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Identity & Access Management Architect

  • Belgium
  • Belgium

We strongly focus on protecting our customers and their services against all different kind of cyber threats. Our Cybersecurity team plays an important role in improving and assessing the digital security for our clients in both the private and public sector.

We believe cybersecurity to be a business enabler, including Identity and access management which is critical to modern cybersecurity practices, especially for remote user access and securing hybrid IT environments. The IAM architect we are looking for is a mid- senior level technical practitioner and manager who can play a central role in the organization’s cybersecurity strategy, while maintaining high user productivity, customer engagement, and operational efficiency. Key priorities you should have experience in should be setting the organization’s IAM strategic direction, executing projects against the IAM roadmap, and optimizing IAM services.

Profile of an IAM architect

As a Mid-senior level technical practitioner and manager, you are responsible for leading a team of security engineers that operate and manage platforms and applications critical to the IAM program. Typical IAM architect credentials include a master’s degree in computer science, management of information systems, or related field of study, plus five to 10 years of IAM functional experience. As an IAM architect you should have a track record of leading cross-functional efforts embedding IAM best practices across a distributed organization such as:

  • Setting the strategic direction for IAM across the organization.
  • Executing projects against the IAM roadmap.
  • Optimizing the ongoing operations of IAM services.

Responsibilities

Key business responsibilities for you as IAM architect include:

  • Shaping the IAM program

Structure a governance model for the people, processes, and technology aligned to the principle of least privilege access. Administer the onboarding and offboarding of users, applications, and systems with automated and auditable processes. Enforce strong authentication and authorization flows for employees, partners, customers, privileged users (human and non-human). Create a culture and set of processes for optimizing IAM operational efficiency and continuously improving security posture.

  • Overseeing the implementation of IAM technologies

This includes being a decisionmaker in vendor selection, taking point technology project management, and maintaining strong vendor relationships. It also includes automating IT processes such as account creation and off-boarding. As well as assisting with configuration of and management of baseline and operational monitoring for core technology solutions and integrated partners.

  • Developing standards and policies for IAM programs

Ensuring that processes and technology implementations will pass internal and external audits by meeting compliance requirements for regulations such as SOX, HIPAA, GDPR, PCI-DSS. Assisting in creating process and workflows to facilitate reporting, monitoring, and compliance.

  • Developing and monitoring a set of key performance indicators (KPIs)

Creating the KPIs to measure health of the program and optimize ongoing operations through process improvement, configuration changes, technology upgrades, and proper staff alignment to responsibilities.

  • Engaging in cross-functional project alignment

Working with technology and business owners across the organization to fully onboard new applications for single sign-on, authentication and authorization, entitlements management, and user lifecycle management.

Requirements

As IAM architect you should have the following work experience, educational credentials, and proven skills:

  • Professional and educational credentials

At least five years of experience playing a key role in building IAM programs, with both technical expertise and cross-functional project management skills. Candidates typically have a master’s degree in computer science, information systems, or related field.

  • Management skills

An ideal IAM architect should possess effective project management skills, people management experience, and good verbal and written communication skills. The IAM architect should be motivated to take initiative and have the people skills to collaborate with other business and technology teams that often have different reporting structures and priorities.

  • Technical skills

The IAM architect should possess strong knowledge in the following technologies: IDaaS and single sign-on (SaaS and on-premises), directory services (Active Directory, LDAP, cloud-based directories), user authentication (MFA, passwordless), identity management and governance, privileged identity management, and some understanding of PKI and certificates/key management. The individual should have a solid understanding of IAM related protocols and standards: SAML, OAuth/OIDC, WS-Fed, SCIM, FIDO, TLS/SSL, RDP, RADIUS, Kerberos. Experience with IAM for MacOS, Linux, and Windows platforms. Competency in APIs (Rest, Graph) and JavaScript/JSON is preferred.

Our offer

We are committed in helping you to achieve your potential and offers you a competitive remuneration package. Together, we’ll determine the career path that will take you as far as you want to go. You will have the opportunity to benefit from merit-based promotion, build your network, grow your knowledge and participate in and contribute to a global team that acts with passion, commitment and integrity. There are different kinds of opportunities available to you in our Outsourcing, Technology or Consulting discipline and the major industries we serve.

Play a role in the team. Use your insight and intellect to influence and lead. We offer you the freedom to be outstanding.

Work with great people

Kris De Baerdemaeker
SDC Resource manager
"Sogeti gave me a lot of opportunities to prove myself business-wise"

Great Place to Work

  • Informal culture

  • Flat structure

  • Training possibilities

  • International environment

  • 4 domains of expertise

  • Extralegal advantages

About the company

Sogeti Belgium, business unit of Capgemini Belgium, is an international organization and leading provider of technology services and software testing. Sogeti Belgium employs 500 IT professionals, offering cutting-edge expertise in Cloud, Cybersecurity, Digital Manufacturing, Digital Assurance & Testing, and emerging technologies. Our clients are well known companies in the private and public sector (e.g. the European Institutions, FODFin,…).

Sogeti Group combines agility and speed of implementation with strong technology supplier partnerships (Microsoft, IBM, HPE), world class methodologies and its global delivery model, Rightshore®. Sogeti Group brings together more than 25.000 professionals in 15 countries, based in over 100 locations in Europe, USA and India. Sogeti is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Capgemini SE.

1967Founded in France in 1967 by Serge Kampf.

1995Creation of TMAP: global methodology for effective software testing.

2015Appointment of new CEO for BeLux: Eric de Saqui.

2016Sogeti BeLux awarded a big data contract by the European Commission.

201610th edition of the Sogeti Conference, our prestigious yearly event with 250+ participants.

2016A seven-year contract was signed with the Belgian Federal Public Service (SPF) Finance.

2017Top Employer Belgium for the 8th consecutive year.

2017The Group celebrates its 50th anniversary.

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