Identity & Access Management Security Engineer at Apex Systems, Inc. in Chantilly, VA

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Title: Identity & Access Management Security Engineer

Location: Chantilly, VA

Length: Contract to HIRE

Schedule: Flexible regular business hours

Clearance: Secret and EOD

If interested, please send an updated resume to Stephanie Scherder at and best times to discuss.


Apex Systems, the 2nd largest staffing firm, is seeking a Senior Identity & Access Management Security Engineer in the Northern Virginia area. This candidate will have experience with vulnerability tools such as: CA PAM, CyberArk and SailPoint and be responsible for providing Tier III support on our client's Operations group. If interested, please send resumes to

What You’ll Get to Do:

You will be an Identity & Access Management (IdAM) Security tools Subject Matter Expert (SME) for Tier III support as well as providing selective O&M services to CDM Phase 2 tools.

  • Provide Tier III support for CDM Phase 2 services including but limited to implementation, configuration, troubleshooting, operations and management of the IAM application
  • Provide advanced engineering support, coordinating with solution providers to support additional problem management activities as required
  • Operate and maintain CDM Phase 2 tools including SailPoint, CyberArk, CA PAM, Forescout, McAfee, Tenable Nessus, and BeyondTrust-BeyondInsight
  • Implement and execute on technical initiatives and solutions. Responsible for making adjustments or recommended enhancements to solve problems or improve effectiveness of job area
  • Create root cause analysis, troubleshoot and support IdAM applications/systems
  • Part of a team of Tier III Engineers providing staggered shift support (core hours are 8:00am to 6:00pm)
  • Rotating 24x7x365 On-Call support

More About the Role:

  • Limited oversight from manager
  • Provides status reports at least weekly and monthly and complete other reporting requirements as required for overall program reporting requirements
  • Develops and maintains the relevant portions of the Service Operations Handbook specific to Identity & Access Management tools
  • Holds team members accountable for following published SOPs
  • Communicates within the project area or technical department on matters that involve obtaining or providing technical information requiring some explanation or interpretation

You’ll Bring These Qualifications:

  • Candidates must be US citizens and able to obtain and / or maintain a Department of Defense Secret security clearance and DHS EOD as a condition of employment
  • Must support rotating 24x7x365 On-Call support
  • US Citizenship Required
  • BA/BS or equivalent years of experience and 10years of relevant experience
  • 3+ years of related Identity Management engineering, including installing, configuring and troubleshooting experience with one or more of these tools:
    • CyberArk
    • SailPoint
    • CA PAM
  • One or more active certification listed below:
    • SailPoint Certified IdentityIQ Engineer
    • SailPoint Certified IdentityIQ Architect
    • CyberArk Trustee certification (Level 1)
    • CyberArk Defender certification (Level 2)
    • CyberArk Sentry certification (Level 3)
    • CyberArk Guardian certification (Level 4)
    • CA PAM Proven Support Professional

These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:

  • Experience with ITIL processes
  • Relevant DHS or .Gov Cyber Security focused experience
  • Working knowledge of Service Now and/or Remedy Ticket Management Systems.
  • Security+ Certification, MCSE, MCSA, CISSP, or better
  • Detail oriented – must be able to recognize critical elements of successful operations and then hold themselves accountable for meeting those critical elements.
  • Flexibility – The environment is very dynamic. You will be expected to keep up with the changing environment while ensuring a high level of operational effectiveness

EEO Employer

Apex is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at or 844-463-6178.

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