North America / United States / FL / Tampa – Oldsmar /

Technology & Engineering

#: 743999724887079 / REF986Q

Mid-Senior Level


Job Description


We are looking for a Identity and Access Management (IAM) Program. To support that effort, we are looking for an experienced IAM Leader who will be responsible for the enterprise-wide management of NIQ’s identity and access management requirements and standards. This key role requires extensive experience in SailPoint, Okta, CyberArk, or equivalent technologies; and with implementing critical controls across a diverse environment. This candidate will be a self-motivated, detail-oriented performer who has experience transforming IDM into a Zero-Trust IAM program. This role has high impact across the enterprise, and the selected candidate will have exposure across several executive functions.



  • Leads the IAM team to establish a roadmap for the implementation of a modern Identity and Access Management program.

  • Responsible for delivering on Zero-Trust program commitments.

  • Responsible for managing the overall IAM program; ensuring the team meets its operational objectives.

  • Leading the team in architecting, configuring, and maintaining IAM services to support the connectivity needs and account security of the Enterprise.

  • Responsible for forging the go forward strategy and ongoing operation and support of the organization's IAM services.

  • Responsible for continuous improvement of IAM policies, procedures and technology.

  • Ensure developed solutions align with NIQ’s IAM and cybersecurity policies and standards.

  • Stay current with access management industry, technology and security trends.

  • Single point of contact for all IAM related escalations and concerns.

  • Develop and manage budget for IAM services

  • Oversee operational support of IAM services.

  • Provide technical leadership to the IAM team.

  • Responsible for managing the IAM platform (tools and technology).

  • Provide hands-on systems design and architecture leadership for the Identity and Access Management strategy

  • Support vendor audit activities including presenting audit result findings to executives

  • Closely manage and prioritize all third-party off-shore development team deliverables

  • Ensure technical competency of third-party partners

  • Execute against approved daily, weekly, monthly and annual plans and keep leadership and business partners informed of work status/progress.

  • Schedule and oversee regular (at least annually) disaster recovery testing of IAM platforms

  • Accountable for the operational stability and sustainability of IAM services.



  • Demonstrated experience leading Enterprise IAM teams, tools and services in a 24/7 matrixed environment with multiple discrete lines of business.

  • Thorough technical understanding of IAM technologies, services, and components, with practical design, implementation, and operations experience at an Enterprise scale.

  • Extensive experience defining, developing and implementing IAM standards, policies, KRI/KPIs, process and procedures.

  • Deep technical knowledge of SailPoint.

  • Deep technical knowledge of Okta.

  • Deep technical knowledge of CyberArk.

  • Strong technical experience with authentication architecture and implementation, including SSO, MFA, federation, including innovative modern authentication concepts such as passwordless, step-up, and adaptive behavioral authentication.

  • Strong experience with Microsoft Active Directory and Azure Active Directory, including utilizing these technologies for authorization and authentication. 

  • Technical expertise in other computing and cloud platforms, such as Linux/Unix.

  • Experience with Automated testing tools, Azure DevOps or other development lifecycle apps, familiarity with the Agile methodology. 

Education and Training

  • Minimum of 5 years of IAM leadership experience at an Enterprise level

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science; or 15+ years of equivalent experience. Advanced degree preferred.

  • The following certifications are desirable, but not mandatory:

    • CISSP

    • ITIL v3 or v4 Foundations

    • PMP