• AVP Global Identity Management - Engineering

    Job Locations US-TX-Arlington
    Requisition ID
    Employee Type
    Full Time-Regular
    Information Technology
  • Overview

    Global IAM team delivers secure, streamlined, and compliant Identity and Access Management solutions that support GM Financial's access control standards, policies, and IT controls. Our goal is to provide these services while also enhancing the end-user experience by transparent, simplified, self-service enabled IAM interactions.The AVP Global IAM - Engineering has the responsibility to administrate, configure, architect, implement, and support the tools and platforms used for GM Financial's Global IAM needs. Global IAM scope includes administration, management, self-service, and automation capabilities, privileged access management, as well as access governance, for B2E, B2B, and B2C.



    • Support, administer, configure, and deploy platforms and solutions supporting the IAM program
    • Ensure that platforms are patched and upgraded on a regular basis This includes ensuring these platforms remain in a vendor supported state
    • Ensure that proper licensing is maintained for all solutions and platforms
    • Carefully monitor the health and performance of the IAM program
    • Build and configure solutions that meet IAM needs
    • Ensure 24x7 availability of all IAM services
    • Work closely with the Cybersecurity, IT Risk and Compliance, and other IT teams and peers to ensure IAM program meets policy, standards, and controls
    • Work with other IT units, conduct market and client research to IAM needs and opportunities
    • Develop and maintain an IAM roadmap
    • Manage all engagements (project or maintenance) including creation/maintenance of project documentation (scope, requirements, project plans, detailed designs, schedules, resource plans, risk assessments, lessons learned, etc), budget tracking, effort estimating, and resource collaboration
    • Work closely with peers in IT Services
    • Leverage BSA and PM resources
    • Guide team members in building top quality solutions
    • Establish internal operating agreements and monitor performance
    • Apply process-engineering techniques, customer experience principles and standards to guide development and packaging of IAM solutions
    • Facilitate broad communications of impactful events to both IT and business teams
    • Establish a succession plan and build up your direct reports
    • Develop management and leadership skillsets among direct reports by leveraging the Talent Management toolset in Oracle, and by taking advantage of training offered in-house and externally
    • Delegate responsibility where appropriate and provide coaching and constructive feedback
    • Budget and strategic planning for IAM platforms and engineering staffing
    • Manage 3rd party vendor and service provider relationships
    • Establish or update SDLC process for engineering team


    VP IT Service Management US



    • Expert level knowledge with tools for user authentication and single sign-on, policy-based authorization, identity federation, and auditing of access
    • Deep experience with user provisioning and user management, ID life cycle management, role and access management
    • Expert level knowledge of automation for identity governance processes and role compliance policies
    • Expert level knowledge with off the shelf Identity Management / SSO products and various technologies around Identity Management, such as SAML, OAuth, Open ID
    • Expert level knowledge of information security, including network, infrastructure and application security, as well as compliance frameworks and other regulatory requirements such as SOX
    • Knowledge of Digital Certificates, Privileged Access, Identity Governance and Administration, and driving IAM analytics to mine behavior patterns and integrations with Cyber technologies
    • Expert level knowledge of engineering enterprise grade solutions or systems engineering
    • Ability to think through and define information architecture, process flows and interfaces
    • Hands-on experience involving integration, configuration, implementation and customization
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to effectively translate and present technology solutions in business or management terms


    • Self-motivated and able to lead engineering team as they execute assigned duties
    • Ability to independently evaluate and maintain a level of professional skepticism
    • Ability to effectively lead, organize, and supervise subordinate team members
    • Excellent communication skills (both written and verbal), and analytical skills
    • Advanced Computer skills, knowledge of Microsoft Office, as well as other reporting tools
    • A clear understanding of IAM/IGA best practices and strategies

    Additional Knowledge and Skills

    • Professional certification as a CISSP is strongly preferred but other IT experience may substitute
    • Experience with the following technology or comparable technology is required; SailPoint IdentityIQ, SailPoint SecurityIQ, CyberArk, or Okta
    • Experience with the following are a plus; Oracle ERP, Oracle Databases, Active Directory, LDAP, SAML, OAuth, OpenID, Powershell
    • Software development languages; C# (.net), Java, JavaScript preferrred



    • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field, or equivalent work experience may substitutue


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