IAM Senior Technical Project Manager

Job Locations US
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Project and Program Management
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Citizen Security & Public Services



If you are a highly motivated professional with a passion for technology and a proven track record in IAM and project management, we invite you to join our team and contribute to our success. We offer competitive compensation, comprehensive benefits, and opportunities for professional growth and development in a collaborative and supportive work environment. Apply now to become part of our innovative and forward-thinking organization!


We are looking for a skilled IAM Senior Technical Project Manager to oversee the planning, implementation, and execution of IAM projects within our organization. The ideal candidate will possess strong technical understanding of IAM systems and technologies, and a strong understanding of security best practices, along with proven project management skills to drive successful project outcomes. This is a Telework position.  


As the lead Project Manager, you will play a critical role in leading the team of IAM Architects and Engineers which play a critical role in designing, implementing, and maintaining our IAM infrastructure using industry-leading solutions. 


What you will do:

  • Lead the planning, coordination, and execution of IAM projects from initiation to completion, ensuring adherence to project timelines, budget, and quality standards.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including IT security, infrastructure, application development, and business stakeholders, to gather requirements, define project scope, and establish project objectives.
  • Develop comprehensive project plans, including resource allocation, task assignments, and risk management strategies, to ensure successful project delivery.
  • Manage the implementation and configuration of IAM solutions, including identity lifecycle management, role-based access control (RBAC), single sign-on (SSO), and multi-factor authentication (MFA).
  • Conduct thorough assessments of existing IAM processes and systems, identifying areas for improvement and implementing best practices to enhance security posture and efficiency.
  • Serve as a subject matter expert on IAM technologies and methodologies, providing guidance and recommendations to internal teams on IAM-related initiatives and projects.
  • Facilitate communication and collaboration among project stakeholders, ensuring alignment of priorities, expectations, and deliverables throughout the project lifecycle.
  • Monitor project progress, track key performance indicators (KPIs), and prepare regular status reports and presentations for senior management and stakeholders.
  • Ensure compliance with regulatory requirements and FISMA and NIST industry standards related to IAM.
  • Stay informed about emerging trends, technologies, and best practices in IAM and cybersecurity, continuously enhancing knowledge and skills to drive innovation and excellence.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to lead requirements gathering and solution design sessions.
  • Facilitate clear communication across teams, providing updates on release status, known issues, and any potential impact on stakeholders.
  • Coordinate communication of release schedules and changes to all relevant parties. 
  • Participaties in Technical Change Advisory and Review boards as required.


Required Qualifications:

  • 5 to 8 years of experience with BS/BA; 3 years with MS/MA.  Additional years of experience maybe accepted in lieu of the degree.
  • Proven experience as a technical project manager, with a focus on IAM or cybersecurity projects.
  • Strong understanding of IAM principles, concepts, and technologies, with hands-on experience in implementing and managing IAM solutions in enterprise environments.
  • Proficiency in IAM platforms such as AWS IAM, IBM Security Identity Manager, SailPoint, CyberArk, and Ping Identity.
  • Solid understanding of cloud computing concepts and experience with AWS cloud services, including IAM roles, policies, and identity federation.
  • Excellent project management skills, including the ability to prioritize tasks, manage resources, and mitigate risks effectively.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with diverse teams and influence stakeholders at all levels of the organization.
  • Proven track record of delivering projects on time and within budget, while maintaining a high level of quality and customer satisfaction.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment and adapt quickly to changing priorities and requirements.
  • Candidate must be a US citizen.
  • Ability to obtain High Risk Public Trust 6C is required.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • High Risk Public Trust or Secret Clearance preferred.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to troubleshoot complex technical issues and develop practical solutions.
  • Scrum/Agile experience is a plus.
  • Relevant certifications (e.g., CISSP, CISM, PMP) preferred.


At Peraton, our benefits are designed to help keep you at your best beyond the work you do with us daily. We’re fully committed to the growth of our employees. From fully comprehensive medical plans to tuition reimbursement, tuition assistance, and fertility treatment, we are there to support you all the way.


Peraton Overview

Peraton is a next-generation national security company that drives missions of consequence spanning the globe and extending to the farthest reaches of the galaxy. As the world’s leading mission capability integrator and transformative enterprise IT provider, we deliver trusted, highly differentiated solutions and technologies to protect our nation and allies. Peraton operates at the critical nexus between traditional and nontraditional threats across all domains: land, sea, space, air, and cyberspace. The company serves as a valued partner to essential government agencies and supports every branch of the U.S. armed forces. Each day, our employees do the can’t be done by solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers. Visit peraton.com to learn how we’re keeping people around the world safe and secure.

Target Salary Range

$112,000 - $179,000. This represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.


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