Women Impact Tech

Consulting Director, Identity and Access Management

    Chicago, IL

Full Time


The Consulting Director Identity and Access Management (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 IAM environment. 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 assigned IAM-related services, including one or more of: IdM, native Active Directory, 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.
  • Understands and advises on native Active Directory services, password vaulting, PAM policies, etc.
  • 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
  • Acts as change agent, leading significant transformational initiatives within the organization

Skills, Knowledge & Abilities

  • Expertise in IAM principles, processes, and technology solutions
  • Demonstrated success in establishing strategic objectives and driving tactical execution of initiatives aligned with company goals and objectives
  • Subject matter expertise across all facets of IAM, including MFA, Secrets Management, Privileged Access Management (PAM), SSO, and identity platforms
  • 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

Reporting Relationship

  • Typically AVP or above

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



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.