Leidos Lead Director, Identity and Access Management - IAM (Work Remotely) in FOXBORO, Massachusetts



The IAM Leader will require a strong understanding of Identity Access Management (IAM) concepts and trends, and relevant IAM business and technical expertise. Leidos team members are skilled technical and consultative resources expected to be strong in both technical and soft skills. The IAM Principal must be a proven self-starter with the ability to problem-solve, communicate, participate in diverse project teams from a technical and business perspective, and interface effectively with customers, vendor partners, and colleagues.

The successful candidate will be a leader who has extensive understanding of IAM technologies, concepts, policies, processes, best practices, and solutions. The candidate should also have working knowledge of the broader information security field, including the cyber threat environment. The candidate will have demonstrated people leadership and management experience and a track record of running successful IAM projects.


  • Ensure requirements gathered, processes defined, and use cases documented follow out of the box configuration vs. customization for relevant IAM technologies as much as possible.

  • Design deployment architectures.

  • Participate in capacity planning and HW / SW specification recommendation efforts.

  • Participate in all technology deployment activities ranging from design to architecture to configuration and custom development.

  • Participate in and/or lead User Acceptance Testing and bug-related engineering efforts.

  • Design, implement and educate on code deployment, code migration, and source control use.

  • Provide knowledge transfer and post production support activities as necessary.

  • Candidate must be an independent self-starter able to perform all deployment activities with oversight and as a leader of a project team.

  • Remain current on relevant IAM market-related trends, tools, and methodologies.

  • Provide feedback on internal processes required to help train and mentor other professionals as needed


Required Skills:

  • Minimum Experience: 5 years / Preferred Experience: 10+ years

  • At least 5 years’ experience managing IAM implementation projects or services

  • Understanding of IAM products and services. Ability to communicate with technical and executive audiences.

  • Experience in gathering requirements, documenting and assessing information while developing enterprise strategies for IAM

  • Experience in successfully leading and executing large enterprise complex IAM initiatives from inception to steady state

  • Knowledge of technology trends and developments in the areas of IAM, and knowledge and experience with formal security and control frameworks such as ISO 17799, COSO, ITIL, and NIST SP 800-53

  • Proven success in leading and managing high-performing teams, including but not limited to a history of recruiting and motivating talented and diverse staff

  • Record of building and maintaining relationships with a consultative and engaging style


Minimum Education: 4 year college degree or equivalent with work experience and certifications

Leidos Overview:

Leidos is a global science and technology solutions leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company’s 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported pro forma annual revenues of approximately $10 billion for the fiscal year ended January 1, 2016 after giving effect to the recently completed combination of Leidos with Lockheed Martin's Information Systems & Global Solutions business (IS&GS). For more information, visit www.Leidos.com. The company’s diverse employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Leidos will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment in accordance with relevant Laws. Leidos is an Equal Opportunity Employer.