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IAM Architect
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Opportunity Snapshot
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Top reasons to consider aligning your career with Digital Realty
If you're a proven IAM Architect who combines technical expertise with stellar interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively, the role of IAM Architect offers you some very compelling opportunities. You will: 
  • Take ownership of all aspects of Identity and Access Management at all levels and all layers. Quick question for you - click here
  • Leverage the breadth of your experience and add to your skills as you gain exposure to new technologies and enjoy interesting and challenging work. This is a great position for someone looking to grow and take the next step in their career.  
  • Drive the direction of a new role, added to support our strong growth, and work with smart and talented professionals across a variety of cross-functional teams.  
  • Build a progressive career at one of the world's largest data center solution providers. 
  • Join a team of motivated and imaginative professionals who are building the next generation of colocation and scale offerings in cloud and data-centric solutions. 
The ideal candidate will live in the DFW Metro Area and have the ability to commute to Downtown Dallas when we return to the office.  You can also expect to travel up to 25% annually when regular travel resumes. 
 
Digital Realty: Where the cloud lives and business thrives. We built the global standard for technical real estate, developing a unique capability to acquire, manage, and scale data center campuses. Now, Digital Realty is building a unique ecosystem of open solutions that power customer growth through exceptional service on a foundation of unrivaled data center expertise. The new Digital Realty combines unparalleled data center services, carrier-dense interconnection, real estate acumen, and financial strength to create a unique power of choice and value when and where our customers need it.
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Take ownership of all IAM activities and build a progressive career with a growing industry leader

The Requirements
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To meet the basic qualification for this role, you will have legal authorization to work permanently in the United States for any employer without requiring a visa transfer or visa sponsorship. We’re looking for a well-rounded Architect with strong breadth and depth across the major public cloud platforms and technologies.   
 
In addition, to be a good fit for the IAM Architect opportunity, you will have: 
  • 10+ years of experience in Identity and Access Management across a variety of domains 
  • Bachelor’s degree or an equivalent level of education and experience 
  • Expert knowledge in core IAM domains: Identity Governance and Administration, 
  • Privileged Access Management, Access Management, Customer Identity and Access Management, PKI and Certificate Architecture, Identity Lifecycle Management 
  • A consistent track record of setting the strategic direction of Identity and Access Management program; including developing and deploying new technology implementations 
  • Demonstrated ability to design, build, and improve operational results of Identity and Access Management programs 
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The Role
If you meet the minimum qualifications, feel free to apply at any time. If you'd like some additional details about the role, please read below.
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Overview 
Reporting to the Enterprise Architect for the Infrastructure Team, as an IAM Architect, you will showcase your deep knowledge in Identity and Access Management methodologies to develop new programs, navigate a sophisticated distributed operating environment and champion program improvements.  
 
We will look to you to approach security architecture from a perspective of complexity theory, understanding how influences on individual parts impact the overarching environment. If you have a firm understanding of how pieces of the security architecture fit together and you're motivated in realizing a simple, pragmatic and elegant IAM program design that meets the needs of business partners, then this could be the role for you. You should also be comfortable designing as well as executing against a technical work portfolio and creating associated enablement materials to support launch activities.  
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Why Join Us
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High visibility
Identity and Access Management is a critical strategic corporate initiative and your successes will be noticed both inside and outside of the team. Even more importantly, your successes will make a significant difference for our customers. We have a global team in place and you’ll enjoy the satisfaction that comes with building relationships across the organization.  
 
Growth without limits 
We're growing fast and growing smart, including acquiring businesses that complement and strengthen our core offerings. We're already one of the largest players in our space, and ongoing growth will create opportunities for strong performers. 
 
Entrepreneurial culture 

We value collaboration and encourage innovation, and the organization is committed to providing employees the tools they need to excel and develop professionally. We work hard but we like to have fun too and we place an emphasis on virtual meet-ups and cultivating a positive culture.  
 
Excellent compensation 
In addition to a competitive salary and discretionary bonus potential, we offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes all you would expect plus some pleasant surprises, like multiple flexible spending plans, a generous company match on the 401(k) plan, and more.
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Road to Success
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More About Your Requirements 

Preferred candidates will have the following: 
  • Emerging IAM skills such as IAM in Multi-Cloud and Hybrid Environments, Identity Analytics and Machine Learning, Biometrics and Password-less Authentication, Adaptive Authentication, Authorization, and Access Controls, Non-Human Entities and IoT 
  • One or more of the following certifications CISSP, AWS-SA, AZ SC-300, AZ-303/304, Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Certified Architect, GCP Cloud Security Engineer or Professional Cloud Architect or equivalent certifications 
  • Ability to adapt to a dynamic environment and changing business requirements 
As an essential business, we are taking appropriate steps to ensure the health and safety of all employees. For the time being, you will work remotely, but we anticipate a mix between remote and in-office work, once it is safe. 

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Role Details 

Although you won’t have direct reporting responsibilities, it is important to note that you will serve in a team lead / subject matter expert capacity as you partner with Engineering and other core teams to ensure the successful integration of various technologies. It’s important to note that you will lead by example, taking a hands-on approach as you configure new components and walk the teams through detailed configuration steps. You’ll also help educate stakeholders throughout the company on the importance of your IAM initiatives.  Quick question for you - click here

Additionally, your specific activities will be to: 
  • Drive the design and build of the next-generation platform consistent with firm and industry best practices, standards and architectural patterns 
  • Responsible for setting the strategic direction of the Identity and Access Management security architecture and roadmap 
  • Work closely with Product, Architectural, Controls, and line-of-business Application teams to translate business, technical and controls requirements into implementable designs 
  • Educate the Engineering teams to ensure understanding of the platform's end-to-end design and ensure gaps and dependencies between module/components are identified and solutioned 
  • Provide implementation review services to the Engineering teams to ensure the platform is consistent with requirements and cybersecurity controls 
  • Present and lead discussions of the platform's architecture and design to external stakeholders such as Auditors 
  • Enhance existing solutions (people/process/technology) that fulfill IAM use cases 
  • Act as a security domain professional and architect for Enterprise Identity and Access Management 
  • Act as authority and mentor to a growing team of Infrastructure, Security, and Devops Engineers 
  • Perform education and enablement activities targeting the broader organization related to IAM standard methodologies and responsibilities 
  • Develop key performance indicators, health, landmarks and metrics for Identity and Access Management, globally; implement strategic countermeasures to drive positive impact on enterprise security posture 
  • Collaborate with Information Security team, datacenter operations teams and operating companies in realizing the information security strategy 
  • Contribute to the continuous improvement of the information security posture 
  • Leverage your experience and expertise with: 
  • Single Sign-On (SSO), and Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) and passwordless authentication technologies and products 
  • Cryptography, encryption and related data protection concepts and technologies 
  • Global regulatory and privacy requirements as they relate to NIST framework, GDPR, SOC2, ISO270001 enterprises 
  • CI/CD automation tools and test-automation and test-driven-development 
Note: this description is intended to give you a general overview of the position and is not an exhaustive listing of duties and responsibilities. 

More About Your Success
Naturally, your technical expertise will be essential, but you'll also need a positive attitude, the ability to serve as a strong team leader, and the drive to deliver top-quality output daily. We’re building out this team and a “roll up your sleeves, hands-on” approach to accomplishing goals will be key. We’re looking for a professional who can really lean in and bridge the gap between an idea / roadmap and the actual technology implementation. You’ll build the pyramid and ensure we have a robust and workable IAM program in place. In addition, in order to be an outstanding IAM Architect, you will: 
  • Understand the big picture, but also pay attention to details 
  • Combine analytical thinking with creativity in solving problems 
  • Maintain an approachable presence and open line of communication between and among stakeholders 
  • Make sound decisions even when you don't have all the information you would prefer to have 
  • Ensure a diligent approach to all aspects of IAM 
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Digital Realty is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

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