The Identity & Access Management (IAM) Project Manager is selected by and responsible to the Chief Operating Officer. The position works under the direction of the Information Security Officer. The position performs highly advanced technical activities in all aspects of information systems project management, architectural analysis, and business planning. Work involves coordinating the planning and initiating of projects at various levels of completion; monitoring the progress and schedule of projects; and communicating with project stakeholders, management, and other relevant parties. May plan, assign, and/or supervise the work of others. Works under minimal supervision, with moderate latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment. The position interacts routinely with: Information Resource Manager, Director of Application Development and Maintenance, Director of Operations, and Program Support Managers.
The IAM Project Manager will be dedicated to managing IT Security projects and experience is required regarding Identity & Access Management specifically. Knowledge and expertise related to the following IAM components is a plus:
- Identity Life Cycle Management
- Roles and Entitlements
- Identity Audits and Attestation
- Directory Structure and Management
- User Authentication and Authorization
- Reduced/Single-Sign-On Capabilities
- Identity Federation
Essential Job Functions:
Performs and directs data gathering activities to identify all necessary projects to be included within the IAM Program.
Establishes and uses a sound criteria system to identify project priorities and appropriate timeline for project initiation(s).
Documents and recommends options including assessment of risks, optimum benefits, and required resources for the IAM program.
Collaboration of the IAM Program activities with employees from different business units, even without direct supervisory authority.
Conducts best practice examinations by interviewing, coordinating and analyzing the processes and procedures of DFPS subject-matter experts (e.g., Application Security Analysts, Management Reporting & Statistics staff, etc).
Creates and manages work plans of projects within the IAM Program.
Promotes and demonstrates appropriate respect for cultural diversity among coworkers among coworkers and all work-related contacts.
Attends work regularly in accordance with agency leave policy.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Knowledge Skills Abilities:
Skilled and experienced in project management of IAM programs.
Knowledge of project management methodologies and practices applicable to projects that are complex in scope; of systems and procedures used to evaluate a third-party vendor’s performance; and of local, state, and federal laws and regulations relevant to the administration of the IAM Program.
Knowledge of Texas DIR Project Delivery Framework
Knowledge of Texas DIR Software and Systems Development Lifecycles.
Knowledge of health and human services programs or related fields.
Skilled and experienced in problem identification, analysis, and resolution.
Skilled and experienced at successfully implementing changes to a large-scale program.
Ability to develop effective project plans.
Ability to manage workload within a given timeframe and/or deadline.
Ability to manage a program of multiple, concurrent projects.
Skill in effective verbal and written communication.
Skilled in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships.
Skilled and experience directing the work activities of others even without a direct reporting relationship.
Ability to work independently.
Ability to handle confidential information appropriately and to exhibit tact and diplomacy in all situations.
Ability to learn, teach and disseminate new methods, tools, and philosophies for conducting the work of DFPS.
Knowledge of Secure SDLC principles and best practices.
Familiarity of NIST Special Publications
Registration or Licensure Requirements:
CISSP a plus
PMP a plus
Initial Selection Criteria:
Minimum of three years' experience required as a technology project manager.
Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university.
Graduate degree may be substituted for the required experience, with a maximum substitution of two years.
Four years of DFPS service or IT experience may be substituted for the required college degree.
In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), HHS agencies will provide reasonable accommodation during the hiring and selection process for qualified individuals with a disability. If you need assistance completing the on-line application, contact the HHS Employee Service Center at 1-888-894-4747. If you are contacted for an interview and need accommodation to participate in the interview process, please notify the person scheduling the interview.
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