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Staples Senior Manager, Cyber Security IAM in Framingham, Massachusetts

Staples is business to business. You’re what binds us together.

At Staples, our Digital Solutions team is more than a traditional IT organization. We are a team of passionate, collaborative, Agile, inventive, customer-centric, results-oriented problem solvers. We are intellectually curious, love advancements in technology and seek to adapt technologies to drive Staples forward. We anticipate the needs of our customers and business partners, and deliver reliable, customer-centric technology services. If you want to be on the front lines, driving one of the greatest technology transformations of the 21st Century, you should join our team!

Staples’ Cyber Security team is a collaborative partner and revenue accelerator for Staples. We combine our unique expertise and knowledge of the business with innovative technology and risk-based, customer-focused solutions to protect our infrastructure and secure our assets.

What You’ll be doing:

As the Sr Mgr Cyber Security, your passion and technical savvy will help you enable critical access to business application with sound security principles. Your pride for excelling in the cybersecurity field sets you above the competition, and uniquely positions you to help solve some of the toughest cybersecurity challenges. Your innovation and pursuit of continual learning will make you an ideal candidate.

As a leader within the Cybersecurity department, your emphasis will be driving access controls methodologies and identity standards throughout the enterprise. You will provide expertise and leadership in all IAM technical domains, while striving for strong performance and project delivery. You will employ a collaborative approach to solving complex issues and exhibiting a strong customer focus for internal Staples stakeholders.

The Senior Manager will set a world-class example for the IAM practitioners, while providing compassionate coaching and mentorship to junior cybersecurity professionals. You will manage cross-functional teams responsible for consulting on security best practices while working to modernize access control and application interface(s). This role also balances tactical responsibilities as an escalation point between IAM operations & integrated IT systems, which includes a focus on continual service improvement.

What you bring to the table:

  • Top notch cybersecurity skills, experience, and professional approach.

  • World-class leadership skills within the cybersecurity arena, and a growing commitment to growing a developing employees and junior team members.

  • Advanced communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to operate, communicate, and influence at all levels of the organization.

  • Leads and directs the work of other employees and responsibility for personnel decisions.

  • Primarily focused on administering established policies, standards, and procedures but may have some impact on departmental budgeting, strategic planning, and procedural change.

  • Typically reports to a director or a department head.

  • Competencies: Strong leadership, problem solving, and organizational skills. Effective communication & technical expertise - with strategic & analytical thinking, while driving for results.

Qualifications :

What’s needed- Basic Qualifications

  • 10+ years in IT or cybersecurity roles, with emphasis on cybersecurity management & leadership.

  • Experience working with Agile and ITSM methodologies.

  • Strong written and oral communication skills.

  • Ability to influence and educate Staples digital stakeholders.

What’s needed- Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelors Degree

  • Substantial experience in a Cyber Security, IAM, and Cybersecurity Management roles.

  • Proficient understanding of modern authentication/authorization schemes like SAML (Security Assertion Markup Language), OAuth (Open Authentication), OpenID Connect and advanced, system-access methodologies.

  • Proficient understanding of Active Directory (AD) and Azure AD and designing access methodologies for cloud native applications.

  • Experience leading automation and development staff to optimize continual service improvements (CSI) and batch identity processing needs.

  • Developing security controls for governance and compliance concerns.

  • Leading enterprise technical initiatives with a reputation for high-quality delivery.

  • Strong Cloud security experience with one or more enterprise cloud platforms (Azure, AWS, Google).

  • Leadership over traditional IAM technical areas (Access Management, Identity Management and Governance), with peripheral responsibilities within Enterprise Directories (or Virtual Directories), Privileged Access Management (PIM/PAM), Digital Certificates, Federated Access and Single-Sign On (SSO).

  • CISSP Certification preferred - or commensurate skills, background, and abilities.

We Offer:

  • Inclusive culture with associate-led Business Resource Groups and resources such as the Social Justice Resource Center.

  • Flexible PTO (22 days) and Holiday Schedule (7 observed paid holidays), Online and Retail Discounts, Company Match 401(k), Physical and Mental Health Wellness programs, and more !

Interested in joining the team? Check out our perks and benefits !

Staples believes Inclusion is a verb and we encourage diversity of thinking and ideas as well as backgrounds and experiences. Staples is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law.

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