Senior IAM Engineer Senior IAM Engineer …

NatWest Group
in Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
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NatWest Group
in Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
NatWest Group
Senior IAM Engineer
Join us as a Senior IAM Engineer

  • This is an opportunity for a driven IAM Engineer to join us and lead the technical delivery of a software engineering team
  • You'll be responsible for leading solution design options and explaining the pros and cons to key stakeholders for appropriate decision making
  • Hone your existing technical skills and advance your career in this innovative and challenging role

What you'll do

In this role, you'll run a team of developers and set the technical direction of the deliveries, applying the principles and methodologies of software engineering to the technical design, development, testing, and maintenance of applications and services.

As part of the strategic Identity & Access Management Enabler Transformation programme, you'll contribute to our aims of a single bank-wide security framework. You'll help to enable all customers to easily consume digital services with a single sign-on, providing simplified homogeneous security capability and improved management of the internal access controls through role-based access lifecycle framework.

Day-to-day, you'll be:

  • Monitoring the technical progress against plans, while safeguarding functionality, scalability and performance and providing updates to stakeholders
  • Supporting and mentoring the team in the understanding of relevant software languages and technical domains
  • Driving the adoption of software engineering principles, processes and best practices
  • Liaising with engineers, architects, business analysts and other key stakeholders to understand the objectives, requirements and options
  • Designing and developing high-volume, high-performance and high-availability applications using proven frameworks and technologies

The skills you'll need

To be successful in this role, you'll have previous experience of information security or identity management domain. You'll need a background in software engineering, software design or database design and architecture, as well as experience in providing technical leadership and accountability for a software engineering team.

We'll also look to you to have experience of test-driven development and the use of automated test frameworks, mocking, stubbing and unit testing tools, along with knowledge of the key phases of the software delivery lifecycle and established software development methodologies.

You'll also demonstrate:

  • Hands-on application development experience, preferably Java
  • A strong understanding of the HTTPS protocol and routing concepts
  • Experience of working in distributed environment, including Mainframes, Linux, Unix and Windows, with diversified technologies and integrating various systems
  • Experience with DevOps toolsets, such as Ansible
  • The ability to develop software in an SOA or micro-services paradigm
  • Development experience in a programming language
  • Experience of using industry recognised frameworks and development tooling
  • A background of implementing programming best-practice, especially around scalability, availability and performance
  • Experience of working in an environment where products must be delivered to specific timescales
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