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Consulting Director, Cloud IAM

    Chicago, IL

Full Time


The Consulting Director Cloud Identity and Access Management (Cloud IAM) is a crucial part of the InfoSec organization and will be the subject matter expert for core aspects of the IAM program within a global company. This is a key role with high visibility and will be responsible for advising leadership on ways to evolve their Cloud IAM strategy. This position protects the brand, company, and employees by re-defining and promoting an IAM strategy that adapts to address continually evolving threats. This senior-level individual contributor will develop partnerships across the organization including one or more areas of Access Governance, User Lifecycle Management, Identity and Directory Services, and Secrets Management.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Serves as the Subject Matter Expert on for public Cloud (GCP, AWS) IAM-related services, including one or more of: IAM, Privileged Access Management, SSO, MFA, and IAM Operations
  • Develops and delivers assigned identity and access management projects and roadmap goals
  • Directs business IT application teams on access management technology issues and opportunities.
  • Drives automation of identity provisioning at scale and integration with enterprise identity stack Maps IAM architecture options to enterprise business needs
  • Utilizes leadership skills to communicate and present strategic company goals into an actionable product execution roadmap
  • Drives initiatives to transform IAM provisioning and lifecycle management, leveraging self-service and automation capabilities to enable a frictionless user experience
  • Executes on assigned areas of cloud IAM strategy and capability roadmap
  • Evolves the strategy and operating model for privileged access management (PAM) governance and technology solutions
  • Evolves the strategy and operating model for privileged access management (PAM) governance and technology solutions

Skills, Knowledge & Abilities

  • Expertise in IAM principles, processes, and technology solutions
  • Subject matter expertise across all facets of IAM, including MFA, Secrets Management, Privileged Access Management (PAM), SSO, and identity platforms
  • Knowledge of native Active Directory services, password vaulting, PAM policies, etc.
  • Experience with technologies such as: CyberArk, GCP IAM (Cloud Identity), Secrets Manager, AWS identity, SailPoint
  • Advanced knowledge of identity based controls (instead of IP based controls)
  • Demonstrated success in establishing strategic objectives and driving tactical execution of initiatives aligned with company goals and objectives
  • Ability to effectively communicate with all levels of employees within scope of responsibility
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a fast-paced environment

You have a clear vision of where your career can go. And we have the leadership to help you get there. At CNA, we strive to create a culture in which people know they matter and are part of something important, ensuring the abilities of all employees are used to their fullest potential.

CNA seeks to offer a comprehensive and competitive benefits package to our employees that helps them — and their family members — achieve their physical, financial, emotional and social wellbeing goals.

For a detailed look at CNA’s benefits, check out our Candidate’s Guide.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Engineering or related field
  • Typically a minimum of ten years of experience, with a minimum of five years in Information Security in the IAM and cloud space



CNA is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities in the recruitment process. To request an accommodation, please contact leaveadministration@cna.com.