Identity and Access Management Engineer

Lake County, Illinois
May 31, 2021
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
About AbbVie
AbbVie’s mission is to discover and deliver innovative medicines that solve serious health issues today and address the medical challenges of tomorrow. We strive to have a remarkable impact on people’s lives across several key therapeutic areas: immunology, oncology, neuroscience, eye care, virology, women’s health and gastroenterology, in addition to products and services across its Allergan Aesthetics portfolio. For more information about AbbVie, please visit us at Follow @abbvie on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube and LinkedIn.


Looking for IAM Engineer to help with driving enterprise identity and access management architecture, enabling automation and self-service capabilities that stream identity lifecycle. Responsible for supporting the planning, design, development, and deployment of a centralized identity and access management (IAM) solution.  Provide subject matter expertise in a variety of technical and non-technical settings.  Work collaboratively with technology and business groups to conceive, design, and implement IAM solutions that solve business problems. 




  • Key contributor to the strategy, design, and management of the enterprise IAM program
  • Build a strong IAM foundation. Integrate IAM systems with in-house applications and third party applications 
  • Translate high level requirements into detailed technical designs, and lead design sessions and code walkthrough
  • Design IAM processes and identify opportunities for improvements
  • Work across functions to improve IAM solutions to enhance compliance requirements and best practices
  • Build and develop systems and processes to enforce least privilege in a transparent way
  • Design, develop, test, implement, and document the IAM solution to meet program requirements
  • Engineer technical configuration changes to deployed solutions
  • Develop documentation to support ongoing IAM systems operations, maintenance and specific problem resolution
  • Provides technical leadership and mentors and consults with less experienced engineers in planning, methods, procedures, standards, and best practices




  • Bachelor’s degree and 6 years experience or Master's degree and 5 years experience
  • Possess thorough theoretical and practical understanding of own discipline
  • Proven implementation of creative technology solutions that advanced the business
  • Excellent written and oral English communication skills
  • 8+ years experience with IAM. Strong development experience in implementing the lifecycle management (LCM) events, workflows, rules and custom reports
  • Extensive experience with application design, integration and deployment in an integrated IT environment. Must know how to plan, prototype, test, deploy and maintain a solution
  • Strong understanding of Role Based Access Control, SOD and Access Certification
  • Experience on preparing the product documentation, test cases, test plans and support process
  • Solid understanding of database architecture and concepts
  • Deep knowledge of agile processes and workflows

Significant Work Activities
Continuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day)
Yes, 5 % of the Time
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Equal Employment Opportunity
At AbbVie, we value bringing together individuals from diverse backgrounds to develop new and innovative solutions for patients. As an equal opportunity employer we do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy), physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristic.