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Date Added: Sat 21/11/2020

Identity Governance Architect

London, UK
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Company: NEWS UK

Job Type: Full Time, Permanent

Salary: £70,000 - £79,999, £80,000 - £89,999, £90,000 - £99,999, £100,000 - £109,999

As a global media and information services company, News Corp understands the importance of data security and mitigating risk across the organization. We believe in protecting our businesses and customers and are looking to build innovative solutions that will allow us to become a global leader in cybersecurity. If cybersecurity is your passion and you want to be part of a cutting edge team, we want to hear from you!

We are; NewsTech, the new shared technology services division of News Corp, provides technology services, support, and solutions across Dow Jones, NewsUK, News Corp Australia, HarperCollins, The New York Post, and Realtor.com. This model aims to optimize IT services globally through the integration of operations and expansion of expertise. NewsTech allows each company it services to focus on what they do best, while receiving a higher level of technology services.

Your role: As anIdentity Governance Architect you will serve as a technical expert responsible for ensure that the right users have the right access to the right resources, periodic review and access certification are performed, efficiency is improved and operational cost reduced by designing & implementing Identity and Access management technologies and automating error-prone manual activities. The ideal candidate will be able to architect, design, plan and implement a full end-to-end Identity Governance solution for the organization

Day to day you will:

  • Work with key stakeholders to define an Identity governance framework.

  • Be the subject matter expert who can answer technical questions and provide guidance to system and application owners.

  • Take a technical leadership role in defining strategies for service and user identity management.

  • Design and implement processes to ensure that the least privilege approach is being adopted.

  • Design and implement processes to ensure that provisioning and deprovisioning of users is consistent across BUs, systems and applications.

  • Design mechanisms to facilitate admin access review and certification.

  • Foster developing technology to make cryptographic primitives and secret management technologies available to our engineers.

  • Help build out our technical product road map and define best practices for these technologies working with different teams.

What we’re looking for from you:

  • You will have previous professional experience implementing and operating an IAM solution from inception.

  • A solid understanding of Identity Management (IDM), Single Sign On (SSO) and security concepts.

  • You will be able to demonstrate an understanding of Identity and Access Management business processes.

  • You will have an in-depth understanding of authentication and authorization technologies and standards like SAML, SPML, oAuth, SCIM, SWA, etc.

  • Hands-on experience working with the following Okta products: Single sign-on, access gateway, MFA, Lifecycle management, Universal directory, API access management and Advanced server.

  • Hands-on experience with Microsoft Active Directory and federation services.

  • Experience working with one or more of the following vendor solutions: Sailpoint, Microsoft Identity Manager, Saviynt.

  • Understanding and experience working with CyberArk, Hashicorp Vault, AWS Secrets Manager, Azure Key Vault and other secret management technologies, both for public cloud and on-premise.

Bonus if you have:

  • Experience developing and deploying security-related infrastructure technologies

  • Broader Cyber Security experience in fields such as application security, infrastructure management

  • Experience in designing, implementing and architecting global, large-scale applications, which span multiple businesses (B2B or B2C) that meet complex business unit requirements, and preferably in complex enterprise environments.

What's in it for you?We are a diverse and dynamic team, with opportunities to learn and develop your skills in a supportive environment. We are remote first although we do have an amazing office, a flexible working pattern and a great team culture. We’ll help you deliver your best work and grow you with career and personal development through training, conferences and courses.

NewsUK Benefits

We take pride in looking after our amazing talent at News UK. Alongside pay, we offer:

  • A generous pension scheme with employer contributions of up to 5%;

  • A comprehensive private medical scheme covering pre-existing conditions;

  • Maternity leave of up to 18 weeks full basic salary and paternity leave of up 2 weeks full basic salary;

  • Discounted rates for Fitness First gym membership for employees and immediate family;

  • A range of different flexible working options, which can be requested by employees;

  • Interest free commuter loan of up to £10,000 tax free

  • ‘Bikes For Work’ scheme to save income tax and national insurance;

  • Up to four Volunteering Days per year for employees to use on charities of choice;

  • Health and wellbeing benefits including on-site physio/massage, counselling, legal advice, and others.

Equal opportunities:

We are a diverse team and strive to maximise and encourage every individual’s potential. We want to create a productive environment where everyone feels valued, and where talents are fully recognised, utilised and celebrated.

News UK is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to providing equal opportunities for all its employees and applicants. We oppose all forms of discrimination in the workplace.

We thrive when we champion diversity and inclusion. We make better decisions, we’re stronger and happier, and it’s the right thing to do.


Role: Identity Governance Architect
Job Type: Full Time, Permanent
Location: London (Central), London (Greater), London (Greater)

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