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Information Security Identity & Access Manager/Director

(IDAM Manager/Director)

Department: Information Security

Reports To:TheCISO

Job Overview:

The IAM manager will be responsible for end to end management for assigned projects related to IAM Hygiene initiatives including project planning, delivery, client interaction, trouble shooting, execution, monitoring, control & people management. Provide security technical expertise & project leadership for the Identity & access management team. Review projects, new applications, & existing user access for appropriate security controls & segregation of duties. Establish & document policies, procedures & guidelines related to user & system access. Assist in compliance reviews & ensures processes & procedures are in compliance.

Responsibilities & Duties:

  • Implement a formal program to enhance & centralize the Identity & Access Management (IAM) function
  • Formulates & defines system's scope & objectives based on both user needs & a good understanding of the application, business, operational and/or industry requirements
  • Analyzes, defines, & prioritizes the business functional specifications for IAM initiatives. Helps to develops project scope, charter, constraints & assumptions for assigned projects
  • Responsible for stakeholder relationships to establish project expectations & priorities, coordinates & reports on project progress & accomplishments to the project team stakeholders, & sponsors
  • Demonstrates the ability to work with people & teams in a flexible, collaborative, & resourceful manner, with the ability to influence, to achieve project objectives
  • Centrally manages user security & entitlement reviews & certifications, as well as interfacing with internal clients & external vendors.
  • Meet with current application owners to analyze & create centralization plan & path to ensure compliance with existing procedures
  • Must understand all IAM functions including but not limited to user entitlement reviews & toxic combinations
  • Assist IAM team perform user entitlement reviews & certifications
  • Ability to work on Windows OS (active directory) & Linux environment is required
  • Security administration by securely provisioning user accounts & permissions for access into systems, services & shared folders for proper user access. Ensure that proper security settings are set up to reflect the functionality of the client requiring access
  • Assist to govern all system & user ID management processes along with monitoring the activity & requests where users require access in a timely manner.
  • Assist analyze potential security tools & applications to enhance & improve the processes, procedures & functions of security & identity management team
  • Work with team members & manager to design better systems & processes to improve efficiencies & automation


  • 5-10 years of experience in Information security including Identity & Access Management
  • Extensive experience in business analysis, documentation & user access review
  • Extensive knowledge of project management best practices, tools, & techniques
  • Extensive knowledge & experience with privileged identity management, access governance & other IAM solutions such as Activie Directory, Okta, Saviynt, Arcos, CyberArk, SailPoint, etc.
  • Mid to senior level IAM Security Administrator with 5-7 years of experience in production environment
  • Must be able to perform active directory functions such as adding users, disabling users, password resets, group management & application account provisioning & de-provisioning
  • Must be able to review application security & make recommendations for improvements
  • Strong communications skills (written & verbal) to be able to work with technical & non-technical team members
  • Ability to train, manage & assist co-workers & direct reports on all aspects of the program build & evolution
  • Exceptional organizational, interpersonal & team skills
  • Ownership orientation to solving problems
  • Education Bachelors degree in computer science or related area
  • Industry recognized certification in security (e.g., CISSP, CISA, CISM, CEH, etc.)
  • Experience with MRC accreditation & deep understanding of the online advertising industry & ad platforms (networks, DSPs, ATDs, SSPs, Exchanges)
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