IAM DevOps Engineer



Job Description

About Rivian

Rivian is on a mission to keep the world adventurous forever. This goes for the emissions-free Electric Adventure Vehicles we build, and the curious, courageous souls we seek to attract. 


As a company, we constantly challenge what’s possible, never simply accepting what has always been done. We reframe old problems, seek new solutions and operate comfortably in areas that are unknown. Our backgrounds are diverse, but our team shares a love of the outdoors and a desire to protect it for future generations. 

Role Summary

As a Identity and Access Management (IAM) DevOps Engineer, you will be responsible for designing, implementing, and managing SailPoint Identity Now solutions. You will play a crucial role in ensuring secure and efficient identity and access management within the organization.


  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to design, implement, and maintain IAM solutions, with a specific focus on identity management, access control, and authentication.
  • Build, maintain, and optimize IAM infrastructure, leveraging automation for deployment, scaling, and monitoring to ensure high availability and performance.
  • Implement and enforce IAM security controls, conducting security analysis to identify vulnerabilities and potential threats.
  • Develop and maintain IAM automation tools, scripts, and workflows to streamline user provisioning, role management, and access control processes.
  • Manage the reliability and availability of IAM services, actively identifying and addressing performance bottlenecks, system failures, and security vulnerabilities.
  • Implement Service Level Objectives (SLOs) and Service Level Indicators (SLIs) to measure and maintain IAM service reliability.
  • Monitor IAM systems, conduct security audits, and respond to incidents efficiently to maintain high service availability and security.
  • Work closely with security teams to ensure IAM security policies, role-based access control (RBAC), and access policies are effectively enforced.
  • Collaborate with the DevOps team to integrate IAM services with other systems, applications, and cloud platforms.
  • Participate in disaster recovery planning and testing for IAM systems, ensuring business continuity in case of system failures.
  • Continuously improve and automate IAM processes, adhering to the principles of DevOps for faster and more reliable delivery.
  • Stay updated on the latest IAM trends, threats, and technologies, proactively improving the IAM systems and security practices.


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field (or equivalent work experience).
  • Proven experience in IAM, with a strong focus on DevOps, automation, and Site Reliability Engineering (SRE).
  • Proficiency in automation and scripting, with experience in tools such as Ansible, Terraform, or similar.
  • Strong understanding of IAM principles and practices, including access management, identity governance, and RBAC.
  • Knowledge of security analysis techniques, vulnerability assessment, and threat identification.
  • Experience with IAM security controls, compliance requirements, and best practices.
  • Familiarity with cloud platforms - AWS and their IAM features.
  • Strong problem-solving skills and the ability to work effectively in cross-functional teams.
  • Excellent communication skills for explaining complex technical concepts and collaborating with various teams.
  • Relevant certifications in IAM, DevOps, or security (e.g., CISSP, CISM, AWS Certified Security) are a plus.

Equal Opportunity

Rivian is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable federal, state, and local fair employment practices laws. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information or characteristics, physical or mental disability, marital/domestic partner status, age, military/veteran status, medical condition, or any other characteristic protected by law.


Rivian is committed to ensuring that our hiring process is accessible for persons with disabilities. If you have a disability or limitation, such as those covered by the Americans with Disabilities Act, that requires accommodations to assist you in the search and application process, please email us at candidateaccommodations@rivian.com.

Candidate Data Privacy

Rivian may collect, use and disclose your personal information or personal data (within the meaning of the applicable data protection laws) when you apply for employment and/or participate in our recruitment processes (“Candidate Personal Data”). This data includes contact, demographic, communications, educational, professional, employment, social media/website, network/device, recruiting system usage/interaction, security and preference information. Rivian may use your Candidate Personal Data for the purposes of (i) tracking interactions with our recruiting system; (ii) carrying out, analyzing and improving our application and recruitment process, including assessing you and your application and conducting employment, background and reference checks; (iii) establishing an employment relationship or entering into an employment contract with you; (iv) complying with our legal, regulatory and corporate governance obligations; (v) recordkeeping; (vi) ensuring network and information security and preventing fraud; and (vii) as otherwise required or permitted by applicable law. 


Rivian may share your Candidate Personal Data with (i) internal personnel who have a need to know such information in order to perform their duties, including individuals on our People Team, Finance, Legal, and the team(s) with the position(s) for which you are applying; (ii) Rivian affiliates; and (iii) Rivian’s service providers, including providers of background checks, staffing services, and cloud services. 


Rivian may transfer or store internationally your Candidate Personal Data, including to or in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, and the European Union and in the cloud, and this data may be subject to the laws and accessible to the courts, law enforcement and national security authorities of such jurisdictions.  


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