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IAM Architect
Ref No.: 17-27604
Location: Richfield, Minnesota
Required Skills :

Basic Qualifications :
Open to non-local candidates. However candidates must pay their way to come on-site for final interview.

Job Description :
Title: Technical Architect IV
Duration: 1 Year
Work Location: Richfield, MN

Project Description:
Position Overview:
Responsibilities/Deliverables that the resource will be responsible for:
The Identity and Access Management (IAM) Architect is accountable and responsible for the business to technical requirements alignment, technical design as per requirements, architecture and evolution of IAM services. IAM services include, but not limited to, 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 Architect will work with other Architects and Product Managers to create a roadmap that meets strategic and current requirements.
The role responsibilities also include technical design/specification documentation, code development, testing, and implementation and limited support.
What would a normal day for this position look like??
Specifying guidelines and supporting processes for integration, administration and maintenance.
Interaction with application teams that manage major user repositories and/or need to automate/standardize user access request process, to gather requirements, design and deliver solution to integrate with the existing IDM implementation
Gather requirements and Guide / recommend the right integration pattern for applications needing services, taking into consideration the impact to the environment and standards currently set in.
Support as required, establishing urgency of the problem and owning the problem through resolution.
Performs maintenance review of identity management system functions
Create and maintain documentation for security related activities and metric reporting.
Advocate secure computing practices and procedures, and communicate Information Security best practices throughout the company.
Skills Overview:
What are the MUST have skills that you are looking for in a candidate?
Expert knowledge of the various IAM capabilities which include provisioning, deprovision, SSO, MFA, Password management, Federation and Directory services
The candidate must have hands-on experience developing and deploying large-scale enterprise Identity & Access Management solutions.
Exceptional analytical and problem-solving skills
Demonstrated ability to work across a broad range of technologies to deliver complex solutions
Demonstrated ability to effectively coordinate multiple priorities in a dynamic environment
Ability to articulate complex technical issues with both technicians and clients
Ability to compose and present material to communicate difficult concepts and gain consensus
Effective time management skills demonstrated by successful and timely completion of projects
Ability to work both independently and in a team-oriented, collaborative environment
Positive attitude, self-starter with strong analytical, communication and interpersonal skills to lead working groups, negotiate and create consensus
Ability to take a technology agnostic approach
Ability to communicate complex technical terminology, concepts and issues to technical and non-technical staff
Knowledge of applicable SOX audit controls and applicability to IAM services architecture, design, and processes.
What are the soft skills that you feel candidate’s must-have in order to be successful in this role?
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Strong problem solving and trouble-shooting skills. Experience building bullet-proofing / automated monitoring capabilities around vended applications.
Ability to work in a team atmosphere and collaborate with others to establish and meet timelines with minimal oversight.
Interview Process Overview (Please include the date the manager would like to start interviewing):
60 minute in-person interview