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Identity and Access Management Technical Lead
Austin, TX

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Job Description

Role/Department Description:

FactSet is currently seeking an identity and access management (IAM) technical lead to provide technical direction for all identity and access management capabilities across the company. This person will report directly to the Chief Information Security Officer and will be instrumental in helping to build out the capabilities to support a centralized identity and access management organization. The ideal candidate will have both hands-on technical skills, but also be able to operate in a leadership and architectural capacity. This role is foundational to the growth of the IAM function at FactSet with the potential for expansion in scope and responsibilities if desired.


* Working with internal stakeholders across numerous technical functions, develop a technical roadmap for core enterprise IAM solutions
* Operate as the senior most subject matter expert for IAM at FactSet
* Define the policies and procedures related to IAM functions
* Responsible for complex program design, testing, debugging and documentation.
* Ensure user experience considerations are incorporated into the program design and delivered solution.
* Provide recommendations on IAM and PKI best practices and help establish the centralized IAM service function to support FactSet's internal user base
* Lead the proof of concept, product selection and deployment of IAM and PKI related solutions
* Identify areas of technical consolidation as well as IAM governance requirements for non-centralized functions
* Provide escalated administrative support for IAM systems and needed
* Collaborate with peer groups to help them take full advantage of the latest authentication and authorization protocols
* Partner with and ultimately manage the relationship with key technical vendors to deliver IAM capabilities and services
* Support the hiring and onboarding of junior IAM personnel as the function grows

Required Skills:

* 8+ years of relevant Security Engineering and/or Identity and Access Management experience
* 5+ years of experience with enterprise Identity Management solutions
* 5+ years of experience with multi-factor authentication platforms
* 5+ years of experience with multiple authentication and authorization solutions and directory platforms
* 3+ years of experience with privilege management solutions
* Extensive experience with the design and configuration of Third Party integrations leveraging SAML
* Excellent understanding of authentication, authorization, role-based access, least privilege and segregation of duties access control concepts.
* Proven experience leading the troubleshooting and solving issues related to identities, access, accounts, authentication, authorization, entitlements, and permissions.
* Bachelor's degree in Computer Science/Engineering or related field preferred
* Proven track record of successful IAM implementations and support of those applications.
* Strong decision-making capabilities, with a proven ability to weigh the relative costs and benefits of potential actions and identify the most appropriate actions.
* Thorough, detail-oriented and quality-driven with excellent communication and inter-personal skills
* Relevant industry training and/or certification preferred
* Able to deliver quality results in a high-energy/high-pressure environment
* Ability to multi-task and manage demands of many projects, issues, and tasks
* Ability to perform duties with minimal supervision

Tools and Capabilities:

* Active Directory
* Okta's suite of products
* Workday
* Linux authentication solutions
* Federation and Single Sign On
* Password Vault / Secrets Management
* Privilege Access
* Multi-factor authentication

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