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IAM Architect

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Slough, Berkshire/Remote

Competitive Salary & excellent benefits package

The Identity Architect plays an integral role with the definition and assessment of the organisation's security strategy, architecture and Identity practices. The Identity Architect will be required to effectively translate business objectives and risk management strategies into specific security processes enabled by security technologies and services.

Candidates must be able to demonstrate extensive experience in, Identity Governance and administration (IGA), Access Management (SSO, MFA etc) and Privileged Access Management (PAM).

What you will be doing:

  • Integrate and work within a defined security architecture process that enables the enterprise to develop and implement identity solutions and capabilities in a hybrid technology environment that are clearly aligned with business, technology and threat drivers;
  • Assist the Identity Director with the development of identity strategy plans and roadmaps for enterprise identity controls and services based on industry and best practice security architecture practices that align with cloud, on-premise, and manufacturing operational technology environments;
  • Conduct or facilitate threat modeling of services and applications that tie to the risk and data associated with the service or application across the global Reckitt business to provide SME level oversight and guidance on design and implementation of appropriate and strategically aligned identity controls. 
  • Develop and maintain security architecture artifacts (e.g., models, templates, frameworks, standards, baseline configurations and procedures) that can be used to leverage security capabilities in projects and operations;
  • Specify, design and assure implementation and ongoing compliance of Cloud Identity technology stacks across multiple cloud platforms that are re-usable and re-producible
  • Track developments and changes in the digital business and threat environments to ensure that they're adequately addressed in security strategy plans and architecture artifacts
  • Coordinate with DevOps teams to advocate secure coding practices and build Identity requirements into automated CI/CD pipeline and release management whilst ensuring Security Blueprints are maintained to latest standards and industry practices 
  • Validate IT infrastructure and other reference architectures for security best practices and recommend changes to enhance security in relation to identity, where possible and appropriate
  • Validate privileged access to security infrastructure tools, including firewalls, IPSs, WAFs and anti-malware/endpoint protection systems and ensure appropriate policy, procedures and technology are developed and in place;
  • Liaise with the vendor management team to conduct security assessments of existing and prospective vendors, Evaluate the statements of work (SOWs), and SOC1/2 reports for these providers to ensure that adequate security protections are in place.
  • Support the testing and validation of the design and operational effectiveness of identity related controls, as directed by the Director of Security Architecture & Engineering, Identity or the internal audit teams

What we are looking for:

  • Experience in using architecture methodologies such as SABSA, Zachman and/or TOGAF
  • Experience with Azure identity concepts such as Azure Active Directory, Azure Active Directory Domain Services, Service Principles, IdP’s, RBAC, IAM, Conditional Policies, PIM, Azure Key Vault etc.
  • Preferred experience with identity management in AWS and GCP such as AWS Orgs, RBAC, GC
  • P IAM, AWS Security Hub Key Management Service etc


In Return RB offer very competitive salaries with excellent benefits and the chance to progress your career within a truly global organisation.
RB is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by appropriate law. All hiring decisions are made based on merit, competence and business need.

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