Identity Access Management Security Engineer


Remote, OR, USA Remote

Full time

Jul 8

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Kraken is changing the world. Join the revolution!

Our mission is to accelerate the adoption of cryptocurrency so that you and the rest of the world can achieve financial freedom and inclusion. Founded in 2011 and with over 4 million clients, Kraken is one of the world’s largest, most successful bitcoin exchanges and we’re growing faster than ever. Our range of successful products are playing an important role in the mainstream adoption of crypto assets. We attract people who constantly push themselves to think differently and chart exciting new paths in a rapidly growing industry. Kraken is a diverse group of dreamers and doers who see value in being radically transparent.

In less than a decade Kraken has risen to become one of the best and most respected crypto exchanges in the world. We are changing the way the world thinks about money and finance. The crypto industry is experiencing unprecedented growth and Kraken is leading the charge. We’ve grown from 70 Krakenites in January 2017 to over 1200 today and we have no intention of slowing down.

You will be responsible for onboarding applications into our identity access management system as well as maintaining secure configurations and documentation surrounding the usage of the respective applications. You will also help strategize a design for effective user/group/application management within our identity access management system and will be responsible for implementing the strategy. In addition, this person will be responsible for responding to identity access management system related security issues. This person will need to work with users across the business to ensure that Identity Token is configured appropriately for the business with regards to the security controls.


  • Strong intellectual curiosity
  • 1+ years of experience with supporting access management solutions, including user privileges management, user credential management, and user security behavior monitoring
  • 1+ years of experience with Commercial off the Shelf (COTS) IAM tools
  • Experience with implementing identity and access management tools
  • Experience with requirements, design, implementation, integration, testing, and change management
  • Experience in leading technical and managerial sessions with clients
  • Experience writing API scripts
  • Creative and inquisitive professional with excellent interpersonal and cross functional/divisional collaboration skills able to handle work smoothly under stress, managing multiple assignments concurrently, adjusting easily as business needs change, and acquiring necessary new working knowledge quickly
  • Highly analytical with strong research skills, able to discern key issues and information in complex situations and resolve issues quickly

We’re powered by people from around the world with their own unique backgrounds and experiences. We value all Krakenites and their talents, contributions, and perspectives.

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