• Identity & Access Management Technical Lead (PDPSA) (Temporary Position)

    Posted Date 6 months ago(6 months ago)
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    Regular Full-Time
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  • Overview:


    This is a provisional appointment.

    Brief Job Description (essential functions of the position):  

    The City of Boston’s Department of Innovation and Technology (DoIT) is seeking an Idenity and Access Management (IAM) Technical Lead for the implementation of a new Enterprise Identity & Access Management (IAM) solution. This project is a multi-year engagement to migrate from the existing IAM platform to a new comprehensive solution. This multi-million dollar project is mechanisms by which the City digitally identifies individuals, provides access to applications, assigns privileges, monitors access and data usage, maintains separation of duties, and provides end-to-end audit-ability its information assets. The primary objects of this project are:

    • Enhance User Experience: To simplify and improve user access to applications and information inside and outside of the City of Boston;
    • Reduced Administrative Overhead: Minimize the duplication of effort through streamlined application provisioning  and empower users to engage self-service functionality over the Service Desk;
    • Protect City Resources: Improve the security posture of the City of Boston through effective and efficient identity lifecycle management, access control and account auditing.

    The Technical Lead role will report to the Chief Information Security Officer.



    Specific responsibilities include:

    • Working directly with the City’s project team and implementation partner in a multi-disciplined team structure, designing and implementing IAM solutions across a variety of vendor products including SailPoint, Ping Identity and Radiant Logic.
    • Serve as the key technical resource for the Identity and Access Management (IAM) team.
    • Directly supervise the work of the IAM Systems Administrator.
    • Developing deep working relationships with Senior Executives and Senior Managers across the City.
    • Serve as a trusted adviser to the project stakeholders and understand their core business processes and business priorities which can be enhanced using IAM solutions.
    • Supporting end-user communication and training.
    • Leading technical discussions with SMEs and stakeholders.
    • Contribute and review solution design: ensure innovation, security, and business requirements are met, while also keeping a keen eye on improving the end users’ experience with technology.
    • Define an IAM enterprise strategy, with a roadmap of key deliverables and timelines, and deliver consistently.
    • Mentor other members of the team on IAM best practices.
    • Maintain up-to-date knowledge by researching new technologies and software products, participating in educational opportunities and conferences, and reading professional publications.
    • Perform related work as required.

    Minimum Entrance Qualifications:


    • Applicant must possess at least four (4) years of full time, or equivalent part time, professional information security experience. A bachelor's degree in business, IT systems, computer science or a related field is highly preferred and may be substituted for two (2) years of the required experience.
    • CISSP or CISM certification preferred.
    • Working knowledge and/or experience implementing IAM solutions such as SailPoint, Ping Identity and Radiant Logic highly preferred.
    • Directory services and database skills (specifically SQL) preferred. Understanding of Networking/Security and Identity Management development.
    • Candidate must have demonstrated knowledge and experience with best practices in identity and access management.
    • Public sector experience is highly preferred.
    • A strong candidate has excellent technical, personal and team management skills.
    • Applicant must have strong written and oral communication skills and have demonstrated an ability to work effectively in a team environment.
    • Ability to exercise good judgment and focus on detail as required by the job.

    Boston Residency Required.


    Union/Salary Plan/Grade: SENA/MM1-10

    Hours Per week: 35



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