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Director of Identity and Access Management - Authentication & Administration

Posted about 2 months ago

Fortune500 organization seeking a Director of IAM - Authentication and Authorization for their global team in the midst of building IAM centralized space!!  This is a great opportunity with a lot of work ahead but will be very rewarding!  The IAM Authentication & Authorization (AuthN/Z) Capability Owner is a senior level IAM leadership position reporting to the senior director of IAM Technical Services.  This role is responsible for running the overall capability that encompasses the AuthN/Z business facing service.  This role must have a strong understanding or the underlying controls and business processes that comprise the major functions of; 

  • AuthN/Z Automation tools
  • Provisioning / Deprovisioning User objects and access
  • AuthN/Z Protocols and Standards (i.e, Kerberos, LDAP, OAuth, FIDO, SAML, Federation, etc) 
  • MIgration techniques

The AuthN/Z Capability Owner is directly responsible for aligning the AuthN/Z platform to the broader enterprise IAM vision and strategy, developing and executing AuthN/Z roadmaps against that strategy, identifying and evaluating tools , utilities processes and components that comprise the AuthN/Z ecosystem.

The ideal candidate is a critical thinker with a keen interest in improving the IAM internal control environment. They are highly organized and able to manage multiple work streams simultaneously, meet committed delivery dates and possess excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.  The candidate must have a track record of involvement with IAM programs and AuthN/Z functions at a senior level. 

What Part Will You Play?

  • Delivers roadmaps and strategies that accelerate enterprise adoption of modern authentication Standards. 

  • Identifies and designs automation that reduce barriers and Cost to enterprise for AuthN/Z efforts

  • A key contributor to the IAM standards and actively participates in the annual review and update of IAM controls. 

  • Provides Subject Matter expertise to business units who are managing their own control environment

  • Acts as the primary interface to AuthN/Z Technical Delivery Teams, Technical Operations , IAM Controls Team and internal Business teams

  • Drives continuous improvement of authentication and authorization practices and overall service.

  • Primary point of contact for AuthN/Z vendors

  • Responsible for ensuring overall health of AuthN/Z service

    Excellent opportunity in the Alpharetta, GA or Plano, TX area.  Fantastic benefits, competitive pay with bonus potential, robust PTO, work from home options & much more!  Please send your detailed IAM resume & LinkedIn profile to begin a discussion about this opportunity.