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Architect - Active Directory
Ref No.: 17-23353
Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts
Immediate need for a Architect - Active Directory with experience in the Pharmaceuticals Industry. This is 12 + Months contract opportunity with long-term potential located in Cambridge, MA. Please review the job description below:
Job ID: 17-23353

Key Responsibilities:
  • The Security Architect Active Directory will implement Client’ Identity and Access Management vision, strategy and solutions in line with Client information security strategy and standards.
  • This includes development of IAM standards, processes and tools.
  • Work closely with Client IT, business stakeholders and Security IAM leadership to define Client business use of enabling IAM technologies, products and related infrastructure to add value to the business, improve Client information security posture and meet regulatory requirements.
  • Ensure technical oversight, lead technical implementation and support the adoption and on-going use of IAM systems and solutions while adhering to Client security standards, processes and procedures.
  • Ensure continuous improvement within the IAM security architecture by introducing and implementing emerging security technologies and practices.
  • In addition to accountabilities listed above in Job Purpose
Key Requirements and Technology Experience:
  • Complete oversight of entire AD architecture lifecycle.
  • Lead the evaluation, design and development of AD technical requirements, solutions, and implementation roadmap to ensure functional, reliable, secure and cost effective Client’ technology environment.
  • Analyse business requirements in collaboration with various stakeholders and effectively translate these into functional requirements of the target solution, which should remain in line with Client information security strategy and standards.
  • Work across business and IT teams to analyze and define requirements for AD integrations.
  • Lead and /or support associated programs, ensure required processes, procedures, system design documentation are developed and implemented.
  • Provide to global project and operational teams technical advice, guidance, expertise and risk analysis as well as support with remediation requirements.
  • Contribute to the development of overall Client technical strategies, designs, standards and procedures that support business strategies.
  • Effectively liaise with other teams in information security & risk management, infrastructure & architecture management as well as business functions to deliver the target technology environment and contribute to IT objectives.
  • Strongly promote and advocate AD architecture principles and practices.
  • Define and report to Security Architect IAM technology issues, trends, risks and leading practices.
  • Deliver AD solution utilizing internal and external resources in a matrix organization.

Our client is a leading Pharmaceuticals Industry and we are currently interviewing to fill this and other similar contract positions. Qualified candidates should apply online for immediate consideration.