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Identity and Access Management Specialist

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We’re looking for an IT security specialist who can help maintain the stability and availability of our identity and access management (IAM) infrastructure for our business applications. In this role, you’ll implement and support new and existing IAM systems and be a technical consultant to project teams.


Working on our IT team is a unique opportunity to do work that matters. We provide a highly-collaborative environment where employees can develop their skills working on challenging projects that help make a difference to the workers and employers of B.C.


What you’ll do

As an identity and access management specialist II you will:

  • Administer the operation, support, and maintenance of IAM systems including installing, configuring, maintaining, supporting, documenting, and optimizing
  • Participate in the design of the IAM technologies and assist with the management of the IAM lifecycle of technologies
  • Ensure that IAM systems are able to satisfy current and projected business requirements
  • Respond to and resolve all IAM platform, performance, and related incidents
  • Collaborate with IT teams to ensure that IAM infrastructure services meet all functional and non-functional requirements and deliver the required availability and security levels


Is this a good fit for you?

We’re looking for someone who can:

  • Anticipate, organize, and prioritize work to meet both short and long term goals
  • Provide feedback for product or team improvements
  • Contribute to a positive work environment by adapting and adjusting to changes
  • Think critically through complex problems to formulate a practical solution


Your experience and educational background:

  • A bachelor’s degree in computer science or a STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) field
  • A minimum of five years directly relevant experience in progressively complex roles within an IT environment, with primary focus of the last four years in identity and access management
  • Technical specialist knowledge of the following:
    • Computer Associates Identity Management technologies or an equivalent enterprise identity management product (Oracle, IBM, SailPoint, or other)
    • Single sign on technology (e.g., Computer Associates SiteMinder/Single Sign-on)
    • Microsoft Active Directory services including group policy enterprise management
    • Cloud computing concepts
    • privileged access management technologies
    • remote access technologies
    • security architecture concepts (e.g., layered security, defense in depth, risk based vs. control based security)
  • An IT security-related certification such as CISSP, CISM, or SSCP is preferred
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered


Who are we?

At WorkSafeBC, we’re dedicated to promoting safe and healthy workplaces across B.C. We partner with workers and employers to save lives and prevent injury, disease, and disability. When work-related injuries or diseases occur, we provide compensation, and support injured workers in their recovery, rehabilitation, and safe return to work. We also work diligently to sustain our workers compensation system for today and future generations. We’re honoured to serve the 2.3 million workers and 231,000 registered employers in our province.


What’s it like to work at WorkSafeBC?

It’s challenging, stimulating, and hugely rewarding. Our positions offer tremendous diversity and excellent opportunities for professional growth. Every day, the work we do impacts people and changes lives. What we do is important and so are the people we do it for.


Our benefits

Being part of WorkSafeBC means being part of a strong, committed team. Along with a competitive salary, your total compensation package may include vacation, optional leave arrangements, health care and dental benefits, and contributions toward your retirement pension. As a member of our team, you'll have access to services and benefits that can help you get the most out of work — and life. Learn more about what we offer.


We’re an inclusive and accessible employer, committed to employment equity objectives, and we invite applications from all qualified individuals. Please note that this position is restricted to those legally entitled to work in Canada.


To apply

Visit and select Careers to submit a resume and cover letter that details your characteristics, accomplishments, and prior work experience related to the requirements for the position. We can only accept applications submitted through our website.


Thank you, in advance, for applying. Unfortunately, we’re only able to contact those whose applications we will be pursuing further.

Posted: December 28, 2018
Closes: February 26, 2019
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About WorkSafeBC

Who are we? We’re a team of more than 3,000 people, working together across 15 offices in the Lower Mainland, Vancouver Island, and B.C.’s interior. Our vision is to keep British Columbians free fr...