IT Platform Engineer - CIAM

Midvale, Utah
Apr 01, 2024
Apr 02, 2025

Zions Bancorporation's Enterprise Technology and Operations (ETO) team is transforming what it means to work for a financial institution. With a commitment to technology and innovation, we have been providing our community, clients and colleagues the best experience possible for over 150 years. Help us transform our workforce of the future, today.


We are seeking an experienced IT Platform Engineer to join our CIAM (Customer Identity and Access Management) platform team. The IT Platform Engineer (CIAM) should have an established expertise in identity and access management, authentication and authorization for secure system access across the banking organization. 


The Engineering and Core Services organization is at the heart of innovation at Zions Bancorporation. We continually modernize on many of Zions' key banking applications and its banking core. In addition to application development, we manage the key platforms, services, and processes which enable modernized engineering and IT operations and delivery through DevOps and lean principles. Ensuring scalable, quality, innovative solutions for our teams and our customers is integral to what we do.  Come join us in transforming engineering and banking software!


The ideal IT Platform Engineer for this position will:

  • Be responsible for business and technology analysis of division needs, mapping those needs to engineering and development efforts
  • Provide technical and operational support for specialized applications and systems and apply analytical tools and software application experience to enhance quality, productivity and overall effectiveness of users' applications. 
  • Work closely with the CIAM Solutions Architect and CIAM development and support staff, as a major contributor to the success of the system. 
  • Assist in developing user documentation and departmental policies and procedures that impact the use of applications systems and utilize leadership skills as a member of the Agile team.
  • Configure the infrastructure and environments for development, test, staging, production, and DR.
  • Perform testing for production loads.
  • Automate and set up build pipelines and deployments.
  • Work On-Call Rotation and After-Hours work that is required to support responsibilities.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


Qualifications and Experience:

  • Experience with IAM technologies, preferably ForgeRock stack including Access Management (AM), Directory Services (DS), Identity Lifecycle (IDM), Identity Gateway (IG).
  • Solid grasp of CIAM capabilities, MFA, Identity lifecycle, Roles Management, Entitlements, Identity Governance, DevOps.
    • Experience with Containers is a plus.
  • Very comfortable with working in Linux environment and scripting. Knowledge of DevOps, relational databases, programming languages. 
    • Familiarity with Java, SQL, JavaScript, git, Azure DevOps and XLRelease / XLDeploy preferred.
  • Requires strong analytical, organizational and problem-solving skills.
  • Proven presentation and communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Requires solid interpersonal skills with the ability to work with both management and staff employees.
  • Attention to detail, understanding of mission-critical production support requirements, able to meet deadlines.
  • Working knowledge of various software programs, including word processing, spreadsheets, etc.
  • Ability to elicit, gather and analyze user and business requirements.
  • Ability to function in a consultative role.
  • Bachelors degree in Computer Science, Information Security, Data Science or related field, and a minimum of 4 years' experience administering and developing customization of platforms, or other directly related experience required.
  • Ability to learn quickly and adapt to changing requirements and circumstances.


A combination of education and experience may meet qualifications.


Location: This position has a hybrid work from home schedule with a minimum of three per week in the office at the Zions Technology Center in Midvale, UT. 


The Zions Technology Center is a 400,000-square-foot technology campus in Midvale, Utah. Located on the former Sharon Steel Mill superfund site, the sustainably built campus will be the company's primary technology and operations center.  This modern and environmentally friendly technology center will enable Zions to continue to compete for the best technology talent in the state while providing team members with an exceptional work environment with features such as: 


·       Electric vehicle charging stations and close proximity to Historic Gardner Village UTA TRAX station. 

·       At least 75% of the building is powered by on-site renewable solar energy. 

·       Access to outdoor recreation, parks, trails, shareable bikes and locker rooms. 

·       Large modern cafe with a healthy and diverse menu. 

·       Healthy indoor environment with ample natural light and fresh air. 

·       LEED-certified sustainable building that features include the use of low VOC-emitting construction materials. 


Apply now if you have a passion for impactful outcomes, enjoy working collaboratively with co-workers, and want to make a difference for the clients and communities we serve. 



·       Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance - START DAY ONE!

·       Life and Disability Insurance, Paid Parent Leave and Adoption Assistance

·       Health Saving (HSA), Flexible Spending (FSA) and dependent care accounts

·       Paid Training, Paid Time Off (PTO) and 11 Paid Federal Holidays

·       401(k) plan with company match, Profit Sharing, competitive compensation in line with work experience

·       Mental health benefits including coaching and therapy sessions

·       Tuition Reimbursement for qualifying employees

·       Employee Ambassador preferred banking products

·       Employees may, at the company's discretion, be eligible to receive a cash bonus award.


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