Lead Identity Architect

Full time
IT
Denver, Cedar Rapids, Saint Paul

Join our forward-looking team focusing on the future of security. The Security Architect is a key member of the Enterprise Architecture team which is responsible globally for both security architecture and Transamerica’s Cloud Program.

The successful candidate will leverage their security, architecture, and dev/ops experience that manages risk for both cloud and on premises environments using innovative solutions. The ability to create reusable security architectures, create working prototypes, and partner with application teams to reduce risk will demonstrate success. Create risk mitigation through the development of architectures that implement detective, responsive, and preventative security controls. Use cloud native security technologies to create a comprehensive and cohesive security plan for all aspects of identity management, user management, role management, and entitlement reviews.

Examples of the responsibilities include but are not limited to developing security reference architectures, developing POC’s of security API’s and identity controls using serverless and other hosting, apply identity management best practices to identity suites, and work with other teams across Transamerica as a security advisor for key initiatives. Success will be measured by enabling teams to implement a secure application environment that allows these teams to automate development lifecycle and operate in an agile manner. The ability to drive innovation in how this is accomplished is key for the successful candidate.

Responsibilities

  • Work collaboratively with other architects, identity teams, analytics teams, and business product owners in an agile environment.
  • Architect and design Cloud and On-Premises enterprise identity infrastructure and tools.
  • Design robust, reusable and scalable identity solutions and integrate identity into pipeline frameworks to automate the ingestion, processing and delivery of identity for application and infrastructure.
  • Lead the development of identity API’s and identity delivery services to support critical operational processes, analytical models, and machine learning applications.
  • Recommend the selection and integration of identity related tools, frameworks and applications required to expand our platform capabilities.
  • Recommend and implement best practices for the management of enterprise identity
  • Learn and keep pace with the latest advances in the field; rapidly grasp new technologies to support the environment and contribute to project deliverables.
  • May manage/coach staff.

 

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, MIS, or equivalent experience
  • Five years of collective experience in the application of architecture, enterprise roadmaps, analytics, cloud, IT strategies, innovation, identity concepts and methodologies
  • Well versed in defining, recommending, promoting, and enforcing program and project  solutions 
  • Three years of experience in the four of the following areas:

(1) Architecting, building and administering complex architectures and technologies, and real time identity provisioning, creation, products and tools

    (2) Architecting, building and administering large-scale identity provisioning solutions

   (3) Architecting scalable role management solutions

    (4) Experience with architecting identity for a strongly regulated environment.

  • Attention to detail and results oriented, with a strong customer focus
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Technical communication skills
  • Prioritization skills to meet tight deadlines
  • The ability to work in a team environment

 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Leadership capability to effectively communicate with all levels of management
  • Experience with advanced analytics and machine learning concepts and technology  implementations
  • Experience with security identity tools and using security tools to describe identity in plain language
  • Experience with identity g systems such as ISAM, Sideminder, Sailpoint, Active Directory, Okta, Cognito, Azure Active Directory
  • Experience with identity management standards such as oAuth, SAML, et al
  • Technology or platform certifications (e.g. CISSP, CISSP-ISSAP, AWS, Microsoft)

 

Working Conditions

  • Office environment
  • Occasional travel

 

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