Identity and Access Management Functional Expert

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Date: 09-Mar-2023

Location: Saint-Ouen, FR

Company: Alstom

Leading societies to a low carbon future, Alstom develops and markets mobility solutions that provide the sustainable foundations for the future of transportation. Our product portfolio ranges from high-speed trains, metros, monorail, and trams to integrated systems, customised services, infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility solutions. Joining us means joining a caring, responsible, and innovative company where more than 70,000 people lead the way to greener and smarter mobility, worldwide

Purpose of the job

Reporting directly to the head of identity and access management, the IAM functional expert is a specialist in terms of identity and access management global topic.

He or she is in charge of developing and provide strong expertise on identities and accesses related topic, in compliance with the IAM security policy at group level. This includes the definition of global processes to manage the lifecycle of users’ accounts and identity in the IT landscape.

He or she coordinates project design and delivery and gather relevant information with stakeholders around IAM topics, including but not limited to HR, Sourcing, Master Data managers, IS&T, business representatives.

He or she designs the contribute to the IAM mechanisms design and implementation on tools and architectures to be implemented within the Alstom Information System. He or she will be also in charge of participate strongly on the functional and technical roadmap.

He or she could leads the external resources team supporting Alstom IAM program and ensure the relation with external parties with the support of sourcing and legal teams.

Main responsabilities

  • The IAM functional expert has under his responsibility:
    • Lead the IAM workshops on both functional and technical design.
    • Improve IAM documentation and process.
    • Contribute actively on IAM standards and control
    • Ensure correct implementation following the design definition (specification , workshop , requirement)
    • Contribute on IAM Architecture and IAM Security Policy
    • Work actively on Governance of identities and accesses
    • Support level 3 – expertise – for IAM platforms and topics


  • The IAM functional expert contribute actively to the security aspects related to IAM in Alstom’s IT projects and run activities

Qualification & Competencies - Expected Level

Qualification: (to be filled for Job offer)

Initial Background: an IAM functional expert or leader having at least 6 years of experience in IAM Security activities, ideally with an IT Security backgrounds.


Languages : English (mandatory)

                         French (optional)


Mandatory experiences 

  • IAM concepts
  • IAM functional Architecture
  • Security background
  • Excellent written/verbal/communication, listening and facilitation skills
  • Able to analyze risks and to design an appropriate IAM security pattern (provisioning, habilitation workflow, authentication, master data authorities, segregation of duty, Privileged Access Management, federation)
  • Subject-matter expertise across all IAM topics as it relates to both cloud and on-premises enterprise technology, and the relationship between the architectures.
  • Contribute to the adoption of Authentication and Authorization reference architectures for existing, new and emerging IAM technologies.
  • Lead effective design solutions that not only satisfy immediate project requirements but also deliver a coherent, reusable, reliable to help the business grow and change while aligning IAM security policy.
  • Risk analysis
  • Knowledge of ISO 27002 and ISO 27005


Competencies (only for Job description) 


Technical Competencies 

Experience functional architecting IAM principal                                    

Experience on IAM solutions within Saviynt AAG, Microsoft Azure or other IAG solution, SSO and PKI: 

Very Good understanding of Identity & access governance, Multi-Factor authentication and Privileged Access Management:                                                Good understanding on technologies related to Identity and access management, such as e.g. API ,AD,LDAP,SQL 

Intimately familiar with IAM functional process and design (SOD, Workflow approval, MFA,..) 

Good understanding on functional concept of Identity and access management (workflows, SOD, recertification access, provisioning, auto-correlation access, …)

Very good understanding on security IAM principals and design (e.g network, e.g) 

2-3 years of IAM Saviynt software experience is appreciated


Leadership dimensions

Ability to work global with functional as well as technical teams in a dynamic environment

Ability to actively contribute on architecture topic related, to various stakeholders (Team, Architects, Head of, VP, Business)    


Alstom is the leading company in the mobility sector, solving the most interesting challenges for tomorrow’s mobility. That’s why we value inquisitive and innovative people who are passionate about working together to reinvent mobility, making it smarter and more sustainable. Day after day, we are building an agile, inclusive and responsible culture, where a diverse group of people are offered opportunities to learn, grow and advance in their careers, with options across functions and geographic locations. Are you ready to join a truly international community of great people on a challenging journey with a tangible impact and purpose?  


Equal opportunity statement:
Alstom is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating an inclusive working environment where all our employees are encouraged to reach their full potential, and individual differences are valued and respected.  All qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by local law. 





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