Sr. Director, Identity & Access Management Architect


: $159,970.00 - $159,970.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Executive Management



Sr. Director, Identity & Access Management Architect

**Target Openings:**


**Primary Job Duties & Responsibilities:**

Drives the IAM strategy for all types of identities for the digital business inclusive of both on premise and public cloud solutions. Evaluate ways to combine responsibilities (and thus access) for employee, contractor, vendor, business partner, and even customer/consumer types of identities that can lead to repeated design patterns and lower cost. Act as a key influencer in IAM proof of concepts (POCs), requests for proposals (RFPs), and vendor selection.

Navigates and networks with the technology organization. Collaborate with other technology management teams such as cloud engineering, enterprise architecture, application development, DevOps, help desk, network operations, and other branches of security (endpoint security, mobile security, network security, etc.) to ensure that IAM projects remain feasible and coherent.

Takes stock of all identity populations and helps negotiate federation agreements. Understand and architect how identities underpin system access and cooperate with Procurement to define a framework best aligned with the organization's needs. This includes internal and federated authentication, identity administration, forensics, and collaboration between the company and its business partners. Understand all user repositories and how user attributes flow between the different components. Translates business requirements and policies into business processes. Interview and draft the documentation and have business stakeholders approve them - before translating them into any IAM technology backed process.

Translates business processes into long-lasting, defensible architectural blueprints.

Design user repository schema, diagramming logical IAM deployment, and partitioning the IAM solution into on-premises and cloud-hosted SaaS, IaaS, PaaS, and IDaaS) components. Responsible for designing processes for: 1) audit report generation and maintenance for compliance; 2) software development life cycle (SDLC) and agile methodologies; 3) policy migration; and 4) business continuity and disaster recovery (BC/DR).

Vets IAM technology and services, both on premise and in public cloud. When working with IAM vendors (e.g. products or SaaS services), the IAM Architect must vet, validate, and improve design proposals, including documenting the final design for the source-controlled project repository.

Communicates requirements and oversees in-house and external resources. Communicate clearly synthesized IAM requirements to in-house app developers, other IAM architects, enterprise architects, and network operation personnel.

**Job Opening ID:**


**Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:**

Travelers is an equal opportunity employer.

**Job Specific & Technical Skills & Competencies:**

Technical Knowledge: Advanced conceptual understanding of capabilities and direction of technology, coupled with an in-depth knowledge of the technology required and the needs of business environments necessary to support assigned projects. Management & Team Orientation: Able to understand of staff roles and abilities and provide input regarding their development. Able to build and maintain partnerships across the organization and influence effectively. Able to put success of the team above own interest. Problem Solving & Decision Making: Advanced analytical and diagnostics skills. Able to solve highly complex problems by using accepted processes or creating new approaches to leverage technology. Able to see the big picture and is aware of broader enterprise direction. Ability to assess the long-term and short-term implications of decisions. Self-Management: Able to manage cross-functional objectives and/or priorities. Able to set appropriate levels of risk taking and gathers/synthesizes information before making decisions. Commitment to Quality Results: Advanced communication skills - able to ensure all stakeholders are informed of developments that impact their functions. Able to effectively tailor communications to audience. Able to anticipate customer needs and change accordingly. Planning & Project Management: Ability to execute projects accurately, on time, and within budget. Able to reassess and adjust tactical and/or operation direction of project. Financial Awareness: Advanced financial awareness. Understands fiscal budgeting and expense control process. Demonstrates sound cost-effectiveness.

**Job Category:**


**Job Summary:**

Senior Director Identity and Access Management (IAM) Architect will ensure that IAM solutions will meet business requirements and strategy direction for the long term in a secure, cost-effective way. The IAM Architect will lead the overall IAM transformation at Travelers including replacing and enhancing web access management, single sign-on, and Identity Governance tools and processes and modernizing solutions to work effectively in a hybrid cloud environment.

**Position Type:**


**Preferred Qualifications:**

Certifications (preferred, but not required)

Certified Identity Governance Expert (CIGE)?

Certified Identity and Security Technologist (CIST)?

Certified Identity and Access Manager (CIAM)?

Certified Identity Management Professional (CIMP)?

Certified Access Management Specialist (CAMS)?

Certified Identity Protection Advisor (CIPA)?

Certified Red Flag Specialist (CRFS)?

Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)

**Education, Work Experience & Knowledge:**

Bachelor's degree in a related field preferred. 9 years of experience in enterprise, application, and/or information architecture preferred. 5 years of experience managing others and/or technical teams.

**Physical Requirements:**

Operates standard office equipment - Continuously Sitting (Can stand at will) - Continuously Use of Keyboards, Sporadic 10-Key - Continuously

**Minimum Qualifications:**

High School diploma or equivalent required. 6 years of experience in enterprise, application, and/or information architecture required. 3 years of experience managing others and/or technical teams.

**Company Information:**

Solid reputation, passionate people and endless opportunities. That's Travelers. Our superior financial strength and consistent record of strong operating returns mean security for our customers - and opportunities for our employees. You will find Travelers to be full of energy and a workplace in which you truly can make a difference.

**Primary Location:**

Hartford - Connecticut - United States

**Secondary Location:**

St. Paul - Minnesota - United States

We are committed to valuing the diversity that exists among our workforce, our business partners, our customers and our communities. With respect to our workforce, we are committed to not only increasing diversity in our hiring at all levels but also fostering an inclusive environment where all employees, regardless of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, genetic information or any other status or condition protected by law, can develop and thrive.
Associated topics: budget, chief finance officer, expense, finance, finance director, fiscal, invest, pay, tax, treasure * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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