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IAM Architect



Toronto, ON, Canada
Posted on Thursday, February 8, 2024

IAM Architect

At Interac, we design and deliver products and solutions that give Canadians control over their money so they can get more out of life. But that’s not all. Whether we’re leading real-time money movement, driving innovative commerce solutions like open payments for transit systems, or making advancements in new areas like verification and open banking, we are playing a key role in shaping the future of the digital economy in Canada.

Want to make a lasting impact amongst a community of creative thinkers, problem solvers, technical gurus and high-performance application developers? We want to hear from you.

The Identity and Access Management (IAM) Architect—reporting to the Leader, Identity and Access Management—will play a critical role in the assessment of business and security requirements and the translation of IAM-related requirements into technical solutions and controls while ensuring the controls are implemented as planned. They will work across multiple technical and business functions to address IAM-related corporate risks which include but are not limited to exposures in the cloud and on premises by clearly understanding business goals.

You’ll be responsible for:

  • Providing technical IAM expertise, including communicating IAM related architectural decisions, benefits, risks, and other activities including definition of IAM related requirements, facilitation of security testing and management of residual risk.

  • Gathering new IAM related security or compliance requirements based on organization needs and coordinating specific policy control implementation across multiple stakeholders.

  • Owning and independently building end-to-end conceptual and logical architecture patterns leveraging the knowledge from business as well as technology specialists. Conceptual patterns should be repeatable, traceable, and reusable amongst various applications.

  • Serving as the IAM SME to engineers and application architects and compliant solutions teams or equivalent and liaise with the Engineering, Infrastructure, Security, Hosting, Network and Risk Management teams.

  • Serving as the IAM Lead in the architecture, implementation, and integration phases of IAM related products and services to meet the business security requirements.

  • Working with peer architects to provide core IAM-related requirements to the owners, developers, and engineers for the application or product which is under design and building phases.

  • Conducting threat modeling on the application or product, assessing the risk.

  • Maintain a deep understanding of core security disciplines, with close attention to developing solutions that align with industry best practices and frameworks.

  • Strategically applying industry best practices and frameworks, while leveraging the output of threat modeling techniques, building repeatable models to understand the business risk and strongly recommend the best controls.

You bring:

  • 5+ years of IT work experience followed by 3+ years experience with architecting IAM solutions.

  • A University degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or equivalent experience.

  • Eligibility to work for Interac Corp. in Canada in a full-time capacity.

  • Proven experience understanding current state, desired capabilities, and documenting target architectures, gaps, roadmaps, and architectural patterns.

  • Experience developing IAM designs and performing design reviews coupled with an ability to assess security implications for introduction of new or differing technologies within the environment.

  • Willingness and ability to work with teams and influence senior leaders, including the ability to build relationships using an open and respectful communication and collaboration style.

  • The ability to translate complex technical concepts into business requirements.

Interac requires employees to complete a background check that is completed by one of our service providers. We use this service to complete the following checks:

  • 5-year employment verification;
  • Canadian criminal record check;
  • Education verification;
  • Canadian ID cross-check;
  • Public safety verification; and
  • Credit inquiry

How we work
We know that exceptional people have great ideas and are passionate about their work. Our culture encourages excellence and actively rewards contributions with:

Connection: You’re surrounded by talented people every day who are driven by their passion of a common goal.

Core Values: They define us. Living them helps us be the best at what we do.

Compensation & Benefits: Pay is driven by individual and corporate performance and we provide a multitude of benefits and perks.

Education: To ensure you are the best at what you do we invest in you