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IAM Technical Program Manager
Posted on 10/7/2022
Palo Alto, CA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Microsoft Azure
  • 6+ years' experience with Information Security and Information Security
  • 2-3 years' experience with Infrastructure
  • 4-6 years' experience with IT Security Administration, Microsoft Active Directory and Project Management
  • Project management expertise with implementations in a large-scale enterprise Operational Technology and Informational Technology environments
  • Experience implementing IAM technologies in mission critical networks which require the highest levels of security
  • Familiar with Beyond Trust Privileged Remote Access (PRA). This solution empowers security professionals to control, monitor, and manage privileged users' access to critical systems
  • Familiarity with Governance and Compliance issues and solutions as it relates to Identity Management
  • Understanding and designing IAM solutions for heterogeneous environments and systems
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, as well as ability to present and explain technical information
  • Strong analytical and organizational skills
  • Strong Teamwork and Leadership skills
  • Knowledge of Security tools such as SailPoint Identity Now, BeyondTrust Password Safe, Azure AD SSO, MFA, AWS Cloud services- it is essential this person understands different security tools and is experienced in driving projects around them
  • Develop and maintain the Enterprise-wide Identity Access Management (IAM) program
  • Successfully initiate, plan, execute and close all deliverables as committed
  • Ensure all business requirements are captured accurately and completely from the IAM team perspective into an IAM project or program charter for each of the initiatives assigned
  • Be the business liaison for the program and the team providing constant updates and feedback for both parties
  • Recommend solutions, support with testing, groom development stories for the security infrastructure to support all aspects under a centralized Identity Access Management (IAM) System
  • Ensure IAM team follows the organizational change management framework throughout all initiatives assigned for project work
  • Be the custodian and knowledge keeper of all user access policies and procedures and timely refine and advocate for the processes established
  • Support of privileged access management (e.g., Beyond Trust Password Safe), two- factor authentication (e.g., Azure), and smart card (e.g., Yubikieys, Certificate etc.) technologies
  • Strong understanding of Single Sign-On Technologies, , and Directory Services, SaaS Offerings, IaaS Offerings
  • Provide administrative support for the agency Enterprise-wide IAM and the associated systems
  • Assist with validating requests connecting applications & lead the application integration requests into the IAM operation
  • Test and recommend patches and upgrades related to the Directory infrastructure, test advanced authentication methods and coordinate maintenance on all associated IAM servers
  • Establish and maintain the approval workflows required for each connecting application
  • Assist with coordinating the build-out of IAM connectors to requested applications or systems
  • Investigate and report back to management all issues and problems with published workflows
  • Research and implement the upcoming technologies related to user authentication and authorization
  • Assist with the timely and appropriate conduct of all mandated Security related access certifications and audits
  • Participate in all disaster recovery drills
  • Assist in timely evaluation of the program maturity and generate KPI to define scope for improvement
  • Set up an effective communication channel between the IAM team and all Rivian
  • Stakeholders to support awareness and adoption programs
Desired Qualifications
  • Strong understanding of Active Directory Architecture in highly secure environments (Red Forest), hardening of directory, secure structure, auditing of the directory and implementation of controls into the directory
  • Strong knowledge of Auditing Tools and ability to identify and manage risk in the IAM space. Privilege Access Management for Operational and Information Technology Networks
  • Understanding of PKI and smartcard deployments (password less environments for on-premise and cloud environments) preferred
  • Understanding of REST API and integration of tools preferred
  • Experience in network user account security, compliance and access best practices
  • Experience with web services security solutions and application integration concepts
  • Working knowledge of a broad range of current security appliances, tools, and applications and security methodologies
  • Demonstrated competency in resolving diverse and complex business problems
  • Must be able to work outside of normal working hours as needed to support and resolve security needs
  • Experience with project management tools such as Project, Smartsheets, or Jira as well as experience working in waterfall and/or Agile environments

10,001+ employees

Electric vehicles manufacturer
Company Overview
Rivian is on a mission to keep the world adventurous forever. The company believes there is a more responsible way to explore the world and is determined to make the transition to sustainable transportation an exciting one. Rivian designed their emissions-free Electric Adventure Vehicles to challenge what's possible.
  • Ownership for All: We offer every employee the opportunity to own Rivian stock through equity programs, supporting their financial wellness.
  • Mental and Emotional Wellness: We provide employees and their families access to mental wellness platforms and our Employees Assistance Program
  • Fertility and Family Planning: We support diverse family-building journeys, providing employees with benefits such as paid parental leave and financial support for adoption, fertility treatments or surrogacy.
  • Competitive Compensation: We offer competitive compensation packages driven by mutual investment in our long-term growth and success.
  • Career Development: We enable all employees to own their development. Continuous learning opportunities and tuition reimbursement help drive performance, boost engagement and develop future leaders.
  • Transgender Benefits: In alignment with WPATH guidelines, our 2022 plans provide coverage toward medical, pharmacy and cosmetic needs.
Company Core Values
  • A diverse workforce
  • Embracing active allyship
  • Purpose-driven partnerships
  • Supporting our team