An excellent opportunity has arisen with a leading investment bank (150,000 employees over 50 countries worldwide) for an Identity Access Management Specialist to provide the technical capability to support the creation of a strategic direction for the Identity Management domain and associated tool set, together with supporting and maintaining overall service health and vendor management.
Currently concentrated primarily around MS Active Directory and focussed on all aspects of this technology, the Active Directory Services team handle day to day management of the AD platform; the technical documentation; maintenance of platform standards through to the planning of technical direction and strategy.
The Identity Management role will sit within this highly productive team and the successful candidate will be expected to familiarise themselves with the processes and procedures of the Bank quickly to be able to support and oversee the day to day platform management and the coaching / mentoring on best practice of operating the identity process.
Role & Responsibilities:
Govern and advise on technical direction for Identity Management, especially through technical workshops and 1:1 coaching sessions, to ensure alignment to business strategy.
Creation and maintenance of technical guides to convey fact, simply and effectively to both peers and those less experienced.
Daily management and maintenance of the Identity Management platform, ensuring service availability; health and performance monitoring & alerting and the maintenance of operational & technical documentation.
Balance technical fact / opinion against business risk / delivered service to provide well thought through guidance to support technical staff with incident; problem investigation and project decisions.
Initiate investigation and proactive improvements for standard operating processes and procedures, utilising the current owned / licensed tools available, to evidence and escalate issues to the management team. Candidate should be comfortable in communicating with all levels of the management hierarchy.
Produce and interpret service performance and security data to provide analysis for investigations; baseline performance and trend reports for management to highlight areas of focus / improvement and on-going change.
Play a leading role in documenting, presenting and using direct communication to map software lifecycle, create work breakdown structures (WBS) and the appropriate supporting documentation to ensure that the software remains current and supportable without disruption to the organisation.
Lead technical delivery, supporting the programme and project managers delivering specialist tasks to time and cost.
Work with the problem management function under the ITIL framework to investigate potential and actual service problems and recommends solutions.
Essential Skills & Experience:
5+ years’ experience supporting an Active Directory within large corporate environment.
Experience of working in the wider Identity Management domain, with and understanding of associated areas of Security, Risk and Compliance.
Experience managing a Windows Server platform, especially at Windows Server 2008 R2 and above.
Experience managing Active Directory infrastructure: Roles, DNS, DHCP, Sites & Trusts, SPN, ADFS, ADCS, Kerberos and other authentication protocols.
• Circa £85k-£90k basic salary
• Annual bonus (10-15%)
• 12.5% of salary flexible benefits – pension / training / private medical/ etc.
• + other extensive banking benefits