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Identity & Access Management Administrator (Open to Remote)

The Identity and Access Management (IAM) Administrator is a practitioner who ensures efficient, seamless, and secure access to business resources. The Administrator supports the Senior IAM Engineer Manager in evaluating, improving, and optimizing the company’s IAM security posture. The role requires communication with technology teams and Data Owners for the implementation of on-premises and cloud IAM solutions. The ideal candidate is skilled, motivated, and strives to exceed expectations.



  • Responsible for IAM tools implementation, configuration, administration, and maintenance according to vendor’s best practices
  • Ensure users are authenticated and authorized to access systems, applications, and databases based on their job responsibilities
  • Deploy and maintain access reviews applying the Principle of Least Privilege across all services
  • Maintain IAM control requirements for IDaaS deployments
  • Work closely with information security operations and engineering teams to ensure appropriate internal and external (third-party) access monitoring
  • Capable of planning, managing, facilitating, and monitoring IAM projects and assigned tasks
  • Participate in incident response and vulnerability remediation
  • Execute IAM services business continuity/disaster recovery test drills
  • Develop IAM services technical support documentation
  • Work with technology teams to develop and maintain IAM data flow diagrams



  • 2-4 years of experience in configuration, administration, and maintenance of IAM solutions
  • Hands-on experience with, but not limited to, Active Directory, Okta, Entra ID (Azure AD), CyberArk, or similar technologies
  • The ideal candidate should have 1 to 2 years of practical experience with implementing, maintaining, and troubleshooting issues with CyberArk or a similar PAM solution
  • Understand LDAP, RADIUS, SAML, IdP/STS, OAuth2, OpenID Connect, SSO, MFA, SSPR, PAM/PIM, and emerging IAM technologies
  • Understand the public key infrastructure (PKI) framework and SSL certificate management
  • Understand the NIST zero trust architecture model
  • Windows Server administration experience and basic Linux server knowledge
  • Scripting experience with PowerShell and/or Python
  • Experience with networking, DNS, load balancing, and proxy technologies
  • Technical knowledge of cloud-based networking, SaaS applications, and IAM security architecture
  • Ability to prioritize assignments and handle multiple priorities while maintaining a high level of service
  • Project management and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work in a team environment or as an individual contributor with minimal oversight
  • Information Technology degree or 5 years equivalent work-related experience



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The salary range for this position is $140,000-$155,000. All positions are currently eligible for annual profit award or bonus, subject to Company results.

Penguin Random House job postings include a good faith compensation range for each open position. The salary range listed is specific to each particular open position and takes into account various factors including the specifics of the individual role, and candidate's relevant experience and qualifications.

Full-time employees are eligible for our comprehensive benefits program. Our range of benefits include, but are not limited to, Medical/Prescription drug insurance, Dental, Vision, Health Care/Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account, Health Savings Account, Pre-Tax and Roth 401(k), Short and Long-Term Disability Insurance, Life/AD&D Insurance, Commuter Benefits, Student Loan Repayment Program, Educational Assistance & generous paid time off.

Penguin Random House is the leading adult and children's publishing house in North America, the United Kingdom and many other regions around the world. In publishing the best books in every genre and subject for all ages, we are committed to quality, excellence in execution, and innovation throughout the entire publishing process: editorial, design, marketing, publicity, sales, production, and distribution. Our vibrant and diverse international community of nearly 300 publishing brands and imprints include Ballantine Bantam Dell, Berkley, Clarkson Potter, Crown, DK, Doubleday, Dutton, Grosset & Dunlap, Little Golden Books, Knopf, Modern Library, Pantheon, Penguin Books, Penguin Press, Penguin Random House Audio, Penguin Young Readers, Portfolio, Puffin, Putnam, Random House, Random House Children's Books, Riverhead, Ten Speed Press, Viking, and Vintage, among others. More information can be found at<>

Penguin Random House values the array of talents and perspectives that a diverse workforce brings. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, religion, age, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or protected veteran status.



Company: Penguin Random House LLC 

Country: United States of America 

State/Region: New York 

City: New York 

Postal Code: 10019 

Job ID: 271314

Date:  Jun 7, 2024

New York, NY, US, 10019

Nearest Major Market: Manhattan
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City

Job Segment: Book Publishing, Marketing Manager, System Administrator, Project Manager, Manager, Publishing, Marketing, Technology, Management

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