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Security Architect

What You Will Do

The Cloud IAM Architect provides technical leadership in the planning, design and implementation phases of Cloud IAM. Associate in this role will work cross-functionally to help implement and operationalize some of the most advanced cloud architectures running in the Cloud.


Work with various cloud providers (AWS, Azure, Google) to create, maintain and enforce policies and procedures that govern the IAM roles in all cloud infrastructures.

Provide day to day and escalated support for cloud and on-premise identity systems (Active Directory, Azure AD, G Suite/Google Cloud Identity.

Subject matter expert for cloud identity and access management processes and procedures for GCP and Azure cloud infrastructures

Implements policies and procedures based on cloud governance and best practices.

Work alongside engineering teams to implement solutions for infrastructure and POCs, deliver technical expertise and establish best practices to manage Cloud Identities and Access.

Designs and supports application authentication methods across Ascension. 

Examples include OAuth, SAML, LDAP (Azure AD, OID, Optimal, G Suite). 

Create and maintain a new IAM approval process using IdentityIQ (SailPoint) to automate and simplify the approval process for granting access to cloud resources. 

Assists with decisions based on the highest degree of technical complexity and thorough understanding of the implications across the organization.

Translates application and end user system requirements into technical requirements.

Analyzes and solves complex problems, making recommendations as needed, applying creative, in-depth technical and theoretical knowledge.

Defines strategies for networking, server platform, desktop services, and security required to support Clinical Foundation Suite environment

Leads orientation and planning review sessions with the local Information Technology project managers.

Assists the national technical program manager in the development and maintenance of the standard project plan template.

The candidate must have knowledge of multiple technology platforms and architecture.

Qualifications Education:

Bachelor's degree preferred or equivalent experience

Work Experience: Required

5-7 years of experience in Information Security

Cloud Identity and Access Management to create and manage permissions for Google Cloud (GCP) resources.

In-depth understanding of Identity and Access Management (IAM) concepts and processes

Designing and developing Cloud-specific security policies, standards and procedures.

Designing and enforcing IAM policies to support Data Governance and DLP 

Knowledge and understanding of network and security fundamentals, protocols, and technologies

Advanced Information Security technical skills and understanding of information security practices and policies

Hands on design, implementation, configuration, integration and deployment experience in the Cloud technologies


3+ years of experience deploying, building, and maintaining applications on Google Cloud Platform (GCP).

Experience protecting PII information using encryption and data masking/sub-setting technologies.

Knowledge in requirement gathering, creating SOPs, documentation and reporting

Demonstrated experience in leading cross functional initiatives along with demonstrated experience interacting with and influencing decision-making by non-analytical business audiences

Experience in integrating provisioning systems with PeopleSoft ERP

Working knowledge of all aspects of the security audit process

GCP Professional Cloud Architect or Professional Cloud Developer certification

What You Will Need


  • Diploma 

  • High school diploma/GED with 2 years of experience, or Associate's degree, or Bachelor's degree required

Work Experience:

  • 1 year of experience required. 4 years of experience preferred. 2 years of leadership or management experience preferred.

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