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Sr Mgr Cyber Security



Framingham, MA, USA
Posted on Monday, March 11, 2024

Job Description

Staples is business to business. You’re what binds us together.

Our digital solutions team is more than a traditional IT organization. We are a team of passionate, collaborative, agile, inventive, customer-centric, results-oriented problem solvers. We are intellectually curious, love advancements in technology and seek to adapt technologies to drive Staples forward. We anticipate the needs of our customers and business partners and deliver reliable, customer-centric technology services.

What you’ll be doing:

As a Senior Manager Cybersecurity, Identity & Access Management (IAM) Engineering, you will be responsible for leading and overseeing the development, implementation, and management of Staples’ IAM engineering strategy. You will play a crucial role in ensuring the security, integrity and privacy of Staples’ information assets by managing access to technology resources and protecting sensitive data from unauthorized access.

  • Lead the design, implementation, and maintenance of IAM solutions including identity provisioning, authentication, authorization, and access governance.
  • Oversee the administration of user access and privileges across various platforms, ensuring compliance with security policies and regulatory requirements.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to integrate IAM best practices into Staples’ architecture, applications, and operations.
  • Manage and mentor a team of engineers, providing guidance and support to ensure the successful delivery of IAM engineering services.
  • Build software to minimize effort and business impact during maintenance and failures.
  • Own medium to large features or infrastructure projects from technical design through completion.
  • Plan, release and operationalize new tools or technologies to enhance Staples’ IAM capabilities for both on-premise and cloud workloads.
  • Automate and orchestrate engineering and operational tasks through use of tools and scripting.
  • Occasional after hours and weekend work will be required in order to perform tasks and maintenance that cannot be done during business hours.
  • Mentor and develop a team of IAM professionals.
  • Drive recruitment efforts to build a robust Identity Engineering team.
  • Foster a culture of continuous learning and development within the cyber security department.

What you bring to the table:

  • Proficiency in analyzing complex identity and access requirements and translating them into effective IAM solutions.
  • Strong project management skills, with the ability to oversee multiple IAM initiatives simultaneously while meeting deadlines and budget constraints.
  • Experience in implementing and managing IAM solutions within a regulated industry, such as finance, healthcare, or government, is highly advantageous.
  • Demonstrated experience in leading IAM initiatives in alignment with industry best practices and regulatory requirements, including GDPR, CCPA, MA 201 CMR 16, or other data protection.
  • In-depth knowledge of authentication protocols (e.g. SAML, OAuth, OpenID), identity management systems and access controls.
  • Familiarity with security frameworks such as NIST CSF, ISO 27001, ISO 27002, PCI and SOX, and the ability to apply these standards to IAM initiatives.
  • Strong leadership and communication skills, with the ability to effectively collaborate with stakeholders at all levels of Staples.
  • Proficiency in deploying and/or operating IAM and directory technologies/solutions such as IDaaS, Entra ID, LDAP, Virtual Directory and Identity synchronization technologies, Federation / Security Token Services.

What’s needed- Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or related field
  • 7+ years of experience in a senior IAM role, with strong focus on identity and access management, security protocols and regulatory compliance
  • 10+ years strong security application development and architecture background

What’s needed- Preferred Qualifications:

  • Certifications such as CISSP, CISM, or equivalent.

We Offer:

  • Inclusive culture with associate-led Business Resource Groups
  • Flexible PTO (22 days) and Holiday Schedule
  • Online and Retail Discounts, Company Match 401(k), Physical and Mental Health Wellness programs, and more!