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Identity & Access Management Consultant

A successful candidate will have the opportunity to drive the delivery of provisioning and governance capabilities. You will have responsibility for plans and execution of the design, development, implementation, integration, and support of IAM systems and services in a complex environment, ensuring system security throughout the organization. This includes administration of our provisioning, multi-factor authentication (MFA), Single Sign-On (SSO), access management, and all identity management. You will also have direct influence into the build of our IAM roadmaps.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Understands industry best practices for access administration activities (i.e. provisioning, de-provisioning, access reviews, automation, etc.), authorization and authentication protocols and access governance
  • Writes and reviews scripts, templates, interfaces and utility applications to continuously improve functionality
  • Writes and reviews test plans for new and existing operating environments
  • Review tool capabilities and determine optimization plan to leverage investment
  • Recommend and drive the enhancement process for the Identity Access Management (IAM) program to meet business needs
  • Drive program design review working directly with customers and business owners on the integration requirements including provisioning, de-provisioning and user lifecycle into the IAM platform
  • Maintain and assess operational requirements and service issues for improvement opportunities
  • Develop enterprise wide standards for identity and access management to meet business needs
  • Consult with business units when implementing access levels for new systems to ensure quality and accuracy
  • Create and maintain architecture for IAM systems to meet business requirements
  • Establishes/refines procedures and business processes to detect errors and inconsistencies in privileges
  • Monitors logs and network access control systems to detect attempts at unauthorized use
  • Develops or supports the development of automated mechanisms that analyze the security violations found in access control logs to discover patterns and evidence of problems

Required Technical and Professional Expertise:

  • Bachelor of Science degree or equivalent work experience
  • 5+ years of Support and Delivery of Enterprise Identity Management Systems Including (but not limited to): SAML, OAuth, LDAP, ADFS, Okta, Thycotic, SailPoint (IdentityNow, IIQ), BeyondTrust, etc
  • Experience with User Life-cycle Management, Role and provisioning policy Management, Multi-Factor Authentication
  • Significant engineering/technical/administration experience with the integration, administration, support, and architecture of IAM/IDM systems and capabilities, including:
  • Experience in access role development and maintenance and defining application level roles/groups and permissions to ensure secure authentication and authorization mechanisms are aligned with policies, standards and as appropriate, best practices
  • Experience with Cloud user administration functions of a wide variety of multi-user services applications including Salesforce, Google Cloud Platform, Box, Office 365, etc.
  • Advanced skills in evaluating risk and communicating it in a fact-based manner
  • Advanced conceptual, organizational, analytical and problem solving skills

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