Senior Security Architect - Identity Access Management
Foster City, California
January 31, 2017
Position Type:
Full Time
Information Technology
Visa is looking for an experienced security architect with broad and deep knowledge of Identity and Access Management to join the IAM Program in our Enterprise Security Architecture team. The IAM Architect will work with business units to guide them in implementing the correct solutions for their needs while adhering to Visa standards and best practices. The IAM Architect will also work with multiple parts of Global Information Security as well as other organizations to define and evaluate policies, standards and solutions for enterprise and business use.
The position is available in:
Foster City, CA
San Francisco, CA
Miami, FL
Highlands Ranch, CO
Austin, TX
Ashburn, VA
Bellevue, WA
Regular telecommuting is not an option. Occasional travel to Foster City will be required.
Candidates must be experienced (at least 5 years) with designing, implementing and optimizing solutions using the following technologies and concepts:
- Directories (Active Directory, LDAP & X500)
- Web Access Management (SiteMinder, Oracle Access Manager, ForgeRock, etc.)
- Single Sign-on and Federation (Kerberos, SAML 2.0, ADFS, OAuth 2.0, OpenID Connect, etc.)
- Privileged Access Management
- Two-factor Authentication (especially One-Time Password solutions and Certificates on Smart Cards)
- Adaptive Authentication
- Device Authentication
- Device Profiling
- Identity Management (automated provisioning, de-provisioning, certification, etc.)
- Public and Private Cloud IAM
- Windows Security
- Unix and Linux Security (especially privileged command management)

A proven deep architectural understanding of the following is mandatory:
- Active Directory
- Web Access Management
- Federation
- Privileged Access Management

The following are all desirable and would be considered assets:
- 10+ years experience related to designing, implementing or supporting IAM solutions
- Involvement in industry groups related to IAM
- Solid written and verbal communication
- Knowledge of formal architecture documentation processes such as UML, MDA, Zachman, TOGAF
- Effective at presenting information to different audiences at the correct level of detail (i.e., from engineering teams to executive management)
- Capable of working on multiple projects simultaneously
- Capable of leading multi-functional teams
- Capable of solving complex problems
Capable of defining strategic and tactical solutions, and knowing when each applies
About Visa:

Common Purpose, Uncommon Opportunity. Everyone at Visa works with one goal in mind - making sure that Visa is the best way to pay and be paid, for everyone everywhere. This is our global vision and the common purpose that unites the entire Visa team. As a global payments technology company, tech is at the heart of what we do: Our VisaNet network processes over 13,000 transactions per second for people and businesses around the world, enabling them to use digital currency instead of cash and checks. We are also global advocates for financial inclusion, working with partners around the world to help those who lack access to financial services join the global economy. Visa's sponsorships, including the Olympics and FIFA™ World Cup, celebrate teamwork, diversity, and excellence throughout the world. If you have a passion to make a difference in the lives of people around the world, Visa offers an uncommon opportunity to build a strong, thriving career. Visa is fueled by our team of talented employees who continuously raise the bar on delivering the convenience and security of digital currency to people all over the world. Join our team and find out how Visa is everywhere you want to be.

"Visa will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of Article 49 of the San Francisco Police Code."

A little about us:
As a global company at the forefront of the electronic payments industry, Visa is a dynamic organization.

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