Director – Access Management – Platform Services (Unix Focused)
- Austin, TX, USA
Common Purpose, Uncommon Opportunity. Everyone at Visa works with one goal in mind – making sure that Visa is the best way to pay and be paid, for everyone everywhere. This is our global vision and the common purpose that unites the entire Visa team. As a global payments technology company, tech is at the heart of what we do: Our VisaNet network processes over 13,000 transactions per second for people and businesses around the world, enabling them to use digital currency instead of cash and checks. We are also global advocates for financial inclusion, working with partners around the world to help those who lack access to financial services join the global economy. Visa’s sponsorships, including the Olympics and FIFA™ World Cup, celebrate teamwork, diversity, and excellence throughout the world. If you have a passion to make a difference in the lives of people around the world, Visa offers an uncommon opportunity to build a strong, thriving career. Visa is fueled by our team of talented employees who continuously raise the bar on delivering the convenience and security of digital currency to people all over the world. Join our team and find out how Visa is everywhere you want to be.
The Director of Access Management Platform Services is part of Visa’s Cybersecurity
organization and is responsible for the Identity and Access Management of Visa’s digital assets, residing on multiple environments. You will be leading a local team of security analysis responsible for securing Visa’s digital assets across our all our platforms. You will also be accountable for leading a global functional team of lead and senior technical specialist for UNIX access management and directory integration, in the design and delivery of strategic initiatives. The ideal candidate willhave the correct mix of people/management skills and technical expertise in UNIXenvironment. In addition cross platform knowledge of all our environments (AD, UNIX, and Directory Services) would be a plus.
Manage a local team of Cybersecurity analysis responsible for fulling operational
(BAU) access request across all functions of Cybersecurity Access Management
(AD, UNIX, applications, etc.).
Ensure the local team exceeds our customers’ expectations with exceptional service and
ensure our SLA’s are met or exceeded. Establish
continuous monitoring of performance metrics and leverage metrics to drive
Drive local team members toward achieving team goals – “beyond the normal BAU” –
including process improvement, continuous risk reduction, and excellent
Technical functional manager and subject matter expert for UNIX access management and
directory integration. As functional
manager of UNIX, you will lead a global team of lead and senior security
specialist to deliver on Visa’s strategic IAM initiatives. Actively participate in the development of
IAM Strategy and strategic planning of IAM Program.
Lead the functional team to translate IAM Strategy and agreed strategic IAM Program
goals into tactical and actionable roadmap for UNIX access management and
directory integration. Drive the functional team to execute on the roadmap
and deliver on our commitments.
Manage budgets (travel, training, etc.), resource allocation and forecast, daily
scheduling of local team.
Represent functional team in project meetings and request for new services/initiatives,
liaise with IAM (Core) Processes team in resolution of compliance and audit
callouts, etc. Allocate and direct local
and functional resources as appropriate
Partner with key business stakeholders within Visa (HR/CSAV/IAM
Development/Engineering/Operations/CMDB) to develop innovative solution to improve
the quality of IAM service delivery within Visa
Provide guidance and direction on access controls and IAM practices to customers
Instill global mindset and effective collaboration to team members.
Demonstrated success as a change agent leading significant transformational initiatives in organizations.
A fast-paced leader and solution-focused "driver" for results in a performance culture, but can also achieve results in a collaborative manner.
Effective communicator and a developer of people; able to work with a broad cross section of people in direct and matrix relationships
Experience with UNIX and Directory Services (LDAP) access management, Active Directory experience a plus
Understanding of UNIX integration with LDAP, UNIX to AD integration is a plus
Sound working knowledge of the security sub-subsystems and 3rd party security
products in use on Visa UNIX systems, specifically Lieberman RPM, CA UPM, UNIX
PAM configuration, Sudo, etc.
Broad and deep background in all aspects of Identity and Access Management concepts,
from HR driven processes (on/off-boarding, conversions, transfer), to IAM
compliance issues, privileged access management, role based access controls
(RBAC), role engineering, including hybrid approach to role modeling and role
Strong analytical skills on the team’s services, processes, workload and metrics
Payments Industry knowledge or experience
Good understanding of Visa Products and services
Have a global mindset and collaborate effectively within and across teams in
different part of the globe.
Strong leadership and mentoring skills necessary to provide support and constructive
Sound understanding of information security principles and IT infrastructure
including operating systems, applications, and communications and network
The ability to work effectively with other functional areas and understand the
operational and cultural issues relevant to achieving superior results
Must be flexible and able to handle multiple competing priorities in a fast-paced
Be a self-motivated and results oriented individual with an attention to driving
aggressive project timelines and schedules
Strong ability to work independently and in collaboration with others to achieve a
high level of success
Strong interpersonal and collaboration skills with the ability to develop, maintain
and foster constructive relationships with others
Dynamic, hard-working and ambitious individual, with excellent oral and written
Bachelor degree in computer science, computer engineering, information security or
equivalent job experience
CISSP, CISA, CISM and other comparative information security certifications are
7 to 10 years IT experience required
All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.