Senior Manager, Identity & Access Management (IAM)

Cyber Risk | Cyber Security
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Position Summary

Are you passionate about technology and interested in joining a community of collaborative colleagues who respectfully and courageously seek to challenge the status quo? If so, read on to learn more about an exciting opportunity with Deloitte’s Information Technology Services (ITS). We are curious and life-long learners focused on technology and innovation.

Work you’ll do

The IAM Governance Sr. Manager develops and matures processes and acts as a business partner between the function specific subsidiaries (FSSs) and the US Cyber Security organization, to champion access control principles, solution and technologies for initiatives within the FSS and serve as a trusted advisor on information security to client engagement teams within the FSS.

This position will have responsibility to lead IAM governance activities and influence security objectives and efforts across ITS and FSSs, to protect critical assets, align and prioritize our cyber security investments, to establish enhanced information security defense, minimize vulnerabilities and strengthen business resilience. The IAM Governance Sr. Manager is expected to proactively work across ITS, Global Technology Services (GTS) and FSS’s to understand and respond to key cyber security requirements where the US Cyber Security organization should play a role in conceptualizing, creating and managing information security services. The IAM Governance Sr. Manager will also engage closely with their FSS ISO’s and FSS Relationship Managers and other Risk Management professionals to adopt consistent cyber security practices at the business level and drive risk mitigation. The IAM Governance Sr. Manager also manages the review and architecture of new IAM security technologies to ensure that the appropriate controls and tools are selected and operationalized. 

This role will report to the US Deloitte IAM Leader and have responsibility to influence cyber security strategy actions cross-functionally and must possess a high degree of integrity, sound judgment, as well as have domain competency in the field of information security and risk management. The ideal candidate is an integrator of people and processes, a thought leader, a problem solver, is knowledgeable about cybersecurity, and has a strong knowledge of security best practices and security technologies.

  • Serve as the central point of contact for information security and IAM policy and process related issues.
  • Support the development, implementation, and management of a firm wide IAM strategy to ensure the security, integrity, confidentiality, and availability of Deloitte’s information assets.
  • Collaborate with FSS ISOs to ensure all FSS staff, systems, processes and tools are aligned with the US CISO organization’s cyber/IAM security strategy.
  • Serve as a trusted advisor on cyber security/IAM related inquiries from client engagement teams, leadership, and regulators and help balance protection of information assets with operational effectiveness.
  • Work directly with the FSS leaders to facilitate information security risk assessments and risk management processes, including maintaining, communicating, and ensuring compliance with organizational security policies.
  • Influence information security practices at the FSS and application level such that it can keep pace with the rapidly evolving threats.
  • Partner with FSS in developing and maintaining up-to-date information security policies, standards and guidelines.
  • Promote information security culture and awareness across stakeholder teams.
  • Support the cultivation of a cyber security knowledge sharing culture across all FSSs including Enabling Areas, Federal, and USI.
  • Collaborate cross-functionally and help oversee US CISO organization’s security investments.
  • Support the measurement of the efficiency and effectiveness of the cyber security program,
  • Facilitate appropriate resource allocation to increase the maturity of the cyber security program.

The team

Information Technology Services (ITS) helps power Deloitte’s success. ITS drives Deloitte, which serves many of the world’s largest, most respected organizations. We develop and deploy cutting-edge internal and go-to-market solutions that help Deloitte operate effectively and lead in the market. Our reputation is built on a tradition of delivering with excellence.

The ~3,000 professionals in ITS deliver services including:

  • Cyber Security
  • Technology Support
  • Technology & Infrastructure
  • Applications
  • Relationship Management
  • Strategy & Communications
  • Project Management
  • Financials

Cyber Security

Cyber Security vigilantly protects Deloitte and client data. The team leads a strategic cyber risk program that adapts to a rapidly changing threat landscape, changes in business strategies, risks, and vulnerabilities. Using situational awareness, threat intelligence, and building a security culture across the organization, the team helps to protect the Deloitte brand.

Areas of focus include:

  • Risk & Compliance
  • Identity & Access Management
  • Data Protection
  • Cyber Design
  • Incident Response
  • Security Architecture
  • Business Partnership


  • 10+ years of directly related experience, including cybersecurity and/or risk management experience in organizations of a similar scale or client-service experience in the field, including at least 2 years of people/process management experience.
  • Professional security certifications such as CISSP, CCISO, or CISA or equivalent experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience in Information Security, Computer Science, or Information Systems.
  • This role can sit anywhere in the US
  • Limited Sponsorship Available


  • Strong customer focus – understand needs and concerns of clients, practitioners, and respond promptly and effectively to customer requests.
  • Ability to gain and reach consensus and collaborate across leadership, resolving differences by determining needs and creating mutually beneficial solutions.
  • Comfortable dealing with complexity and ambiguity, but able to challenge and enquire to develop appropriate and achievable solutions to problems.
  • Ability to manage to results by balancing strategic goals with tactical wins that focus on pragmatic solutions for the business.
  • Subject matter understanding of access control, compliance mechanisms and governance within large or highly distributed environments.
  • Advanced generalist - organizational skills and experience, including project- or role-based experience in the following: policy and standards, risk management and reporting, and change management / adoption.
  • C-level and executive interaction experience.
  • Demonstrated experience driving strategy with cross-functional executive level stakeholders.
  • Demonstrated ability to drive organizational change and work with multiple business units of an organization to effect change.
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills. Must be able to interact effectively with professionals at all levels and communicate recommendations with diplomacy and tact.
  • Proven knowledge and experience across multiple information protection and security domains.
  • Broad knowledge and experience across IT infrastructure with security frameworks and standards such as ISO 17799/27001, NISPOM, PCI, and other relevant security-related regulations.
  • Understanding of and ability to effectively apply trends and developments in the area of global security and risk management.
  • Ability to frame and communicate security and risk-related concepts to technical and nontechnical audiences at various levels.
  • Strong understanding of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited operating environment OR successful experience working in a comparable global professional services organization is preferred.

Our people and culture

Our diverse, equitable, and inclusive culture empowers our people to be who they are, contribute their unique perspectives, and make a difference individually and collectively. It enables us to leverage different ideas and perspectives, and bring more creativity and innovation to help solve our client most complex challenges. This makes Deloitte one of the most rewarding places to work. Learn more about our inclusive culture.

Professional development

From entry-level employees to senior leaders, we believe there’s always room to learn. We offer opportunities to build new skills, take on leadership opportunities and connect and grow through mentorship. From on-the-job learning experiences to formal development programs, our professionals have a variety of opportunities to continue to grow throughout their career. Learn more about our commitment to developing our people.

As used in this posting, "Deloitte" means Deloitte Services LP, a subsidiary of Deloitte LLP. Please see for a detailed description of the legal structure of Deloitte LLP and its subsidiaries.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, in accordance with applicable law.

Requisition code: 29279


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