Enterprise Security Architect | Supply Chain | Remote

International Permanent Remote
  • Opportunity to join a multinational company
  • Join a dynamic team

About Our Client

Our client is a global privately owned company that manages the supply chains of leading brands.

Job Description

Lead the development and implementation of future state identity and access management (IAM) strategic architecture, focusing on modernizing legacy systems and adopting innovative technologies to enhance security, scalability, and user experience;

Assess current identity and access management (IAM) systems, policies, and processes to identify gaps and opportunities for implementing Zero Trust principles;

Design and develop comprehensive Zero Trust identity architecture and strategies that enforce strict access controls, continuous authentication, and least privilege principles;

Collaborate with security, infrastructure, and business stakeholders to define strategic objectives and roadmaps for IAM transformation initiatives, aligning with business goals and industry best practices;

Architect and implement solutions for enterprise identity lifecycle management, identity federation, and attribute-based access control (ABAC) across heterogeneous environments;

Design and implement strategies to simplify and streamline a complex Microsoft Active Directory (AD) ecosystem, including consolidation of local identity stores, migration to cloud-based directory services, and integration with IAM platforms;

Develop and maintain comprehensive documentation, standards, and policies for IAM architecture, ensuring adherence to regulatory requirements and industry standards (e.g., NIST, ISO, GDPR);

Provide thought leadership and technical expertise in IAM and cybersecurity domains, serving as a trusted advisor to internal teams and clients;

Develop comprehensive security architectures that encompass network, application, and data security principles;

Evaluate and recommend emerging technologies and best practices to enhance security posture and infrastructure scalability;

Provide technical guidance and mentorship to internal teams and stakeholders on identity, security, and infrastructure-related matters;

Stay abreast of emerging trends, technologies, and threats in IAM and cybersecurity landscapes, incorporating them into strategic planning and solution design to ensure compliance and mitigate risks;

Collaborate with Infrastructure and Security teams to design and implement right-sized security controls.

The Successful Applicant

Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Security, Information Technology, or related field; Master's degree preferred;

Proven 15+ years' experience as a Security Architect or Infrastructure Architect or Technical Architect or similar architecture roles, with a focus on identity, security, and infrastructure architecture;

3 years minimum technical architecture experience to include integrating identity management, access management and governance solutions into client infrastructure and applications;

Deep understanding of IAM concepts, including authentication, authorization, directory services, identity federation, and identity lifecycle management;

Familiarity with Zero Trust principles, such as least privilege access, micro-segmentation, continuous authentication, and dynamic trust assessment;

Experience with directory services, including Microsoft Active Directory, LDAP, and Azure Active Directory/EntraID;

Knowledge of authentication technologies, such as multi-factor authentication (MFA), single sign-on (SSO), OAuth, OpenID Connect, and SAML;

Proficiency in integrating identity solutions with cloud identity providers, such as Azure AD, AWS IAM, Google Cloud Identity, and Okta;

Understanding of security standards and compliance requirements, such as NIST SP 800-207, ISO/IEC 27001, GDPR, and PCI DSS;

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to articulate complex technical concepts to both technical and non-technical audiences;

Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities, with a keen attention to detail;

Relevant certifications (e.g., CISSP, CIAM, etc.) are a plus;

Strong leadership and collaboration skills, with the ability to work across different functional teams;

Ability to think strategically and translate business needs into technology requirements;

Knowledge of industry trends and best practices in identity and access management, identity governance, zero-trust architecture and infrastructure;

Strong analytical, technical, and problem-solving skills;

Experience working across functional and geographic borders;

Good English level (spoken and written).

What's on Offer

Opportunity to join a multinational company.

Work remotely.

Contact
Antonio Duque
Quote job ref
JN-052024-6436169
Phone number
+351210419159

Job summary

Job function
Technology
Subsector
IT Architecture
Sector
Technology & Telecoms
Location
International
Contract type
Permanent
Consultant name
Antonio Duque
Consultant phone
+351210419159
Job reference
JN-052024-6436169
Job Nature
Remote