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IAM Practice Architect

Job Description

TEKsystems Global Services® is part of TEKsystems, the leading IT services and staffing company in North America. TEKsystems Global Services provides a continuum of services ranging from engagement management to full outsourcing for applications, infrastructure and learning solutions. As a services provider, we leverage our talent management strengths to extend the business value of our client partnerships and deliver measurable business and IT outcomes.
TEKsystems Global Services is a fast-paced, growing organization with a dynamic and diverse work environment. Our strong culture is embodied by our core values- relationships, commitment, serving others and open communication. Our values guide our hiring decisions and shape how we make a meaningful impact in the IT market.

The Identity and Access Practice Architect II (PA II) position is a leadership position in the organization that is responsible for managing multiple consulting and delivery projects and account teams/programs. The PA II provides consulting and delivery assurance of services for clients through a range of internal and external functions in the following areas: Consulting, Account Interaction, Service Delivery and Practice Delivery responsibilities. The position of Practice Architect II is distinguished from more senior Practice Architect positions by the nature of the engagements or programs involved; deal sizes range from transactional solutions of $20M. As asecond level Practice Architect, a PA II is expected to have the experience and background to perform all the duties described below for engagements that are focused on consulting/delivery management within the defined subject matter area, including resource management, deliverables development, project planning and executions, adherence to contract attributes and costing, customer interaction, and other key aspects of solution-based managed services. For a PA II, these engagements will typically be delivered for a North America customer or at the customer location, usually North American based. They are expected to have adequate level skills required for complex deliverable-based, fully outsourced, or extremely large scale engagements or programs and lead the delivery effort to a larger cross-functional project/program. This role may require up to 50% travel.

Key Accountabilities and Priorities:

Solution Delivery

* Gain a clear understanding of customers' business requirements and their technical requirements based upon the developed solution and agreed statement of work (SOW).
* Understand, develop, and mature the solution design by collaborating with customers and stakeholders to manage their expectations and resolve project, stakeholder, and delivery issues in a timely manner.
* Facilitate internal communication and coordinate the assembly of a delivery team for new engagements to include practice support, delivery (regional and/or practice), and account team members.
* Consolidate delivery status and agreed costing information across the project stakeholders.
* Ensure delivery escalation procedures are addressed and communicated to client, consultants, and managers.
* Implement knowledge management strategy and communicate process and procedures for knowledge transfer from sales/solutions to delivery.
* Perform delivery risk and issue management and facilitate issue resolution with proper notification to all affected parties.
* Identify and coordinate the delivery change control process.

IAM Management

* Perform periodic project/program analysis, product line review, and product line 'health checks' with practice and delivery resources.
* Examine customer reference-ability and establish on-going relationships with the customer and account team members.
* Refine practice pipeline and product line attributes based upon metrics and analysis as well as overall fit within the marketplace and technological changes.
* Support the development and execution of an Account Strategy in collaboration with internal stakeholders.
* Capture, develop, and refine intellectual property (IP) based upon projects, programs, and engagements; develop IP to be reusable for future training and delivery requirements.
* Coordinate subject matter material with team members for development of best practices for product lines and delivery improvements.
IAM assessment and planning * Expert knowledge of Identity concepts and principles including:
o Federation
o Privileged Access Management/Privileged Identity Management (PAM/PIM)
o Single Sign On (SSO)
o Role Based Access Control (RBAC)
o Attribute Based Access Control (ABAC)
o Active Directory (AD)
o Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP)
o Entitlements
* Experienced in conducting and managing IAM assessments at the Fortune 100 level
* Experienced in role mining and access provisioning within Windows and UNIX environments
* Expert in IAM project planning and execution
* Aligns customers to IAM maturity models and recognizes maturity levels by industry
* Cleary understands and communicates both business and security drivers behind IAM maturity

IAM assessment and planning
Expert knowledge of Identity concepts and principles including:
o Federation
o Privileged Access Management/Privileged Identity Management (PAM/PIM)
o Single Sign On (SSO)
o Role Based Access Control (RBAC)
o Attribute Based Access Control (ABAC)
o Active Directory (AD)
o Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP)
o Entitlements
* Experienced in conducting and managing IAM assessments at the Fortune 100 level
* Experienced in role mining and access provisioning within Windows and UNIX environments
* Expert in IAM project planning and execution
* Aligns customers to IAM maturity models and recognizes maturity levels by industry
* Cleary understands and communicates both business and security drivers behind IAM maturity

Management Responsibilities

* Understand and manage customer requirements (delivery and environmental factors) to ensure contract understanding and acceptance for deliverables, cost, contract type, timeline, risk and assumptions, and customer satisfaction.
* Ensure delivery methodology is understood by team from project initiation to project closeout; sales/solution to delivery knowledge transfer.
* Financial and contractual responsibility for engagement profitability.
* Maintain awareness for additional business opportunities and support pursuit of future business through quality results and escalation to internal stakeholders when additional business opportunities may present themselves.
* Ensure delivery management methodology is followed on all client opportunities.
* Mentor, manage and develop product/project team members. Team size varies from 3 team members up to >10 team members.
* Conduct annual reviews and provide feedback throughout the year on employee performance where required.
* Ensure Human Resources policies and procedures are communicated and executed according to internal and consultant HR policies.

Required Education and/or Experience:

* Bachelors Degree or equivalent, relevant experience
* 15+ years' experience in information technology and/or professional services, with emphasis on subject matter expertise.
* Experience in delivering projects/programs, delivering and administrating client professional services agreements including the change management process.
* Frequent interactions with external customers at the Director level or above; normal level of interactions is the CXO level; established consulting and interpersonal skills with 15+ years' experience
* 15+ years in IT service management/project management delivering projects/programs and daily delivery/consulting oversight within a professional services environment or equivalent, relevant experience in managing resources in appropriate environment.
* IT Experience: Consultant, Architect, Enterprise Architect, Business Analyst, Development, or other IT experience.
* Certifed Developer/Implementer from multiple major OEMs
* Certified Identity and Security Techologist (CIST)
* Certified Identity and Access Manager (CIAM)
* PMI Risk Management Professional (PMI-RMP)
* Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Technology, Platforms, and or/Tools:
-Identity Governance
-RBAC,SSO, PAM/PIM, Federation, LDAP, ABAC
* Sufficient understanding of Services Outsourcing, PMI PMBOK. PMP, IAOP (Outsourcing Professional), or other relevant certification a plus related to the subject matter area.

Requisite Abilities and/or Skills, and Business Acumen:

* Strong conceptual and analytical skills, which demonstrate out of the box problem solving
* Proven ability to appropriately prioritize and plan complex work in a rapidly changing environment
* Team player with experience leading and collaborating cross-teams to deliver successful solutions
* Excellent oral and written communication skills (English language).
* Superior people and personnel management skills.




About TEKsystems:

We're partners in transformation. We help clients activate ideas and solutions to take advantage of a new world of opportunity. We are a team of 80,000 strong, working with over 6,000 clients, including 80% of the Fortune 500, across North America, Europe and Asia. As an industry leader in Full-Stack Technology Services, Talent Services, and real-world application, we work with progressive leaders to drive change. That's the power of true partnership. TEKsystems is an Allegis Group company.



The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

If you would like to request a reasonable accommodation, such as the modification or adjustment of the job application process or interviewing process due to a disability, please call 888 472-3411 or email accommodation@teksystems .com for other accommodation options.

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Location US-IL-Chicago
Employment Type Full-Time
Pay Type Year
Pay Rate N/A
Store Type IT & Technical
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TEKsystems, Inc

We’re partners in transformation. We help clients activate ideas and solutions to take advantage of a new world of opportunity. We are a team of 80,000 strong, working with over 6,000 clients, including 80% of the Fortune 500, across North America, Europe and Asia. As an industry leader in Full-Stack Technology Services, Talent Services and real-world application, we work with progressive leaders to drive change. That’s the power of true partnership. TEKsystems is an Allegis Group company. Learn More

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Job Description

TEKsystems Global Services® is part of TEKsystems, the leading IT services and staffing company in North America. TEKsystems Global Services provides a continuum of services ranging from engagement management to full outsourcing for applications, infrastructure and learning solutions. As a services provider, we leverage our talent management strengths to extend the business value of our client partnerships and deliver measurable business and IT outcomes.
TEKsystems Global Services is a fast-paced, growing organization with a dynamic and diverse work environment. Our strong culture is embodied by our core values- relationships, commitment, serving others and open communication. Our values guide our hiring decisions and shape how we make a meaningful impact in the IT market.

The Identity and Access Practice Architect II (PA II) position is a leadership position in the organization that is responsible for managing multiple consulting and delivery projects and account teams/programs. The PA II provides consulting and delivery assurance of services for clients through a range of internal and external functions in the following areas: Consulting, Account Interaction, Service Delivery and Practice Delivery responsibilities. The position of Practice Architect II is distinguished from more senior Practice Architect positions by the nature of the engagements or programs involved; deal sizes range from transactional solutions of $20M. As asecond level Practice Architect, a PA II is expected to have the experience and background to perform all the duties described below for engagements that are focused on consulting/delivery management within the defined subject matter area, including resource management, deliverables development, project planning and executions, adherence to contract attributes and costing, customer interaction, and other key aspects of solution-based managed services. For a PA II, these engagements will typically be delivered for a North America customer or at the customer location, usually North American based. They are expected to have adequate level skills required for complex deliverable-based, fully outsourced, or extremely large scale engagements or programs and lead the delivery effort to a larger cross-functional project/program. This role may require up to 50% travel.

Key Accountabilities and Priorities:

Solution Delivery

* Gain a clear understanding of customers' business requirements and their technical requirements based upon the developed solution and agreed statement of work (SOW).
* Understand, develop, and mature the solution design by collaborating with customers and stakeholders to manage their expectations and resolve project, stakeholder, and delivery issues in a timely manner.
* Facilitate internal communication and coordinate the assembly of a delivery team for new engagements to include practice support, delivery (regional and/or practice), and account team members.
* Consolidate delivery status and agreed costing information across the project stakeholders.
* Ensure delivery escalation procedures are addressed and communicated to client, consultants, and managers.
* Implement knowledge management strategy and communicate process and procedures for knowledge transfer from sales/solutions to delivery.
* Perform delivery risk and issue management and facilitate issue resolution with proper notification to all affected parties.
* Identify and coordinate the delivery change control process.

IAM Management

* Perform periodic project/program analysis, product line review, and product line 'health checks' with practice and delivery resources.
* Examine customer reference-ability and establish on-going relationships with the customer and account team members.
* Refine practice pipeline and product line attributes based upon metrics and analysis as well as overall fit within the marketplace and technological changes.
* Support the development and execution of an Account Strategy in collaboration with internal stakeholders.
* Capture, develop, and refine intellectual property (IP) based upon projects, programs, and engagements; develop IP to be reusable for future training and delivery requirements.
* Coordinate subject matter material with team members for development of best practices for product lines and delivery improvements.
IAM assessment and planning * Expert knowledge of Identity concepts and principles including:
o Federation
o Privileged Access Management/Privileged Identity Management (PAM/PIM)
o Single Sign On (SSO)
o Role Based Access Control (RBAC)
o Attribute Based Access Control (ABAC)
o Active Directory (AD)
o Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP)
o Entitlements
* Experienced in conducting and managing IAM assessments at the Fortune 100 level
* Experienced in role mining and access provisioning within Windows and UNIX environments
* Expert in IAM project planning and execution
* Aligns customers to IAM maturity models and recognizes maturity levels by industry
* Cleary understands and communicates both business and security drivers behind IAM maturity

IAM assessment and planning
Expert knowledge of Identity concepts and principles including:
o Federation
o Privileged Access Management/Privileged Identity Management (PAM/PIM)
o Single Sign On (SSO)
o Role Based Access Control (RBAC)
o Attribute Based Access Control (ABAC)
o Active Directory (AD)
o Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP)
o Entitlements
* Experienced in conducting and managing IAM assessments at the Fortune 100 level
* Experienced in role mining and access provisioning within Windows and UNIX environments
* Expert in IAM project planning and execution
* Aligns customers to IAM maturity models and recognizes maturity levels by industry
* Cleary understands and communicates both business and security drivers behind IAM maturity

Management Responsibilities

* Understand and manage customer requirements (delivery and environmental factors) to ensure contract understanding and acceptance for deliverables, cost, contract type, timeline, risk and assumptions, and customer satisfaction.
* Ensure delivery methodology is understood by team from project initiation to project closeout; sales/solution to delivery knowledge transfer.
* Financial and contractual responsibility for engagement profitability.
* Maintain awareness for additional business opportunities and support pursuit of future business through quality results and escalation to internal stakeholders when additional business opportunities may present themselves.
* Ensure delivery management methodology is followed on all client opportunities.
* Mentor, manage and develop product/project team members. Team size varies from 3 team members up to >10 team members.
* Conduct annual reviews and provide feedback throughout the year on employee performance where required.
* Ensure Human Resources policies and procedures are communicated and executed according to internal and consultant HR policies.

Required Education and/or Experience:

* Bachelors Degree or equivalent, relevant experience
* 15+ years' experience in information technology and/or professional services, with emphasis on subject matter expertise.
* Experience in delivering projects/programs, delivering and administrating client professional services agreements including the change management process.
* Frequent interactions with external customers at the Director level or above; normal level of interactions is the CXO level; established consulting and interpersonal skills with 15+ years' experience
* 15+ years in IT service management/project management delivering projects/programs and daily delivery/consulting oversight within a professional services environment or equivalent, relevant experience in managing resources in appropriate environment.
* IT Experience: Consultant, Architect, Enterprise Architect, Business Analyst, Development, or other IT experience.
* Certifed Developer/Implementer from multiple major OEMs
* Certified Identity and Security Techologist (CIST)
* Certified Identity and Access Manager (CIAM)
* PMI Risk Management Professional (PMI-RMP)
* Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Technology, Platforms, and or/Tools:
-Identity Governance
-RBAC,SSO, PAM/PIM, Federation, LDAP, ABAC
* Sufficient understanding of Services Outsourcing, PMI PMBOK. PMP, IAOP (Outsourcing Professional), or other relevant certification a plus related to the subject matter area.

Requisite Abilities and/or Skills, and Business Acumen:

* Strong conceptual and analytical skills, which demonstrate out of the box problem solving
* Proven ability to appropriately prioritize and plan complex work in a rapidly changing environment
* Team player with experience leading and collaborating cross-teams to deliver successful solutions
* Excellent oral and written communication skills (English language).
* Superior people and personnel management skills.




About TEKsystems:

We're partners in transformation. We help clients activate ideas and solutions to take advantage of a new world of opportunity. We are a team of 80,000 strong, working with over 6,000 clients, including 80% of the Fortune 500, across North America, Europe and Asia. As an industry leader in Full-Stack Technology Services, Talent Services, and real-world application, we work with progressive leaders to drive change. That's the power of true partnership. TEKsystems is an Allegis Group company.



The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

If you would like to request a reasonable accommodation, such as the modification or adjustment of the job application process or interviewing process due to a disability, please call 888 472-3411 or email accommodation@teksystems .com for other accommodation options.

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