Senior Technical Specialist - IAM & Secuirty Operations

23 Apr 2018
25 Apr 2018
Mary Worthington
Clearance Level
None / Undisclosed
Job Type

Senior Technical Specialist - IAM and Security Operations

My client, a leading retailer in Hampshire are actively looking for a senior technical specialist to take the lead on IAM and Security Operations elements of project/ business requirements. You will also contribute to developing and maintaining technical roadmaps which support the Group strategy and deliver robust services at increased value.

Key Responsibilities

  • Service Improvement - be the final escalation point, own external relationships, trend analysis, establish and drive service improvement plans
  • Technical Expertise - Provision of expert advice on areas of specialism to ensure that appropriate technical solutions are delivered and where required, providing support and expertise in resolving service impacting issues
  • Supporting the delivery of Projects
  • Production of Infrastructure Designs
  • Acting as an expert in the design and deployment of IT solutions
  • Input into and development of Infrastructure Strategy, IT strategy, roadmaps and standards
  • Defining and Monitoring consistency within areas of specialism, through designs which comply with group strategy and standards.
  • Working with domain and enterprise architects to achieve programme consistency
  • Assisting project managers in creating and maintaining project plans (focused on, but not exclusively around, technical design deliverables) and technical governance
  • Carry out solution options evaluation for technical deliverables
  • Advising colleagues and customers of feasibility and risks of potential solutions and support creation of project mandates
  • Maintaining awareness of IT and industry trends and benchmarks
  • Working with 3rd party services, delivery partners and external vendors to deliver solutions
  • Developing designs balancing requirements, costs, and risk.
  • Peer reviewing designs, identifying opportunities for developing shared platforms and services, simplification, and cost reduction

Required Skills & Experience:

  • Professional experience in an identity and/or security operations role
  • Knowledge and practical experience of infrastructure design and delivery
  • Ability to describe technical issues in a non-technical way
  • Good understanding of security risks and the impact they can have on a business
  • Demonstrable knowledge and understanding of Windows Server, Active Directory, Azure, Office 365
  • Ability to work under pressure and cope with competing demands
  • Ability to work as part of a team and to own and drive the technical direction and delivery

Key Technologies

  • Microsoft Identity Manager
  • CyberArk
  • SIEM
  • Active Directory
  • Azure AD
  • Tivoli Identity Manager

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