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Identity & Access Management (IAM) Architect

  • Location: Irving, Texas, 75039
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 22 days ago

Seeking an Identity & Access Management (IAM) Architect for a direct hire opportunity for our client in the DFW market.

Key Accountabilities: 

  • Provides advanced architecture and engineering support to automate and administrator identity and compliance requirements into all enterprise information systems.
  • Drives planning and execution of identity management roadmaps and technology enhancements.
  • Creates and maintains standards surrounding documentation related to identity processes, procedure and infrastructure. 
  • Assesses current applications and architecture to ensure current implementations align with industry guidelines, best practices and management approved standards. 
  • Architects plans for implementing management’s directives in most secure manners with least disruption. 
  • Assists various IT departments with design, implementation and troubleshooting of security technologies. 
  • Provide security guidance and requirements to technology teams when no solution is currently available 
Education, Experience, & Skill Requirements:
  • Experience gained through college degree programs and/or certifications in the listed disciplines, information systems, computer science, system analysis with an emphasis in information technology or equivalent experience
  • 4 years of dedicated identity administration and governance experience.
  • 4 years of information technology administration experience or equivalent combination of work and educational experiences.
  • 1 -3 years Designing and implementing identity solutions.
  • Intermediate to advanced knowledge of identity technologies and concepts.
  • Intermediate to advanced knowledge of Active Directory, Single-Sign On (SSO), and Federated Identities.
  • Proven knowledge of security (CISSP, CISA, CISM, GPEN, GWAPT, GCIH, other GIAC certifications, OSCP, CEH, Check Point, PCNSE, etc.)
  • Proven knowledge of identity frameworks and the deployment of various identity models within an enterprise setting.
Key Metrics:
  • Enhances security team accomplishments and competence by planning delivery of solutions; answering technical and procedural questions for less experienced team members; teaching improved processes; mentoring team members.
  • Plans security systems by evaluating identity technologies; developing requirements for identity governance, automated administration, designs public key infrastructures (PKIs), including use of certification authorities (CAs) and digital signatures as well as hardware and software; adhering to industry standards.
  • Prepares system security reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing data and trends.
  • Enhances department and organization reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.