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IAM Architect

Company: Infinity Consulting Solutions
Location: Chicago
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:


Location: Chicago, IL or Des Moines, IA

Compensation Range : $120k - $135k + bonus

A global financial firm is seeking an experienced IAM Architect to join their team. - The IAM Architect will be responsible for design and overseeing the technical architecture and implementation of business processes and technology. The role requires a broad IT security knowledge including assessment, development, implementation, optimization, and documentation of security technologies and processes, identity and access management (both internal IAM and customer/consumer IAM infrastructure), secure software development practices (application security), data protection, and network security. - You will be the liaison for the Identity and Access Management department, ensuring the department's standards and needs are reflected in projects and programs throughout the company's businesses. - You will also periodically review current identity infrastructure, architecture, and policies/standards to recommend improvements and changes if needed.

Responsibilities: -

  • Analyze and design security solutions for applications and infrastructure and provide expertise and consulting to internal IT and business teams.
  • Determine security requirements by evaluating business strategies and requirements; researching information security standards; conducting system security and vulnerability analyses and risk assessments; studying architecture/platform; identifying integration issues; preparing cost estimates.
  • Identify and document information security risks and propose mitigating controls.
  • Assess current IT environments and applications and make recommendations that align with Identity and Access Management department standards.
  • Understand unique challenges of managing a customer-focused identity and access management platform.
  • Analyze and recommend changes to information security policies and standards based on industry-standard frameworks.
  • Architect automation around manual processes by supporting an environment of continuous improvement.
  • Communicate and collaborate effectively with all levels of the enterprise.
  • Maintain regular communication with other architects to help align goals and strategies.
  • Collaborate across business functions to help them understand the need for secure identity and access management.


    • Bachelor's degree in Information Security or Engineering, or any equivalent combination of relevant work experience and training
    • 8+ years of progressive experience with IT

      • 5+ years of specific experience in Identity, IAM, Information Security, Cyber Security or equivalent.
      • Strong in design and architecture duties for enterprise-wide systems and applications.
      • Experience with credential management.
      • Experience with authentication and authorization fundamentals and integration services (AD, LDAP, SCIM).
      • Experience with building or architecting API-based integrations.
      • Proficiency in application process development and security.
      • Understanding of ILM and federation concepts (SAML OAuth, OIDC).
      • Experience designing/architecting customer/consumer-based identity solutions.
      • Understanding of identity governance policies, and standards.
      • Understanding of relevant regulations (GDPR, CCPA, PCI/DSS, SOX)
      • Must be authorized to work in the US for any employer.
      • Strong work ethic and emphasis on attention to details.
      • Knowledge of cloud environments (GCP, AWS, Azure) preferred.
      • Scripting and/or programming experience (PowerShell, Python, .Net, C#) preferred.
      • The ability to be the architecture subject matter expert who can explain technical topics to business leaders.
      • Preferred certification (CISSP, SSCP, CISM, SANS GSEC, ECSA, ECSP, and/or Security+)

        About Infinity Consulting Solutions

        At Infinity Consulting Solutions our mission is to cultivate successful long term relationships with candidates and clients matching the right candidate with the right client. We believe technology cannot replace the real personal relationships we cultivate. We reject the notion that technology alone is the answer to staffing which is why we our successful partnerships rely on collaboration NOT automation. ICS has been providing flexible staffing solutions for over 20 years in Information Technology, Compliance, Accounting / Finance and Corporate Support. Our staffing solutions include Contract, Temp to Perm and Permanent Placement.

        ICS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

        *W2 employees of ICS are offered comprehensive benefits including health, dental and vision.

Keywords: Infinity Consulting Solutions, Chicago , IAM Architect, Professions , Chicago, Illinois

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