Senior Platform Engineer


Under general direction of the Director of Identify and Access Management, the IAM Platform Architect will advance the City’s centralized cybersecurity projects.

The IAM Platform Architect will take ownership and be responsible for the implementation of strategic security projects focusing on driving data protection and security compliance city-wide.  The successful incumbent will partner with stakeholders across various City departments to build on opportunities that strengthen security, deliver meaningful cybersecurity and IAM solutions to our clients, and support city-wide goals.

  •  Defines and establishes charters for strategic cybersecurity & IAM projects in collaboration with key stakeholders.
  • Works with each cybersecurity & IAM focus area/team to identify a long-term vision and high-level strategy; organizes long-term goals into prioritized projects, determines allocation of resources, and helps to ensure continuous progress.
  • Identifies ways to improve efficiency via documentation, templates, and standardized processes.
  • Serves as the glue between cybersecurity and other stakeholders; develops relationships and promotes cybersecurity awareness in the areas of system acquisition and deployment.
  • Serves as the point of escalation for the program’s project managers to help resolve any roadblocks and constraints in the process of project delivery.
  • Defines and delivers metrics to measure project success and compliance.
  • Works closely with IAM and Cybersecurity Architect team to deliver IAM and Cybersecurity solutions.
  • Participates in solution architecture design; leads security efforts assisting with the integration and initial implementation of IAM solutions
  • This role is not fully remote, but the incumbent may adopt a hybrid schedule with supervisor approval.
  • If hired, the incumbent must be a resident of California or relocate within 4 weeks.

IMPORTANT: Your application MUST include responses to the supplemental questionnaire found here: https://forms.gle/a54hihK5y3ZjcVE16

Applicants must complete the supplemental questionnaire prior to starting the online application process. The application will not be reviewed without a completed supplemental questionnaire. 


Education: Possession of an Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field from an accredited college or university OR its equivalent in terms of total course credits/units [i.e., at least sixty (60) semester or ninety (90) quarter credits/units with a minimum of twenty (20) semester or thirty (30) quarter credits/units in computer science or a closely-related field].
Experience: Five (5) years of experience in Identity and Access Management.

Substitution: Additional experience as described above may be substituted for the required degree on a year-for-year basis (up to a maximum of two (2) years). One (1) year is equivalent to thirty (30) semester units/ forty-five (45) quarter units with a minimum of 10 semester / 15 quarter units in computer science or a closely related field.

Ability to pass CJIS background check


Why Work for the Department of Technology (DT)? DT is the centralized technology services provider in the City and County of San Francisco (CCSF). We deliver technology infrastructure and services to approximately 33,000 employees! With an annual operating budget of over $140M and approximately 260 employees, DT provides a host of services that range from Public Safety radio and wiring and Network services to Enterprise Support and the Cloud.

Benefits of Working for CCSF:  In addition to challenging and rewarding work, the City provides a generous suite of benefits to its employees.

  • Job security, pension, and robust retirement options
  • Competitive pay with consistent bi-yearly or yearly increases
  • Hybrid Work with a minimum of 20% of time spent in our office in San Francisco, California for all IT related roles
  • Generous paid time off, family leave, and more!
  • Diverse work environment in a diverse city
  • Union protections and representation
  • Career development and growth — move between departments, learn on the job, or take subsidized/reimbursed classes!

PEOPLE-CENTERED SOLUTIONS — have a powerful, meaningful effect on the community each day with people at the heart of every solution!

CLOSING THE DIGITAL DIVIDE — bring the benefits of the internet to low-income and marginalized residents!

SHINE A LIGHT ON WHAT MATTERS — join an award-winning production team at SFGovTV to help residents watch legislators or learn more about what makes this City great!

DRIVE INNOVATION — deliver new, cutting-edge technology to residents and city partners to help San Francisco serve its residents!