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Identity & Access Management (IAM) Cloud Security Architect - Plymouth MN or Telecommute

Plymouth, MN 55447 Work Remotely
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The Identity & Access Management (IAM) Cloud Security Architect reports to the IT Architecture Director in a hands-on role focused on the security architecture in the IAM space supporting cloud services. The architect works directly with Lead Development, Engineering, and Operational resources through collaboration and mentoring to shape the cloud IAM capabilities at Optum.

The IAM Cloud Security Architect's role is a technical position which will support the development of security strategies and architecture vision as it relates to the Optum's cloud initiatives, specifically setting the direction for IAM as it relates to cloud. The IAM Cloud Security Architect will work with other Architects and Service Owners to create a roadmap that meets strategic and current requirements.

The individual in this role must be able to understand and interpret identity and access management strategies and direction. Further, the person must be able to bring together key tenets of Information Security to the IAM cloud strategies and develop technical security solutions that properly align. The Architect will contribute to the overall effort of the IAM direction of the Optum.


You'll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Subject-matter expertise across all IAM topics as it relates to both cloud and on-premises enterprise technology, and the relationship between the architectures especially relating to Azure.
  • Architecting and designing IAM technology such as federation (SAML, OAuth, OpenID Connect), Multi factor Authentication (MFA), Single Sign On (SSO), Active Directory, API gateway access control, identity governance & administration.
  • Strong experience with Directories, SSO, Federation, Delegated administration, API gateways, SOA services.
  • Drive the adoption of reference architectures for existing, new and emerging Security technologies
  • Drive the adoption of creative solutions to address complex, global enterprise problems utilizing automation as well as DevOps principles
  • Assists customer organizations with planning and implementing complex architecture solutions
  • Participate in enterprise governance processes and drive standards adoption
  • Develop effective architecture solutions that not only satisfy immediate project requirements but also deliver a coherent, reusable, reliable and phased architecture to help the business grow and change while aligning to strategic vision
  • Review and management of technical security road maps related to cloud security and IAM within a cloud security context
  • Deliver technical security configuration architecture expertise in implementing cross-organizational information sharing
  • Develop solutions and recommendations for issues caused by process challenges, emerging threats and technology changes
You'll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in.

Posted: 2020-08-05 Expires: 2020-10-09

UnitedHealth Group is the most diversified health care company in the United States and a leader worldwide in helping people live healthier lives and helping to make the health system work better for everyone.

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UnitedHealth Group
Plymouth, MN 55447

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