Cyber Security Architect in Identity & Access Management Reference number: 2550

  • Online since: 14-05-2024
  • Region: Brussels
  • Start: 14-05-2024
  • Category: IT

Job description

Join our esteemed client, a prominent leader in the Belgian banking sector, as they seek an experienced Cyber Security Architect to fortify their dynamic Identity and Access Management Team.

What you'll do

  • Lead the Identity and Access Management architecture domain.
  • Define the IAM strategy, the reference/target Architecture, blueprint for your domain in close collaboration with your stakeholders (IDAM, GTS, GBS, Security Architecture and Enterprise Architecture)
  • Design the architecture principles, tools, patterns, building blocks and contribute to IAM policies, standards and solutions.
  • Advise on solution designs, implementation, and processes required to protect information system assets in line with the IAM and IT strategy.
  • Provide guidance and act as a facilitator to ensure security standard and best practices are applied consistently and in a meaningful way across all divisions and the group.
  • Share experience and vision to build security awareness with business stakeholders, business/application/solution architecture, IT and operational teams. Become the go-to person for the IAM domain.
  • Collect feedback from stakeholders, detect unaddressed security IAM needs and identify opportunities for improvements or new architecture services.
  • Translate the business requirements, risk assessments, high-level policies, and controls into security architecture requirements and designs for existing or new IAM capabilities, services and projects on business and IT side.
  • Participate in discussions on IAM subjects, operational process design and implementation of security controls into project delivery.
  • Recommend and advise on new or improved security IAM capabilities towards senior CISO and IT management.
  • Produce documented security services, technical standards or principles.
  • Act as a security subject matter expert within your domain.
  • Additional knowledge on other domains will be used to assist other Cyber Security Domain Architects covering other security domains (for example
  • Data Centre & Physical Security, Data Security, PKI and Cryptography, Network security, platform security, Application Security, secure coding, End Point Security etc.)
  • Your stakeholders are mainly Tribe Leads, Product Owners, Project Leaders, Enterprise Architects, risk management, internal/external Auditors and IT engineers, Developers and Solution Designers.


  • You have experience in the following areas:

    -Proven experience in Identity and Access Management architecture, security architecture, security governance, risk assessments, design and management reporting.

    -Deep knowledge of the IAM and CIAM framework and industry best practice, Identity Governance, Logical and Privileged Access Management, Role Modelling, Access Recertification, and authentication mechanisms.

    -Familiar with market leader’s products CyberArk, SailPoint, Microsoft Azu
  • Solid experience as a cyber security professional within a security architecture covering Identity and Access Management domain.
  • +10 years cyber security professional experience with at least 5 years in domain or enterprise architecture experience
  • Ability to articulate a mid/long term vision for the evolution of security technologies and services.
  • Exposure of working in multiple companies/cross industries. Worked in financial or highly regulated industries.
  • Professional certifications such as TOGAF, SABSA or IAF architecture frameworks. CISSP, GIAC, CISM, ISO 27001 LA/LI or specific security product certifications are an asset.
  • Experience translating business requirements into technical solutions.
  • Good working knowledge of documentation and presentation applications including PowerPoint, Visio, Excel, and Word.
  • University degree in Computer Science, Engineering or similar degree.
  • Fluency in English mandatory.

Required skills

  • You are well organized and have good planning and timing management skills.
  • You can research, analyse, and solve complex problems.
  • You can exercise initiative and use good judgment to make sound decisions.
  • You are autonomous and independent, yet know when to make use of your colleagues’ knowledge and know when to report and share relevant information to a targeted audience.
  • You have the skill to maintain accuracy, attention to details and meet deadlines.
  • You can present findings, conclusions, alternatives, and recommendation clearly and concisely.
  • You operate within an international/multi-cultural, networked environment.
  • You are a team player who communicates in an open minded, respectful, and constructive way with customers and peers, both verbally and in writing.
  • You have strong communication skill, able to discuss, defend and translate complex security topics with both senior IT or business Management and with deep technical IT experts.
  • You can handle different projects and cope with pressure and stressful situations.
  • You take ownership and ensure that organizational quality standards are met.
  • You are customer and service-oriented
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