Staff Architect, IDM

Neiman Marcus
Irving, Texas, United States
18 Feb 2022
07 Sep 2022
Neiman Marcus Group (NMG) is looking for motivated, independent individual to lead the management and development of the identity and access management services within the organization.

This position is responsible for the management, planning, and development of identify management and access control within the environment. This role will work directly with the support organizations for identify access management and access control systems developing the feature roadmap for enhanced access controls. This position will partner with the security risk and compliance organization to provide accurate reporting of the controls in place for various compliance requirements.

      • Provide oversight to the support organizations to build a roadmap for enhancements and features to the current IDM solution (NetIQ)
      • Build and implement roadmaps for system access management across the organization utilizing tools such as Active Directory and Centrify
      • Evaluate and approve privileged access change requests within the organization to ensure the request is in line with the organization's standards
      • Utilize least privilege principles to identity management solutions
      • Partner with the vendor management office to perform evaluations of new vendors and tools within the organization to ensure proper risk mitigation
      • Create or review the organization standards to ensure security practices are clearly outlined for the organization
      • Authors and publishes the annual Identity and Access Management Platform Summary
      • Manage and provide oversight for SSO applications (Okta)



Interacts daily with the Neiman Marcus Infrastructure Engineering team, the Managed Services Provider (onshore and offshore), the Vendor Management Organization, the Project Management Office and Human Resources. Meets frequently with various business units to assess and evaluate their needs around identity and access management.


Interacts routinely with vendors, service providers, consultants/advisors and professional organizations.

      • Bachelor's degree in Information Security, Information Technology, Information Systems Management, Computer Science, Engineering, or related field(s).
      • 10 years of experience in the areas of Information Technology or Information Security with specializations in identity and access management systems, privileged access management and single sign on technologies. Experience with Oracle, NetIQ, Centrify and Okta preferred.
      • Current CISSP

Technical Knowledge:
      • The candidates MUST possess a strong working knowledge of:
        • IAM frameworks, tools, and solutions
        • IDM frameworks, tools, and solutions
        • SSO frameworks, tools, and solutions
        • Control frameworks and control objectives (ex NIST CSF, PCI-DSS, etc.)
        • Operating systems, databases, and middleware components

Work Environment Characteristics:
      • Self-motivated and results-oriented, including ability to prioritize conflicting demands.
      • Exceptional organizational skills to balance work and lead projects.
      • Strong verbal and written skills.
      • Candidate must be outgoing and service oriented

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