IAM Lead Consultants responsibilities include, but are not limited to

  • Managing, facilitating, and conducting client interviews related to IAM investigation
  • Managing the initial assessment of client IAM programs and initiatives resulting in a roadmap for remediation
  • Ability to guide client in gap discussions and recognize technical and process gaps in client IAM programs based on best practices, industry process and technical standards, and regulatory/compliance requirements
  • Preparing and present oral and written reports and presentations
  • Ability to assess potential threats and weaknesses in existing IAM processes and procedures
  • Providing a solution for governance of the identity lifecycle processes around roles/rules, monitoring access control processes to ensure they are effective, efficient, and in compliance with standards and control objectives
  • Developing and documenting IAM standards and controls and implementing procedures to ensure defined standards and controls are operating effectively
  • Developing support and sustainability procedures for ongoing operations related to Security Operations
  • Implementing entitlement management solutions for role based access controls and provisioning procedures for both external and internal application needs (understanding of multiple methods of role management)
  • Providing advisory and consultation services to system development projects around IAM requirements/controls
  • Support the development of an organization-wide strategy for IAM and all integrated components (technology and process)
  • Ability to evaluate industry best practices related to IAM and apply to individual organizations based on needs and best fit
  • Understanding of long term IAM objectives and the integration between technical and functional solutions to develop roadmap and recommend timelines for deployment
  • Knowledge of regulatory implications and standard framework for compliance across multiple industries
  • Ability to manage identity team through assessment, strategy development, technical deployment, and stabilization of technical solutions
  • Ability manage diverse teams including functional and technical resources, manage engagement economics, client relationship, and expectations management across both consulting and client teams

Foundational Skills

  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills (written and verbal) to interact with various levels of client representatives
  • Demonstrate advanced understanding of business processes, internal control risk management, IT controls and related standards
  • Understand one or more Identity & Access Management products such as SailPoint, Omada, Oracle IAM, IBM’s ISIM/ISAM, CyberArk, BeyondTrust or Centrify
  • Understand clients' business environment and basic risk management approaches
  • Experience with role based access control strategies and implementation
  • Experience managing project scope, schedule, status and documentation.
  • Strong program team leadership and interpersonal skills in areas such as teamwork, facilitation, and negotiation
  • Strong time management skills
  • Ability to identify and analyze problems
  • Ability to independently multi-task
  • Ability to work in a highly integrated and dynamic team environment
  • Ability to work in a dynamic work environment
  • Able to travel to client locations
  • Excellent problem solving / troubleshooting skills




  • 5+ years plus experience in developing, implementing or architecting information systems.
  • 5+ years plus with technical architecture experience integrating identity management, access management and access governance software into clients' infrastructure and applications.
  • 5 years plus experience with planning, designing, implementing, architecting and integrating one or more of the Identity & Access Management product such as SailPoint, Omada, Oracle IAM, IBM’s ISIM/ISAM, CyberArk, BeyondTrust or Centrify.
  • "Identity Management familiarity in one or more of the following areas:
    • Identity & Access Governance including Role based access control, access request and certification
    • User Life Cycle Management Processes
    • Single Sign On
    • Identity Federation
    • Enterprise Directory Architecture and Design including directory schema, namespace and replication topology experience
  • Familiarity with federated identity and web services security concepts such as SAML, Liberty ID-FF and ID-WSF, WS-Federation, OpenID, OAuth and WS-Security              
  • BA/BS Degree in Computer Science, Cyber Security, Information Security, Engineering, Information Technology, Finance, or   Business



  • Previous Consulting or Big 4 experience preferred. 
  • Certifications such as: CISSP, CISM, or CISA certification a plus