Managing Director - Identity and Access Management in Charlotte, NC at Vaco

Date Posted: 10/1/2019

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Managing Director, Identity and Access Management

Vaco is a private-equity backed solutions company that provides consulting, managed services, staffing, and placement services globally. Established in 2002 by "Big 4" consulting veterans, Vaco now has over 40 offices and has worked with over 9,000 clients. We have over 6,000 consultants and been named to Inc. magazine's list of fastest-growing private companies for the past 12 years. Vaco offers boutique services with global reach.

Vaco's Cyber Security team is growing, as are the opportunities to work with some fantastic clients across various industries. The Vaco Cyber Security team's success relies on the trusted relationships built with our clients. We recognize the challenge organizations encounter improving security, restructuring operations and handling risk while maintaining compliance and keeping costs down. Our information security specialists work closely with organizations to provide the solutions that best match business and security objectives.


Although no two days at Vaco are the same, your duties as the Managing Director, Identity & Access Management (IAM) will likely include the following:

* Cultivate and maintain relationships with key client stakeholders at MD, Vice President, Director/Sr Director level

* Assist with IAM proposal development and sales/marketing collateral

* Assist with IAM business case development Lead IAM strategy, roadmap and vision definition

* Lead creation of IAM solution architecture and design

* Lead IAM vendor tool selection/product recommendations

* Manage IAM delivery program consisting of multiple projects, work streams, phases or releases

* Manage IAM delivery for multiple enterprise and/or customer facing deployments

* Develop point of views, white papers, and other knowledge capital as a thought leader in the identity and access management space

* Build working relationships with IAM vendor product management, development and engineering teams

  • Develop ongoing training programs for the practice.


* Minimum 5+ years of experience with planning and implementing IAM capabilities, including:

* Identity Governance & Administration

o Access Management & Federation

o Directory Services

o Identity as a Service (IDaaS)

* Experience implementing packaged or custom IAM solutions, including but not limited to Oracle, IBM, CA, SailPoint, RSA/Aveksa, ForgeRock, Okta, Dell/Quest, PingIdentity, Securonix

* Excellent verbal and written communication skills

* Minimum Bachelor's degree

* Experience working for the Big 4 or at a global consultancy is desirable

* Knowledge of IAM software vendors, including product capabilities, strategy and roadmap

* Industry recognized professional Security certification preferred (Sec+, CISSP, CASP, CIPP/IT, CIAM, CRISC)

* Ability to lead the IAM practice and counsel others is a must

* Experience managing custom development of IAM solutions using:

o Java/JEE Development





Preferred Skills:

* Exposure to IAM practitioners and industry experts

* Prior work experience serving C-Level clients as a security consultant

* Industry-adopted security certifications (e.g. CISSP), as well as IAM vendor or industry certification such as -

o Certified Identity and Access Manager (CIAM)

o ForgeRock Certified OpenAM Specialist

o Oracle Identity Management - Security Administrator

o Oracle OIM Suite Plus 11g Implementation Specialist, etc.

Professional Skills:

* Desire to work in an entrepreneurial environment

* Demonstrated creativity in complex problem solving and ability to work under pressure

* Strong project/program management experience

* Ability to take business problems, existing processes and technology and translate these into service and process requirements

* Effective communicator with great interpersonal skills and the ability to be credible with clients

* Strong analytical skills with a structured problem-solving approach

* High energy levels and commitment to stringent timelines

* Ability to innovate and multi-task with minimal oversight

* Strong written and verbal communication skills with the ability to present documentation and influence decision

Ablitity to travel up to 50%, (CLT, NY, NJ, CT, TX, DC, FL, AZ) and Internationally (UK, Ireland,