Posted time February 5, 2024

Educational Background:

Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, or equivalent discipline.
Master’s Degree in Business Management or equivalent.
Certifications such as CISSP, CISA, CISM.
Executive Education training (Harvard, INSEAD, etc.).

Professional Experience:

3-5 years’ experience leading IAM and implementing centralized identity services in a banking environment.

Technical Competencies:

Deep knowledge of tools & processes for controlling and ensuring access to systems, environments, and roles.
Knowledge of the current toolset and capabilities for access controls, as well as remediation for challenges.
Deep experience in applying new methodologies to IAM, including interpreting policies and standards.
Identify areas of improvement and drive innovative ways for authentication and authorization.
Deep general banking and business area knowledge.
Technical knowledge of principles such as Need-to-Know, Least Privilege, and Segregation of Duties.
Deep technical knowledge of user identities on heterogeneous operating systems, databases, and web server technologies.
Experience in automating identity management.
Knowledge of regulatory requirements and governance frameworks (ISO 27001, NIST, COBIT, HIPAA, PCI, Sarbanes Oxley, GLBA, SOC/SSAE16).
Knowledge of cloud-based and federated identity management solutions.

Management and Communication Skills:
Collaborative leadership style involving resource & project planning, delegation, decision-making, and conflict resolution.
Decent verbal & written communication skills.
Technical & Audit Stakeholder Management skills.
In summary, the ideal candidate should possess a strong educational background, relevant certifications, and a mix of technical expertise, industry-specific knowledge, and managerial skills to effectively lead and implement IAM strategies in a banking environment. Additionally, effective communication and stakeholder management skills are crucial for success in this role.