Director, Identity Access Management

Arctic Wolf

Arctic Wolf

Eden Prairie, MN, USA
Posted on Wednesday, August 16, 2023

Ready to further your career in the fast-paced, exciting world of cyber security?

Arctic Wolf, with its unicorn valuation, is the leader in security operations in an exciting and fast-growing industry—cybersecurity. We have won countless awards for our excellence in security operations and remain dedicated to providing an industry-leading customer and employee experience.

Our mission is simple: End Cyber Risk. We’re looking for a Director of Identity Access Management to be a part of making this happen.

Location: HQ - Eden Prairie, Minnesota, USA


While leading a world-class IAM Team, The Director, Identity and Access Management will assist with the development, implementation, and daily support of Identity Access Management IAM practices, programs, adherence to compliance procedures. With a superior security-first approach, the Director, IAM will be an active participant in initiatives designed to ensure team members (internal or external) identities are secured through cloud integrated identity management systems and procedures with the organization’s suite of applications and technologies. When required, the Director, IAM will also provide hands on production support and troubleshooting as part of the organization’s incident management process.


  • Responsible for the planning, architecture, and maintenance of the Arctic Wolf identity space.

  • Ability to be the Identity Provider (Okta) SME and escalation point.

  • Establishes and maintains a current state representation of their domain and their responsible area.

  • Oversee the research, design and advocate for new technologies, architectures, and products that will enable the business to operate effectively and efficiently with a core emphasis on automation.

  • Ability to effectively communicate concepts and progress tracking with IT specialists, project teams, business, and IT leaders.

  • Oversees and is familiar with industry standards, architectural and structural options, features, and functionality; and creating use cases, models, design structures/patterns; and conducting planning meetings.

  • Serve as a subject matter expert in the various IT disciplines such as Infrastructure, Applications, Business Applications.

  • Work closely with enterprise architects, subject matter experts, and IT personnel to ensure adequate security solutions are in place throughout all IT systems to mitigate identified risks sufficiently, while meeting business objectives and regulatory requirements.

  • Ensure internal compliance standards are continuously met.

  • Responsible for ensuring solutions align to the organizations ability to build and maintain.

  • Manage and support internal compliance processes and team members.

  • Provide high level technical leadership to drive a cloud first environment toward efficient automation processes.

  • Responsible for leading the automation advancements of the employee on/off-boarding process and leading efficiency improvements.

  • Responsible for communicating standards, and for educating project and operations teams on their scope, intent, and progress.


  • Minimum 15 years prior Identity & Access Management experience

  • 5+ years of personnel management experience

  • Expert knowledge of Okta, SSO, lifecycle management, MFA, and Identity Governance.

  • Experience with IT governance and compliance controls and procedures, specific to frameworks such as SOX and ISO.

  • Continuously seeking to understand and enhance operations using data driven methods, while utilizing automation where possible to achieve conditions of success.

  • Track record of success in planning and implementing large projects. Strong problem management skills.

  • Strong communicator, with effective presentation skills for technical and non-technical groups at all levels within the organization.


At Arctic Wolf we’re cultivating a collaborative and productive work environment that welcomes a diversity of backgrounds, cultures, and ideas to make our teams even stronger as we grow globally. We’ve been named one of the 50 Most Innovative Companies in the world for 2022 (Fast Company)—and the 2nd Most Innovative Security Company. This is in addition to consecutive awards from Top Workplace USA (2021, 2022), Best Places to Work - USA (2021, 2022) and Great Place to Work - Canada (2021, 2022).


Arctic Wolf recognizes that success comes from delighting our customers, so we work together to ensure that happens every day. We believe in diversity and inclusion, and truly value the unique qualities and unique perspectives all employees bring to the organization. And we appreciate that—by protecting people’s and organizations’ sensitive data and seeking to end cyber risk— we get to work in an industry that is fundamental to the greater good.

We celebrate unique perspectives by creating a platform for all voices to be heard through our Pack Unity program. We encourage all employees to join or create a new alliance. See more about our Pack Unity here.

We also believe and practice corporate responsibility, and have recently joined the Pledge 1% Movement, ensuring that we continue to give back to our community. We know that through our mission to End Cyber Risk we will continue to engage and give back to our communities.

All wolves receive compelling compensation and benefits packages, including:

  • Equity for all employees

  • Bonus or commission pay based on role

  • Flexible time off, paid volunteer days and paid parental leave

  • 401k match

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance

  • Health Savings and Flexible Spending Agreement

  • Voluntary Legal Insurance

  • Training and career development programs


  • Conducts duties and responsibilities in accordance with AWN’s Information Security policies, standards, processes and controls to protect the confidentiality, integrity and availability of AWN business information (in accordance with our employee handbook and corporate policies).

  • Background checks are required for this position.

Come join the Pack during this exciting time of rapid growth where every employee makes a difference and their contributions are recognized and rewarded.