Sr Mgr-Information Security
Company: Ameriprise Financial
Posted on: June 13, 2021
Provide leadership and direction to a team of technical
professionals dedicated to the development, delivery, and
operations of identity access managment and information security
best practices and technical solutions. Lead activities to provide
best in class identity and security tools for appropriate access,
protection, confidentiality, integrity and availability of
enterprise systems and data for effective security controls.
Oversee and participate in the planning and implementation of IAM
and security technology projects. Serve as point-person and subject
matter expert for issues and projects related to area of
- 2+ years of experience leading identity and security tools to
effectively support corporate compliance policies with legal and
- Strong presentation skills with proven ability to successfully
interface with and influence at all levels (executives and
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills with an
emphasis on confidentiality, tact and diplomacy.
- Ability to effectively deliver technical information to
- Work with the business and across technology to develop,
implement, drive and optimize identity access management,
governance, security solutions, methodologies, policies and/or
practices. Provide work direction, delegation, and prioritization
to team. Ensure compliance with company's policies, processes and
procedures. Ensure successful project design, configuration,
performance, implementation and outstanding service delivery.
Oversee the technical correctness and completeness of
artifacts/documentation associated with engineering designs;
pro-actively identify and resolve issues/problems. Provide proper
escalation to leadership for issues/problems as necessary.
Evaluate, troubleshoot and participate in root-cause analysis of
development and test environment issues within technical area(s) of
expertise. Once corrective action is identified, lead respective
team to implement changes/improvements in designs/builds as
necessary to prevent recurrence.
- Conduct risk analysis and contribute to the prioritization of
identity access management, governace, security solutions
initiatives based on risk and business need. Weigh business needs
against security concerns, make recommendations and clearly
articulate options (including benefits and risks) to business
partners, decision makers and key stakeholders. Lead solution
design and delivery to address risks/vulnerabilities, meet
requirements/needs of the business and ensure compliance with
federal and state regulatory mandates and requirements. Effectively
oversee multiple projects/initiatives simultaneously.
- Provide oversight and leadership to an identity and security
capability team (may include employees, contract personnel and/or
vendor partners and their resources). Effectively manage team work
load and ensure knowledge sharing and cross-training of team
members to effectively support the business and execute on
team/function deliverables. Provide thought leadership and
significant influence to the continuous improvement of processes,
policies and best practices to optimize performance and
availability of technologies. Drive and develop consistent
technical build, implementation and support processes. Foster a
collaborative, success-oriented team environment where resources
are empowered and accountable.
- Continuously develop specialized knowledge and technical
subject matter expertise by remaining apprised of industry trends,
the direction of emerging technologies, and their potential value
to the business. Effectively present the value proposition of
business-appropriate emerging technologies to technology
leadership. Gain and maintain a broad understanding of business,
business needs, and how assigned technologies/domain drive and
support the business.
- Maintain current expertise in identity access management and
information security technology, methodology, tools,
threats/vulnerabilities, news and regulatory changes. Research and
evaluate products and/or procedures and make recommendations in the
selection and implementation of tools and best practices to enhance
productivity and effectiveness. Establish and maintain effective
working relationships across the business and technology teams to
credibly and collaboratively drive identity access management and
information security practices and initiatives.
- Bachelors degree or equivalent in Computer Science, MIS,
Technology Forensics or related field.
- 7-10 years of relevant experience required.
- Experience in roles with increasing responsibility in the
technical fields of information security and/or identity management
or security applications.
- 3+ years of demonstrated success and expertise in identity
access management or information security methodology, concepts,
- 2+ years of (direct or indirect) leadership experience,
including demonstrated success leading teams to delivery of
- Broad technical experience including systems analysis,
application development, networking, and database design and
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