Director, Identity Access Management - IAM at Discover
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With us, you’ll do meaningful work from Day 1. Our collaborative culture is built on three core behaviors: We Play to Win, We Get Better Every Day & We Succeed Together. And we mean it — we want you to grow and make a difference at one of the world's leading digital banking and payments companies. We value what makes you unique so that you have an opportunity to shine.
Come build your future, while being the reason millions of people find a brighter financial future with Discover.Job Description
Discover Financial Services is a direct banking and payment services company with one of the most recognized brands in U.S. financial services. Since its inception in 1986, the company has become one of the largest card issuers in the United States. The company issues the Discover card, America's cash rewards pioneer, and offers private student loans, personal loans, home equity loans, checking and savings accounts and certificates of deposit through its direct banking business. It operates the Discover Global Network comprised of Discover Network, with millions of merchant and cash access locations; PULSE, one of the nation's leading ATM/debit networks; and Diners Club International, a global payments network with acceptance in 190 countries and territories.
Discover’s vision is to be the leading direct bank and payments partner and its mission is to help people spend smarter, manage debt better and save more so they achieve a brighter financial future.
At Discover, be part of a culture where diversity, teamwork and collaboration reign. Join a company that is just as employee-focused as it is on its customers, and which is consistently awarded for both. We’re all about people and our employees are why Discover is a great place to work. Be the reason we help millions of consumers build a brighter financial future and achieve yours along the way with a rewarding career.
The Director of Identity and Access Management (IAM) position is part of a world-class and rapidly growing Cybersecurity program at Discover. In this role you will help protect our brand, our company, and our employees by defining and promoting a comprehensive IAM strategy that adapts to address continually evolving threats. This strategy will cover the areas of Access Governance, User Lifecycle Management, Identity and Directory Services, and Secrets Management. The ideal candidate should be a dynamic leader with extensive subject matter expertise in IAM product and solution development, including a strong working knowledge of cloud-based identity and identity-centric Zero Trust architectures.
Oversee management of Discover’s Identity and Access Management (IAM), Public Key Infrastructure (PKI), Directory Services and enhanced authentication platform.
Partner with Cybersecurity and Enterprise Architects to define the IAM strategy as part of the Zero-Trust ecosystem
Provide thought leadership to align the IAM product strategy in support of business goals and objectives
Lead the IAM product area to translate strategic company goals into an actionable product execution roadmap
Builds, test, and rollout IAM solutions in collaboration with internal and external resources.
Works closely with auditors and regulators to understand and comply with access management standards and regulatory requirements
Drive initiatives to transform IAM provisioning and lifecycle management, leveraging self-service and automation capabilities to enable a frictionless user experience
Create a comprehensive cloud IAM strategy and capability roadmap
Evolve the strategy and operating model for privileged access management (PAM) governance and technology solutions
Ensures the department provides exceptional service and that SLA’s are met or exceeded. Establishes performance metrics and leverage metrics to drive control and process improvements.
Manage operating budgets and key vendor relationships
Act as change agent, leading significant transformational initiatives within the organization
Expertise in core IAM principles, processes, and technology solutions
Demonstrated success in establishing strategic objectives and driving tactical execution of initiatives aligned with company goals and objectives
Subject matter expertise across all facets of IAM, including MFA, Secrets Management, Privileged Access Management (PAM), SSO, and identity platforms.
Strong analytical and problem solving skills
Ability to collaborate and influence through all levels of the organization
Strong relationship management skills aimed at fostering a non-adversarial and collaborative culture
What are you waiting for? Apply today!
The same way we treat our employees is how we treat all applicants – with respect. Discover Financial Services is an equal opportunity employer (EEO is the law). We thrive on diversity & inclusion. You will be treated fairly throughout our recruiting process and without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status in consideration for a career at Discover.