Identity and Access Management Engineer

Location: Markham, Ontario, CA

Company: Advanced Micro Devices

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What you do at AMD changes everything 

At AMD, we push the boundaries of what is possible.  We believe in changing the world for the better by driving innovation in high-performance computing, graphics, and visualization technologies – building blocks for gaming, immersive platforms, and the data center. 

Developing great technology takes more than talent: it takes amazing people who understand collaboration, respect, and who will go the “extra mile” to achieve unthinkable results.  It takes people who have the passion and desire to disrupt the status quo, push boundaries, deliver innovation, and change the world.   If you have this type of passion, we invite you to take a look at the opportunities available to come join our team.


As a key member of the Identity and Access Management team, you will help design, implement, and provide support for authentication services including Active Directory, Redhat LDAP and SAML.  This is a great opportunity to liaison with other technical teams to provide technical and tactical solutions to address future needs both on-premise and in the cloud.



This person will need to have a broad scope of skills and experience to understand current and future authentication challenges and seek innovative ways to solve them.  As technology is constantly changing, the candidate must have the ability to adapt to change in this diverse and fast paced environment. You will have excellent communication skills, both oral and written. You will be a team player, organized, responsible and a highly detailed problem solver!



  • Installation, maintenance, and enhancements to LDAP and SAML infrastructures including OS technical support and systems programming 
  • Monitor, tune, and troubleshoot applications and core infrastructure authentication services
  • Ensure relevant systems stability and resolution to incidents
  • Author and maintain technical documentation of environment architecture and operations
  • Work in conjunction with IT architectural and infrastructure groups to coordinate and implement roadmaps for future scalability, growth, and capacity
  • Assist and mentor team members in resolving technical issues


  • Solid background in Linux system administration and troubleshooting
  • Experience in Linux PAM modules, Linux client LDAP authentication and RedHat directory services
  • Experience designing, building, deploying, and managing Okta Identity Provider (Okta Certified Professional preferred)
  • Devops and automation experience (Ansible and Github/Gitlab preferred)
  • Strong script/debugging skills in some/all of the following: Python, PERL, Bash and/or Powershell
  • Basic understanding of networking and network protocols
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with the ability to present to all levels of the organization
  • Self-starter with the ability to work with minimal direction
  • Experience with SailPoint products is a plus



Requisition Number: 175762 
Country: Canada State: Ontario City: Markham 
Job Function: Information Technology

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