Randstad Cyber Security IAM Architect in Boston, Massachusetts

Cyber Security IAM Architect

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job details:

  • location:Boston, MA

  • salary:$65 - $85 per hour

  • date posted:Friday, September 15, 2017

  • job type:Contract

  • reference:576559

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This role will work closely with the CTO and the CISO have responsibility to influence cyber security strategy actions cross-functionally and must possess a high degree of integrity, sound judgment, as well as have domain competency in the field of information security and risk management. The ideal candidate is an integrator of people and processes, a thought leader, a problem solver, is knowledgeable about cybersecurity, and has a strong knowledge of security best practices and security technologies.

  • Ensure regulatory requirements and industry best practices are followed

  • Fulfill requests for internal and external audit exams

  • Integrate IAM systems with in-house applications, third party applications and SaaS applications for provisioning, identity authentication, and developing connectors between IAM tools and system resources

  • Work closely with Identity Access Management (IAM), Security Operations, Risk Management, Application owners, and Product managers to drive the identity strategy

  • Drive the Privilege Access Management strategy and manage the PAM technology deployment and support

  • Bring automation to the Identity Access Management and Entitlement Review systems

  • Streamline the onboarding experience for hiring managers.

  • Improve the security request process for end users, approving managers and resource owners

  • Automate the de-provisioning of entitlements

  • Work with vendors and third parties to evaluate new products, features and solutions

  • Stay current on security technology and trends in Identity and Access Management and the consumer products and retail industries

  • Manage large, cross functional, globally distributed and complex projects

  • Promote security education and awareness


  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, or closely related field is required

  • 6+ years of experience in Identity and Access Management in a global, complex environment with a focus in Federation, Single Sign On (SSO), Multi-Factor authentication (MFA), and Privilege Access Management (PAM)

  • Expertise in common IAM protocols and standards such as Kerberos, SAML, OAuth, AD, LDAP, and MFA and PAM technologies

  • The preferred candidate would be current in the latest development technologies including Java & J2EE, AWS, Azure

  • Experience with Directories, SSO, Federation, Delegated administration, API gateways, SOA services

  • Experience in Windows Active Directory, Unix or Linux servers, and Relational databases

  • Results-oriented, delivery-driven individual requiring minimal guidance

  • Demonstrates initiative and the ability to supervise others