Identity & Access Management Consultant

Posted 31 May 2024
Salary £68,000-£70,000
LocationBirmingham
Job type Permanent
Discipline Technology RecruitmentInformation Technology Recruitment
ReferenceUoB IAM Consultant
Contact NameRicky Sharp

Job description

Role: Identity Access Management Analyst

Work Type: Permanent Position

Day Rate: £68,000- £72,000

Location: Hybrid Working Based in Birmingham

Our client, a leading organisation, is seeking an exceptional Identity Access Management (IAM) Consultant to join their innovative team. As a trusted recruitment partner, we are assisting them in finding the perfect candidate who can bring extensive knowledge and hands-on experience in designing, implementing, and managing IAM solutions within a cloud-focused technology environment.

What You'll Be Doing:

  • Working closely with our client's team and their customers to understand IAM requirements and develop customised solutions

  • Designing and implementing robust IAM strategies, policies, and procedures that align with industry best practices

  • Configuring and integrating IAM solutions with various cloud platforms such as AWS, Azure, and Google Cloud

  • Conducting IAM assessments, identifying gaps, and providing recommendations for improvement

  • Developing and maintaining IAM frameworks, including role-based access control (RBAC) and attribute-based access control (ABAC)

  • Implementing single sign-on (SSO) and multi-factor authentication (MFA) solutions

  • Ensuring compliance with relevant security standards and regulations (e.g., GDPR, HIPAA, SOC2)

  • Providing technical guidance and support to our client's development and operations teams

  • Staying up-to-date with the latest IAM trends, technologies, and best practices

  • Delivering training and knowledge transfer to our client's teams and their customers

What We're Looking For:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in IAM, with a strong focus on cloud technologies

  • Deep understanding of IAM concepts, principles, and methodologies

  • Hands-on experience with major cloud platforms (AWS, Azure, Google Cloud) and their IAM services

  • Expertise in implementing and configuring IAM solutions such as Okta, OneLogin, Azure AD, and AWS IAM

  • Knowledge of identity federation protocols (SAML, OAuth, OpenID Connect)

  • Familiarity with security standards and frameworks (ISO 27001, NIST, CIS)

  • Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills

  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced environment

  • Relevant certifications (e.g., CISSP, CISM, AWS Certified Security - Specialty) are a plus

If you are passionate about IAM and have a proven track record of delivering successful IAM solutions in a cloud-focused technology space, this is the perfect opportunity for you. Our client offers a dynamic and collaborative work environment, competitive compensation, and the chance to work on cutting-edge projects.