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IAM Specialist

Canadian Pacific (CP) and Kansas City Southern (KCS) are now CPKC. As the only truly North American railway, we are making big moves! Drawing on our strong foundations and heritage, CPKC moves essential goods across our 20,000-mile network to support economic growth throughout Canada, the U.S. and Mexico. Be a part of history as we connect a continent and create exciting career opportunities across our new transnational network. Visit to learn about the CPKC advantage, our purpose and culture.



Canadian Pacific Kansas City’s Cybersecurity team is seeking a passionate security professional to help us design, implement and manage our Identity and Access Management (IAM) services.



The successful candidate will perform the following activities:


  • Administer and manage the IAM systems
  • Interact with various technical and non-technical stakeholders to understand business and technical requirements involving IAM
  • Work collaboratively with other relevant IS teams to architect and implement IAM solutions that offer a superior user experience while maintaining an appropriate security posture
  • Develop, implement and maintain standards, procedures and technology related to IAM to enable risk reduction, business enablement and operational efficiencies
  • Assist projects and operational teams with IAM problem determination
  • Advise project and operational teams on good security practices
  • Prepare implementation and configuration documents for all integration points
  • Provide technical advice and assistance on general cybersecurity related matters
  • Conduct research to maintain and expand knowledge on the latest cybersecurity technologies and standards
  • Various other duties as required



  • University degree or college diploma in an IT or Engineering related field
  • 6+ years of hands-on experience in implementing or maintaining an IAM systems
  • 2+ years of experience with Web Access Management
  • 2+ years of experience with Role Based Access Control (RBAC)
  • 2+ years of working knowledge and understanding of Directories (Active Directory and Azure)
  • 2+ years of general understanding of Linux or Windows operating systems, and security and networking concepts
  • Proficiency in REST API, OAuth, OIDC, JWT, and JavaScript knowledge
  • Broad and deep understanding of IAM and associated technologies. Authentication, Authorization, roles and rules, provisioning and all other aspects of Identity are second nature
  • Hands on experience with building Java applications, web services and message oriented middleware solutions
  • Past experiences in IBM Security Verify Access (ISVA) or IBM Security Verify Governance (ISVG) systems will be considered an asset 



  • Flexible and competitive benefits package
  • Employer Funded Retirement Plan
  • Employee Share Purchase Plan
  • Performance Incentive Program
  • Annual Fitness Subsidy
  • Part-time Studies Program



As an employer with North American presence, the possibility does exist that the location of your position may be changed based on organizational requirements.


Background Investigation:

The successful candidate will need to successfully complete the following clearances:       


  • Criminal history check
  • Reference check


Management Conductor Program:

Becoming a qualified conductor or locomotive engineer is the single best way for a management employee to learn the business at CPKC. You may be required to obtain a certification or to maintain your current certification/qualification as a conductor or locomotive engineer.


CPKC is an employment equity employer committed to the principles of employment equity and inclusion. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply including women, Black, Indigenous, People of Colour (BIPOC), members of the LGBTQ+ community, and people with disabilities. Accommodations for the job application process can be provided, as appropriate, upon request. All applicant information will be managed in accordance with the federal Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA).  


  • Req ID: 101851
  • Department: Information Services
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Position Type: Non-Union
  • Location: Calgary, Alberta
  • Country: Canada
  • % of Travel:
  • # of Positions: 1
  • Job Grade: 4
  • Job Available to: Internal & External





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