IAM Architect in Austin, TX at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 9/15/2019

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Job #:  932644

IAM Architect 
Location: Austin, TX
Perm hire
Salary Conversion: $120-140k base with 10% bonus potential 
Looking for a talented individual that can provide design and drive implementation of Identity and Access Management (IAM) based infrastructure architectures and services. This is a Technical role on a Team with equally dedicated and passionate Engineers supporting their IAM services. 
  • Designs IAM architecture and strategies to securely manage the identity lifecycle including user authentication and authorization for on premise solutions and the cloud.
  • Provide configuration and deployment oversight for identity solutions.
  • Evaluates IAM integration requirements for business solutions and standards ensuring adherence to IAM standards and information security policies. 
  • Lead security projects from initial conception through design, testing and implementation.
  • Provide IAM subject matter expertise for business and technical project teams ensuring the recommended solution and architecture meets requirements.
  • Design solutions to ensure Payment Card Industry (PCI-DSS) and Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) compliance
  • Evaluate vendor solutions to ensure they meet technology and cloud standards, as well as all applicable architecture considerations.
  • Coaching and serving as a technical escalation resource to team members on all IAM related technical issues.
  • Create and maintain as-is and to-be architecture artifacts.
  • Understanding of Cloud solution best practices and integration techniques.
  • Knowledge and ability to teach/mentor engineers and provide regular knowledge transfer to team members.
  • Implement best practices for identity governance and administration i.e. provisioning, de-provisioning, privileged access management, access reviews etc.
  • Research and follow industry trends around IAM and provide recommendations that influence our strategic plans.
  • Maintain technical expertise and relationships with Microsoft and other key IAM solution providers.
  • Partner with other Infrastructure Team Members to learn, develop and enhance the skills needed to support software-based Infrastructure. 
  • Be self-directed, provide detailed estimates and work breakdown of typical activities leveraging an agile framework.
  • Take part in an after-hours on-call support rotation and implement solutions, patching and deployment activities after hours as needed.
  • Keep current through contacts with professional societies, and technical publications.
  • Maintain awareness of applicable new technologies, processes, and competitive trends.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with partner companies. 
  • Establish and maintain effective relationships with Internal Infrastructure, Application and Business partners in order to understand needs, use, and systems to facilitate effective technology implementations.

  • 5+ years designing and managing Active Directory and Identity Governance and Administration (IGA) solutions
  • Experience leading large security access system upgrades/projects.
  • Advanced understanding of IAM solutions and related technologies including Azure AD, FIM/MIM, Kerberos, LDAP, claims, group and role mapping, PKI, PIM, DNS, DHCP and GPO implementations.
  • Proven expertise designing and implementing solutions leveraging OAuth, OpenID Connect, SAML, WS Fed, and MFA.
  • B.S. Degree in Computer Science or related IT work experience in a global information technology environment.
  • MSCE and CISSP (preferred)

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