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National Grid Lead SailPoint Engineer in Waltham, Massachusetts

About us

National Grid is hiring a Lead SailPoint Engineer for our Security Group in Waltham, MA.

Every day we deliver safe and secure energy to homes, communities, and businesses. We are there when people need us the most. We connect people to the energy they need for the lives they live. The pace of change in society and our industry is accelerating and our expertise and track record puts us in an unparalleled position to shape the sustainable future of our industry.

To be successful we must anticipate the needs of our customers, reducing the cost of energy delivery today and pioneering the flexible energy systems of tomorrow. This requires us to deliver on our promises and always look for new opportunities to grow, both ourselves and our business.

Job Purpose

National Grid is seeking an innovative, and experienced Site Reliability Engineer (SRE) to join the Security IAM SailPoint Engineering team. The SREs are the primary technical resource for the complex and diverse IAM platforms and systems.The successful candidate(s) will possess deep technical knowledge on a number of SailPoint security technologies and have a solid understanding of information security and SailPoint/Privileged Access technology implementations in an automated, measurable and repeatable manner.

Key Accountabilities
  • Multitask and switch gears to meet changing priorities and tasks to accomplish goals/objectives.

  • Work in a distributed team environment where team members are spread across numerous locations and often communicate virtually to support clients IAM/IGA applications.

  • Identify and evaluate complex business and technology risks, internal controls which mitigate risks, and related opportunities for internal control improvement.

  • Evaluate and support complex IGA technology risks, internal controls which mitigate risks, and related opportunities for internal control improvement.

  • Responsible to install, integrate and maintain one or more Privilege Access Management products such as SailPoint.

  • Communicate the IGA aspects of both the production support and maintenance at the technical and functional level to maintain or resolve a technical situation.

  • Facilitate use of technology-based tools or methodologies to review, design and/or implement products and services.

  • Provide leadership and guidance to less experienced engineers in the IAM security organization.

  • Act as Subject Matter Expert highly skilled on the implementation of IAM SailPoint technologies.

Supervisory/Interpersonal- Experience Required
  • Expertise consulting with stakeholders to define needs, develop requirements and analyze findings to advise and recommend solutions.

  • Excellent communication, written, and presentation skills with the ability to present to a variety of external audiences, including senior executives

  • Must be able to work independently as well as work as part of a fast-moving team

  • Ability to meet deadlines, time constraints and periodic requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree with concentration in engineering/computer science or minimum 5 years’ successful experience in similar role.


  • Integrating SailPoint IGA solution to other security solutions such as Enterprise SIEM, AD, email gateway, ticketing solution etc.

  • Integrating SailPoint IGA solution with MFA solutions

  • Managing and updating IGA runbooks and process documentation

  • Creating technical change requests (CRs) to support changes and upgrades to SailPoint PAS solution.

  • Deploying and upgrading SailPoint PAS components.

  • Working experience and knowledge of operating systems (e.g.: Windows, UNIX/Linux) and databases

  • Knowledge in various scripting and programming languages (Java, Perl, Python, PowerShell etc.) a plus

  • Experience designing secure networks, systems and resilient application architectures

  • Professional experience in a system administration role supporting multiple platforms and applications

  • Understanding of entire technology stack of networks, databases, applications and endpoints

  • Experience planning, researching and developing security policies, standards and procedures is a plus.

  • Microsoft Azure knowledge highly desirable.

More Information

This position has a career path which provides for advancement opportunities within and across bands as you develop and evolve in the position; gaining experience, expertise and acquiring and applying technical skills. Internal candidates will be assessed and provided offers against the minimum qualifications of this role and their individual experience.

National Grid is an equal opportunity employer that values a broad diversity of talent, knowledge, experience and expertise. We foster a culture of inclusion that drives employee engagement to deliver superior performance to the communities we serve. National Grid is proud to be an affirmative action employer. We encourage minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans to join the National Grid team.