Identity & Access Management Engineer

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Date: 9 Jul 2024

Location: Macclesfield, GB

Company: Royal London Group

Job Title: Identity & Access Management Engineer – IGA

Contract Type: Permanent

Location: Alderley Edge

Working style: Hybrid 50% home/office based

Closing date: 28th July 2024


We’re expanding our Security and Resilience team within the CISO office. Over the last few years, we’ve been on a continuous improvement journey and are looking to expand the team. These new roles will allow us to fully enact our threat-led security program, drive further improvements across cyber and support our organisational goal of building a secure and resilient mutual. With a security team over 50 already, these new roles will enhance our capabilities as the threat landscape continues to evolve.


We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced Identity and Access Management Engineer to join our IAM team at Royal London, with a core skillset in Identity Governance Administration (IGA) solutions. As an IAM Engineer, you will play a crucial role in ensuring the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of our organisation's digital assets by managing user access and privileges.


In this role, you will collaborate with cross-functional teams to design and implement secure access control systems. You will participate in the development and enforcement of security policies and procedures, as well as conducting regular security assessments and audits. Additionally, you will be responsible for troubleshooting and resolving identity and access-related issues.


The ideal candidate will have a strong background in IAM, possess excellent problem-solving skills, and be a proactive and self-driven individual with keen attention to detail. We are looking for someone who is able to effectively communicate complex technical concepts, to non-technical stakeholders and can work well in a fast-paced and team-oriented environment.


About the role


  • You will design, implement, and manage Identity Governance Administraton solutions.
  • Assessing requirements for IGA solutions to meet stakeholders needs.
  • Design technical cybersecurity controls and define standards and best practices in the application of IGA principles and best practices for the public cloud, across the enterprise, and in secure application design.
  • Collaborate with stakeholders to develop and enforce security policies and procedures.
  • Provides regular reports to leadership regarding security, capacity, usage, and licensing of IGA solutions.
  • Provide support for production IGA infrastructure systems and processes.
  • Expertise in SailPoint IDN: Proficiency in configuring, customizing, and administering SailPoint IdentityNow.
  • Identity Governance Knowledge: Understanding of identity governance principles such as user provisioning, access management, RBAC, and SoD.
  • Integration Skills: Ability to integrate SailPoint IDN with HR systems, Active Directory, and other identity sources.
  • Customization Abilities: Experience in customizing SailPoint IDN for specific business needs, including workflows, connectors, and integration with other systems.
  • Investigate and resolve access-related incidents and issues.
  • Monitor and analyse access logs and reports for suspicious activities.


About you


  • As a member of the IAM Team, you will be responsible for ensuring security principles are met through access certifications, application onboarding, identity lifecycle management, and governing Joiner, Mover, Leaver processes.
  • Combined IT and security work experience with a broad range of exposure to Identity and Access Management functions and experience designing and deploying IGA solutions at the enterprise level.
  • Demonstrated successful implementation of security control frameworks and standards such as ISO 27001, COBIT, ITIL, NIST.
  • Certification in Information Security relevant areas such as CISSP, SANS and/or equivalent business experience in a matrix Organisation.
  • High level of personal integrity with the ability to professionally handle highly sensitive and confidential situations.
  • Ability to easily defuse critical situations and manage escalations appropriately.
  • Can establish solid relationships with vendors in support of initiatives; ability to negotiate and manage outside vendors against deliverables.
  • Has knowledge of information security principles and practices.
  • Excellent track record communicating, managing complex projects and influencing others, in a diversified and international matrix organisation. Adept at proposing, implementing, and managing change while prepared to question the “Status Quo”.


About Royal London


We’re the UK’s largest mutual life, pensions and investment company, offering protection, long-term savings and asset management products and services.   


Our People Promise to our colleagues is that we will all work somewhere inclusive, responsible, enjoyable and fulfilling. This is underpinned by our Spirit of Royal London values; Empowered, Trustworthy, Collaborate, Achieve. 


We've always been proud to reward employees by offering great workplace benefits such as 28 days annual leave in addition to bank holidays, an up to 14% employer matching pension scheme and private medical insurance. You can see all our benefits here - Our Benefits


Inclusion, diversity and belonging 


We’re an Inclusive employer. We celebrate and value different backgrounds and cultures across Royal London. Our diverse people and perspectives give us a range of skills which are recognised and respected – whatever their background. 



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