Identity Access Management Architect

  • Job Reference: R0049161
  • Date Posted: 10 July 2024
  • Employer: Centrica
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  • Location: Windsor, Berkshire
  • Salary: On Application
  • Bonus/Benefits: car allowance, pension, bonus
  • Sector: I.T. & Communications
  • Job Type: Full Time

Job Description

We are Centrica! We're so much more than an energy company. We're a family of brands revolutionising a cleaner, greener future. Working here is #MoreThanACareer - we're powered by purpose. Together we can make an impact that will truly change tomorrow. Whether you're developing cutting-edge green tech, helping customers on the front line or simplifying operations behind the scenes.

Your work here isn't just a job - it's a mission. We all play a vital role in energising a greener, fairer future.

An opportunity to play your part

The IAM (Identity and Access Management) Security Architect plays a crucial role in designing, implementing, and overseeing the company's identity and access management solutions. You will help define, enhance, and implement Centrica's information security architectures, while ensuring consistent administration of information security policies, standards, procedures, and controls to effectively improve security posture. You will work alongside Solution Architects, to provide input into High-Level Designs and Low-Level Designs.

Location: We have a hybrid-work environment, where you will be predominantly home-based but required to work from Windsor and/or London one to two times a month.

We have tailored our well-being & benefits package around our employees as follows:

  • Competitive salary and bonus potential

  • Car allowance

  • Employee Energy Allowance at 15% of the government price cap

  • Pension scheme

  • Company Funded Healthcare Plan

  • 25 days holiday allowance, plus public holidays, and the option to buy up to 5 additional days

  • Excellent range of flexible benefits, including technology vouchers, electric car lease scheme & travel insurance


  • Design and deploy robust IAM solutions, with a particular emphasis on Microsoft's suite of security tools

  • Regularly review and refine IAM policies to ensure they align with industry best practices and regulatory standards

  • Lead and manage IAM projects, ensuring they are delivered on time and meet the set specifications

  • Collaborate with IT and security teams to seamlessly integrate IAM solutions into the existing infrastructure

  • Monitor and respond to any security breaches or irregularities within the IAM systems

  • Provide guidance and mentorship to junior team members, fostering a culture of continuous learning and improvement

What we need from you:

  • Experience working in architecting and designing information security solutions

  • A minimum of 5 years of experience in identity security, with specific expertise in Microsoft's Entra ID/Azure AD solutions inc. Conditional Access, Privileged Identity Manager, and Governance

  • Proven track record of designing and implementing IAM solutions in large multinational organisations, preferably within the energy sector

  • Proficient in cybersecurity best practices and threat mitigation strategies

Education: Although a bachelor's degree in area(s) of study such as information technology, computer science, information systems, or related field is preferred, this is by no means a mandatory requirement and all relevant work experience will be considered

We are proud to be recognised as a disability-confident employer. Our customers come from a variety of different backgrounds, and so do we. We hire great people from all walks of life, not just because it's the right thing to do, but because it makes our company stronger. We will continue championing inclusivity while investing in our local communities to create a better, more sustainable world for everyone. We are incredibly proud to have been recognised by The Times for being one of the Top 50 Employers for Women.

Our people are the beating heart of our business. We are incredibly proud of our commitment to being FlexFirst. From childcare to furry friends, we listened to our people and understood that they work best when they are comfortable and have a flexible working model that suits their individual needs.