Entra ID, and Azure services are a plus. 
  • Ability to contribute to the IAM program vision, technical capabilities, and roadmap, and execute complex, multiyear initiatives.
  • Experience with engineering highly available technical solutions and ensuring uninterrupted 24x7 operation.
  • Demonstrated experience in executing complex IT project with significant enterprise change management requirements.
  • Experience with IAM concepts as it pertains to EMR applications.
  • Experience with custom development for identity management products.
  • Proven analytical rigor in formulating technical strategies, objectives, and measuring results.
  • Sense of urgency in implementing programs and evaluating priorities; decisive, action-oriented, and practical.
  • Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain strong working relationships with stakeholders, partners, and peers.
  • Effective communication skills and ability to synthesize complex technical topics for non-technical audiences.

We believe that the best care for our patients starts with the best care for our employees. Our employee benefits programs help our employees get healthy and stay healthy. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits program that includes one of the finest prepaid tuition assistance programs in the region. Penn Medicine employees are actively engaged and committed to our mission. Together we will continue to make medical advances that help people live longer, healthier lives.

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We are an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, marital status, familial status, genetic information, domestic or sexual violence victim status, citizenship status, military status, status as a protected veteran or any other status protected by applicable law.

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