IBM Identity Access Management(IAM) Security System Architect in RESTON, Virginia

We live in a moment of remarkable change and opportunity. Data and technology are transforming industries, society and even the workplace—by creating professions that didn’t exist before the emergence of data, cloud, social and mobile. IBM Global Business Services is a leader in this transformation and just the place to define and develop your consulting career. At IBM, you’ll work to solve some of society’s most complex problems and uncover what’s possible as you help our global clients succeed. Join us and discover what you can make of this moment.What will you make with IBM? Client operates a series of systems, applications, and networks supporting the Nation’s citizens and first responders to ensure that as a nation we work together to build, sustain, and improve our capability to prepare for, protect against, respond to, recover from, and mitigate all hazards. Their networks and systems provide secure and non-secure Information Technology (IT) Services to 10 regions across the United States and its territories and services to more than 20,000 employees and contractors. The Identity Management Support (IMS) program will develop and deploy tools, applications, technologies and processes in support of the Client’s enterprise Identity and Access Management (IAM) requirements.In this exciting role you will

  • Validate and confirm overall architecture design and approach for IMS Program

  • Work with IMS security practitioners, architects, infrastructure engineers, applications staff, business partners and other stakeholders to establish organizational IAM priorities

  • Analyze IAM technology industry and market trends, assess the impact of emerging security threats on the enterprise risk level, recommends technology direction and/or adjustments to incorporate in the business plans.

  • Contribute to the technical direction on all areas of the IAM security architecture, including policies, standards, strategies, and governance.

  • Understand, advocates, and augments the IAM policy and associated standards that have been adopted

  • Participate with application and infrastructure architects to provide security overlays for IAM development and deployment patterns.


  • 10 years of architecture experience in IT Security in a complex, multi-platform distributed environment, including experience designing IAM and SSO architectures

  • 10 years experience in several IAM platforms or technologies; experience in delivering solutions across multiple technologies; extensive experience with model driven approaches.

  • 10 years IAM domain experience in areas such as identity management, provisioning, authentication, authorization, certification/governance, monitoring along with experience in security best practices

  • Skilled at leveraging new and existing software and technology within the IAM security domain.

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