SITEC Identity and Access Management (IAM) Architect

Systems Engineering / Development / Architecture / Integration
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About Peraton

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 to learn how we’re keeping people around the world safe and secure.


We are seeking an experienced and motivated Identity and Access Management (IAM) Architect to join our dynamic team.  As the IAM Architect, you will be responsible for architecting IAM systems that meet our security, compliance, and mission requirements. 


Duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:


  • Architect and design IAM solutions that meet enterprise requirements and align with government best practices and regulatory standards.
  • Lead the implementation and integration of IAM solutions across cloud and on-premises environments.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to define IAM requirements, develop architectural designs, and implement IAM solutions that meet the needs of various stakeholders.
  • Develop IAM architecture blueprints, design patterns, and technical specifications to guide the implementation and configuration of IAM systems.
  • Evaluate and recommend IAM technologies, tools, and vendors to support our organization's evolving security and business needs.
  • Conduct risk assessments and security reviews of IAM systems to identify vulnerabilities, mitigate risks, and ensure compliance with regulatory requirements.
  • Provide technical leadership and guidance to IAM engineers and administrators in designing, configuring, and troubleshooting IAM solutions.
  • Stay abreast of emerging technologies and trends in IAM, cloud security, and identity governance to continuously improve our IAM architecture and practices.
  • Collaborate with enterprise architecture teams to ensure that IAM solutions align with overall IT architecture principles and standards.
  • Participate in incident response and security incident investigations related to IAM systems.
  • Facilitate clear communication across teams, providing updates on release status, known issues, and any potential impact on stakeholders.

Required Qualifications: 

  • Proven experience as an IAM architect designing and implementing IAM solutions in complex enterprise environments.
  • In-depth knowledge of market leading IAM technologies and standards.
  • Strong understanding of identity and access management principles, including authentication, authorization, and directory services.
  • Experience with IAM integration patterns, protocols, and standards such as SAML, OAuth, OpenID Connect, and SCIM.
  • Familiarity with cloud security concepts and best practices, particularly in Gov AWS and Azure environments.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and ability to analyze complex systems and architectures.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively communicate technical concepts to non-technical stakeholders.
  • Relevant certifications such as Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), or Certified Identity and Access Manager (CIAM) are highly desirable.
  • Experience with IAM governance, compliance, and risk management frameworks as they pertain to DoD Networks
  • BS and 8-10 years experience, or MS and 6-8 years experience, or PhD and 3-5 years experience, OR 4 years of additional experience in lieu of BS
  • Clearance: TS Level or Higher Clearance


Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Experience with identity governance and administration (IGA) platforms and tools.
  • Knowledge of DevOps practices and tools for automating IAM deployment and operations.
  • Experience with scripting languages (e.g., Python, PowerShell) for automation and integration.
  • Experience with containerization and orchestration tools (e.g., Amazon Elastic Compute Service (ECS), Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (EKS), Docker, Kubernetes).
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.
  • Strong leadership and mentoring skills, with the ability to inspire and motivate team members.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and manage multiple projects simultaneously.



Target Salary Range

$112,000 - $179,000. This represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.
SCA / Union / Intern Rate or Range


An Equal Opportunity Employer including Disability/Veteran.

Our Values


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.

  • Paid Time-Off and Holidays
  • Retirement
  • Life & Disability Insurance
  • Career Development
  • Tuition Assistance and Student Loan Financing
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Additional Benefits
  • Medical, Dental, & Vision Care
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