Identity and Access Management - Manager

Accenture, Multiple Locations, Canada

Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives.

Basic Qualifications:

Minimum of 7 years of experience in I&AM, including designing and architecting solutions based on client requirements.  

Minimum of 3 years of experience with configuration and implementation of packaged or custom IAM solutions including:

o Design and develop automated provisioning and reconciliation of IT resources

o Request-based application and resource provisioning

o RBAC authentication to entitled applications and resources

o Role based resolution of approvers for request approval flows

o Single Sign-on

Minimum of 3 years of experience in consulting and implementation of IAM solutions across various service areas/groups. 

Minimum of 3 years of experience in at least two or more of the following IAM Functional Skills

o Access Management

o Identity Governance

o Directory Services

o Identity Provisioning

o Identity Management

o Identity Management as a Service

Minimum 3 years of experience in at least two or more of the following IAM Vendor technologies or skills:, SailPoint, ForgeRock, Okta, CyberArk, PingIdentity, Savyint

Preferred Skills:

Exposure to I&AM practitioners and experts

Prior work experience serving C-Level clients as a security consultant

Industry-adopted security certifications (e.g. CISSP), as well as I&AM vendor or industry certification such as –

o IAM Vendor certifications

o Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)

o Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP)

Bachelor or higher degree in a technical field (e.g. Computer Science, CIS,MIS, Engineering)

Prior experience in deployment and implementation of custom applications

Experience with any of the following security areas:

o Information risk, privacy, and strategy (i.e. security and privacy policies, or risk assessments, or security and privacy compliance);

o Application security; (i.e. application security testing or security integrations with Systems Development Lifecycle (SDL) )

o Infrastructure security; (i.e.- securing networks and servers or security monitoring)

o Data security or encryption

Prior experience with any of the following:

o Identity and access lifecycle (e.g. provisioning, access certification)

o RBAC authorization models

o SSO technologies 

o Federated access

o Privileged Access Management

o Directory Services, Virtual Directory

o Authentication Methods

o Entitlement and role management

o Industry standards such as OAUTH, OpenID Connect

o Understanding of messaging protocols such as JSON, REST, SOAP

In possession of, or able to qualify for, Canadian security clearance strongly preferred

 Professional Skills:

Demonstrated creativity in complex problem solving and ability to work under pressure 

Strong project/program management experience 

Ability to take business problems, existing processes and technology and translate these into service and process requirements 

Effective communicator with great interpersonal skills and the ability to be credible with clients 

Strong analytical skills with a structured problem-solving approach

High energy levels and commitment to stringent timelines

Ability to innovate and multi-task with minimal oversight

Strong written and verbal communication skills with the ability to present documentation and influence decision making

 All of our consulting professionals receive comprehensive training covering business acumen, technical and professional skills development.  You will also have opportunities to hone your functional skills and expertise in an area of specialization.  We offer a variety of formal and informal training programs at every level to help you acquire and build specialized skills faster. Learning takes place both on the job and through formal training conducted online, in the classroom, or in collaboration with teammates. The sheer variety of work we do, and the experience it offers, provide an unbeatable platform from which to build a career.


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We are committed to employment equity. We encourage all people, including women, visible minorities, persons with disabilities and persons of aboriginal descent to apply.

Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries and all business functions — underpinned by the world’s largest delivery network — Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance and create sustainable value for their stakeholders. With 469,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. Visit us at www.accenture.com. 

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