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Lilly Cloud Identity & Automation Engineer in Indianapolis, Indiana

At Lilly, we unite caring with discovery to make life better for people around the world. We are a global healthcare leader headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana. Our 35,000 employees around the world work to discover and bring life-changing medicines to those who need them, improve the understanding and management of disease, and give back to our communities through philanthropy and volunteerism. We give our best effort to our work, and we put people first. We’re looking for people who are determined to make life better for people around the world.

Organization Overview

At Lilly, we serve an extraordinary purpose. We make a difference for people around the globe by discovering, developing and delivering medicines that help them live longer, healthier, more active lives. Not only do we deliver breakthrough medications, but you also can count on us to develop creative solutions to support communities through philanthropy and volunteerism.

Your Role

The Identity and Access Management (IAM) Services team within our Information Security organization provides critical identity-based services that enable secure, appropriate and timely access to enterprise resources. These services are critical to enabling our global workforce to excel while keeping their information secure.

The Cloud Identity & Automation Engineer role will be responsible for technical leadership in the design and support of our transformation to embrace cloud-based services and technologies. This role will work as part of a team to deliver modernized hosting solutions and integrate them with more traditional services like Active Directory Domain Services. Primary focus will be to deliver modernized hosting models within Lilly’s cloud hosting providers (Azure/AWS). This role will have the opportunity to influence a range of foundational IAM services and be a thought leader in the evolution of modernization and automation..

This role must possess deep technical understanding of Cloud Service Provider technologies and capabilities.

Your Responsibilities

  • Design and deliver native cloud-based IaaS services to support traditional Identity based workloads

  • Understand technical enhancements and keep abreast of cloud hosting provider trends

  • Evaluate and lead key initiatives, including implementation of capabilities and continuous improvement opportunities for Access and Authentication services

  • Understand requirements and needs of the business through building relationships with users

  • Lead resolution of complex technical issues escalated from our Identity and Access Management team

  • Provide technical leadership for external vendor resources supporting these services

  • Develop reporting mechanisms for metrics as they relate to these services

  • Help ensure services have controlled processes and procedures for the installation, qualification or validation, and support of hardware and software that meet Lilly’s Quality Practice requirements, standards, and policies

  • Collaborate with other service areas to gain comprehensive knowledge of infrastructure and integration points (SharePoint Online/Teams, Exchange online, mobility, client, platform services, external collaboration services)

Basic Requirements

  • Bachelor of Science degree

  • 3+ years of work experience with Cloud IaaS providers (Azure and/or AWS)

  • 2+ years of work experience with Active Directory

  • Qualified candidates must be legally authorized to be employed in the United States. Lilly does not anticipate providing sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H-1B or TN status) for this employment position

Additional Skills/Preferences

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with ability to provide clear direction in a complex and ambiguous environment

  • Deep understanding of cloud computing technologies, business drivers, and emerging computing trends

  • Knowledge of information technology (IT) security principles and methods (e.g., firewalls, demilitarized zones, encryption)

  • Knowledge of network security architecture concepts including topology, protocols, components, and principles (e.g., application of defense-in-depth)

  • Working knowledge of PowerShell, Python, ARM templates, Git, JSON

  • Strong teamwork, self-management, problem-solving, and multi-tasking abilities

  • Ability to design capabilities to find solutions to less common and more complex system problems

  • Skill in developing or recommending analytic approaches or solutions to problems and situations for which information is incomplete or for which no precedent exists

  • Ability to accurately define incidents, problems, and events in the trouble ticketing system

  • Ability to develop, update, and/or maintain standard operating procedures (SOPs)

  • Skill using Agile Methodology/Framework to design and deliver capabilities

  • CISSP-ISSAP/ISSEP, CEH, CCSP, CCNP certifications

  • AWS and/or Azure cloud certifications desirable

Additional Information

  • Travel: 0-10%

  • Able to work a flexible schedule in order to collaborate with global business area partners and coordinate with co-workers and operational staff in the U.S. and Asia Pacific region

Eli Lilly and Company, Lilly USA, LLC and our wholly owned subsidiaries (collectively “Lilly”) are committed to help individuals with disabilities to participate in the workforce and ensure equal opportunity to compete for jobs. If you require an accommodation to submit a resume for positions at Lilly, please email Lilly Human Resources ( ) for further assistance. Please note This email address is intended for use only to request an accommodation as part of the application process. Any other correspondence will not receive a response.

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As a condition of employment with Eli Lilly and Company and its subsidiaries in the United States and Puerto Rico, you must be fully COVID-19 vaccinated and provide proof of vaccination satisfactory to the company (subject to applicable law).