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IAM - Privileged Access Management Engineer

At Northwestern Mutual, we are strong, innovative and growing. We invest in our people. We care and make a positive difference.

What's the role?

This candidate will work on team supporting our mission to provide Privileged Access Management to the organization. This includes integrating with third-party software and on-premises infrastructure to ensure a seamless user experience, high availability and stay ahead of the needs of the business. This work will require cross-team communication and functions that could also include automation and process improvement efforts.

This position will work with key business units, developers, vendors, and security engineers to help support the future of our Privileged Access Management Program. This person will be responsible for architecting, managing, supporting and providing improvements to all aspects of our Privileged Access Management environment to ensure integrity, and availability, authentication, and authorization. Responsibilities include design, impact analysis, data analysis, and creating work effort estimates for new features and fixes.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Ability to interpret business needs, translate into technical requirements and ensure the service deliverables meets business needs.

  • Creative thinking, solution recommendation and acting as a trusted advisor for the customer.

  • Designing, implementing and supporting PAM functionality using CyberArk Privileged Access Management suite of products. Hands on experience with Privileged credential management, User authentication authorization, Policy management, Session Management, External Integrations, Workflows, Auditing and Reporting Perform various QAQC activities such as Unit test, Integration test, Performance test and User acceptance test.

  • Provide technical expertise, remove blockers, deliver scope items, identify security gaps vulnerabilities and effectively communicate with the project stakeholders.

  • Work in a fast paced, results driven environment, grasp new technology, and contribute at a rapid pace Ability to install, troubleshoot deliver artifacts around CyberArk privileged access management suite experience, implementation & support of LastPass and DevOps security is a big plus.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 2 years of experience deploying CyberArk or similar Privileged Access Management toolset in a large enterprise environment

  • Expertise in Privileged Access Management and Identity Governance

  • Skilled in scripting (PowerShell, Python)

  • CICD Pipeline experience

  • ITIL (IM, CM, PM, KM)

Nice to Have Qualifications:

  • Agile / SCRUM experience

  • Experience with LastPass in an Enterprise environment

  • Linux/Unix experience a plus, as are other platforms

Beyond base salary, NM offers the following benefits; pension, 401k, comprehensive medical, dental, and vision, FREE lunch, annual bonus opportunity, and much more!


This job is not covered by the existing Collective Bargaining Agreement.

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We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age or status as a protected veteran, or any other characteristic protected by law.


We’re excited about the potential people bring to Northwestern Mutual. You can grow your career here while enjoying first-class perks, benefits, and commitment to diversity and inclusion.