General Electric Principal Identity Architect | Remote in Atlanta, Georgia
Job Description Summary
As a Principal Architect, you will help define strategies, take charge and individually own key initiatives, execute against identified priorities within the Identity Portfolio, and guide engineers through implementation, deployment and adoption of our services by our respective business partners.
Essential Responsibilities :
Leads and coordinates the technical and business discussions relative to future architect direction across multiple teams or complex product line.
Analyzes, designs and develops a roadmap and implementation plan based upon a current vs. future state in a cohesive architecture viewpoint.
Reviews and/or analyzes and develops use cases and problems that need to be solved at domain level and across multiple teams.
Leads the research and evaluation of emerging technology, industry and market trends to assist in project development and/or operational support activities to for multiple teams or complex scenarios.
Provides leadership, technology guidance and mentors others throughout the domain.
Responsible for verifying security is correctly incorporated prior to production release at all levels for Identity services.
Facilitates implementation discussions, documents and takes ownership and accountability for standard design patterns and participates in policy formation.
Guides configuration, debugging, and support for infrastructure and identity services.
Documents, reviews and ensures that all quality and change control standards are met.
Guides corporate roll-outs of technology.
Guides the stand up of necessary system software, hardware, and equipment (physical or virtual) to meet changing infrastructure needs.
Creates and optimizes specifications for complex technology solutions.
Creates technical white papers and thought leadership.
Creates and enforces process standards.
Leads disaster recovery planning and engineering efforts.
Collaborates with other leaders to drive build versus buy decisions with regard to technology.
Collaborates with product/program and project teams to understand needs.
Guides technology architecture design review efforts for project and product teams.
Leverages tooling and custom applications to monitor the operational status of applications, infrastructure, networks, databases and security; optimizes and tunes performance as appropriate.
Guides root cause analysis, debugging, support, and post-mortem analysis for security incidents and service interruptions.
Guides maintenance, upgrades, and support for existing systems and infrastructure to ensure operational stability.
Guides the production of in-house documentation around solutions.
Monitors tools and proactively helps teams struggling with systems issues.
Provides application support for software running in production.
Guides the creation of scripts and tools that drive automation and enable product teams and end users to move towards self service.
Acts as a mentor to more junior engineers.
Keeps abreast of innovations and industry trends as well as changes to internal systems and determines how they impacts tools, training, and support necessary to keep systems up, running, and secure
Participates in and contributes to learning activities around modern systems engineering core practices (centers of excellence).
Leads learning efforts inside the organization focused on identity and access related services.
Proactively views articles, tutorials, and videos to learn about new technologies and best practices being used within other innovative organizations.
A Bachelors Degree
A minimum of 9 years of relevant work experience and at least 3 years as an Architect
Legal authorization to work, if in the U.S., is required. GE may agree to sponsor an individual for an employment visa now or in the future if there is a shortage of individuals with particular skills.
Desired Characteristics :
Proficient at developing Identity Access Governance architectures at enterprise scale across multiple datacenters.
Proficient in Access Management and Privilege Access Management principles and best practices.
Experience implementing modern integrations to support compliance, and Joiner, Mover, Leaver processes within tools such as SailPoint and Oracle Identity Manager.
Able to develop custom connectors for managing endpoints for full identity lifecycle management as well as modifying out of box connectors to complex systems such as Oracle IDCS, Oracle ERP and SAP/SAP GRC.
Effective at working as part of a collaborative, cross-functional, modern architecture & engineering team.
Experience with design, implementation of publication of design specifications for Identity Lifecycle Management.
Experience with integrating Identity with Cloud/SaaS providers (eg, Azure, AWS, Workday, Salesforce, etc.).
Experience with design and implementation of least privilege or zero trust technologies.
Experience with implementing Identity and Access Management solutions across Cloud providers (eg. AWS and Azure).
Experience with design and implementation with technologies such as Active Directory, Azure AD, AWS MAM, LDAP Directories, CyberArk, Ping Identity, 2FA/MFA/FIDO and ZeroTrust Technologies, etc.
Experience in design and implementation of virtual directory and data sync products such as Radiant Logic VDS and Meta/PingDataSync.
Experience in design and implementation of privileged access management products such as CyberArk, Azure/AWS Secrets/Key Mgmt. and HashiCorp.
Experience with mentoring and guiding highly technical engineers.
Knowledge of PCI DSS, SOX, CCPA, CMMC, DFARS, ISO 27001, NIST 800-53 and FedRAMP.
Action Oriented: Taking on new opportunities and tough challenges with a sense of urgency, high energy, and enthusiasm.
Business Insight: Applying knowledge of business and the marketplace to advance GE's goals.
Collaborates: Building partnerships and working collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives.
Communicates Effectively: Developing and delivering multi-mode communications that convey a clear understanding of the unique needs of different audiences.
Cultivates Innovation: Creating new and better ways for GE to be successful.
Drives Results: Consistently achieving results, even under tough circumstances with a take ownership attitude.
Global Perspective: Taking a broad view when approaching issues; using a global lens as well as working with teams that are geographically distributed.
Interpersonal Savvy: Relating openly and comfortably with a diverse
group of people.
Manages Ambiguity: Operating effectively, even when things are not certain or the way forward is not clear.
Manages Complexity: Making sense of complex, high quantity, and sometimes contradictory information to effectively solve problems.
Nimble Learning: Actively learning through experimentation when tackling new problems, failing fast, but moving forward, using both successes and failures as learning fodder.
Optimizes Work Processes: Knowing the most effective and efficient processes to get things done, with a focus on continuous improvement and automation.
Self-Development: Actively seeing new ways to grow and be challenged using both formal and informal development channels.
Situational Adaptability: Adapting approach and demeanor, in real time, to match the shifting demands of changing situations.
GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer (https://assets.phenompeople.com/CareerConnectResources/GE11GLOBAL/en_global/desktop/assets/images/poster_screen_reader_optimized_w_supplement.pdf) . Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.
GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a drug screen (as applicable).
As a federal government contractor, GE requires U.S. employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless you receive an approved medical or religious accommodation. Proof of vaccination will be required.
Relocation Assistance Provided: No