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EY IAM Security Architect, Identity Life Cycle Management in Rochester, New York

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The opportunity

The Identity & Access Management (IAM) Identity Lifecycle Management (ILM) Architect reports to the Domain Architect Lead for IAM Architecture in a hands-on role focused on the security architecture in the identity lifecycle management and provisioning space. The architect works directly with Lead Development, Engineering and Operational resources through collaboration and mentoring to shape the IAM capabilities for the firm.

Your key responsibilities

The Identity and Access Management (IAM) ILM Architect is accountable and responsible for the alignment of business, operational and security requirements and translation of those requirements into technical IAM capabilities. IAM services include, but not limited to, Identity Lifecycle Management, authentication and authorization, session management, access requests, access provisioning, access reauthorization, remote access, IAM services API, role and entitlement models, and directory technologies. The IAM ILM Architect will work with other Architects and Service Owners to create a roadmap that meets strategic and current requirements

Skills and attributes for success

  • Extensive experience working with IAM Technologies including strong experience with Sailpoint and some experience with other identity Lifecycle management products such as FIM, MIM, Azure AD connect/Microsoft Entra Connect

  • Must have proven experience in providing architecture guidance and advisory services to clients for various environments and systems, including application/technology blueprints, roadmaps, optimization, and migration strategies.

  • Responsible for managing end-user identity, end-user application access, application resource access, directory maintenance, to include the user and application security lifecycle from provisioning to de-provisioning of access rights.

  • Deliver technical security configuration architecture expertise in implementing cross-organizational information sharing.

  • Develop solutions and recommendations for issues caused by process challenges, emerging threats and technology changes.

  • Act as trusted security architecture advisor with extensive evidence of ability to provide strategic direction in leading activities in support of Identity Lifecycle management tools & technologies and enterprise security objectives.

  • Provide professional knowledge and experience of information systems security identity policies and large enterprise scale practices.

  • Develop security architectures, and engineering system specifications implementing identity management and security controls in development and operational systems.

  • Solid understanding application and systems security architecture and best practices.

To qualify for the role you must have

  • The individual in this role must be able to understand and interpret identity and access management strategies and direction. Further, the person must be able to bring together key tenets of Information Security to the IAM strategies and develop technical security solutions that properly align.

  • The IAM Security Architect will contribute to the overall effort of the IAM direction of the firm. The individual in this role must be well educated in general aspects of Information Security, namely:

  • SME knowledge of Sailpoint IdentityIQ (IIQ), Sailpoint File Access Manager (FAM) and Active Directory.

  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Identity Management products (FIM/MIM), Azure AD connect/Microsoft Entra Connect

  • Knowledge of Active Role Server, Microsoft Entra access review

  • Strong knowledge of Exchange and PowerShell, SQL Server, Microsoft SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS)

  • Strong network and host security background in Windows

  • 6+ years’ experience in hands-on Identity Management positions

  • Must have an experience of implementing an enterprise level IAM (ILM) infrastructure.

  • Ability to secure solution architecture solutions

  • Ability to effectively communicate and advocate key security requirements and control implementation to the development team

Ideally, you’ll also have

  • IT Strategy

  • Enterprise Architecture

  • Experience in IDM integration across domains

  • Significant experience in ADDS, Azure AD/Microsoft Entra Connect

  • Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of management, both verbally and in writing

  • Significant experience in Oracle DB & Microsoft SQL Server

  • Experience with ABAC, RBAC

  • Security architecture and engineering experience

What we offer

The compensation ranges below are provided in order to comply with United States pay transparency laws. Other geographies will follow their local salary guidelines, which may not be a direct conversion of published US salary ranges.

We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits package where you’ll be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to the business. The salary range for this job in most geographic locations in the US is $123,000 to $223,300. The salary range for New York City Metro Area, Washington State and California (excluding Sacramento) is $147,600 to $253,700. Individual salaries within those ranges are determined through a wide variety of factors including but not limited to education, experience, knowledge, skills and geography. In addition, our Total Rewards package includes medical and dental coverage, pension and 401(k) plans, and a wide range of paid time off options. Under our flexible vacation policy, you’ll decide how much vacation time you need based on your own personal circumstances. You’ll also be granted time off for designated EY Paid Holidays, Winter/Summer breaks, Personal/Family Care, and other leaves of absence when needed to support your physical, financial, and emotional well-being.

  • Continuous learning: You’ll develop the mindset and skills to navigate whatever comes next.

  • Success as defined by you: We’ll provide the tools and flexibility, so you can make a meaningful impact, your way.

  • Transformative leadership: We’ll give you the insights, coaching and confidence to be the leader the world needs.

  • Diverse and inclusive culture: You’ll be embraced for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs.

If you can demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.

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