Posted on: March 12, 2021 | Job#: 354692

Security Engineer, Identity - Governance & Administration

Full-time | 4440 Rosewood Drive, Building #4, Pleasanton, CA, US 94588


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About Gap Inc.

Our brands bridge the gaps we see in the world. Old Navy democratizes style to ensure everyone has access to quality fashion at every price point. Athleta unleashes the potential of every woman, regardless of body size, age or ethnicity. Banana Republic believes in sustainable luxury for all. And Gap inspires the world to bring individuality to modern, responsibly made essentials.     

This simple idea—that we all deserve to belong, and on our own terms—is core to who we are as a company and how we make decisions. Our team is made up of thousands of people across the globe who take risks, think big, and do good for our customers, communities, and the planet. Ready to  learn fast, create with audacity and lead boldly? Join our team.

About the role

Gap Inc. Technology is the engine driving innovative retail, e-commerce, and global enterprise technology for Gap Inc.’s five renowned brands – Gap, Banana Republic, Old Navy, Athleta and INTERMIX. We’re looking for exceptional talent with fresh ideas, cutting-edge skills, and a passion for retail technology. As part of our team, you’ll be exposed to hands-on learning opportunities across all facets of the Gap Inc. Technology organization, working on high-profile, big-impact projects alongside the best technologists and leaders in the industry. Ready to get started?

GapTech Information Security, the global information security function for Gap Inc. inclusive of, and across, all Gap Inc. brands; is looking for a security-minded, result-oriented and accountable individual to become a member of the Enterprise Identity team as a “Security Engineer, Identity Governance and Administration” . This role is an independent contributor and will be reporting to the Director of Information Security. This security engineer will be part of a global team of experienced engineers; designing, developing and supporting enterprise security solutions in the identity governance domain. The engineer will also be working with peers from within the immediate team on access management, PAM and machine identity solutions, as well as cross-functional teams across Information Security and the larger Gaptech organization.

What you'll do

  • Design, Build and Support Gap’s Access Management solutions
    • Design solutions for ongoing business requirements around access management - Single Sign-On (SSO), identity federation, and other authentication solutions
    • Hands-on implementation of SSO and other authentication solutions
      • Provide on-going support for the access management product suite
  • Create and maintain relevant artifacts (solution design, configurations, documentation etc.)
    • Contribute as an individual, collaborating with multiple stakeholders
    • Work as part of a team of security engineers in the Enterprise Identity team
    • Work with Architects, Application owners, Product managers to deliver solutions per Gap’s access management standards
    • Work with 3rd parties/SaaS vendors on technical solutions
    • Work with other Information Security teams on providing holistic security solutions.

Who you are

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Security or equivalent
  • 4+ years of experience implementing SSO and access management solutions
    • 5+ years of Information security experience
    • 5+ years of software development experience
  • Experience in Ping Identity suite of products – Ping Federate, Ping Access, Ping ID, Ping Directory
  • Experience with integrating using Kerberos, SAML, OAuth, OpenID Connect
  • Experience in Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) – soft/hard token solutions, OTP, PKI/Certificates
  • Experience working on large, cross-functional, globally distributed projects
  • Hands-on, results-oriented, delivery-driven individual requiring minimal guidance
  • Ability to communicate ideas effectively to team members and across functional teams.
  • Ability to multi-task, change focus based on prioritization, work in a high-pressure, fast-moving environment
  • Ability to influence the strategy in the SSO and Access Management space; with awareness about current industry best practices
  • Security certifications: CISSP, CISM, CEH preferred

Benefits at Gap Inc.

  • Merchandise discount for our brands: 50% off regular-priced merchandise at Old Navy, Gap, Banana Republic and Athleta, and 30% off at Outlet for all employees.
  • One of the most competitive Paid Time Off plans in the industry.*
  • Employees can take up to five “on the clock” hours each month to volunteer at a charity of their choice.*
  • Extensive 401(k) plan with company matching for contributions up to four percent of an employee’s base pay.*
  • Employee stock purchase plan.*
  • Medical, dental, vision and life insurance.*
  • See more of the benefits we offer.

*For eligible employees

Gap Inc. is an equal-opportunity employer and is committed to providing a workplace free from harassment and discrimination. We are committed to recruiting, hiring, training and promoting qualified people of all backgrounds, and make all employment decisions without regard to any protected status. We have received numerous awards for our long-held commitment to equality and will continue to foster a diverse and inclusive environment of belonging. This year, we’ve been named as one of the Best Places to Work by the Humans Rights Campaign for the fourteenth consecutive year and have been included in the 2019 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index for the second year in a row.


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