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Identity Lifecycle Engineer


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Collegeville, PA
Other/Not Classified
Job Type
Full Time
Career Level
Experienced (Non-Manager)
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Identity Lifecycle Engineer

About the Job

The Business Technology Global Information Security (GIS) team delivers three core capabilities for Pfizer.  GIS secures Pfizer’s most important information assets through world-class controls and protections.  GIS enables Pfizer’s business by making security an enabler and not a roadblock to achieving business results.  And GIS strives to broaden the cybersecurity ownership culture across the company through targeted awareness campaigns and empowering colleagues to be risk aware. 

The Identity Lifecycle Engineer is responsible for the development and management of service technologies for the Identity Lifecycle service area. The Engineer will work with the Lead Engineer, Delivery Manager and Service Lead on enhancements, continuous improvements, and guide the work activities of developers and other technical resources. The role responsibilities include requirements gathering and definition, technical design and specification, development, testing, and implementation support. The Identity Lifecycle Engineer will develop new solutions and maintain existing technology of the world class global Identity Lifecycle services.

This position is responsible for the end-to-end technical implementation of the Identity Lifecycle solutions encompassing Pfizer’s on-boarding, off-boarding, and Access Provisioning processes. Access Provisioning is a global process framework that all Colleagues, Contingent Workers and Business Partners use to access to Pfizer systems and data.  The processes and services provided are audited regularly and are required to meet all corporate security policies.  This is an Operations role with 24x7 global service support responsibilities along with continual monitoring of the service for quality levels, and response to outages or performance issues with a sense of urgency. 


  • Maintain, enhance, document, and develop fixes for Pfizer’s Identity Lifecycle services
  • Develop and deploy solutions to ensure that Identity Lifecycle services are performing according to specifications, meet defined procedures, and comply with applicable information security policies and requirements.
  • Integrate applications and third-party products into internal services.  Support and upgrade implemented systems.
  • Partner with internal teams to define and implement solutions that improve Pfizer processes and end user experiences.
  • Collaborate with the Service Lead, Lead Engineer, Service Delivery Manager, and customers to translate business requirements into technical solutions.
  • Develop, document, and maintain service patterns used for application integrations.
  • Manage technical work activities of contingent worker resources to support enhancements and continuous improvements to services.
  • Support 24x7 management and oversight of BAU operations.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related discipline, Master’s degree preferred
  • 4+ years of software design and development using Java, Python, or C# as well as experience with SQL, including at least 1 year developing custom software for large scale Identity and Access Management solutions
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively coordinate multiple priorities in a dynamic environment
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate complex technical material to non-technical stakeholders
  • Experience managing medium to large scale, global IT deployments of enterprise Identity and Access Management solutions
  • 2+ years of experience in pharmaceutical or other regulated industry preferred
  • Advanced security certifications a plus

EEO & Employment Eligibility

Pfizer is committed to equal opportunity in the terms and conditions of employment for all employees and job applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, disability or veteran status.  Pfizer also complies with all applicable national, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment as well as work authorization and employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration and Nationality Act and IRCA.   Pfizer is an E-Verify employer.

Sunshine Act

Pfizer reports payments and other transfers of value to health care providers as required by federal and state transparency laws and implementing regulations. These laws and regulations require Pfizer to provide government agencies with information such as a health care provider’s name, address and the type of payments or other value received, generally for public disclosure.  Subject to further legal review and statutory or regulatory clarification, which Pfizer intends to pursue, reimbursement of recruiting expenses for licensed physicians may constitute a reportable transfer of value under the federal transparency law commonly known as the Sunshine Act.  Therefore, if you are a licensed physician who incurs recruiting expenses as a result of interviewing with Pfizer that we pay or reimburse, your name, address and the amount of payments made currently will be reported to the government.  If you have questions regarding this matter, please do not hesitate to contact your Talent Acquisition representative.

Other Job Details:

  • Additional Location Information: PA-Collegeville; CT-Groton; NYC

  • Eligible for Employee Referral Bonus

Pfizer is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable equal employment opportunity legislation in each jurisdiction in which it operates.


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