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Staff Software Engineer, IAM - Collibra

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Job Title
Staff Software Engineer, IAM
Job Location
Remote, Northeast USA
Job Description

Joining Collibra’s IAM team

The Staff Engineer of Collibra’s Identity and Access Management (IAM) team will contribute towards creating a best in class reusable identity and authentication service with industry standard integrations for user provisioning, authentication and authorization for the entire Collibra Platform.  To effectively manage the enterprise IAM platforms, this Engineer will be heavily involved with research and development, engineering, integration, and the technical support required to enhance our existing solution and meet future access management needs both on premises and in the cloud. This role involves a high level of collaboration with other engineers and architects in IT and Development.

We are looking for someone who can collaborate globally with different regions and cultures. A problem solver who thinks creatively and open mindedly to gain new insights. Focus on customer service and building positive relationships with colleagues across teams. A highly motivated, diligent, and driven individual who seeks development and improvement opportunities and delivers quality services.

Staff IAM Engineers at Collibra are responsible for:

  • Acting as primary contact and subject matter expert in customer identity access management space (user authentication & authorization, user management, service authentication & authorization, etc.).
  • Envisioning, defining and overseeing efforts on major projects and providing forward-looking guidance to integrated design and development efforts.
  • Co-designing complex, scalable and performant solutions that will delight our customers, and produce high-quality production-grade software, in partnership with Product Management, UX Design and Architecture.
  • Creating roadmaps for technology and infrastructure design, deployment and enhancement.
  • Driving continuous improvement of policies, procedures and technology related to Identity Access Management to enable risk reduction, business enablement and operational efficiencies.
  • Developing high quality code, and participating in testing, installation, integration, deployment, support, and troubleshooting of IAM products and services.
  • Working with 3rd party vendors to integrate with their CIAM solution.
  • Assisting with managing remediation plans for identity and access management gaps reported in audits or recommended process improvements.
  • Assisting with developing enterprise-wide Standards for identity management to meet business and security needs.
  • Mentoring other Engineers leveraging your experience and knowledge
  • Creating and maintaining accurate process and code documentation.

You have:

  • 7+ years experience building large, scalable distributed systems with Java and Spring Framework.
  • Strong experience designing and implementing RESTful APIs.
  • Strong experience with Relational Databases and Hibernate.
  • 5+ years of experience in Identity and Access Management space.
  • Strong knowledge of token-based authentication (OAuth 2.0, JWT) and SSO (SAML, OIDC).
  • Experience integrating with IAM providers such as Microsoft Azure AD, Okta, or Ping Identity.
  • Experience with Docker, Kubernetes and Service Mesh.
  • Experience with cloud platforms (AWS, GCP or Azure) and DevOps technologies such as Gradle, Jenkins, Github.
  • Understanding of Agile principles and Scrum ceremonies.
  • A bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent related working experience is required
  • Because this role supports the U.S. Government, it is required that this candidate be a U.S. Citizen who resides on U.S. soil.

You are:

  • An analytical problem solver, able to manage ambiguity within complex systems.
  • Experienced at developing the web frontend (Javascript, Typescript, React, and Material UI) - desirable but not required.
  • An independent and well organized, with the ability to work in small and large teams.
  • Detail oriented, able to track multiple dependencies within complex systems.
  • Ability to manage multiple competing priorities, and work effectively under the pressure of time constraints in a fast-paced, collaborative environment.
  • Ability to work independently and manage workload with minimal supervision.
  • Excellent communicator (written and verbal). Comfortable working fully in English - we're a global team, and it's the language we share! 

Measures of success:

  • Within your first month, you will get familiar with the environment we use, the way we implement software as an organization, participate in online stand-up’s, and complete your first user story.
  • Within your third month, you will implement new user stories with quality and care, and understand what value they will bring to our customers. You will recognize areas for improvement and begin to propose ideas to the team during stand-ups.
  • Within your sixth month, you will be a key part of the Identity and Access Management team, regularly delivering quality code, participating in testing, and providing constructive input on the design and approaches taken to improve our software.

Compensation for this role

The standard base salary range for this position is $152,000 to $231,000 per year. This position is not eligible for additional commission-based compensation. Salary offers are based on a combination of factors, including, but not limited to, experience, skills, and location.

In addition to base salary, we offer equity ownership at every level, bonus potential, a Flex Fund monthly stipend, pension/401k plans, and more.

Benefits at Collibra

Collibra recognizes and values that everyone has different needs, interests, and life goals. We built our {Be}well benefits program with flexibility in mind to support you and your loved ones through a diverse range of circumstances and life events. These flexible offerings sit on a foundation of competitive compensation, health coverage, and time off.

Professional Development

Collibrians are ambitious and inventive, and we want to develop our skills individually and as a team. You’ll have access to LinkedIn Learning and other development opportunities, as well as other rewards and recognition programs to help grow your career.

Health Coverage

We strive to remain locally competitive and globally equitable. This means comprehensive offerings including medical, dental, vision, and mental health benefits for you and your family.

Paid Time Off and Flexibility

We provide unlimited paid time off, global leave policies for a variety of personal and family circumstances, company-wide wellness days off throughout the year, meeting-free Wednesdays, and a flexible culture to help balance your work and your life.

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

We create inclusion and belonging through how we onboard, meet, connect, engage, and communicate. Learn more about diversity, equity, and inclusion at Collibra.

Learn more about Collibra’s benefits.

At Collibra, we’re proud to be an equal opportunity employer – which ties directly to our core value, “open, direct, and kind.” We realize the key to creating a company with a world-class culture and employee experience comes from who we hire and creating a workplace that celebrates everyone. 

With this, we proudly consider qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, sex, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, physical or mental disability, HIV status, registered domestic partner status, caregiver status, marital status, veteran or military status, citizenship status or any other legally protected category.



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Collibra Funding Rounds

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  • Series G

    $250,000,000 USD

  • Series F

    $112,500,000 USD

  • Series E

    $100,000,000 USD

  • Series D

    $58,000,000 USD

  • Series C

    $50,000,000 USD

  • Series B

    $23,000,000 USD

  • Series A

    $1,000,000 EUR

  • Seed

    $1,200,000 EUR