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Principle Identity Engineer

Job ID:  377

Redmond, WA, US, 98052

Puget Sound Energy is looking to grow our community with like-minded, top talented individuals like you!  With our rapidly growing, award winning energy efficiency programs, our pathway to an exciting and innovative future is now.


PSE's IT Infrastructure team is looking for qualified candidates to fill an open Principle Identity Engineer position!

Job Description

This Principle-level Application Developer will help drive and enhance the Identity Program within the organization. This is a technical role on the Security Operations team that will drive the implementation of the Identity and Access Management (IAM) program.


Job Responsibilities
  • Design and implement IAM infrastructure including Identity Governance & Administration, PAM, SSO, and MFA
  • Automate manual IAM tasks using standard tools and scripting languages.
  • Implement best practices for identity governance and administration
  • 10+ years of hands on Active Directory experience
Minimum Qualifications

•    Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Industrial Engineering, Business Administration or equivalent hands-on experience 
•    General IT experience: 12+ years IT experience, including several years of systems development experience in the design and development of department-wide or enterprise-wide applications.
•    Detailed understanding and 12+ years programming languages (specialized technical requirements as shown in attachment) and strong knowledge of office applications (e.g. Microsoft Office).
•    Experience with at least five + full life cycle implementations of a new application or purchased application for use at the enterprise level.
•    Possesses full technical knowledge of phases of software development life cycle.
•    Knowledge of systems and/or business analysis design concepts. Demonstrated proficiency in the applied use of systems and process analysis tools. Full system life cycle experience, including development lifecycle methodologies.
•    Acts as a champion in standards and methodology governance, performing code, design and standard reviews for others within the department.
•    Ability to facilitate interactive design and functional specification sessions.
•    Highly developed interpersonal, written and verbal skills with an ability to express complex technical concepts in business terms. Excellent technical writing and system documentation skills.
•    Strong analytical problem-solving, and conceptual skills. 
•    Demonstrated project management skills for large sized projects. 

Desired Qualifications
  • 5+ years developing an IAM program using one of the following technologies suites or others:
    • CA Technologies - IdentityMinder, SiteMinder and GovernanceMider
    • Okta - Universal Directory, Lifecycle Management, SSO, Adaptive MFA and Governance
    • Microsoft - Azure Active Directory, SSO, Azure MFA
    • Micro Focus - eDirectory, Identity Manager, Access Manager, Advanced Authentication, Data Access Goverance and Identity Governance
  • 5+ years leveraging one or more of the following scripting languages:
    • PowerShell
    • Python
    • Perl
    • Javascript
    • Bash
  • Familiarity with Role Based Access Control (RBAC)
  • Familiarity with Zero Trust framework
  • Familiar with IAM related protocols such as SAML, SPML, XACML, SCIM, OpenID and OAuth.
  • Experience with Directories, SSO, Federation, Delegated administration, API gateways, SOA services.
  • Experience in migrating from one IAM system to another
  • Experience using one or more of these scripting languages within an IAM orchestration engine
Additional Information

Families and businesses depend on PSE to provide the energy they need to pursue their dreams.  Our steadfast commitment to serving Washington communities with safe, dependable and efficient energy started in 1873.  Today we're building the Northwest's energy future through efforts like our award winning energy efficiency programs and our leadership in renewable energy.


At PSE we value and respect our employees and provide them opportunities to excel. We offer an expansive pay package that includes competitive compensation, annual goals-based incentive bonuses, comprehensive benefits, 401(K), a company paid retirement pension plan, and an employee assistance and wellness program.


Puget Sound Energy is committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all qualified applicants. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, veteran status or presence of a disability that with or without reasonable accommodation does not prevent performance of the essential functions of the job. Should you have a disability that requires assistance and/or reasonable accommodation with the job application process, please contact the Human Resources Staffing department at jobs@pse.com or 425-462-3017.

Nearest Major Market: Seattle
Nearest Secondary Market: Bellevue