Senior IAM Domain Security Architect

Jul 20, 2021

Job Description

5 Million! This is the average number of authentications per day that we experience against our Azure AD. This is just part of the authentication requests for our 150.000 associates and 4000 applications for which you could be part of the IAM Transformation journey. Want to find out more?

In the role of Senior IAM Domain Security Architect, you will be contributing to an extensive transformation program to modernize and centralize our IAM environment. Responsible for the architecture and design of various IAM platforms you will define the standards for their use and acceptable implementation patterns, in line with Novartis information security standards and industry best practices.

You will be leading multi-functional teams to execute and implement our IAM change strategy to transform the way our company deals with digital identities and their various types of access to our systems.
You will be a part of a global team of security architects, working in a collaborative environment to understand business and technical requirements, propose solutions, provide technical oversight, lead technical implementation and support adoption of new technologies and capabilities.

Your responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

• Oversight of Novartis IAM architecture including authentication and authorization technologies, identity federation, access provisioning, B2B and CIAM as well as privileged access management
• Definition of IAM standards and architecture patterns and contribution to the overall Novartis technology strategy
• Technical leadership for various IAM transformation projects, throughout the project lifecycle, including evaluating business requirements and security technologies, planning technology deployment, aligning with security engineering and solution architecture teams
• Collaborate closely with other teams in information security & risk management, infrastructure & architecture management as well as business functions.
• Contribute to the development of overall Novartis technology strategies, designs, standards and procedures that support business strategies.
• Ensure applications are effectively security tested, according to their criticality, throughout development and its lifecycle.

Minimum Requirements

What you’ll bring to the role:

• 10+ years of experience in Identity and Access Management domain; minimum 3 years in architecture capacity
• 3+ years of IAM project experience
• Strong security architecture conceptual skills, solutions delivery, and decision making, incorporating sound security principles and emerging technologies to design and implement enterprise security solutions
• Prior experience in IAM policy, standards, guidelines and patterns definition.
• Prior experience in leading from a technical point of view IAM transformation projects
• In depth understanding of the IAM domain including significant knowledge of Identity and account provisioning standards and best practices including but not limited to B2B and CIAM, role and attribute based access.

Why consider Novartis?

799 million. That’s how many lives our products touched in 2019. And while we’re proud of that fact, in this world of digital and technological transformation, we must also ask ourselves this: how can we continue to improve and extend even more people’s lives?

We believe the answers are found when curious, courageous and collaborative people like you are brought together in an inspiring environment. Where you’re given opportunities to explore the power of digital and data. Where you’re empowered to risk failure by taking smart risks, and where you’re surrounded by people who share your determination to tackle the world’s toughest medical challenges.

Imagine what you could do at Novartis!

Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion:

Novartis embraces diversity, equal opportunity and inclusion. We are committed to building diverse teams, representative of the patients and communities we serve, and we strive to create an inclusive workplace that cultivates bold innovation through collaboration, and empowers our people to unleash their full potential.

Novartis are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons

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