Expert IAM Engineer, Okta

Sep 10, 2023
Santa Monica, United States
... Not specified
... Intermediate
Full time
... Office work

Job Title:

Expert IAM Engineer, Okta

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Job Description:

Your Platform

Activision Blizzard plays a centralized role in the creation of epic entertainment by supporting our interactive gaming brands and studios with a diverse range of career opportunities across corporate functions such as Marketing, Communications, Legal, Human Resources, Finance and Supply Chain. Located in our global headquarters in Santa Monica, we encompass equal parts agility, creativity and rigor to enhance the employee and player experience. To learn more, check us out at or on Twitter at @ATVI_AB.

Your Mission

Activision, the publisher of the hit Call of Duty franchise, is looking for a skilled expert level IAM engineer to join our Activision|Blizzard|King (ABK) Information Security team.

At ABK we aim to deliver the best user experience and business driven processes to manage our identity data, and the authentication and authorization experience for our users. You’ll be joining a highly technical team who are charged with a mission to design, build and deliver, an enterprise Azure solution within our IAM program.  

Placing identity at the center of the security decision making process, you’ll work on critical initiatives for our enterprise. The ideal candidate will already have extensive experience working as an IAM engineer in a fast-paced technology environment, preferably within an information/cyber security function.

Priorities can often change in a fast-paced environment like ours, so this role includes, but is not limited to, the following responsibilities:

  • Implement IAM solutions and application integrations, to enhance enterprise security risk posture.
  • Work closely with business and technical team to understand current landscape, use cases, gather requirements and plan Okta Setup and Integration activities.
  • Prepare Architecture, HLD and LLD for Okta Environment and Integrations.
  • Troubleshoot advanced problems within the Okta IdP by using tools such as SAML tracer, Fiddler and other similar tools.
  • Ensure team is following application administration and engineering best practices.
  • Provide Subject Matter Expertise for requirements consulting and advise on the appropriate options on Okta and IAM solutions.

Player Profile

Minimum Requirements:

  • Three or more years of hands-on experience as an IAM engineer.
  • Three years of experience in Information Security or Cyber Security.
  • Direct experience providing engineering and operations support for Okta solutions including installation, configuration, and migrations.
  • Experience migrating applications to Okta.
  • Experience with SAML, OpenID Connect, RADIUS and OAuth.
  • Experience in cloud environments.
  • Integration experience with Multi Factor Authentication.
  • Integration experience with Password less Authentication.
  • Strong experience with IAM related protocols such as SAML, SCIM, OAuth, OIDC, OpenID and REST APIs, and other security interfaces.
  • Strong experience with Directories, SSO, Federation, Delegated administration.
  • Strong experience with Directories/LDAP.
  • Knowledge of life cycle management, role-based access control, identity and access management tools.
  • Strong communication skills.

Extra Points

  • BSc in Computer Science, Cyber/Information Security or other related field or experience.
  • Recognized industry certification such as CISSP.

We love hearing from anyone who is enthusiastic about changing the games industry. Not sure you meet all qualifications? Let us decide! Research shows that women and members of other under-represented groups tend to not apply to jobs when they think they may not meet every qualification, when, in fact, they often do! We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and strongly encourage you to apply.

We are committed to working with and providing reasonable assistance to individuals with physical and mental disabilities. If you are a disabled individual requiring an accommodation to apply for an open position, please email your request to General employment questions cannot be accepted or processed here. Thank you for your interest.

Our World

Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ: ATVI), is one of the world's largest and most successful interactive entertainment companies and is at the intersection of media, technology and entertainment. We are home to some of the most beloved entertainment franchises including Call of Duty®, World of Warcraft®, Overwatch®, Diablo®, Candy Crush™ and Bubble Witch™. Our combined entertainment network delights hundreds of millions of monthly active users in 196 countries, making us the largest gaming network on the planet!

Our ability to build immersive and innovate worlds is only enhanced by diverse teams working in an inclusive environment. We aspire to have a culture where everyone can thrive in order to connect and engage the world through epic entertainment. We provide a suite of benefits that promote physical, emotional and financial well-being for ‘Every World’ - we’ve got our employees covered!

The video game industry and therefore our business is fast-paced and will continue to evolve. As such, the duties and responsibilities of this role may be changed as directed by the Company at any time to promote and support our business and relationships with industry partners.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status, among other characteristics.


We provide a suite of benefits that promote physical, emotional and financial well-being for ‘Every World’ - we’ve got our employees covered!  Subject to eligibility requirements, the Company offers comprehensive benefits including:

  • Medical, dental, vision, health savings account or health reimbursement account, healthcare spending accounts, dependent care spending accounts, life and AD&D insurance, disability insurance;
  • 401(k) with Company match, tuition reimbursement, charitable donation matching;
  • Paid holidays and vacation, paid sick time, floating holidays, compassion and bereavement leaves, parental leave;
  • Mental health & wellbeing programs, fitness programs, free and discounted games, and a variety of other voluntary benefit programs like supplemental life & disability, legal service, ID protection, rental insurance, and others;
  • If the Company requires that you move geographic locations for the job, then you may also be eligible for relocation assistance.

Eligibility to participate in these benefits may vary for part time and temporary full-time employees and interns with the Company.  You can learn more by visiting

In the U.S., the standard base pay range for this role is $121,500.00 - $224,880.00 Annual. This base pay range is for the U.S. and is not applicable to locations outside of the U.S. Actual amounts will vary depending on experience, performance and location. In addition to a competitive base pay, employees in this role may be eligible for incentive compensation. Incentive compensation is not guaranteed.
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