Architect 5 (IAM Architect)

Location: Reston, VA


We are looking for hand-on technical Identity platform engineer with expertise is Implementing Identity & Access Management technology solution for a traditional and modern enterprise solution. 


•Ability to lead Security Architecture consultation with other parts of Information Security, Enterprise/Business/Data Architecture, IT and Business partners, and peers on proper security architecture and software development processes to ensure the applications developed and systems implemented are in line with security best practices and company policies and standards and are compliant with the required frameworks (ISO, SOX, SWIFT, OWASP, NIST Cyber Security, etc.).

•Experience with the architecture and implementation of enterprise-security controls

•Proven expertise in building a defense in depth infrastructure security architecture that includes security controls across multiple technology stack.

•Architecture and solution design experience required to develop infrastructure based detailed design specifications.

•Experience with network virtualization and/or software defined networks.

•Strong foundation and in-depth technical knowledge in security engineering, computer and network security, authentication and security protocols, and applied cryptography

•Act as a principle Engineering/Architect for IAM Portfolio of Services. Lead/Own the Design and Implementation of IAM Services for Legacy & modern application

•Engage with and influence the many stakeholders and interested parties to ensure compliance, security and operational functional requirements are met or exceeded

•Create and implement automated processes that reduce manual efforts and increase overall efficiency and scalability

•Work with the teams to ensure standards are being followed for current and future IAM implementations.



•The individual in this role must be able to understand and interpret identity and access management strategies and direction. Further, the person must be able to bring together key tenets of Information Security to the IAM cloud strategies and develop technical security solutions that properly align. The Architect will contribute to the overall effort of the IAM direction of the organization.

•10+ years relevant Identity & Access Management ( IAM ) experience

•3+ Years supporting Modern Technology stacks i.e Public Cloud environments, Serverless, Containers, large-scale data center environments

• service architecture

•Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field.

•Expertise in Sailpoint, Ping Identity, Certificate / Key Management Service, Directory Services, & Key cloak or similar.

•Good understanding of Multi-Factor authentication and Privileged Access Management.

•Experienced in working with Policy Decision Engines for the enterprise

•Must have working knowledge and understanding of networking technologies such as LAN, WAN, TCP/IP, load balancers, firewalls etc.

•Experience using RESTful and web API services

•Experience using Jira, Confluence and Git and comfortable working in DevOps

•Demonstrate expertise with Python

•Comfortable working with OpenSource technologies in the context of IAM

•A natural inclination to work that is fast-paced, dynamic and self directed; Be driven by, and have a bias toward, autonomy: you’ll be given a lot of context on the problems were trying to solve, but you’ll need to figure out how to solve them

•Have great verbal and written communication skills, Ability to tell a story

•Certified AWS Solutions Architect Associate (Must).  Certified AWS Solutions Architect Professional and CISSP (Preferred )