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Technology Lead, Digital Identity Platforms


Technology Lead, Digital Identity Platforms


Established in 2013 and now based in Blackrock, the Dublin Technology Center delivers best in industry infrastructure and security services across the Zurich Insurance Group. Whether it's with one of our core capabilities such as Cyber Security, or working with our Cloud or Crowdsourcing teams, our customers are our priority. We work hard to deliver our services excellently with our unique talent. We are committed to working with the best and brightest people from the broadest talent pool possible. We believe a diversity of ideas fosters innovation and engagement, allows us to attract the best people, and to develop the best products, services and solutions. Qualified individuals from all walks of life are encouraged to apply. This role may be available part-time or full time. This is because we want the best people for our roles, and we recognise that sometimes those people aren’t available full-time. Please talk to us at interview about the flexibility you may need.

Zurich Dublin Technology Center is looking for a Technology Lead, Digital Identity Platforms

The Technology Lead oversees all aspects of solutions architecture and software development in the domain of identity and access management and related middleware. The position is responsible for sustaining and enhancing the operations of existing platforms, as well as coordinating and managing scope, estimations and delivery of multiple small to large-scale projects to achieve desired organization goals and benefits. The incumbent also provides expertise and advice for the organization and delivery of software application related services and systems to clients; and performs other related duties.

Your Role

As a Technology Lead, Digital Identity Platforms your main responsibilities will include, but not necessarily be limited to, the following:

•    Define program/project requirements; Publish priorities for efforts within the program that will be broken down into multiple project streams and maintain master schedule with clear dependencies
•    Assist in the rapid execution of information security initiatives by maintaining an appropriate level of prioritization, focus and persistence in an environment of significant change and growth.
•    Responsible for research, analysis, and design of all changes and improvements in existing IAM systems; to recommend and develop more efficient systems; and to maintain all existing components.
•    Leads effort to resolve problems with programs in the production environments. Analyzes programs to ensure that they efficiently use computer and storage resources; recommends appropriate changes as necessary.
•    Conducts preliminary analyses of requirements for new or enhanced systems.
•    Conducts preliminary analyses of cost/time requirements to determine the feasibility and scope of proposed projects.
•    Develop, implement and maintain procedures to ensure a reliable and secure production environment.
•    Conduct program/project meetings, communicate individual roles and project/program expectations
•    Evaluate effort estimates provided by technical teams/vendors and articulate them in a business-friendly language to non-technical people

Your Skills and Experience

As a Technology Lead, Digital Identity Platforms your skills and qualifications will include: 

Basic Qualifications: 

•    Bachelors Degree and 5 or more years of experience in information technology project management OR 
•    High School Diploma or Equivalent and 7 or more years of experience in information technology project management AND 
•    Experience working across business units and/or geographic boundaries

Preferred Qualifications:

•    Experience in the following areas:  Identity Management, Role Based Access Control, User Access Certification, Single Sign-on, Federated Identity, Privileged Access Management
•    Demonstrated experience in stakeholder management with an ability to influence, negotiate and meet expectations
•    Excellent written communications skills which demonstrate the ability to draft clear, concise specifications, documentation and reports
•    Demonstrated ability to perform competently under pressure, handling interruptions and changes without losing productivity
•    Strong knowledge of information security concepts and security trends and practices
•    Able to participate and contribute to technical design discussions
•    Experience in IAM tools such as Oracle Identity Governance and Okta
•    Good understanding of Enterprise directory architecture and design
•    Knowledge with web services security and management tools.
•    Knowledge about the business processes to a level that is required to define solutions for the same in various IAM products.

Additional Information

Primary work location is Trident House, Blackrock. Position is Dublin-based but occasional travel may be required to other Zurich locations.

If you value an exciting and varied working environment and meet the above requirements, then our recruiter is looking forward to receiving your application by clicking on the button “Apply online”.

Who we are

Zurich is one of Ireland's leading insurance companies providing a wide range of general insurance and life insurance products and services. The company employs over 1,000 people across its locations in Dublin and Wexford. 

Zurich is a strong brand. Zurich in Ireland is part of Zurich Insurance Group, a leading multi-line insurer that serves its customers in global and local markets. Our 55,000 employees worldwide form the basis of our success, helping our customers in 210 countries and territories to understand and protect themselves from risk. In order to deliver our services, we offer a competitive compensation package and interesting opportunities for further training & development. As a Zurich employee you benefit from a multitude of advantages as well as a strong culture, characterized by acceptance, diversity and team spirit. 

At Zurich we are an equal opportunity employer. We attract and retain the best qualified individuals available, without regard to race/ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age or disability.

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