IAM Principal Architect - Identity and Access Mgt


Plano, TX

Industry: IT Consulting/Services


8 - 10 years

Posted 293 days ago

  by    Mary Crenshaw

This job is no longer available.

 NTT DATA Services currently seeks a IAM Principal Architect to join our team in Plano, Texas (US-TX), United States (US).

At NTT DATA Services, we know that with the right people on board, anything is possible. The quality, integrity, and commitment of our employees are key factors in our company?s growth, market presence and our ability to help our clients stay a step ahead of the competition. By hiring the best people and helping them grow both professionally and personally, we ensure a bright future for NTT DATA Services and for the people who work here. 


As a direct report to the Sr. Director, Security Engineering and Architecture, you will have the following accountabilities:

Work closely with enterprise architects, other functional-area architects, engineering, and security specialists to ensure adequate identity solutions and controls are in place throughout all IT systems and platforms to mitigate identified risks sufficiently, and to meet business objectives and regulatory requirements;

Assess and understand NTT Data Services? current identity posture and future architecture, providing recommendations for improvement and risk reduction;

Establish next-gen IAM platform strategy for technologies including multi-factor authentication (MFA), adaptive authentication, dynamic authorization, single sign-on, user behavior analytics, self-service password reset solutions, and many more;

Develop the business, information, and technical artifacts that constitute the enterprise information security identity architecture and solutions;

Serve as an identity expert in application development, database design, network and/or platform (operating system) efforts, helping project teams comply with enterprise and IT security policies, industry regulations, and best practices;

Researches, designs, and advocates new technologies, architectures, and security products that will support identity requirements for the enterprise and its customers, business partners, and vendors;

Contributes to the development and maintenance of the information security strategy;

Evaluates and develops secure solutions, based on approved securityarchitectures;

Analyzes business impact and exposure, based on emerging securitythreats, vulnerabilities and risks;

Communicates identity risks and solutions to business partners and IT staff;

Design identity configuration guideline for information technology devices and systems, as well as mechanisms for assessing compliance with the guidelines;

Design and build controls to address identity risks and events as identified;

Embrace a culture of continuous service improvement and service excellence; and

Stay up to date on security and identity industry trends.


Skills and Experience:

9 years+ in Identity and Access Management space;

Strong experience with security strategy, with a passion to make security realistic, achievable and interwoven with the business fabric;

Strong experience with a broad range of identity technologies, including single sign-on, digital identity, directory services, 2FA/MFA, federation, role based access control (RBAC);

Strong oral, written, and presentation abilities - able to convey risk to all levels of the business, from C-level executives to operations and development teams;

Strong experience in migrating enterprise companies from traditional data center infrastructure, application and data designs to hybrid or fully-cloud enabled practices.

Strong experience with cloud provider ecosystems, including Amazon AWS, Microsoft Azure, and OpenStack.

Strong experience with Unix/Linux and Windows system administration;

Some experience with logging and alerting platforms, including SIEM integration;

Some proven ability in security process and organizational design;

Current understanding of Industry trends and emerging threats


Basic Qualifications:

5+ years?experience in Identity and Access Management


For more information ? contact Alexa Crenshaw, Executive Recruiter at NTT Data Services. Alexa.crenshaw@nttdata.com

This position is only available to those interested in direct staff employment opportunities with NTT DATA, Inc. or its subsidiaries. Please note, 1099 or corp-2-corp contractors or the equivalent will NOT be considered. We offer a full comprehensive benefits package that starts from your first day of employment.                                                                            


About NTT DATA Services


NTT DATA Services partners with clients to navigate and simplify the modern complexities of business and technology, delivering the insights, solutions and outcomes that matter most. We deliver tangible business results by combining deep industry expertise with applied innovations in digital, cloud and automation across a comprehensive portfolio of consulting, applications, infrastructure and business process services.


NTT DATA Services, headquartered in Plano, Texas, is a division of NTT DATA Corporation, a top 10 global business and IT services provider with 100,000+ professionals in more than 50 countries, and NTT Group, a partner to 85 percent of the Fortune 100. Visit nttdataservices.com to learn more.


NTT DATA, Inc. (the ?Company?) is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit and business needs. The Company will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, citizenship, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, physical or mental disability, veteran or marital status, or any other class protected by law. To comply with applicable laws ensuring equal employment opportunities to qualified individuals with a disability, the Company will make reasonable accommodations for the known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified individual with a disability who is an applicant or an employee unless undue hardship to the Company would result.