IT Architect - Security - (C.19.25)

Michaels Stores Irving , TX 75061

Posted 3 weeks ago

Basic Function:

The IT Architect

  • Security is responsible for the planning and solution design of Michaels Identity and Access Management infrastructure. This position is the primary resource for defining Identity and Access Management strategy, design and implementation of Michaels IAM capability and is responsible for validating the design with the full Architecture team as well as transitioning support of completed enhancements to the support organization. The Architect will provide support to both application and infrastructure project teams to ensure that any required enhancement to the IDM systems are correctly sized and meet configuration standards. The position reports to the Director, Technical Architecture and Engineering

Primary Responsibilities:

Solution Design and Project Support

  • Serves as top-level technical expert in the analysis, design, implementation, and maintenance of IAM infrastructure

  • Consult with key stakeholders, including business, security, architecture and project teams, to understand any requirements enhancements

  • Provide Level of Effort estimates and detail tasks lists related to Identity and Access Management to project managers to incorporate in their project plans and budgets.

  • Perform any build and configuration necessary to support project requirements while meeting the approved project budgets and timelines.

  • Ensure all enhancements or new capabilities meet the approved standards and requirements.

  • Provide requirements for technology required to support any enhancements including server, storage and network configuration.

  • Document new capabilities and enhancements related to Identity and Access management to support effective transition to support.

  • Partner with support team to ensure new capabilities are smoothly integrated into established operational process including security, monitoring, backups, and failover / disaster recovery

  • Partner with Architecture teams to develop solution designs

  • Drive to deliver technology and products in the roadmap on schedule and with the highest quality
    3rd Level Support

  • Provide escalation support for operations and support teams, including root cause analysis and preventative analysis

  • Subject matter expert in Tivoli Access Manager, Tivoli Identity Manager, Tivoli Federated Identity Manager, and Tivoli Access Manager

  • Webseal
  • Proactively manages the suite of identity and access management technologies including providing recommendations for improving service and escalating areas that may impact service availability.

  • Works with support and project teams to analyze database capacity and provide recommendations to ensure that budget and refresh plans align with anticipated demand.

  • Provide advice, guidance and direction to carry out plans and procedures, ensuring schedule attainment, product development process adherence, performance and budget targets are met

  • Research and bring to manager operational best practices for monitoring and maintaining Identity Management (IDM) infrastructure and capability.

Internal Consulting / Team Liaison

  • Maintain deep technical and business knowledge of industry directions and trends in the area of system engineering

  • Owns the development of roadmaps and participate in the standards process for Identity and Access Management (IAM) solutions

  • Partners with Architecture and Support teams to establish and revise standards and processes as required.

  • Develop and recommend technical strategies and solutions to maintain and/or expand IAM functionality in conjunction with the Architecture team.

  • Reviews and analyzes existing IAM services for opportunities to reduce costs through removal of excess or inappropriate services.

  • Conduct ongoing technology assessments, research new products and features, and develop cost effective recommendations and plans for optimizing IAM environment.

  • Demonstrate excellent communication and trouble-shooting skills and experience working in complex, team oriented environment is required.

Job Requirements

Skills Required:

  • BS/BA degree or equivalent preferred, equivalent experience or certifications will be considered.

  • Computer Science, Engineering or related discipline

  • IBM Certified Associate

  • Tivoli Identity Manager
  • IBM Certified Advanced Deployment Professional IBM Security Identity and Access Assurance
  • IBM Certified Deployment Professional
  • Tivoli Federated Identity Management
  • All certifications are not required. Certifications in multiple disciplines are considered a plus.

  • Working knowledge of other identity management systems including Oracle Access Management and Microsoft Active Directory would be a plus. .

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in an IT environment with 3 years of experience managing and supporting projects

  • Experience with the IBM suite of access management tools including: IBM Security Access Manager, Tivoli Access Manager, Tivoli Directory Server, and Tivoli Federated Identity Manager

  • Firm understanding of authentication and authorization technologies and protocols including: SAML, OATH, OAuth, federation, certificates, multi-factor authentication, and XACML

  • Demonstrated ability to effectively manage multiple concurrent requests. assist users in defining requirements, learn new concepts and technical functions quickly, and produce clear and accurate documentation

  • Demonstrated excellent communication and trouble-shooting skills

  • Experience working in complex, team oriented environment is required

  • Working with managed service and offshore teams.

  • Supporting PCI and SOX security standards as they relate to identity and access management.

  • Maintains regular and reliable levels of attendance

icon no score

See how you match
to the job

Find your dream job anywhere
with the LiveCareer app.
Mobile App Icon
Download the
LiveCareer app and find
your dream job anywhere
App Store Icon Google Play Icon
lc_ad

Boost your job search productivity with our
free Chrome Extension!

lc_apply_tool GET EXTENSION

Similar Jobs

Want to see jobs matched to your resume? Upload One Now! Remove
Senior IT Security Architect

Verizon Communications

Posted 5 days ago

VIEW JOBS 4/17/2019 12:00:00 AM 2019-07-16T00:00 What you'll be doing... As a Senior IT Security Architect, you will work to conduct enterprise level security assessments to evaluate Verizon's existing security posture, identify weaknesses and make recommendations. You will help to define, document and promote security standards and policy for the enterprise. The appropriate candidate will manage multiple projects with a degree of impact and complexity that must be carefully controlled to support the internal business unit security requirements. The candidate will also work in conjunction with security stakeholders and IT architects to make decisions and help lead initiatives to ensure timely delivery of security solutions that support IT Security and business objectives. The successful candidate will also manage work that involves coordination with multiple organizations and is the focal point within the group. The candidate will often work with little or no supervision, and will regularly be given high-level directives and allowed to work independently to satisfy the requirements. Candidate's decisions on matters of risk and architectural approach reflect their own deep experience. Responsibilities: * Building security reference security architectures for common IT deployments and hybrid/cloud scenarios. * Assisting enterprise customers with deploying security solutions that meet industry standards such as PCI DSS, ISO 27001, HIPAA, and NIST/DoD frameworks. * Working and thinking strategically about business, product, and technical challenges with a wide range of IT system components including architecture, authentication, connectivity, system hardware and software components, virtualization, cloud computing, and mobile. The security architect will have the ability to understand and suggest changes to system design choices in light of corporate security policy considerations and industry best security practices. * Advanced understanding of IT system and network design, security and topology. Expert understanding of standard LAN/WAN/Cloud technologies. Expert ability to identify risk issues in network designs and communicate with key stakeholders to address the risk and drive a solution. * Writing and modifying corporate-wide security policy and creating communication documents for all levels of understanding (high level to technical). * Using your understanding of techniques and tricks used by hackers to gain entry into corporate networks to recommend appropriate security solutions based on corporate risk tolerance. What we're looking for... You'll need to have: * Bachelor's degree or four or more years of work experience. * Six or more years of relevant work experience. Even better if you have: * Bachelor's degree in IT or IT Security or related discipline. * Industry certifications such as CISSP or GSEC. * Six or moreyears experience in IT security architecture, compliance and risk management in a technical SME and Leadership capacity in an enterprise environment. * Multiple security and technical certifications in a broad range of technology disciplines. * Experience within the transformation of traditional data center security measures into industry adopted cloud technologies like Amazon Web Services, Azure, etc. * Experience in network security, such as web proxy, reverse proxy, load balancing, IDS/IPS, Firewall, SSL VPN, WAN/LAN, DDOS prevention, wireless and remote connectivity, software development lifecycle and security practices for running applications. * Knowledge of infrastructure security, including windows, Unix/Linux, desktop/laptop, and mobile security, and knowledge on cryptography and PKI. * Experience in security including architecture or security management, user, platform and device authentication, and various levels of access controls and authorization, Enterprise Directories and their integration with other systems in a large, complex environment. 22CyberARCH When you join Verizon... You'll be doing work that matters alongside other talented people, transforming the way people, businesses and things connect with each other. Beyond powering America's fastest and most reliable network, we're leading the way in broadband, cloud and security solutions, Internet of Things and innovating in areas such as, video entertainment. Of course, we will offer you great pay and benefits, but we're about more than that. Verizon is a place where you can craft your own path to greatness. Whether you think in code, words, pictures or numbers, find your future at Verizon. Equal Employment Opportunity We're proud to be an equal opportunity employer- and celebrate our employees' differences,including race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, and Veteran status. Different makes us better. Verizon Communications Irving TX

IT Architect - Security - (C.19.25)

Michaels Stores