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Engineering Manager, Identity and Access Management

Engineering Security, Safety, Security & Insurance in Palo Alto, CA

At Uber, we ignite opportunity by setting the world in motion. We take on big problems to help drivers, riders, delivery partners, and eaters get moving in more than 600 cities around the world.


We welcome people from all backgrounds who seek the opportunity to help build a future where everyone and everything can move independently. If you have the curiosity, passion, and collaborative spirit, work with us, and let’s move the world forward, together.

About the Role

We are seeking a talented Security Engineering Manager to join our team in San Francisco or Palo Alto. This innovator will guide our Identity and Access Management team in building and managing solutions like: permissions policy distribution, centralized security policy management, and employee SSO.

What You’ll Do

  • Drive a talented team to build, maintain, manage and monitor Uber’s core authorization services.
  • Develop a unified roadmap, set team vision, and measure the most important technical and business indicators.
  • Help talented engineers develop toward their goals and sculpt a team culture of feedback and transparency.


Who You Are

You immerse yourself in all aspects of security. You are a subject matter expert, who brings organization to everything you do and are excited about bringing the world's best minds together to solve crazy hard problems.


What You’ll Need

Ability to:

  • Set roadmaps and hit targets in a high pace environment
  • Ensure security aligns to business needs without impeding development
  • Effectively drive a team to develop innovative solutions
  • Communicate effectively to achieve alignment both within and without the immediate team
  • Distill complex security problems and drive toward creative solutions
  • Organize large problem areas and build critical relationships across organizational boundarie

Hands-on experience:

  • Building with and securing microservice architectures
  • Executing on SOA principles
  • Leading with a customer first mentality
  • Creating, rolling out, and maintaining granular authorization systems for people, machines, and workloads.
  • Building security policy management systems at scale.
  • Working with authorization industry standards like OPA, Active Directory, Apache KNOX, Kerberos
  • Building infrastructure that can maintain thousands of QPS with exceptionally low latency in a geographically dispersed environment.
  • Rolling out, and/or building, single-sign on systems.
  • Developing access policies that seamlessly apply to the data and tools layer.
  • Developing software in the security space for large companies.

Bonus Points

  • Familiarity with PCI, SOC2, SOX, and ISO standards
  • Agile/SCRUM experience
  • CISSP Certification
  • Entrepreneurship or intrapreneurship experience


About The Team

Uber's Security team works to ensure the security of all private, personal and payment information for our full set of users - riders, drivers and partners. Our ultimate goal is to ensure that every single experience with Uber is simple, secure, and safe.


See our Candidate Privacy Statement

At Uber we don’t just accept difference—we celebrate it, we support it, and we thrive on it for the benefit of our employees, our products and our community. Uber is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status.