Identity and Access Management (IDAM) Architect

Job Type:
Cyber Security
Job reference:
26 days ago

Position: Identity and Access Management (IDAM) Architect
Contract Duration: 12 months
Location: Basingstoke (2-3 days per week)
Rate: £750 per day (Inside IR35)

Sector: Defence

About the Role:

We are seeking an experienced Identity and Access Management (IDAM) Architect for a 12-month contract, working on a critical project for the UK Ministry of Defence.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Design, implement, and maintain robust Identity and Access Management solutions.
  • Collaborate with stakeholders to gather and analyse requirements.
  • Develop and enforce IDAM policies, standards, and procedures.
  • Ensure compliance with security regulations and best practices.
  • Provide technical leadership and guidance to the project team.
  • Conduct regular security assessments and audits.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve IDAM-related issues.
  • Stay updated with the latest trends and advancements in IDAM technologies.


  • Proven experience as an IDAM Architect, preferably in a government or defence environment.
  • Strong understanding of IDAM principles, frameworks, and technologies.
  • Experience with IDAM solutions such as Microsoft Azure AD, Okta, Ping Identity, etc.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Strong communication and stakeholder management skills.
  • Understanding of regulatory and compliance requirements related to IDAM.

What We Offer:

  • Competitive daily rate of £750 (Inside IR35).
  • 12 month initial contract, likely to extend
  • Opportunity to work on a high-profile project with the UK Ministry of Defence.
  • Flexible working arrangements with a mix of on-site and remote work.

Due to the nature of the work, High Level (DV) Clearance will be required for all candidates, prior to work starting.

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