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Title:  Identity Management Engineer

Requisition ID:  36446

Phoenix, AZ, US, 85004-2121

Category:  Information Systems

Freeport-McMoRan is a leading international mining company with headquarters in Phoenix, Arizona. We operate large, long-lived, geographically diverse assets with significant proven and probable reserves of copper, gold, and molybdenum. The company has a dynamic portfolio of operating, expansion and growth projects in the copper industry. Freeport-McMoRan is one of the world’s largest publicly traded copper producers, the world’s largest producer of molybdenum and a significant gold producer. We have a long and successful history of conducting our business in a safe, highly efficient and socially-responsible manner.


We have the assets, the talent, the drive and the financial strength to provide attractive and rewarding careers of our employees. We encourage you to take the time to explore the opportunity to advance your career at Freeport-McMoRan.


Under limited direction will assist defining and leading through implementations of an Identity and Access Management (IAM) roadmap, partnering with cross-functional teams and leadership on new initiatives in the IAM technology space. Contribute to designing, testing and supporting critical Identity and Access automation activities, creating and implementing innovative IAM solutions that align with the objectives and take the IAM program to higher levels of maturity and sophistication.  Possess a solid understanding of Microsoft technology stack including Azure, M365, Active Directory, and MIM as well as other cloud providers and solutions. Responsible for supporting multiple products and solutions in the IAM platform and delivering secure, state-of-the-art experiences for our users.

  • Work closely with business customers, application teams, infrastructure areas and vendors to identify, review and evaluate the solution requirements. Investigate and propose strategic fits for optimization, consolidation and rationalization of solution opportunities within the infrastructure or business. Validate and propose changes to the technical architecture and design solutions as applicable. Evaluate and align strategic fit solutions across infrastructure platforms and solutions specific to system hardware and software technologies.
  • Map requirements into standard services solutions, identify opportunities for integrating to existing or for reusing existing technologies and provide cost effective solutions for moderate to large, highly complex project/programs/initiatives. May provide direction and guidance to operational and support team and assist them in their role and understanding of complex systems, workflow and processes.
  • Assist in developing POC and managing the testing environment; perform Level 3 support for products and services; participate in implementing technical solutions. Develop and promote standard operating procedures and conduct routine audits of processes, services and systems to ensure compliance with established standards, policies and documented configuration guidelines.
  • Administer, troubleshoot, and maintain system and platform health for Identity Governance and Privileged Access Management solutions. Implement and maintain API-based application connectors, attribute sync and transformation rules and automated workflows for IAM tools and platforms.
  • Perform other duties as required in support of the platforms and services (including but not limited to IAM, Azure, & M365) provided by the Cloud Collaboration & Information Governance team.



Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree and four (4) years of experience in Identity and Access Management (IAM) engineering or related software engineering OR
  • Associates degree and six (6) years of experience in Identity and Access Management (IAM) engineering or related software engineering OR
  • High School diploma or equivalent and eight (8) years of experience in Identify and Access Management (IAM) area.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Three (3) years of experience in cloud development principles and patterns; particularly loosely coupled architectures and micro-services, Dev-Ops model.
  • Six (6) years of experience in software engineering, migrating, consolidating and supporting Microsoft Active Directory, AAD, PKI and associated Identity infrastructure services in an Enterprise environment.  Experience with integrating in-house and third-party applications using modern authentication frameworks.  Implementation of single sign on, MFA a nd password less sign in.
  • Master's degree
  • Administering, troublershooting, and maintaining system and platform health for Identity Governance and Privileged Access Management solutions including experience with IGA and PAM solutions such as SailPoint, One Identity, Saviynt, Okta, Azure IAM, CyberArk and Beyond Trust.
  • Capable of managing the testing environment, including developing POC; able to perform Level 3 support for products and services.
  • Programming experience:  C, C++, Java, Java Script, JSON, Scripting,, SQ@L
  • Experience with the Microsoft 365 platform, tools, apps, tenant administration, app administration, and Azure integration
  • Strong familiarity with authentication methods, SSO, OAuth, MFA, SAML, WS-Federation, Kerberos, SCIM and internal and external certificates and providers.
  • Relevant experience with Zero Trus modeling, IAM Security Defense, Network-based IA and VPN and Security Proxies is a plus.
  • Experience with automating access control and provisioning processes such as pre-hire, onboarding, account provisioning, Role-Based Access Control, B2B access, Entitlement models and approval workflows.  Work closely with Business and application teams to define roles, entitlements, and access catalogs.
  • Analyze, understand and document existing workflows, tools and methodologies and their interfaces with other systems.  Experience with Scripting, PowerShell, Azure Automation, Runbook creation and Systems maintanance skills.
  • Strong critical thinking skills; situation and escalation management skills; strong time management skills; able to work independently and conduct independent technical research; comfortable receiving assignments and direction from multiple architects.
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to collaborate in a multi-disciplinary team consisting of Software Engineers, Program Managers, and Data Scientists.  Familiar with Agile methodology as well as other project management methodologies; experience in workning in Agile teams or start-up environments with a strong customer focus.



  • Position is in a busy, non-smoking office located in downtown Phoenix, Arizona.
  • Location requires mobility in an office environment; each floor is accessible by elevator.  Occasionally work will be performed in a mine, outdoor or manufacturing plant setting.
  • Must be able to frequently sit, stand and walk.
  • Must be able to frequently lift and carry up to 10 pounds.
  • Must be able to work in a potentially stressful environment.

Freeport-McMoRan has reviewed the jobs at its various office and operating sites and determined that many of these jobs require employees to perform essential job functions that pose a direct threat to the safety or health of the employees performing these tasks or others.  Accordingly, the Company has designated the following positions as safety-sensitive:

  • Site-based positions, or positions which require unescorted access to site-based operational areas, which are held by employees who are required to receive MSHA, OSHA, DOT, HAZWOPER and/or Hazard Recognition Training; or 
  • Positions which are held by employees who operate equipment, machinery or motor vehicles in furtherance of performing the essential functions of their job duties, including operating motor vehicles while on Company business or travel (for this purpose “motor vehicles” includes Company owned or leased motor vehicles and personal motor vehicles used by employees in furtherance of Company business or while on Company travel); or
  • Positions which Freeport-McMoRan has designated as safety sensitive positions in the applicable job or position description and which upon further review continue to be designated as safety-sensitive based on an individualized assessment of the actual duties performed by a specifically identified employee.

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