• Identity and Access Management Leader

    Location US-IL-Hodgkins
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(03/27/2018 1:14 PM)
    Job ID
    # Positions
    Information Technology
  • Overview





    GES, Global Experience Specialists, is a global event marketing company with over 90 years and 4,000 passionate employees in North America, Europe and the Middle East.  The Identity and Access Management Leader is responsible for the strategy, technology and processes related to global account creation, maintenance and termination.  This leader would work closely with security, compliance, infrastructure and applications teams to define and enforce policies and procedures related to administrative privileges as well as all system access accounts.     


    We create some of the most incredible events in the world – think traveling entertainment exhibitions, global user groups, sales conferences, holiday extravaganzas and exhibitions of all sizes. From initial strategy to show-stopping audio visual, accommodations to insightful measurement – and every detail in between – we bring brands to life!


    Our mission is to create memorable event experiences, and we count on our talented employees around the world help us do it. We are looking for team members who can dream up the impossible and deliver it.


    Wow I Didn’t Know GES Did That:


    This technical leader will manage a team of contractors and report to the PMO and Governance Manager.  Responsibilities include:

    • Ability to plan, execute and deliver projects in the IAM/PAM space.
    • Daily management of account provisioning, modification and termination across all systems.
    • Define, update and monitor administrative access to protect the business from unauthorized access and ensure regulatory compliance.
    • Collaborate with security and compliance to assess, define and implement a technology roadmap to improve identity management practices.
    • Monitor of account request tickets, assess quality/SLA adherence, and initiate corrective actions as needed.
    • Document and maintain procedures related to account access administration.
    • Ensure team is audit ready at all times and work with SOX team to demonstrate compliance.
    • Provide leadership and coordination of account administration initiatives to drive simplification, transparency and efficiency.


    • College degree in Information Technology related field or the professional experience equivalence.
    • Minimum of 3-5 years’ experience in account administration, including Active Directory, LDAP, IAM and PAM.
    • Strong understanding of role-based access control (RBAC), principle of least privilege, and separation of duties.
    • Experience recording, tracking and managing requests in an online ticket management system.
    • Experience as a team leader in a direct or dotted line reporting capacity.
    • Proficient in MS Outlook, Excel, Word and PowerPoint.
    • Experience working with regulated systems; SOX preferred.
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills, ability to articulate complex concepts in a simple and concise manner.
    • High energy, self-directed leader able to consistently collaborate, engage and motivate individuals to meet business objectives.
    • Attention to detail, logical and analytical thinking. Systematic problem-solving capability.
    • Professional and customer service oriented, able to establish/maintain effective and collaborative working relationships throughout all levels of the business.

    Work Environment

    Our team members are our family, so we help our team members care for their families. The rewards of joining GES are extensive. We offer a comprehensive benefits package to all full-time employees. Here are some of the highlights:

    • Competitive salaries
    • 401K with company match
    • Healthcare/vision/dental insurance
    • Wellness benefits
    • Career development program
    • Tuition reimbursement program
    • Employee assistance program
    • Vacation time
    • Community involvement opportunities
    • Team activities

    And much more……










    EEO Information

    Equal Opportunity Employer, including vets and disability.


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