CGI Technologies and Solutions, Inc. Identity and Access Management (IAM) Architect in Washington, District Of Columbia

Identity and Access Management (IAM) Architect

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Category:Information Technology

City:Washington, District of Columbia, United States

Position ID:J0816-1722

Employment Type:Full Time

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Position Description:

CGI Federal is seeking a Senior Identity and Access Management (IAM) Architect with strong expertise in IAM. The IAM Architect will be the technical lead for a small team responsible for the full project lifecyle implementing SailPoint IIQ for government agencies. The successful candidate resonsible for gathering and documenting functional requirements, desiging technical architectures, and implementing SailPoint components to support to a government agency’s Identity Management (IAM) infrastructure.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

  • Perform in-depth assessment of client agency's IAM capabilities

  • Lead the design of a IAM solution to integrate into client's existing environment that meets applicable federal policies

  • Create design and architecture documentation

  • Effectively manage a small team of engineers and developers executing deployment of solution

  • Provide transition support as client transitions to new solution.

  • Will work at various DHS client sites throughout the DC metro area

  • Will be provided with training in SailPoint

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

  • Candidates must be US citizens

  • Bachelor's Degree or higher in engineering or related discipline

  • 10 years related experience, at least 1 year as a technical team lead

  • 3-5 years experience designing and implementing Identity and Access Management (IDAM) products

  • Strong technical skills with a variety of technologies such as muti-tiered applications, databases, LDAP and directory services, application servers, and network infrastructure

  • Understanding of networking (TCP/IP, OSI model), operating system fundamentals (Windows, UNIX, mainframe), security technologies (firewalls, IDS/IPS, etc.) and application programming/scripting languages (C, Java, Perl, Shell)

  • Demonstrated ability to contribute to the development of client deliverables and technical content

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills


  • SailPoint


  • Experience troubleshooting software failures and systems incompatibilities.

  • Experience with enterprise identity management products

  • Familiarity with ADFS, Kerberos, NTLM, OAuth, SAML, and other authentication methods

  • Ability to work within a team environment with a solid work ethic.

  • Ability and initiative to set goals and execute


What you can expect from us:

At CGI, we’re a team of builders. We call our employees members because all who join CGI are building their own company - one that has grown to 65,000 professionals located in 40 countries. Founded in 1976, CGI is a leading IT and business process services firm committed to helping clients succeed. We have the global resources, expertise, stability and dedicated professionals needed to achieve results for our clients - and for our members. Come grow with us. Learn more at

This is a great opportunity to join a winning team. CGI offers a competitive compensation package with opportunities for growth and professional development. Benefits for full-time, permanent members start on the first day of employment and include a paid time-off program and profit participation and stock purchase plans.

We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for this position, however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

No unsolicited agency referrals please.

All CGI offers of employment in the U.S. are contingent upon the ability to successfully complete a background investigation. Background investigation components can vary depending upon specific assignment, or upon any US government security clearance if required. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, gender Identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, pregnancy, or other status protected by law. CGI will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with CGI’s legal duty to furnish information.


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