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Cloud Solution Architect - Identity

  2323 bryan street, Dallas

Position Title: Cloud Solution Architect - Identity

Location: Remote (You can be based in any city where Digital Realty currently has offices (Dallas, Austin, Boston, New York, London, Dublin, Amsterdam, etc.).

Your role

If you are a well-rounded architect with deep IAM methodologies knowledge and strong leadership skills, this position offers you some compelling opportunities. You will:

  • Make an impact as you drive the design and build of the next-generation IAM platform at one of the world's largest providers of full-service data center solutions
  • Expand your skills across broad and diverse projects, as we leverage AWS, Azure, Oracle Cloud, and Google Cloud as well as a large on-premises footprint
  • Play a hands-on role that is highly visible to a global audience, reporting directly to the Enterprise Architect and designing and executing against a technical work portfolio
  • Enjoy a positive culture that values your well-being; for example, we offer unlimited paid time off and a good deal of flexibility to help you balance work with the other important things in your life


What you’ll do

  • Drive the design and build of the next-generation IAM platform consistent with firm and industry best-practices, standards and architectural patterns
  • Develop the IAM blueprint for assimilating acquisitions into Digital Realty
  • Work closely with product, architecture, controls, and line-of-business application teams to translate business, technical requirements into implementable designs within our blueprint.
  • Enhance existing solutions (people/process/technology) that fulfill IAM use cases
  • Act as a security domain professional and architect for enterprise identity and access management
  • Serve as a strong contributor to the continuous improvement of the security posture as it relates to IAM


What you’ll need

To meet the basic qualification for this role, you will have legal authorization to work permanently in the United States for any employer without requiring a visa transfer or visa sponsorship. In addition, to be a good fit for the Cloud Solution Architect – Identity opportunity, you will have:

  • 8+ years of gradually evolving experience from senior cloud/infra engineering to architecture
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Cyber Security or an equivalent level of education and experience
  • A consistent track record of setting the strategic direction of Identity and Access Management program; including developing and deploying new technology implementations
  • Expert ability to communicate effectively to diverse, globally distributed teams using written communications, in-person as well as over voice and video mediums
  • Expert knowledge in Azure PIM, Azure AD, AWS Cognito, PKI and Certificate Architecture, Identity Lifecycle Management using features within Azure, AWS, Oracle Cloud, and GCP as much as on-premises Active Directory
  • Advanced knowledge of OpenID Connect, Oauth, SAML, Azure Key Vault, AWS Secrets, and working knowledge of JSON payloads
  • Working knowledge of terraform and ARM templates
  • Working knowledge of CI/CD automation tools (Azure DevOps) and best practices
  • The ability to act as authority and mentor to a growing team of infrastructure, security, and devops engineers

Preferred candidates will also have the following:

  • Working knowledge of global regulatory and privacy requirements as they relate to NIST framework, GDPR, SOC2, ISO270001 enterprises
  • Emerging IAM skills such as: IAM in Multi-Cloud and Hybrid Environments, Identity Analytics and Machine Learning, Biometrics & Password-less Authentication, Adaptive Authentication, Authorization, and Access Controls, Non-Human Entities and IoT
  • One or more of the following recent certifications: CISSP, AWS-SA, AZ SC-300, AZ-303/304, Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Certified Architect, GCP Cloud Security Engineer or Professional Cloud Architect or equivalent certifications
  • Ability to adapt to a dynamic environment and changing business requirements


A bit about us

Digital Realty supports the world's leading enterprises and service providers by delivering the full spectrum of data center, colocation and interconnection solutions. PlatformDIGITAL®, our global data center platform, gives customers a reliable foundation for scaling their digital business and efficiently managing data gravity challenges. The size and scale of our business puts us in a unique position to offer customers access to 290+ facilities in 50 metros across 26 countries and 6 continents.


A bit about our IT team

Our IT team is at the heart of our business. We develop infrastructures, design and build networks, support servers and provide the first line of support by delivering rich connectivity for our customers. With new data centers coming online all the time, it’s a rapidly changing technical environment so our team is always ready to innovate and take the lead on projects. We constantly develop, deploy and support vital networks and data services that drive business performance and improve life for customers around the globe.


What we can offer you

Our rapidly evolving business sector offers the opportunity to be part of a courageous and passionate team who work together to understand and meet the changing needs of our global customers.

Join us and you’ll be part of a supportive and inclusive environment where you can bring your whole self to work. As part of our team, you’ll get to work with people from different business areas, challenge the way we do things and put your ideas into action. We’ll also give you plenty of development opportunities so you can build a rewarding and successful career with us.

This is an exciting time to join our business so apply now and make your mark on our future.



The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.

Digital Realty offers a highly competitive compensation package, excellent benefits, and an environment that recognizes and rewards your contributions.

Digital Realty is an equal opportunity employer, EOE/AA/M/F/Vets/Disabled.  All applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability or protected veteran status, or other status protected by law or Company policy.

Digital Realty cares about the health and safety of its workforce, customers, and vendors. Digital Realty encourages all new hires to be fully COVID-19 vaccinated by their start date. Employees who are not fully COVID-19 vaccinated will need to comply with our weekly COVID-19 testing requirements, subject to applicable workplace accommodation requirements.

Digital Realty is a publicly traded company (NYSE: DLR) with investment grade ratings from all three major ratings agencies.

Please do not forward unsolicited resumes to any employee of Digital Realty and its subsidiaries. Digital Realty is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited referrals.

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Justin Pickens

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