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Identity & Access Security Manager

Country : United Kingdom United Kingdom

Region : South East

County : Berkshire

Town : Reading

Category : Logistics

Contract type : Permanent

Availability : Full time

Job description

Identity & Access Security Manager

Team: Cybersecurity

Reports To: Security Operations Lead

Location: Reading

Job Type: Permanent/ Full Time

Job Purpose:

Primark Technology is about to embark on a transformation journey to support business strategy which includes modernising our operating model as well as technology architecture. As part of the leadership team under CISO, this senior position has the accountability for the security of Primark technology landscape.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Develop, implement, and manage the deployment of effective processes for provisioning and de-provisioning access to systems and applications
  • Establish, implement, and manage robust processes to govern the identification, authentication, authorisation, and non-repudiation for access to systems and applications
  • Establish, implement, and manage robust processes to govern the allocation of entitlements, permissions, roles and shared drives for access to systems and applications
  • Plan, implement and manage a schedule for conducting regular recertification and reviews of access right processes to validate the access staff and suppliers possess
  • Identify opportunities to automate and optimise the performance of the identity and access management via the use of applicable policies, standards, tools and processes supported by relevant metrics
  • Engage with key business stakeholders internally and with suppliers as required, to ensure adoption of privileged access management services into their systems
  • Provides support and consultation for security audits and assists with formulating management responses and appropriate remediation activities.
Knowledge & Experience Required:
  • 8+ years proven experience working with a focus on building and maturing Identity & Access Management
  • Experience in improving performance of identity and access management via the use of relevant policies, standards, tools and processes
  • Knowledge of identity and access management concepts, such as authentication, authorization, account lifecycle (joiner, mover, leaver), password policies, MFA principles, least privilege
  • Knowledge of Active Directory and relevant technology architecture
  • Knowledge of data encryption types and standards
  • An appropriate degree, equivalent qualification or experience
Successful candidates will:
  • Be a passionate and visionary technologist able to inspire others to challenge and disrupt the current reality to co-create a compelling technology-orientated future business by
    1. being able to scan potential technologies (established, emerging and emergent)
    2. finding ways to translate that into business opportunities
    3. and most importantly of all, able to take people along with you, empowering new ways of working and successfully executing on those opportunities
  • Experienced with best practice in maturing identity and access management
  • Stay current on security trends and industry best practices, providing input and recommendations based on experience and research
  • An understanding and background partnering closely with security compliance, application security, and privacy teams
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