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Lead IAM Architect
Herndon, VA

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Job Description

Job Description

IBM Global Business Services (GBS) is a team of business, strategy and technology consultants enabling enterprises to make smarter decisions and providing unparalleled client and consumer experiences in cognitive, data analytics, cloud technology and mobile app development. With global reach, outcome-focused methodologies and deep industry expertise, IBM GBS empowers clients to digitally reinvent their business and get the competitive edge in the cognitive era in over 170 countries.

Bottom line? We outthink ordinary. Discover what you can do at IBM.

In this exciting role you will be the Senior Federal Identity, Credential, and Access Management (FICAM) Architect leading this solution space for IBM's Federal Cybersecurity and Biometrics practice.

* Designs reference architecture, develops solutions, and builds supporting documentation and marketing materials for the practice.
* Analyzes FICAM trends and latest requirements, assesses the impact of emerging security threats on the enterprise risk level, recommends technology direction and/or adjustments to incorporate in C&B strategy, solutions, and business plans.
* Works with IBM, client and partner engineers, developers, operations staff, and other stakeholders to establish client FICAM program requirements, priorities and objectives.
* Business Development and marketing of solutions
* Support current and potential clients (including C-levels) on FICAM solutions and direction
* Designs reference architecture, develops solutions, and builds supporting documentation and marketing materials for the practice.
* Team LeadershipThe Public Service Sector consulting practice is a trusted advisor to federal, state and local governments, partnering to meet challenges and responding quickly to citizen demands, business needs, new economic conditions, and changing legislative priorities and policies


Health Insurance. Paid time off. Corporate Holidays. Sick leave. Family planning. Financial Guidance. Competitive 401K. Training and Learning. We continue to expand our benefits and programs, offering some of the best support, guidance and coverage for a diverse employee population.


Our goal is to be essential to the world, which starts with our people. Company wide we kicked off an internal talent strategy program called Go Organic. At our core, we are committed to believing and investing in our workforce through:

* Skill development: helping our employees grow their foundational skills
* Finding the dream job at IBM: navigating our company with the potential for many careers by channeling an employee's strengths and career aspirations
* Diversity of people: Diversity of thought driving collective innovation

In 2015, Go Organic filled approximately 50% of our open positions with internal talent that were promoted into the role.


With an employee population of 375,000 in over 170 countries, amazingly we connect, collaborate, and care. IBMers drive a corporate culture of shared responsibility. We love grand challenges and everyday improvements for our company and for the world. We care about each other, our clients, and the communities we live, work, and play in!



Required Technical and Professional Expertise

* 10 years experience designing, deploying, and supporting enterprise IAM architectures for the Federal government including strong FICAM experience
* 5 years Business Development/Growth experience including driving the development of technical solutions and the related documentation, content and messaging for proposals, RFI responses, etc.
* Leadership experience - managing senior technical resources
* Strong attention to detail
* Keen diagnostic and problem-solving skills

Security Clearance: Minimum Background Check

Preferred Tech and Prof Experience

* 10 years experience with common IAM technologies and software design: LDAP, Reverse Proxy, Directory Integration, OAUTH, SAML
* Familiar with Derived Credentials concepts and deployment requirements
* Familiar with standard Software Development Lifecycles and Agile methodologies
* 6 years Web Services security and protocols: SOAP, WSDL, REST
* Existing security clearance
* Project Management experience
* Strong leadership, coaching and mentoring skills.

EO Statement

IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.

Preferred Education: Bachelor's Degree Commissionable: No

Key Job Details

* Country:US
* Category:Consultant
* Required Education:Bachelor's Degree
* Position Type:Professional
* Employment Type:Full-Time
* Contract Type:Regular
* Req ID:233585BR
* Location:HERNDON, VA US

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