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Job Title:  Customer Identity and Access Management Architect


Southlake, TX, US, 76092

Remote Options (if applicable):  Flexible remote options

Req ID: 54859

Job Family: Information Technology/Software Development


Sabre Corporation is a leading technology provider to the global travel and tourism industry. Headquartered in Southlake, Texas, USA, Sabre operates offices in approximately 60 countries around the world. At Sabre, we make travel happen. Positioned at the center of the business of travel, our platform connects people with experiences that matter in their lives. Today, Sabre is creating a new marketplace for personalized travel. It is our people who develop and deliver powerful solutions that meet the current and future needs or our airline, hotel and travel agency customers. Join our journey! 

Job Description

The Identity and Access Management Security Architect will be a direct report to Sabre’s Director of Identity and Access Management, and will be responsible for  Sabre’s B2B and B2C customer Identity and Access Management ecosystem, driving the IAM program to modernize application authentication, authorization and security capabilities.  This role will drive customer IAM security policies, ensuring application secure by design standards are met by Sabre business units. The Identity and Access Management Security Architect will serve as the lead IAM technical point of contact for the Customer Identity and Access Management program, responsible for developing customer facing IAM application standards, including authentication and authorization mechanisms while working with application teams transitioning onto Sabre’s central IAM platform.
The successful candidate will possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills required to partner with other leaders across the business to identify opportunities and risks and develop and deliver solutions that support business strategies and protect Sabre’s sensitive information and intellectual property globally.



Key Responsibilities
•    Develops CIAM applications architecture solutions to business problems in alignment with the enterprise architecture direction and standards
•    Deliver, oversee, document, and enforce CIAM architecture across multiple diverse business domains and application architectures 
•    Create the technical approach for the shared operational capabilities of customer identity and access management, including customer registration, self-service, authentication, authorization, administration, audit, and reporting
•    Partner alongside application architects to design and develop CIAM solutions for API driven cloud and cloud/hybrid-based applications. 
•    Work closely with development teams to design and build API integrations authenticated by the identity management platform
•    Works with Cloud and Enterprise Architecture, Infrastructure Services, and Development teams to choose appropriate technology solutions and facilitates complete integration into the company environments. 



Key Knowledge and Skill Requirements
•    Extensive experience with Identity and Access Management concepts such as authentication, authorization, application security, privacy and consent management, regulatory compliance, multi-factor authentication, federation, and risk management
•    Deep knowledge of IAM standards, restful API design, tokens, session management and profiles 
•    Experience with identity lifecycle management and federation technologies such as SAML, OAUTH, OpenID Connect 
•    Proven success with designing IAM architecture frameworks using customer identity and access management platforms such as Okta, Ping Identity or similar
•    Strong development and application security background
•    3-5 years of experience with IAM Security Architecture and/or Engineering.
•    2 years of experience with Cloud platforms such as GCP, Amazon Web Services (AWS), or Azure.

Job Requirements

EDUCATION: Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology Management, or other technical discipline, or equivalent. 


•    Experience with practices governing definition and design of Services, Microservices and RESTful APIs.
•    Establishes and drives the technical approach for the shared operational capabilities of customer identity and access management, including customer registration, self-service, authentication, authorization, administration, audit and reporting.
•    Experience with assessment, development, implementation, optimization, and documentation of a comprehensive and broad set of security technologies and processes (secure software development (Application Security), data protection, cryptography, key management, identity and access management (IAM), network security) within SaaS, IaaS, PaaS, and other cloud environments.
•    Experience performing threat modeling and design reviews to assess security implications and requirements for introduction of new technologies.
•    Experience representing technical viewpoints to diverse audiences and in making timely and prudent technical risk decision recommendations.
•    Experience with enterprise architecture and working as part of a cross-functional team to implement solutions.
•    Ability to work independently with minimal direction; must be a self-starter and be self-motivated.
•    Two or more security certifications preferred - CISSP, CISM, CISA, SANS GIAC, CGEIT, CRISC, GSEC, ITL, etc. 


•    Very competitive compensation 
•    Generous Paid Time Off (5 weeks PTO your first year!) 
•    We offer a comprehensive medical, dental and Wellness Program 
•    An infrastructure that allows flexible working arrangements 
•    Formal and informal reward, recognition and acknowledgement programs 
•    Lots of fun and engaging employee development events 


Reasonable Accommodation

Sabre is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities. Applicants applying for a Sabre position with a disability who require a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process may contact Sabre's Compliance Office at compliance.office@sabre.com.

Affirmative Action

Sabre is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer and is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to minorities, females, veterans, and disabled individuals. EEO IS THE LAW


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