Title:  Lead Identity and Access Management Architect

Division:  Information Technology
Schedule:  Monday - Friday, 8 AM - 5 PM
Work Location:  Hybrid
Salary Range:  $96,626 - $140,492
FLSA Status:  Exempt
Requisition ID:  11841


The Office of Information Technology is offering a highly motivated and competent professional the opportunity to serve as Lead Architect on our Identity and Access Management team.  Responsible for the design, deployment and management of identity and access management systems and end-user support.


The Lead Identity and Access Management Architect serves as a thought leader in planning, deploying and supporting the Identity and Access Management eco-system at the College.  The Lead Architect plays a key role in determining a road-map for enhancing IAM capabilities at the college as well as helps implement solutions on that road-map. 


Internal title:  Lead, IT Security; working title:  Lead Identity and Access Management Architect

Job Duties

  • Coordinates with governance, compliance and security staff in matters of identity and access security policies, procedures and guidelines.
  • Researches, analyzes, and resolves complex and escalated identity and system or end-user incidents.
  • Identifies technical debt and prioritizes resolution
  • Leads the evaluation and deployment of new and existing Identity Management solutions that takes input from a source and controls life-cycle management and automation on target systems.
  • Maintains the roadmap for identity and access architecture at the College
  • Demonstrates thought leadership with Identity and Access Management concepts such as authentication, authorization, application security, privacy and consent management, regulatory compliance, multi-factor authentication, federation, and risk management.
  • Provides expertise in cloud solutions and integration of IAM tools
  • Serves as an expert resource in IAM related protocols such as SAML, OAuth, OIDC, and REST APIs and other security interfaces
  • Provides expertise with Directories, SSO, Federation, MFA, API Gateways, SOA services, Privileged Access Management platforms
  • Configures identity and access systems that enforce security policies.
  • Leads the design, construction and implementation phases of large and complex Identity and Access projects.
  • Maintains traceability relationships between user stories, personas, use cases, interactions, workflows, activities, functional and non-functional requirements, tests and realization.
  • Provides training, escalation support, and guidance to other team members.
  • Provides experience in representing technical viewpoints to diverse audiences and in making timely and prudent technical risk decision/recommendations.
  • The position requires a person able to work well within a team environment and with a willingness to assist a team member when needed.
  • Helps team maintain good relations with vendors.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree. Four years of relevant experience may substitute for degree requirement. 
  • Six years of relevant experience.


Preferred Qualifications

  • Participant/Leadership role in an IAM user group
  • Certification in an IAM-related product
  • Successful IAM product End-Of-Life to new product transition
  • Scripting and DBMS/SQL experience
  • Architecture design and management product (other than Visio) experience including Unified Modeling Language



Baylor College of Medicine requires employees to be fully vaccinated -subject to approved exemptions-against vaccine-preventable diseases including, but not limited to, COVID-19 and influenza.


Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.