Work location: Dubai
Title Principal Security Architect - Identity and Access Management
Description: Job Purpose Contributing to firms business mission, by defining structural and behavioural aspects of identity and access management systems, to enable and guide the development and implementation of IAM solutions, in alignment with business strategy and cyber security requirements
Degree or Honors (12 3 or equivalent) in Computer Science, Engineering, or an equivalent IT related discipline or equivalent experience.
Certification in GIAC, CISSP-ISSAP (Information System Security Architecture Professional)
Thorough understanding of Information Security specifications including ISO 27001, PCI DSS.
Understanding of capability frameworks such as CMMI.
Understanding of TOGAF, SABSA, IASA, Zachman and other Enterprise Architecture frameworks.
Understanding of industry standard development methods (e.g. RUP, SCRUM)
Understanding of ITIL Framework.
Architecture and Technical leadership experience
Cyber security solution architecture and system integration experience
Preferably cyber security operations experience
Understanding of Architecture Methods, Principles and Patters. Key Responsibilities
Lead the development of the Identity and Access Management strategy, architecture, governance, and roadmap
Define the IAM architectural principles, polices and standards in line with the business and IT strategy, Cyber Security Policies and industry practices
Advocate for and contribute to the development and enforcement of IAM policies across all systems and solutions.
Design and govern an enterprise wide IAM architecture in line with the organization business strategy, regulatory requirements and security policies.
Support audit, risk assessment and compliance functions by designing solutions to address its findings and risks.
Work closely with other architects within the team to ensure alignment with IAM strategy and architecture. Help guide business units to implement suitable IAM solutions for their needs while adhering to standards and policies.
Deliver IAM architectural artifacts during projects lifecycle
Identify potential areas of improvement in the enterprise IAM capabilities Technologies
The IAM architect should have qualified to work with the following technologies:
Identity Management and Governance
Cloud Identity and Access Management
Privileged Identity Management
Single Sign-on and Federation using standard protocols and frameworks such as Kerberos, SAML 2.0, OAuth and ADFS
Adaptive and Attribute Based Authentication
Device Authentication & Profiling
Identity protection and threat intelligence