Senior Identity and Access Management Technician

11 June, 2024


Position Summary

Job CategoryVacancy
Vacancy Notice NumberSTDA/24/MUL/1
Position TitleSenior Identity and Access Management Technician
Position Type6 months
Number of Positions1
Date of Issue11/06/2024
Date of Closing23/06/2024
Annual Salary EstimationEUR 54,943 (net, single rate)
Duty StationValencia, Spain
Organizational Location/UnitCloud Operations and Platform Service Unit (OPDA)

Position Description

The UNICC workforce consists of many diverse nationalities, cultures, languages, and opinions. UNICC seeks to sustain and strengthen this diversity by ensuring equal opportunity and an inclusive working environment for its entire workforce. Applications are encouraged from all qualified candidates without distinction on grounds of race, ethnicity, sex, national origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation and gender identity.

UNICC encourages Short-Term Developmental Assignments (STDAs) to give Staff opportunities to enhance their skills and gain diverse experiences by broadening exposure to different work environments.

The incumbent will work under the direct supervision and guidance of the Head, Cloud and Platform Service Unit (OPDA) within the Operations Division (OP). The incumbent could be requested to do any other tasks of similar level in related fields. Under supervision and in collaboration with the Head, Cloud and Platform Service Unit, the incumbent will perform the following duties:

  • Coordinate and guide the daily work of Identity and access management team members, including setting up of daily work plans, monitoring progress, providing regular feedback, technical guidance and support; nurture a motivating work environment
  • Provide expert support to the design, build, implementation, and delivery of scalable identity solutions
  • Review and monitor technical requirements and business functional requirements to propose new identity solutions
  • Under appropriate guidance, manage and upgrade Cloud IAM technologies
  • Support the development and implementation of governance plans, security and compliance controls
  • Collaborate closely with peers within the organisation, particularly with the Azure & M365 Services Unit, the Cloud Operations team, and the Cyber Security Section to provide Cloud IAM services to UNICC Clients
  • Resolve IAM and cross functional technical issues in a timely manner and govern the identity and access lifecycle
  • Implement, promote and adhere to relevant identity and governance standards and policies
  • In collaboration with relevant team members, propose solutions to meet internal and external customers’ needs
  • Communicate trends to management and under appropriate guidance drive product improvements in the field of Cloud Identity
  • Support the evolution of the Cloud Identity services, including in the design and implementation of new service features and propose optimization opportunities
  • Prepare technical documentation and related procedures and operations
  • Keep abreast of IDAM good practices, new trends and services technologies and evaluate these for possible adoption or incorporation


  • Provide other ad hoc support either within the team or in other teams as required – this includes the participation in special projects or support to service delivery for short period of time on a part-time or full time basis upon request from the senior management
  • The incumbent may be requested to provide support during weekends, holidays or outside working hours as well as to serve as a “stand-by” officer on a rotation basis

Recruitment Profile

Experience and Skills required:


  • A minimum of ten (10) years of relevant IT experience. A completed university degree from an accredited institution will be counted towards minimum work experience requirements
  • Solid understanding of Identity and Access Management (IAM) best practices and related security concepts
  • Expert knowledge of multi-factor authentication, PKI, SAML, OAuth, SSO technologies
  • Proven experience in Microsoft Active Directory, Federation Services, Azure AD, Azure AD Connect and Sync, Multi-Factor Authentication, SSO integration
  • Experience in managing the Microsoft Azure AD environment including claims-based authentication, conditional access, Azure AD Connect, Password management
  • Strong skills for PowerShell Scripts and C# to enable automation in the Microsoft environment
  • Strong troubleshooting skills


  • Knowledge of other identity solutions (AWS IAM, GCP IAM, OKTA orsimilar)
  • Strong understanding of Microsoft Azure service structure and core features
  • Understanding of M365
  • Understanding of and ability to interact with third party tools



  • Graduation from secondary school supplemented by training in IT


  • Microsoft related certification(s)
  • IDAM related certification(s)
  • ITIL certification

Languages skills:

  • English: Expert knowledge is required

Other Information

Benefits for the staff:

  • Job enhancement and enrichment
  • Facilitation of a change of mindset in viewing geographical and functional mobility as an opportunity for growth and development
  • Learning and skills enhancement
  • Opening of potential future professional and career development opportunities


In order to be eligible, staff members should:

  • Be already working at G6 and above
  • Have served in their current fixed-term position for at least two years
  • Hold a continuing or fixed-term appointment which is expected to continue for at least six months after completion of the short-term developmental assignment
  • Have received an overall rating of at least “satisfactory performance” in their last PMDS
  • Obtain their Supervisor’s approval

Selection process:

  • The HR focal point of the receiving office will carry out an initial review of the applications for eligibility
  • The applications will then be reviewed by the supervisor of the receiving office who will make a final selection. In reviewing applications, due consideration will be given to staff’s proven commitment to learning and development, their performance record, as well as to the relevance of the staff exchange for the staff member’s personal and professional development

Closing date for applications:

Applications will be accepted until midnight (Geneva Time) on 23 June 2024.

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