Head of Identity Access Management Infrastructure & Operations

New York, New York Permanent USD220,000 - USD350,000 per year
  • Work with a global team leading identity access management
  • Lead a team of IT professionals responsible for US IT operations

About Our Client

Our client is a financial services institution with operations in midtown NYC.

Job Description

  • Responsible for developing, operating and maintaining the Identity & Access Management (IAM) systems globally
  • Supports the Identity Governance and Identity Lifecycle management products within the IT IAM portfolio
  • Responsible for oversight and delivery of strategic initiatives for Identity and Access Management (IAM) and to protect against and respond to cyber threats from both external and internal threat actors.
  • Provide strategic guidance, oversight and leadership for the Technology organization and business overall
  • Responsible for the day-to-day successful operations of end-user related software and hardware
  • Prepares yearly budgets and establish working relationships with Finance department to meet departmental needs and keep technology accounts current
  • Establishes upgrade guidelines and ensures best practices are followed with the procurement, management and setup of hardware and software
  • Reviews and implements business continuity protocols to minimize disruption to business operations in the event of emergency situations or data loss
  • Analyzes systems performance to review operating costs, efficiency levels, upgrade requirements, and other metrics and needs
  • Establishes policies and procedures to support new technology initiatives across the organization
  • Identifies and recommends new technology solutions and keeps up to date on current technologies and trends
  • Establishes technology vendor relationships and meet with them regularly to assess business opportunities

MPI does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, or based on an individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local law. MPI encourages applications from minorities, women, the disabled, protected veterans and all other qualified applicants.

The Successful Applicant

    • We need you, a dynamic and proven leader, with extensive direct experience in leading and running web and data application delivery teams, IAM, cybersecurity, business and technology planning, while providing strategic vision to the team/organization. Your outstanding skills in communication and people leadership are integral to this role.
    • 8+ years hands-on experience within a corporate technology operations environment, ideally in financial services
    • 5+ years experience leading technology teams and projects
    • Bachelor's degree, relevant certifications and continuing education preferred
    • Advanced knowledge of Databases, Networking, Systems, Windows, Windows Clustering, Active Directory, Group Policy, VMWare ESXi, and Cloud (GCP/Azure)
    • Working knowledge with software & project management tools
    • Outstanding organization, project management skills and attention to detail with proven decision making and problem solving skills
    • Strong communicator (both written and verbally) who can simplify complex subjects and deliver important messages internally and externally.
    • High level of dedication to deliver quality results and interpersonal ethics, integrity, and compliance
    • Ability to travel and work non-traditional hours, nights, weekend and holidays

What's on Offer

275-350k total compensation

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Job summary

Information Technology
Sub Sector
Technology & Telecoms
New York
Contract Type
Consultant name
Eric Fine
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