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Security Architect - Identity and Access Management
Company Danaher
Location Chicago, IL and Washington DC
Preferred GIAC Certifications GIAC GCIH, GCLD or other advanced level cert
Travel 10%
Salary Depends On Experience
Contact Name Apply via website
Contact Email mshrewsbury/at/
Expires 2021-09-14

Job Description

Security Architect - Identity and Access Management (IAM)
Chicago, Illinois, United States
Washington DC, United States
Are you an experienced Identity and Access Management (IAM) Security Architect who would like join Danaher Information Security? Working with the Director, Cyber Security Architecture, you will usek and improve existing IAM technologies and programs, as well as design new technology services towards a modernized adaptive security architecture! The program spans over 20 global operating companies, multiple IT/Engineering/Business teams, stands up new capabilities and enhances existing capabilities.

You must have deep knowledge in Identity and Access Management methodologies, developing new programs, navigating a sophisticated distributed operating environment and championing program improvements. Approach security architecture from a perspective of complexity theory, understanding how influences on individual parts impact the overarching environment. Understand how pieces of the security architecture fit together and be motivated in realizing a simple, pragmatic and elegant IAM program design that meets the needs of business partners. You are comfortable designing as well as executing against a technical work portfolio and creating associated enablement materials to support launch activities!

Primary Responsibilities

Responsible for setting the strategic direction of the Identity and Access Management security architecture and roadmap

Design technical solutions to address IAM use cases

Enhance existing solutions (people/process/technology) that fulfill IAM use cases

Act as a security domain professional and architect for Danaher’s Enterprise Identity and Access Management

Act as authority and mentor to a growing team of security engineers

Perform education and enablement activities targeting the broader organization related to IAM standard methodologies and responsibilities

Develop key performance indicators, health, landmarks and metrics for Identity and Access Management, globally; implement strategic countermeasures to drive positive impact on enterprise security posture

Collaborate with Danaher Information Security team, infrastructure teams and operating companies in realizing the information security strategy

Contribute to the continuous improvement of the Danaher information security posture


10+ years of experience in Identity and Access Management across a variety of domains

Bachelor’s Degree or an equivalent level of education and experience

Expert knowledge in core IAM domains: Identity Governance and Administration, Privileged Access Management, Access Management, Customer Identity and Access Management, PKI and Certificate Architecture, Identity Lifecycle Management

A consistent track record of setting the strategic direction of Identity and Access Management program; including developing and deploying new technology implementations

Demonstrated ability to design, build, and improve operational results of Identity and Access Management programs

Ability to communicate effectively to diverse, globally distributed teams using written communications, in-person as well as over voice and video mediums

Superior problem-solving skills

Possesses conceptual and innovative thinking to develop to solve unique and sophisticated problems with broad impact on the business

Able to work effectively across a matrixed globally distributed organization and apply expertise to influence key decisions.

Preferred Qualifications

Emerging IAM skills such as: IAM in Multi-Cloud and Hybrid Environments, Identity Analytics and Machine Learning, Biometrics & Password-less Authentication, Adaptive Authentication, Authorization, and Access Controls, Non-Human Entities and IoT

CISSP or equivalent security certifications

Ability to adapt to a dynamic environment and changing business requirements

Diversity & Inclusion

At Danaher, we are dedicated to building and sustaining a truly diverse and inclusive culture. These are not just words on a page—Diversity and Inclusion is a top priority for the company, and it ties deeply to each of our core values. Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law.


When you join us, you’ll also be joining Danaher’s global organization, where 69,000 people wake up every day determined to help our customers win. As an associate, you’ll try new things, work hard, and advance your skills with guidance from dedicated leaders, all with the support of powerful Danaher Business System tools and the stability of a tested organization.

Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are committed to equal opportunity regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law. We value diversity and the existence of similarities and differences, both visible and not, found in our workforce, workplace and throughout the markets we serve. Our associates, customers and shareholders contribute unique and different perspectives as a result of these diverse attributes.

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We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform crucial job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us at 202.419.7762 or to request accommodation.

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