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Identity and Access Managment -IT Engineer

Boston, MA
Engineering - Infrastructure


Job Description

Identity and Access Management - IT Application Engineer/Team Lead/Manager


Wayfair is a dynamic, cutting-edge tech company operating in the ecommerce space. We’re growing at a lightning-fast pace and are looking for the next brilliant addition to our IT team.

Wayfair’s Information Technology team is on a mission to constantly challenge the status quo to provide an exceptional end-user experience. We strive to enable employee productivity with a suite of tools and technologies that grow as the business grows, and we maintain a focus at all times on understanding the needs of our business partners so that we can build around those needs. The team partners with stakeholders across the organization to create and deliver flexible solutions that empower our desktop & development computing environments, in-office tech, back-end application servers, and cloud services.


We’re looking for someone with experience in the Information Technology/Systems world who has a passion for maintaining least-privileged access control and loves working in third-party applications. The Identity Management team currently has various high-priority apps, both cloud and on-premise, that are critical pieces of maintaining our corporate infrastructure. The ideal candidate has experience with various third party applications (Sailpoint/Okta/Airwatch a plus) and understands what it takes to build a program around application management. They should also be able to understand the complexities of how an application is stood up, from installing an appliance to troubleshooting and configuring ACLs.


What do we want you to do?

  • Collaborate with multiple teams from across the enterprise and the Corporate IT team
  • Help participate in design and best practice discussions around the caring and maintenance of different applications that the Identity Management team owns
  • Lead POCs for new projects and work with project managers to make recommendations for specific needs
  • Learn how our current applications work and develop roadmaps to get the most out of every app
  • Integrate apps with monitoring solutions when needed and create SLAs where appropriate
  • Work with internal scripting teams to leverage APIs for specific needs related to Identity Management
  • Document each part of the process and keep the documentation up to date when things change
  • Help stay ahead of the business by anticipating needs and designing for the future

What do you need?

  • A positive attitude and eagerness to work with many different groups to create and design the best solutions to complex problems
  • Understanding of the employee lifecycle (joiners/movers/leavers) and concepts of identity management
  • Prior experience of being a primary SME of third party applications is a must, both cloud and on-premise
  • Ability to understand what scripts are trying to accomplish and work with developers to integrate apps
  • Knowledge of Active Directory and the ability to understand key concepts like delegation
  • Eagerness to learn new tools and identify how to get the most out of them
  • A strong drive towards documentation and knowledge sharing amongst a large team
  • Passion for going above and beyond in order to create a pleasant end user experience

How do you know if you’re a good fit?

  • You want to make other people’s jobs and lives better
  • You have excellent interpersonal and team building skills
  • You always put the customer first, pay attention to details and have a knack for organization
  • You’re easy-going, positive, people-oriented, and energetic
  • You love problem solving, and have an analytical, creative, and innovative approach
  • You pay attention to the details; you believe that anything worth doing is worth measuring, and it’s worth doing right, every single time. Nothing falls through the cracks on your watch
  • You think on your feet, like learning new things, and learn them quickly
  • You’re motivated and driven, up for new challenges, and ready to take ownership
  • You want to work hard and be challenged in a fast-paced environment, and have fun doing it

About Wayfair Inc.

Wayfair believes everyone should live in a home they love. Through technology and innovation, Wayfair makes it possible for shoppers to quickly and easily find exactly what they want from a selection of more than 10 million items across home furnishings, décor, home improvement, housewares and more. Committed to delighting its customers every step of the way, Wayfair is reinventing the way people shop for their homes - from product discovery to final delivery.

The Wayfair family of sites includes:

  • Wayfair, an online destination for all things home
  • Joss & Main, where beautiful furniture and finds meet irresistible savings
  • AllModern, unbelievable prices on everything modern
  • Birch Lane, a collection of classic furnishings and timeless home décor
  • Perigold, unparalleled access to the finest home décor and furnishings

Wayfair generated $5.2 billion in net revenue for the twelve months ended March 31, 2018. Headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts with operations throughout North America and Europe, the company employs more than 8,700 people.

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