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Identity and Access Management (IAM) Architect
Ref No.: 18-00154
Location: NYC, New York
Position Type:Contract
Start Date: 11/19/2018
Identity and Access Management (IAM) Architect

This position is for an Architect who specializes in Identity and Access Management (IAM) technologies. Must be able to meet demands of working across multiple work streams, communicate effectively with senior technology leaders and business partners. Organized evidence of compliance and producing documentation will also be key to this role. Tight coordination with the infrastructure technology organization will also be required.

Key Responsibilities:
· Define, document, and publicize strategic roadmap for various IAM technology stacks
· Influence stakeholders to ensure alignment & effective prioritization of product roadmaps in relation to IAM strategy
· Continuously follow and evaluate IAM technology landscape (market/best practice) for gap/opportunity development
· Bridge the gap between various development teams designing solutions and business partners to fully understand their requirements
· Define enterprise wide standards and policies in respect to emerging technologies and provide the control framework to ensure adherence

Required Job Skills:
· Strong understanding of existing (LDAP, SAML, WS-*, Kerberos) and emerging (OAuth, OpenID Connect, SCIM) industry protocols which shape the authentication and identity landscape
· Experience with strong authentication technologies and related concepts (Multi-Factor Authentication, Adaptive/Contextual Authentication, Risk-Based Authentication)
· Experience with directory server technology and concepts.
· Prior experience doing product evaluations and documenting requirements for emerging technologies
· Understanding of API design concepts and modern application interaction patterns
· Knowledge across the technology stack such as web protocols, multiple operating systems, hypervisors and distributed systems architecture.
· Proficient in both Windows and Midrange platforms
· Familiarity with deployments and integrations patterns in regards to IAM solutions within the cloud (Azure or AWS)
· Experience deploying large-scale, global projects and programs
· Familiarity with IT security and risk management practices
· Desired Job Skills:
· 5+ years working in Information Technology
· 3+ years working in Identity & Access Management
· 3+ years of experience with attribute and role based access controls
· Understanding of financial services regulatory and legal environment

Education/Certification:
· CISSP Certification desired
· Bachelor's degree in Information Technology or related field