Cyber Risk - Identity and Access Management Manager

Grant Thornton   •  

Houston, TX

Industry: Accounting, Finance & Insurance


5 - 7 years

Posted 158 days ago

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As companies become increasingly dependent on information technology (IT) to conduct daily business activities, they need to secure and control their technology infrastructure. Grant Thornton's Cyber Risk practice addresses these security and control issues. Within the Cyber Risk practice, our Digital Identity Services - Identity and Access Management (IAM) discipline offer an opportunity for you to leverage your security assessment and operational knowledge and experience to broaden your business and project management skills in a rewarding and challenging environment. The Identity and Access Management - Manager is responsible for delivering a full range of services to clients and all phases of project and engagement management for multiple clients. Responsibilities include engagement planning, directing, and design and implementation of identity and access management technologies; developing and supervising other Grant Thornton engagement staff; and assisting in assigned client management and practice development activities.


Demonstrate advanced understanding of business processes, internal control risk management, IT controls and related standards.
Perform engagement management responsibilities, including performance reviews, task delegation, project scheduling, project financials, quality review and client management.
Assist practice leadership in creating proposals, budgets, and work plans. Participate in other business development activities with existing and new clients.
Design and Architect futuristic Identity and Access Management solution aligned with the client requirements.
Lead requirements gathering and analysis.
Communicate with client and product vendors as a subject matter expert.
Adhere to the highest degree of professional standards and strict client confidentiality.
Proactively interact with key client management to gather information, resolve problems and make recommendations for improvements.
Develop relationships with the clients with the intention to exceed client expectations.
Ability to manage multiple engagements and competing priorities in a rapidly growing, fast-paced, interactive, results-based team environment.
Communicate (verbally and in writing) externally with clients and internally with all levels of the organization to successfully accomplish objectives portraying knowledge and confidence.
Manage, develop, train, coach and mentor staff on projects and assess performance for engagement and year-end reviews
Interview campus and/or experienced candidates
Additional duties as assigned.


Bachelor's degree in Cybersecurity, Information Technology, Computer Science or a related field is required.
One or more of the following industry certifications is preferred: CISSP, CISM, or CISA.
Five years plus experience in developing, implementing or architecting IAM solutions.
Five years plus experience with installation, integration, and deployment of one of the following IAM products: SailPoint, ForgeRock, Okta and CyberArk, etc. in a client environment.
Identity Management familiarity in one or more of the following areas:
Single Sign-On, Identity Federation, Consumer Identity, and Multi-factor authentication
User provisioning, Access Certification, Identity Analytics, Role-based access control
Privileged Access Management
Five year plus experience managing projects through the full system development lifecycle
Experience in project management and the ability to clearly communicate security technology issues verbally on both a formal and informal basis to all levels of client staff.
Exceptional client service and communication skills, with a demonstrated ability to develop and maintain outstanding client relationships.
Ability to work additional hours as needed and travel on a regular basis to clients as required. Travel for this position can go as high as 60%.