Cyber Security IAM Architect

    Cognizant Technology Solutions
    Teaneck, NJ, TEANECK, NJ
    Full-time, Part-time

    Job Description

    Cognizant is always looking for top talent. We are searching for candidates to fill future needs within the business. This job posting represents potential future employment opportunities with Cognizant. Although the position is not currently available, we want to provide you with the opportunity to express your interest in future employment opportunities with Cognizant. If a job opportunity that you may be qualified for becomes available in the future, we will notify you. At that time you can determine whether you would like to apply for the specific open position. Thank you for your interest in Cognizant career opportunities.

    Senior IAM Architectwho can develop Identity & Access Management Strategy (that includes Role-based Access Control (RBAC), Federation, Single Sign-on, Multi-factor Authentication, Segregation of Duties, and Reporting & Compliance) and coordinate execution and implementation efforts with the IAM team.

    Skillset: IAM, Sailpoint Identity Now, CyberArk, Federation - Overall IAM Architect

    Preferred Certifications: CISSP, IAM Technology Certifications, Data Security


    Provide thought leadership and subject matter expertise in IAM requirements analysis and solutions design;

    Lead the contextual and conceptual architectural design of scalable and agile identity management, authentication and authorization solutions;

    Assess the current state of Company's IAM infrastructure to identify opportunities for improvement and establish an IAM service improvement plan with particular focus on resource optimization and operational efficiency and effectiveness;

    Partner with Enterprise Architecture, Business Process Partners, IAM build team and other security solutions architects to understand IAM requirements with a view to identifying the right mix of IAM products/solutions needed to fulfil business requirements;

    Provide security design, consultancy, and assessment services while introducing improvements in technical security standards and security implementation designs/patterns

    Develop and deliver a road map of the evolution of Identity and access management capabilities from its current to a target state that meets the needs of the business and its user populations;

    Maintain oversight of the design, implementation and testing of IAM solutions to ensure appropriate and effective security attributes are embedded from the onset;

    Work with internal/external customers and IAM build team to ensure clear requirements traceability throughout the lifecycle of a project

    Define and design clean workflows for small and complex events relating to provisioning, reconciliation, service accounts, organizational changes and so forth

    Investigate and document the identity management, identity analytics, authentication and authorization components of the company's IAM infrastructure

    Articulate solution and value proposition to client key stakeholders including CISO, CIO, and Head of Information Security.

    Partner with technology vendors to evaluate emerging technologies and design value proposition that can be offered to customers

    Identify opportunities for technology improvement to meet the customer requirements /RFPs and weave in Risk Management and Advisory aspects into the proposal aptly

    Develop reference IAM architecture and ensure project and solutions delivery to that architecture.

    Align overall solution architecture to industry standards reference architectures

    Responsible for architecting comprehensive enterprise security solutions for large RFPs / proposals

    Size teams for delivering on comprehensive managed security services engagements

    Develop value proposition for RFP response

    Recommend appropriate products based on client requirements

    Provide advise / best practices to clients

    Optimize the solution to meet the customer expectations on solution, timelines and cost

    Walkthrough solutions to customers, internal stakeholders during deal reviews

    Job Location : Teaneck, New Jersey, United States Chicago, Illinois, United States

    Employee Status : Full Time Employee

    Shift : Day Job

    Travel : Yes, 50 % of the Time

    Job Posting : Apr 03 2020

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    Cognizant (Nasdaq-100: CTSH) is one of the world's leading professional services companies, transforming clients' business, operating and technology models for the digital era. Our unique industry-based, consultative approach helps clients envision, build and run more innovative and efficient businesses. Headquartered in the U.S., Cognizant is ranked 193 on the Fortune 500 and is consistently listed among the most admired companies in the world. Learn how Cognizant helps clients lead with digital at or follow us @USJobsCognizant.

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    Posting ID: 552626583Posted: 2020-04-08