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Principal Identity Architect

GE Energy
Atlanta, GA 30303
Role Summary:

As a Principal Architect, you will help define a strategic roadmap, and

execute against identified priorities within Identity and Access Management space, and guide

engineers through implementation, deployment and adoption of our services by our respective

business partners.

Essential Responsibilities:

+ Leads and coordinates the technical and business discussions relative to future architect direction across multiple teams or complex product line.

+ Analyzes, designs and develops a roadmap and implementation plan based upon a current vs. future state in a cohesive architecture viewpoint.

+ Reviews and/or analyzes and develops use cases and problems that need to be solved at domain level and across multiple teams.

+ Leads the research and evaluation of emerging technology, industry and market trends to assist in project development and/or operational support activities to for multiple teams or complex scenarios.

+ Provides leadership, technology guidance and mentors others throughout the domain.

+ Responsible for verifying security is correctly incorporated prior to production release at all levels for Identity


+ Facilitates implementation discussions, documents and takes ownership and accountability for standard design patterns and participates in policy formation.

+ Guides configuration, debugging, and support for infrastructure and identity services.

+ Documents, reviews and ensures that all quality and change control standards are met.

+ Guides corporate roll-outs of


+ Guides the stand up of necessary system software, hardware, and equipment (physical or virtual) to meet changing infrastructure needs.

+ Creates and optimizes specifications for complex technology solutions.

+ Creates technical white papers and thought leadership.

+ Creates and enforces process standards.

+ Leads disaster recovery planning and

engineering efforts.

+ Collaborates with other leaders to drive build versus buy decisions with regard to technology.

+ Collaborates with product/program and project teams to understand needs.

+ Guides technology architecture design review efforts for project and product teams

+ Leverages tooling and custom applications to monitor the operational status of applications, infrastructure, networks, databases and security;

optimizes and tunes performance as appropriate.

+ Guides root cause analysis, debugging, support, and post-mortem analysis for security incidents and service interruptions.

+ Guides maintenance, upgrades, and support for existing systems and infrastructure to ensure operational stability.

+ Guides the production of in-house documentation around solutions.

+ Monitors tools and proactively helps teams struggling with systems issues.

+ Provides application support for software running in production.

+ Guides the creation of scripts and tools that drive automation and enable product teams and end users to move towards self service.

+ Acts as a mentor to more junior engineers.

+ Keeps abreast of innovations and industry trends as well as changes to internal systems and determines how they impacts tools, training, and

support necessary to keep systems up, running, and secure

+ Participates in and contributes to learning activities around modern systems engineering core practices (centers of excellence).

+ Leads learning efforts inside the organization focused on identity and access related services.

+ Proactively views articles, tutorials, and videos to learn about new technologies and best practices being used within other innovative organizations.


+ A Bachelors Degree

+ A minimum of 9 years of relevant work experience

and at least 3 years as an Architect

+ Legal authorization to work, if in the U.S., is required. GE may agree to sponsor an individual

+ for an employment visa now or in the future if there is a shortage of individuals with particular


+ Preferred locations:

+ Bangalore, India

+ Budapest, Hungary

+ Cincinnati OH

+ Atlanta GE

+ Chicago IL

+ Glen Allen VA

+ Remote will be considered as well

Desired Characteristics:

Technical Expertise

+ Proficient at developing Identity Access Management architectures at enterprise scale across multiple datacenters.

+ Mastery of Access Management and Privilege Access Management principles and best practices.

+ Experience implementing modern authentication solutions leveraging SAML/OAuth/OIDC/SCIM.

+ Effective at working as part of a collaborative, cross-functional, modern architecture & engineering team.

+ Experience with design and implementation of Identity LifeCycle Management.

+ Experience with integrating Identity with Cloud/SaaS providers (eg, Azure, AWS, Workday, Salesforce, etc.).

+ Experience with design and implementation of least privilege or zero trust technologies.

+ Experience with implementing Identity and Access Management solutions across Cloud providers (eg. AWS and


+ Experience with design and implementation with technologies such as Active Directory/Azure AD, Oracle Directory, SiteMinder, CyberArk, Ping, 2FA/MFA/FIDO Technologies, etc.

+ Experience in design and implementation of Virtual directory and data sync products such as Radiant Logic VDS and Meta/PingDataSync.

+ Experience in design and implementation of privileged access management products such as CyberArk and HashiCorp.

+ Experience with mentoring and guiding highly technical engineers.

+ Knowledge of PCI DSS, SOX, CCPA, CMMC, DFARS, ISO 27001, NIST 800-53 and FedRAMP.

Personal Attributes

+ Action Oriented: Taking on new opportunities and tough challenges with a sense of urgency, high energy, and enthusiasm.

+ Business Insight: Applying knowledge of business and the marketplace to advance GE's goals.

+ Collaborates: Building partnerships and working collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives.

+ Communicates Effectively: Developing and delivering multi-mode communications that convey a clear understanding of the unique needs of different audiences.

+ Cultivates Innovation: Creating new and better ways for GE to be successful.

+ Drives Results: Consistently achieving results, even under tough circumstances with a take ownership attitude.

+ Global Perspective: Taking a broad view when approaching issues; using a global lens as well as working with teams that are geographically distributed.

+ Interpersonal Savvy: Relating openly and comfortably with a diverse

group of people.

+ Manages Ambiguity: Operating effectively, even when things are not certain or the way forward is not clear.

+ Manages Complexity: Making sense of complex, high quantity, and sometimes contradictory information to effectively solve problems.

+ Nimble Learning: Actively learning through experimentation when tackling new problems, failing fast, but moving forward, using both successes and failures as learning fodder.

+ Optimizes Work Processes: Knowing the most effective and efficient processes to get things done, with a focus on continuous improvement and automation.

+ Self-Development: Actively seeing new ways to grow and be challenged using both formal and informal development channels.

+ Situational Adaptability: Adapting approach and demeanor, in real time, to match the shifting demands of changing situations.

About Us:GE (NYSE:GE) drives the world forward by tackling its biggest challenges. By combining world-class engineering with software and analytics, GE helps the world work more efficiently, reliably, and safely. GE people are global, diverse and dedicated, operating with the highest integrity and passion to fulfill GEs mission and deliver for our customers. www.ge.com

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, gender (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, veteran status or any other characteristics protected by law.

Additional Eligibility Qualifications:GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a drug screen (as applicable).Additional Locations:Hungary, India, United States;Georgia, Michigan, Ohio, Virginia;Atlanta, Glenn Allen, Cincinnati, Detroit, Bangalore, Budapest, flexible location will be considered as well.;


Posted: 2020-10-06 Expires: 2020-11-12

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