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Senior Engineering Manager, Enterprise IAMMalaysia



Software Engineering, Other Engineering
Posted on Monday, August 14, 2023

Life at Grab

At Grab, every Grabber is guided by The Grab Way, which spells out our mission, how we believe we can achieve it, and our operating principles - the 4Hs: Heart, Hunger, Honour and Humility. These principles guide and help us make decisions as we work to create economic empowerment for the people of Southeast Asia.

Get to know the Team

The Enterprise IAM team is an established team responsible for developing and maintaining the identity automation platform for internal identity solutions within Grab. The Team is responsible predominantly for an in-house developed identity authentication and access management platform which serves the majority of applications used to serve Grab’s business. We make an impact by developing cutting-edge identity solutions to drive secure and compliant access management whilst minimizing user friction. If you are looking for a positively challenging environment, then you should join our team. The IAM automation team reports into the Head of IAM and operates alongside an IAM Operations Team and a Privileged Access Management Team.

Get to know the Role

We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced Senior Engineering Manager to lead our Enterprise IAM Automation team. As the Senior Engineering Manager, you will be responsible for overseeing the design, development, and implementation of our Identity and Access Management Automation Platform. You will work closely with cross-functional teams and stakeholders to ensure the successful delivery of IAM projects and initiatives, and be responsible for the operational availability and function of the service.

The Day-to-Day Activities

  • Lead and manage a team of engineers responsible for the design, development, and maintenance of Enterprise IAM systems.

  • Provide technical guidance and mentorship to the team, fostering a culture of continuous learning and growth.

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including product management, security, and operations, to define requirements, prioritize demand and deliver scalable and secure solutions.

  • Develop and maintain a deep understanding of IAM best practices, industry standards, and emerging trends to drive innovation and improve our IAM capabilities.

  • Oversee the design and development of IAM Automation platform features and functionality, ensuring adherence to architectural and security guidelines.

  • Collaborate with external vendors and partners to evaluate and integrate IAM-related tools and technologies.

  • Hands-on involvement in coding and development activities, particularly in Go and React-based projects.

  • Provide technical expertise and guidance in AWS (Amazon Web Services) and JumpCloud platforms, leveraging your experience to optimize IAM workflows and integrations.

  • Conduct regular performance evaluations, provide feedback, and support the professional development of team members.

  • Collaborate with project managers to define project scope, timelines, and resource requirements, ensuring successful project delivery.

  • Drive a culture of quality, agility, and operational excellence within the team.

The Must-Haves

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or a related field.

  • Proven experience in a senior engineering management role, preferably focused on IAM or related security domains.

  • Strong knowledge and hands-on experience with Go and React-based projects.

  • Extensive experience working with multiple identity solutions. In depth knowledge of the following would be beneficial: JumpCloud and AWS, including IAM services such as AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM), AWS Single Sign-On (SSO), and AWS Key Management Service (KMS).

  • In-depth understanding of IAM principles, protocols, and technologies, including OAuth, SAML, OpenID Connect, and LDAP.

  • Experience in leading Agile/Scrum development methodologies and delivering projects in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.

  • Excellent communication and leadership skills, with the ability to effectively collaborate with cross-functional teams and senior stakeholders.

  • Strong problem-solving and decision-making abilities, with a track record of delivering high-quality results on time and within budget.

The Nice-to-Haves

  • Solid understanding of security best practices, compliance frameworks such as COBIT & NIST, and data protection regulation standards such as PDPA, GDPR, PCI-DSS &SOX)

  • Experience working in Security, Cryptography, or AuthN & AuthZ

  • Relevant industry certifications (e.g., CISSP, CISM, AWS certifications) are a plus

If you are a highly motivated and experienced engineering leader with expertise in IAM, Go and React-based projects, and experience with JumpCloud and AWS, we encourage you to apply. Join our team and play a key role in shaping our Enterprise IAM strategy and delivering secure and scalable solutions for our organization.

Our Commitment

We are committed to building diverse teams and creating an inclusive workplace that enables all Grabbers to perform at their best, regardless of nationality, ethnicity, religion, age, gender identity or sexual orientation and other attributes that make each Grabber unique.

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