Activision Blizzard’s IT Enterprise Services division is looking for an experienced and talented Engineer to join our Identity and Access Management team. The IAM team is responsible for the infrastructure and services which support on-prem and cloud authentication, identity management, and federation.
This role will focus on engineering for our Okta services. The ideal candidate is experienced in designing, operating, and troubleshooting Okta applications, directory integrations, federations, workflows, and policies governing authentication and security. If you nerd-out on single sign-on, talk SAML/OIDC/OAUTH over dinner, and dream about automated lifecycle management, we want to hear from you! This role will specialize on service infrastructure and will address the enterprise-level choices which enable fast and secure SSO across the entire company and empower administrators to support our end users.
A good Systems Engineer is a self-starter who watches for every area of improvement and proactively drives new solutions to stay ahead the company’s needs. Working directly with our project management and other IT teams, this role will drive decisions which shape our services for years to come. This role also works directly with our Security team to review proposed configurations before implementing, and to address any issues with existing infrastructure.
Design and implement new Okta standards and guidelines to improve consistency and reliability.
Develop and maintain Okta workflow automations to address business needs.
Monitor service health and improve monitoring toolkits for better service insight and alerting.
Create documentation such as Standard Operating Procedures, Knowledge Base articles, and Troubleshooting Guides which promote user and administrator self-service.
Support our Okta infrastructure and services during business hours and in an on-call rotation.
Provide guidance to integration teams and other administrators from across the business.
3 years’ experience designing and implementing Okta and Okta application integrations.
3 years’ experience with SSO auth standards like SAML and OAUTH/OIDC.
3 years’ experience engineering new enterprise solutions from requirements gathering through implementation, documentation, and operational handoff.
5 years’ experience diagnosing and troubleshooting IT services, leveraging logical problem solving to quickly identify and address root causes.
2 years’ experience with automating service delivery using solutions such as scripting and Okta workflows.
Advanced knowledge of computer security systems, applications, procedures, and techniques.
Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
Bonus Points For
Bachelor's or Master’s Degree in Information Technology, a related field, or equivalent experience.
Relevant Microsoft Certifications
Okta Certified Administrator or Okta Certified Consultant
Experience with Ping SSO
Experience with SQL queries
Experience working in a DevOps environment, or knowledge of DevOps principles
Virtualization experience with VMware and Hyper-V
Understanding of ITIL framework.
Love for video games and other geeky stuff.
We love hearing from anyone who is enthusiastic about changing the games industry. Not sure you meet all qualifications? Let us decide! Research shows that women and members of other under-represented groups tend to not apply to jobs when they think they may not meet every qualification, when, in fact, they often do! At Activision Blizzard, we are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and strongly encourage you to apply.
Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ: ATVI), is one of the world's largest and most successful interactive entertainment companies and is at the intersection of media, technology and entertainment. We are home to some of the most beloved entertainment franchises including Call of Duty®, World of Warcraft®, Overwatch®, Diablo®, Candy Crush™ and Bubble Witch™. Our combined entertainment network delights hundreds of millions of monthly active users in 196 countries, making us the largest gaming network on the planet!
Our ability to build immersive and innovate worlds is only enhanced by diverse teams working in an inclusive environment. We aspire to have a culture where everyone can thrive in order to connect and engage the world through epic entertainment. We provide a suite of benefits that promote physical, emotional and financial well-being for ‘Every World’ - we’ve got our employees covered!
The videogame industry and therefore our business is fast-paced and will continue to evolve. As such, the duties and responsibilities of this role may be changed as directed by the Company at any time to promote and support our business and relationships with industry partners.
Activision Blizzard is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable law and will not be discriminated against because of disability.