Identity Governance, Principal Security Engineer

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Blackbaud is looking for an experienced Identity Governance Engineer to join our organization and help drive the enterprise identity strategy forward.  As a member of Cyber’s Identity, Governance and Administration (IGA) team, the candidate will be responsible for enhancing identity-based governance and compliance programs across the enterprise.


The successful candidate will be passionate about security and possess a strong background in identity. They will be responsible for enhancing, automating, and streamlining a comprehensive identity governance program.


What you’ll be doing:


  • Lead the design, implementation, and maintenance of identity governance services within our internal and consumer environments.
  • Build strong relationships with federated identity teams/functions.
  • Responsible for the processes, controls, and governance activities for all IGA solutions.
  • Define, implement, and maintain IAM processes documentation and control/risk inventory.
  • Enhance and enrich Blackbaud’s access and role re-certification procedures.
  • Automate governance and compliance testing.
  • Build and maintain approval workflows, alerting configurations and rules sets within the IGA and Privilege Access Management (PAM) toolsets.
  • Maintain IGA & PAM reporting cadences for monthly KPI/KRI dashboards.
  • Automation of identity lifecycle processes that comply with regulatory requirements.
  • Partnering with Business Analysts to identify business and technical requirements.


What we’d like you to have:

  • Strong understanding and experience with IGA, including identity lifecycle management, PAM, segregation of duties (SOD) and access certifications.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in computer science, computer engineering, information technology, or relevant degree or equivalent work experience
  • Industry recognized professional certification.
  • 8+ years’ experience in identity access management roles
  • 8+ years’ experience with Public Cloud and Active Directory
  • Possesses effective communication and collaboration skills.
  • Experience working in matrix teams and solo projects/efforts.
  • Ability to handle multiple priorities and high stress situation.


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The starting base pay is $117,200.00 to $157,500.00. Blackbaud may pay more or less based on employee qualifications, market value, Company finances, and other operational considerations.

Benefits Include:

  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • Remote-first workforce
  • 401(k) program with employer match
  • Flexible paid time off
  • Generous Parental Leave
  • Volunteer for vacation
  • Opportunities to connect to build community and belonging
  • Pet insurance, legal and identity protection
  • Tuition reimbursement program

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