IBM Technical Solution Architect for Identity Governance (PPS) in South Bank, United Kingdom

Job Description

Our tight knit team thrives on working in dynamic customer facing environments, each offering compelling challenges and exciting opportunities to make a difference. Technical Solution Architect role is to reside in the Product Professional Services team and be responsible for solutioning, design and deployment of services. Quality assuring a deployment as well as tuning and knowledge transfer of Identity Governance and Intelligence is expected. Knowledge transfer to our wider team, business partner community and to our customers. The successful candidate will possess a strong working knowledge of Identity Management, RBAC (role based access control), Enterprise System Architecture, Security Infrastructure Design, Compliance and Auditing technologies, LDAP directories, relational databases and scripting. In addition to the technical requirements applicants must demonstrate a positive attitude, strong work ethic, strength in written and oral communication and the ability to listen and identify customer needs. Candidate must have the ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment, be a team player with ability to take charge of their area of expertise. Applicant will be expected to be familiar with industry blogs, key publications in the field of security and have full awareness of any recent significant security events.


  • Integrating Identity Governance and Intelligence with customer systems including HR and ticketing systems, and assisting customers in building operational processes around the Identity Governance and Intelligence ecosystem.

  • Tuning and troubleshooting Identity Governance and Intelligence, LDAP and Relational databases to deliver optimal performance in high volume enterprise customer environments.

  • Configuring and troubleshooting various operating systems, and applications such as web, mail and database services.

  • Experience in administration of operating systems (Linux and Windows)

  • Security certifications (CISSP, CISA / CISM, CEH, CEPT, CCIE, various GIAC certifications) are a plus.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Undergraduate degree or equivalent in Networking and System Administration, Engineering, Computer Security, or related field (Five years of progressive experience in lieu of a degree is acceptable)

  • Experience in Identity Management and Identity Governance.

  • Experience utilizing Tivoli Directory Integrator, JavaScript with java extensions and Drools Rules Engine

  • Experience with relational databases and LDAP directories

Preferred Tech and Prof Experience

  • Travel Required: Up to 75% or 4 days a week mainly in Nordic and Europe (home on weekends - based on project requirements)

  • You need to be a strong team player with good attitude to learn and take new challenges

  • Fluent English and any other European language knowledge is an advantage.

EO Statement

IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.