Activision Blizzard’s IT Enterprise Services division is looking for an experienced and talented Systems Administrator to join our Identity and Access Management Operations team. The IAM Ops team is responsible for engineering and administration of the applications and services which support identity management along with on-prem and cloud authentication.

This role primarily augments our team of System Engineers responsible for designing and operating Okta Single Sign-on (SSO), multi-factor authentication (MFA) and supporting systems, which provide authentication and authorization services across the Activision, Blizzard, and King organizations. Additional responsibilities include operational administration of other IAM related technologies, including Active Directory/Azure AD and Sailpoint IdentityIQ. The ideal candidate is well-versed in identity management principles and is specifically experienced in SSO systems integration, support and administration.

A good Identity Engineer is a self-starter who watches for every area of improvement and proactively drives new solutions to stay ahead of the company’s needs. Working directly with business stakeholders, project management and other IT teams, this role will deliver solutions and improvements that streamline and enhance our offerings to the business, and help drive adoption of modern and secure authentication solutions. This role also works directly with our Information Security team to review proposed configurations before implementing, and to address any issues with existing policies and configurations.


  • Primary support, integration and administration provider Okta SSO/MFA.

  • Operational administration of Active Directory/Azure AD, Duo MFA and Sailpoint IdentityIQ technologies.

  • Provide guidance to integration teams and internal team members on authentication related technologies and standards, e.g. LDAP, SAML v2.0, OAuth and OIDC.

  • Research and recommend innovative and automated approaches for system administration tasks.

  • Develop and maintain installation and configuration documentation.

  • Participate in an on-call rotation providing 24/7 support for all responsible systems.

  • Performs other related duties as assigned.


  • Experience administering SSO solutions or alternative authentication/authorization platforms.

  • Extensive experience working in an enterprise IT environment.

  • Understanding of authentication standards/protocols, e.g. LDAP, SAML v2.0, OAuth and OIDC.

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.

  • Excellent English written and verbal communication skills.

  • Willing to travel occasionally.

Bonus Points

  • A degree in computer science, Information Technology or related field.

  • Experience with PowerShell.

  • Experience with Active Directory.

  • Experience with Azure AD.

  • Experience in administration of Office 365, Microsoft Partner Portal, Azure infrastructure as a service.

  • Experience with cross-tenant collaboration and guest identities in Azure AD.

  • Experience with Privileged Access Management solutions, e.g. CyberArk.

  • Experience working in a DevOps environment, or knowledge of DevOps principles.

  • Good understanding of IAM and/or security best practices, both theory and practical implementation.

  • Love for video games.