The Director of Identity and Access Management (IAM) will be responsible for delivering a best-in-class identity and access management experience for Client employees and customers. The successful candidate will demonstrate a unique blend of technical, business development and management skills including the ability to think strategically, simultaneously planning and implementing projects as well as providing leadership and direction for the team they will be managing. The selected candidate will have demonstrated experience building these capabilities in at least two other organizations, preferably financial institutions, and in communicating IT concepts clearly to a variety of clients. They will be a strategic thinker and will implement organization-wide initiatives while also focusing on improving the individual customer experience.
Leads and implements execution of the IAM area and provides leadership for assigned on-shore and off-shore team members
Assist clients in understanding the benefits of centralized access and identity management services through development of a strategic vision and roadmap that is based on business needs
Operates across both technical and management leadership capacities
Remains current on industry trends in cyber risk with industry standards and regulatory requirements
Works collaboratively with information security team members and business stakeholders - Responsible for navigating and crossing organizational boundaries, networking with business and other stakeholders, in order to manage project deliverables and timeframe.
Presents and obtains buy-in for overarching identity and access management strategies from Executive Leadership
Builds solid, trust-based relationships with client stakeholders
Works collaboratively with the client to identify and solve key constraints, risks, and issues
Develops meaningful, high-quality deliverables that suit specific client needs
Communicates with clients in an organized and knowledgeable manner
Demonstrates flexibility in prioritizing and completing tasks
Conducts presentations and workshops internally on program benefits and value
Possesses demonstrated experience in creating strategies, roadmaps, and execution plans for successfully delivering these identity and access capabilities at other organizations (IAM experience preferred) and Contributing to ongoing evolution and development IAM strategies, roadmaps and plans
Strong experience in technology-based tools or methodologies to review, design and/or implement enterprise programs
Strategically bridges the IAM program with the overall business needs by driving meaningful collaboration and developing strategic financial budgets and operational plans.
Acts as a business liaison between the CSO/Senior Management and the day-to-day IAM Architect and team, effectively communicating the benefits of IAM in security, technology administration efficiency, compliance, and business agility while still managing realistic and achievable project plan timeframes.
Responsible for hiring and retaining valuable IAM employee assets.
Ensures that IAM services perform according to defined processes and comply with applicable information security requirements.
Ensures that IAM projects are accomplished in a timely manner and within budget.
Strong expertise in at least 3 of following areas:
Identity and Access Management
Authentication strategies and implementations
Multi-factor authentication solutions
Identity and access management operations
Role based access control
Development of meaningful, action driven metrics and reporting
Familiarity with federated identity and web services security concepts (e.g. SAML, Liberty ID-FF and ID-WSF, WS-Federation, OpenID and OAuth)
Strong experience with IAM tools - SailPoint IdentityIQ preferred
Security & Risk
Technology Security Controls
Experience implementing packaged or custom IAM solutions
Desired Skills / Qualifications
Leadership skills - Prior experience managing a diverse team of individuals
Outstanding business communication skills, including strong verbal communicator, strong writing abilities and experience with writing a variety of communication pieces
Ability to work under tight deadlines and be adaptable to changing assignments
Strong attention to technical detail
Ability to partner with executive leadership, consultants, stakeholders and corporate staff, with sensitivity to their needs and priorities
Experience negotiating to find mutually acceptable solutions, building consensus through give and take
Ability to prioritize and organize multiple projects
Bachelor's degree in information technology, engineering, computer science, mathematics or business administration (advanced degree is a plus)
Minimum 10+ years network engineering and/or software engineering experience
5+ years operational experience in security service delivery
CISSP, CISM, CISA or equivalent certification
Strategic Thinking - Experience developing IAM strategies, architecture and implementation plans
Critical thinking and analytical skills
Risk Management skills
Strong understanding of the overall system life cycle - must understand software development lifecycle processes
Familiarity with Audit & Risk controls
Other IAM Director responsibilities might include:
Identifies affected business users (employees and partners).
Makes final selection of IAM tools and vendor solutions.
Effectively works with marketing to create an attractive security presence for the external-facing customer website or mobile app.
Demonstrate and embed the behaviors and competencies that create a risk management mindset in the organization.
Establishes an IAM training and awareness program.
Effectively communicates and manages business process challenges.
Continually helps business application owners define roles and access models using a risk-based approach.
Vets, validates, and supports in the improvement of IAM vendor designed proposals, technologies, and services.
Oversees provisioning, de-provisioning and periodic recertification activities and processes.
Internal Number: 6287380
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