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Marriott Security Engineer - Web Access Management in Salt Lake City, Utah

Job Number 23155476

Job Category Information Technology

Location Marriott International HQ, 7750 Wisconsin Avenue, Bethesda, Maryland, United States

Schedule Full-Time

Located Remotely? Y

Relocation? N

Position Type Management


Supports the Identity & Access Management (IAM) function in Global Information Security organization. Ideal candidate will bring subject matter expertise (L3) on Web Access Management (WAM) and SSO technologies and support the WAM/SSO service offerings, daily operations, and continuous improvements. Analyzes and implements changes to the Web Access Management infrastructure including configurations and customizations to address application, security, and performance requirements. Works with stakeholders to integrate additional consumers and helps troubleshoot integrations with existing applications and systems. Responsible for directing L2/L1 technical staff to address application security issues in a timely fashion This position will function as an WAM/SSO support point of contact for IT system administrators, Service Desk, service providers and application owners. Will routinely collaborate with different security team members including, but not limited to architecture, infrastructure, network, compliance, and incident response.


Education and Experience

Required: In addition to the degree,

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Sciences or related field or equivalent work experience and certifications

  • 5+ years of information technology experience with at least 3 years in related security function that also includes

  • 3+ years’ experience of Federation/SSO services, protocols, and technologies a. OAuth/OIDC, SAML, WS-FED b. Browsers, MDM/MAM, X509 cert-based authentication (user & device)

  • 2+ years’ experience with Ping Access and Ping Federate architecture, design, and implementation a. Policy design and implementation b. Ping Fed custom adapter development c. Integration of custom applications

  • 2+ years of experience in Development

a. JAVA, HTML/JavaScript/JSON, scripting (Ansible, Shell, Perl, Expect)

  • 2+ years of experience translating business requirements to technical requirements with strong written and verbal communication skills


  • 3+ years of experience delivering results up to / beyond expectations in a highly matrixed, cross functional organization

  • 3+ years of experience with integrating IAM solutions with infrastructure and applications

  • 2+ years of experience with LDAP and directory Services, databases, UNIX / Linux, Windows, database servers, application servers, and network infrastructure

  • 2+ years of experience in designing & implementing API services and data transformation layers

  • 2+ years of experience on containerized deployment environments

  • Current information security certification, including Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), Certified SCADA Security Architect (CSSA) or Certified Secure Software Lifecycle Professional (CSSLP)

  • Technical knowledge of industry best practices pertaining to WAM/SSO/MFA services

  • Experience with defining & fulfilling Key Performance Indicators for WAM infrastructure

  • Experience in the IAM domain with user lifecycle management, authentication, authorization, federation, and privileged access management

  • Experience in implementing the following capabilities

  1. Passwordless

  2. Adaptive Authentication

  3. Dynamic Authorization

  • Experience with cloud providers such as AWS and Azure

  • Experience with cloud/SaaS IAM/WAM services

  • Experience with Zero-Trust Framework

  • Experience with CASB and WAF technologies.

  • Experience in researching emerging technologies and trends, standards, and products .

  • Experience doing business analysis and requirements gathering for complex business systems

  • Responsible for identifying, evaluating, and participating in decision making around new and emerging IAM/MFA technologies and should be able to support other areas of Information Security as needed

  • Strong understanding of PKI, certificate management, security, and provisioning of identity data.


  • Manage the WAM/SSO services including requirements gathering, design, building, testing, deployment, and operationalization.

  • Collaborate with multiple stakeholders to support implementation of new applications and services.

  • Define and document WAM/SSO policies and procedures

  • Create test cases to ensure cross platform interoperability.

  • Implement and validate security controls for the WAM/SSO solution.

  • Design security solutions to address risks throughout the Marriott SDLC process and confirm that the level of risk is acceptable in accordance with Marriott’s policies.

  • Provide guidance and oversight for L2/L1 troubleshooting of operational issues.

  • Support the identification and remediation of security events

Maintaining Goals

  • Submits reports in a timely manner, ensuring delivery deadlines are met.

  • Promotes the documenting of project progress accurately.

  • Provides input and assistance to other teams regarding projects.

Managing Work, Projects, and Policies

  • Manages and implements work and projects as assigned.

  • Generates and provides accurate and timely results in the form of reports, presentations, etc.

  • Analyzes information and evaluates results to choose the best solution and solve problems.

  • Provides timely, accurate, and detailed status reports as requested.

Demonstrating and Applying Discipline Knowledge

  • Provides technical expertise and support to persons inside and outside of the department.

  • Demonstrates knowledge of job-relevant issues, products, systems, and processes.

  • Demonstrates knowledge of function-specific procedures.

  • Keeps up-to-date technically and applies new knowledge to job.

  • Uses computers and computer systems (including hardware and software) to enter data and/ or process information.

Delivering on the Needs of Key Stakeholders

  • Understands and meets the needs of key stakeholders.

  • Develops specific goals and plans to prioritize, organize, and accomplish work.

  • Determines priorities, schedules, plans and necessary resources to ensure completion of any projects on schedule.

  • Collaborates with internal partners and stakeholders to support business/initiative strategies

  • Communicates concepts in a clear and persuasive manner that is easy to understand.

  • Generates and provides accurate and timely results in the form of reports, presentations, etc.

  • Demonstrates an understanding of business priorities

Additional Responsibilities

  • Provides information to supervisors and co-workers by telephone, in written form, e-mail, or in person in a timely manner.

  • Demonstrates self confidence, energy and enthusiasm.

  • Informs and/or updates leaders on relevant information in a timely manner.

  • Manages time effectively and conducts activities in an organized manner.

  • Presents ideas, expectations and information in a concise, organized manner.

  • Uses problem solving methodology for decision making and follow up.

  • Performs other reasonable duties as assigned by manager.

California Applicants Only: The pay range for this position is $81,525.00 to $174,271.00 per hour.

Colorado Applicants Only: The hourly pay range for this position is $81,525.00 to $158,430.00.

New York City & Westchester County, NY Applicants Only: The pay range for this position is $98,644.00 to $174,271.00 per hour.

Washington Applicants Only: The hourly pay range for this position is $81,525.00 to $174,271.00. Employees will accrue 0.04616 PTO balance for every hour worked and eligible to receive minimum of 7 holidays annually.

All locations offer coverage for medical, dental, vision, health care flexible spending account, dependent care flexible spending account, life insurance, disability insurance, accident insurance, adoption expense reimbursements, paid parental leave, educational assistance, 401(k) plan, stock purchase plan, discounts at Marriott properties, commuter benefits, employee assistance plan, and childcare discounts. Benefits are subject to terms and conditions, which may include rules regarding eligibility, enrollment, waiting period, contribution, benefit limits, election changes, benefit exclusions, and others.

Marriott International is an equal opportunity employer. We believe in hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive, people-first culture. We are committed to non-discrimination on any protected basis, such as disability and veteran status, or any other basis covered under applicable law. Marriott International considers for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable federal, state and local law.

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