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Lead IAM Engineer

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Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company - One Northwestern Mutual Way Franklin, WI 53132

Job Title: Lead IAM Engineer

Job Description: The Lead IAM Engineer at Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company in Franklin, Wisconsin will maintain accountability for appropriate usage and application of technologies within assigned technical domain. Consider a broad range of internal and external factors when determining implementation of software products and test various options. Identify critical, high payoff strategies; use information about market and competitors in making technical decisions and recognize strategic opportunities for success. Utilize Azure, AD, and Azure MFA to support systems infrastructure, hardware, and software. Perform technical analysis, planning, design, development, implementation, provisioning, upgrade and day-to-day operations. Understand architecture and infrastructure deployment of each technology and support the required administrative processes and procedures for those technologies. Key contributor focused on future strategic planning with a time horizon typically 1 – 3 years.  Independently lead broad, complex projects with responsibility for scope, risk, business value schedule and budget.  Focus on integration of new technologies and platforms into existing applications.  Integrate staff from various functions through leading and influencing the final recommendations/direction.  Explain difficult concepts and persuade others to adopt a point of view – very proactive. May work from various and unanticipated worksites throughout the United States.  

Minimum Requirements: Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Technology Management, or a related field, plus 6 years of progressive information technology experience.  In lieu of a Bachelor's degree, plus 6 years of progressive information technology experience, will also accept a Master's degree in Computer Science, Technology Management or a related field, plus 4 years of progressive information technology experience.  The experience must include at least 3 years of experience with each of the following: (1) Agile frameworks; (2) Identity Access Management (IAM) related protocols, standards, models, and practices; (3) requirement analysis and development of use cases, architectural views, reference models and architectures, architectural principles, and architectural patterns; (4) insurance industry laws, regulations, guidelines and standards; (5) infrastructure automation tools; (6) development of standard operating plans and procedures; (7) Service Management including ITIL; (8) working in an Agile environment; and (9) setting priorities for scope, risk and quality of technology solutions. Employer will accept any suitable combination of education, training, or experience.

Interested candidates send resume to Reference code 55 in the subject line.


This job is not covered by the existing Collective Bargaining Agreement.

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