IAM Manager

Freddie Mac
McLean, Virginia
Nov 21, 2020
Nov 26, 2020
Full Time
At Freddie Mac, you will do important work to build a better housing finance system and you'll be part of a team helping to make homeownership and rental housing more accessible and affordable across the nation.

Position Overview:

Are you a passionate leader within Information Security and Identity and Access Management? If so, this role provides operational oversight for teams that perform the following functions: Certification, Access Provisioning, Data Governance, as well as advisory to Credential Management and DevOps. The role will work closely with the SOX testing, Internal and External Auditors, Enterprise Operations, and various technology and business partners. You will develop, coordinate, lead and train on relevant business processes, tools, capabilities related to the lifecycle of access at Freddie Mac. Update and maintain InfoSec Directives, SOX and non-SOX controls, business processes, training and audit issue documentation.

In this role, you will apply expertise to develop and implement the governance of process, risk, and control inventory for IAM. Your duties will include developing and proposing (for senior management and stakeholder review) approaches to reduce the risk profile of the organization by supporting the remediation of audit / 1LOD /management identified issues as well as gaps related to InfoSec maturity assessments. This function is also responsible for internal and external customer service and serves as the organizational spokesperson on all IAM related activities. The activities of this role are critical to the overall operational efficiency of the IAM program! This position reports to the Director of Identity and Access Management.

Responsibilities include:
  • Manage a team of security specialists focused on training, business processes, controls, metrics, reporting and audit issue management:
  • Creation, maturity and updates to IAM business processes
  • Develop and lead IAM controls, coordinate testing (SOX and non-SOX)
  • Lead all audit interaction, including meetings with our internal and external audit partners
  • Review and update AUA, artifacts prior to evidence submission
  • Develop KRI's and KPI's to ensure operational effectiveness
  • Enable continuous, consistent identification and prioritization of projects aligned with enterprise objectives and strategies
  • Develop, administer and train on InfoSec processes as described in the IAM Strategy
  • Develop, implement and lead controls framework elements supporting IAM governance
  • Support the enhancement of the current set of IAM risks & controls in alignment with IT and Business transformation
  • Create and update InfoSec Directives and ensure alignment with Corporate policies and standards
  • Work with our risk partners to support issue management using risk assessments to resolve severity of issues, partnering with process owners for the timely development and execution of remediation action plans
  • Directly support the leadership team in setting strategic direction
  • Partner with the IT Risk Management team and liaise with 2nd and 3rd lines of defense, maintaining proven relationships and providing visibility of the IAM program
  • Coordinate and supervise IAM related audits including scope of audits, timelines, outcomes, and evidence gathering
  • Provide guidance and evaluation on audit responses

Our Impact:

We will drive compliance and security in the firm, which will help ensure only the right people of access for the right reasons. We are building an extraordinary IAM organization by looking at problems differently.

Your Impact:

You will solve complex problems, create innovative solutions and build a team through motivation, coaching and opportunities!

  • 8-10 years related experience
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, related field or equivalent work experience
  • 4-5 years of experience in IAM
  • CISSP preferred
  • Knowledge and experience with risk management processes, techniques, and tools (e.g., risk qualification and analysis, risk metrics and thresholds, providing management responses) preferably in the Financial Services Industry
  • Excellent written and verbal communication. Ability to connect with all partners that include senior executives, business leaders, system engineers, and end users
  • Ability to develop and clearly articulate risk reports/issues to key business stakeholders
  • Ability to work collaboratively, establish credibility, and working relationship within division and within the corporation, with stakeholders and partners to ensure a shared outcome
  • Ability to present ideas in a business-friendly and user-friendly language
  • Team-oriented interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate and interact with a broad range of peoples and roles

Keys to Success in this Role:
  • Prior experience leading teams
  • Effective communication and ability to convey solutions to business including comfort interacting with internal management and external partners.
  • Good organizational, analytical and problem-solving skills with multiple priorities under tight deadlines.
  • Proven attention to detail, ability to execute process, and follow through on tasks

Current Freddie Mac employees please apply through the internal career site.

Today, Freddie Mac makes home possible for one in four home borrowers and is one of the largest sources of financing for multifamily housing. Join our smart, creative and dedicated team and you'll do important work for the housing finance system and make a difference in the lives of others.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity and inclusion at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability status or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. We will ensure that individuals with differing abilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

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Time-type:Full time

Job Category:Information Technology

FLSA Status:Exempt