Sr. IT Systems Engineer, Identity

As a member of Business Technology (BizTech) at Slack, you will be part of a team of engineers who specialize in delivering reliable infrastructure and SaaS services to our users. Slack is a global company, and these services are critical to ensuring our employees have delightful technology experiences. We also partner with the Slack Product team internally to help make the platform better through feedback and insight from an IT perspective. 

The BizTech Engineering team is seeking an engineer with an accomplished background in the implementation, administration, and automation of identity services for our end users internally. This role will partner with every team in the company to design, implement, and support our identity experience, with a focus on quality and craftsmanship. 


  • Development of the technology roadmap for our corporate identity systems across Slack, in collaboration with multiple teams.
  • Identify and implement any new technology or upgrades necessary to provide our users with an amazing identity experience. 
  • Design and implement the necessary RBAC model for our corporate identities.
  • Design and implement, in conjunction with other teams, any auditing workflows that are necessary for access groups. 
  • Define the workflows needed to efficiently and securely onboard and offboard users at Slack. 
  • Developing automation workflows and integrations for repetitive or manual tasks via tools or scripting.
  • Working closely with cross-functional stakeholders on IT-related initiatives and projects.
  • Collaborating with peers to write, review, and provide feedback on a technical specification.
  • Providing technical oversight and mentorship to more junior team members.


  • 8+ years of experience designing, implementing, and support identity systems in a corporate environment
  • 4+ years of experience with Single Sign On (SSO) tools
  • Specific experience with Okta, optional experience with Sailpoint or other IGA tools
  • Experience in an ITGC/SOX-regulated environment
  • Experience working with Workday integrations
  • Familiar with SAML, SCIM, OpenID Connect, APIs, OAuth, MFA, Kerberos/NTLM, LDAP
  • B.S. in computer science or similar field or equivalent experience.
  • You have the ability to gracefully react to high-priority requirements with little or no notice, providing clear documentation and follow-through.
  • You have the ability to balance contending priorities and work alone or within a team equally well.
  • You have excellent reliability, dependability, and integrity.
  • You have solid attention to detail and accuracy.
  • You have great people and communication skills and are driven to solve people's problems.

Minimum annual salary of $121,800. This base pay is for illustrative purposes only. This position is eligible for additional compensation and benefits including: incentive compensation; health benefits; flexible spending account; retirement benefits; life insurance; commuter benefits; paid time off (including PTO, emergency time off, paid sick leave, medical leave, volunteer time off, civic duty leave, bereavement leave, floating holidays and paid holidays); parental leave and benefits; mobile phone and internet allowance; perks stipend; and other employee perks and benefits.The actual offer, reflecting the total compensation package and benefits, will be at the company’s sole discretion, and determined by a myriad of factors including, but not limited to, years of experience, depth of experience, and other relevant business considerations. The company also reserves the right to amend or modify employee perks and benefits at any time.

Slack is registered as an employer in many, but not all, states. If you are not located in or able to work from a state where Slack is registered, you will not be eligible for employment. 

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