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Identity Architect

Identity Architect

  • Location United Kingdom - South East - London
  • Travel required Negligible travel
  • Job category IT&S Group
  • Relocation available No
  • Job type Professionals
  • Job code 130856BR
  • Experience level Senior
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Job summary

Role synopsis

Architecture solves big complex challenges with our data and technology expertise to help BP advance a lower carbon future. We collaboratively work together to meet our customer’s needs. Architects connect all the digital disciplines and the consumers and procurers of technology, to create an integrated, flexible, effective digital architecture for bp.

Identity architect is a new role in the Digital Customer and Markets (DCM) team, where we deliver digital solutions to engage with our customers, create efficiencies and support new business.

WHY YOU MATTER?

A technologist at-heart, you are passionate in building outstanding products and services. You believe identity is a differentiator to develop digital experiences. You motivate and advise product teams across DCM to utilize the latest design patterns and identity platform services. You stay ahead of innovative technologies identifying new opportunities, architectures and standards in the identity space.

You believe that delivering leading technology solutions, at scale and at pace, depends on deep understanding of application design patterns, and fostering effective frameworks for managing technology across the organization. You are a strategic thinker, able to plan for the future but with a bias for short-term action. You will operate in a dynamic and delivery focused environment, with the resources of one of the world's most forward-thinking digital teams. You are confident and comfortable working across cultures.

Key accountabilities

  • Team: You directly influence how different products design, build identity and authorization services. You will not just lead, but you will "do".
  • Architecture: You understand identity and authorisation services and develop common patterns and reference architectures for application development using these services. You care passionately about the developer experience and productivity making it as easy as possible for them to build solutions using these core services.
  • Relationships: You will understand the needs of the different parts of our business, product teams, and our key technology ecosystems, building strong relationships both inside and outside of bp. You will serve as a key link between the Platform and Product teams. You will influence Platform roadmap both working with the external vendor and within bp’s internal team.
  • Technology: You have a passion for understanding and learning. You will bring good hands-on skills in architecting, designing and building application and services, and an ability to rapidly assess new services with a commercial mindset. You will provide consultancy services to various product teams using identity and authorisation services in DCM.
  • Evangelist: You will be the Identity evangelist for DCM, selling the different opportunities that can help us build, use identity and authorisation services consistently and building a critical mass across these core services.

Safety and Compliance: Safety of our people and our customers is our highest priority. We will advocate and help ensure our architectures, designs and processes enhance a culture of operational safety and improve our digital security.

Formal education

A Bachelor's (or higher) degree, ideally in Computer Science, MIS/IT, Mathematics, hard science, or equivalent work experience.

Essential skills

  • 10+ years hands on experience in architecture, design and deployment of industry leading identity and authorisation solutions.
  • In-depth understanding of identity lifecycle, next generation authentication, authorisation and using these services on various channels like web, mobile, voice channels.
  • Strong knowledge of identity standards and protocols like SAML, oAuth, OIDC etc
  • 2 or more projects leading identity, authorisation implementation at an enterprise level integrating with systems like SAP, Oracle etc.
  • 1 or more projects leading identity, authorisation for a cloud native project, preferably on AWS.
  • Strong knowledge of building scalable architecture with identity services.
  • Strong knowledge of AWS capabilities and how AuthN and AuthZ work across these services.
  • A confirmed grasp of software development and design thinking in an agile environment. You understand and advocate continuous delivery pipelines and Devops. Prefer hands on experience in delivery using CI/CD pipelines.

Leadership & eq:

  • You create an environment where people listen and speak openly about the good, the bad, and the ugly, so that everyone can understand and learn.
  • You promote a culture of change and agility, evolve continuously, adapting to our changing world.
  • You work across organizational boundaries and build high quality, trust-based relationships with leaders and employees within innovation & engineering and the wider BP, applying cultural sensitivity.
  • You apply judgement and common sense at scale.
  • You comply with bp's Code of Conduct and demonstrate strong leadership of bp's Leadership Expectations and Values & Behaviors.

Nice to have

  • Relevant IAM / Technology certification.

Role synopsis

Architecture solves big complex challenges with our data and technology expertise to help BP advance a lower carbon future. We collaboratively work together to meet our customer’s needs. Architects connect all the digital disciplines and the consumers and procurers of technology, to create an integrated, flexible, effective digital architecture for bp.

Identity architect is a new role in the Digital Customer and Markets (DCM) team, where we deliver digital solutions to engage with our customers, create efficiencies and support new business.

WHY YOU MATTER?

A technologist at-heart, you are passionate in building outstanding products and services. You believe identity is a differentiator to develop digital experiences. You motivate and advise product teams across DCM to utilize the latest design patterns and identity platform services. You stay ahead of innovative technologies identifying new opportunities, architectures and standards in the identity space.

You believe that delivering leading technology solutions, at scale and at pace, depends on deep understanding of application design patterns, and fostering effective frameworks for managing technology across the organization. You are a strategic thinker, able to plan for the future but with a bias for short-term action. You will operate in a dynamic and delivery focused environment, with the resources of one of the world's most forward-thinking digital teams. You are confident and comfortable working across cultures.

Key accountabilities

  • Team: You directly influence how different products design, build identity and authorization services. You will not just lead, but you will "do".
  • Architecture: You understand identity and authorisation services and develop common patterns and reference architectures for application development using these services. You care passionately about the developer experience and productivity making it as easy as possible for them to build solutions using these core services.
  • Relationships: You will understand the needs of the different parts of our business, product teams, and our key technology ecosystems, building strong relationships both inside and outside of bp. You will serve as a key link between the Platform and Product teams. You will influence Platform roadmap both working with the external vendor and within bp’s internal team.
  • Technology: You have a passion for understanding and learning. You will bring good hands-on skills in architecting, designing and building application and services, and an ability to rapidly assess new services with a commercial mindset. You will provide consultancy services to various product teams using identity and authorisation services in DCM.
  • Evangelist: You will be the Identity evangelist for DCM, selling the different opportunities that can help us build, use identity and authorisation services consistently and building a critical mass across these core services.

Safety and Compliance: Safety of our people and our customers is our highest priority. We will advocate and help ensure our architectures, designs and processes enhance a culture of operational safety and improve our digital security.

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