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Architect, Prin IT

Boston Scientific's hybrid workplace includes remote and onsite roles. By applying to this position, you will have the opportunity to discuss your preferred working location with your Talent Acquisition Specialist.

Remote Eligible:  Hybrid
Onsite Location(s): 

New Delhi, HR, IN

Additional Location(s): India-New Delhi

Diversity - Innovation - Caring - Global Collaboration - Winning Spirit - High Performance

At Boston Scientific, we’ll give you the opportunity to harness all that’s within you by working in teams of diverse and high-performing employees, tackling some of the most important health industry challenges. With access to the latest tools, information and training, we’ll help you in advancing your skills and career. Here, you’ll be supported in progressing – whatever your ambitions.

About The Role 


Boston Scientific is seeking a Principal IAM Architect within the Cybersecurity Architecture group under the CISO organization reporting directly to the Director of Cybersecurity A&E. The role is responsible for the planning, building, delivery, and support of the IAM program. This role will provide direction and guidance to the development, specifications, and communications of the IAM application and architecture, as well as provide in-depth technical consultation to the business units and IT management and assist in developing plans and direction for the integration of information security requirements. 


The IAM architect is responsible for the delivery of high-quality architectural solutions, while ensuring alignment with BSC enterprise architecture. Strategizes and contributes to enterprise level technological initiatives on architectures, innovation, and governance. In addition to the individual contributor primary responsibilities, may also have managerial responsivities, such as: recruits, directs, motivates and develops staff, maximizing their individual contribution, their professional growth and their ability to function effectively with their colleagues as a team. Defines and implements architecture and design in accordance with architecture principles. Identifies organization-wide initiatives and makes recommendations for the use of technology. Strategic thinker with experience in architecture governance, developing reference architecture and roadmaps. Works closely with senior management to educate and to articulate resource requirements necessary to promote architecture goals. Oversees architecture activities of the organization to assure the strategic goals of the organization are met. Performs enterprise planning and designing solutions for emerging business and complex technology environments. Identifies and recommends ways to drive more value out of the company's technology assets. Designs stable and flexible high-performance solutions, maximizing reuse and avoiding redundancy. Works with other stakeholders in optimizing architecture solutions. Contributes to the achievement of multiple teams' objectives  



Your responsibilities include: 

  • Architect Access Management (AM) systems to protect corporate data against unauthorized disclosure, accidental or intentional loss of data, or unauthorized modification.  

  • Architect Identity Governance and Administration (IGA) systems to enable corporate controls and compliance to regulatory requirements.  

  • Architect Privileged Access Management (PAM) systems to protect elevated access to all systems and servers administered by BSC. 

  • Coordinate with business stakeholders, IT applications managers, and security architects to ensure that all applications (on premise or cloud based) (customer facing or employee facing) are fully integrated into the I&AM systems. 

  • Define identity management security controls for mobile device, PC, server, network, and other I/S platforms. 

  • Champion identity and access security best practices throughout the I/S organization and the end user community. 

  • Analyze, assess, and remediate authentication and authorization security issues within corporate information systems. 

  • Investigate identity and access control security incidents and events to protect corporate IT assets, including intellectual property, personal information, regulated data, and the company's reputation. 

  • Coordinate identity and access control security and risk management projects with resources from the I/S organization and business unit teams across multiple lines of business. 

  • Perform identity, access control, and governance reviews for new or upgraded applications, new vendors, I/S projects, SAAS solutions, and IAAS solutions.  Provide gap analysis based on criteria from risk assessments to develop the organization’s I/S security roadmap. 

  • Monitor the external threat environment for emerging threats and advise relevant stakeholders on the appropriate mitigation strategies. 

  • Perform forensic security audits in response to unauthorized access and other cyber threats. 

  • Assist development of cybersecurity policies and procedures. 

  • Ensure corporate compliance with applicable laws relative to identity and access control systems security. 

  • Identifies and evaluates complex business and technology risks, internal controls that mitigate risks, and related opportunities for internal control improvement 

  • Co-leads an IAM selection process, evaluates existing and emerging technologies and tools in the selection of an IAM service offering for the business units 

  • Understands business and information technology management processes and demonstrates advanced understanding of business processes, internal control risk management, IT controls and related standards 



What we're looking for:  

Required Minimum Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Security or IT related field preferred  

  • 10+ years of experience in Information Systems - Identity and Access Management  

  • Technical Proficiency – Hands on experience or working knowledge of most of the following security functions: multifactor authentication, identity and access control systems, identity governance systems, privileged access management, physical access control systems, intrusion detection/prevention systems, patch management, Windows domain security, PKI infrastructure, encryption, incident response, and digital forensics. 

  • Analytical Abilities - Analytical and information gathering skills allow for effective assessment of business risks and exposures.  Problem-solving skills including working collaboratively with peer technical teams to resolve cross-platform problems or to develop security risk solutions. 

  • Business Knowledge - Understands the security risks associated to key business functions and possible means of exposures that could jeopardize each area. 

  • Communication skills - Strong verbal & written communication skills.  Communications are complete & understandable to target audience.  Demonstrates effective listening skills. 

  • Independence - Works independently with only general direction; appropriately keeps management informed of relevant issues. 

  • Mentoring - Mentor IGA, AM, and PAM Engineers, Security Analysts, other I/S personnel, and business personnel on security-related issues. 

  • Administration - Handles some routine daily administrative tasks associated with data security and specific project assignments including creating documentation and risk assessments. 


Additional Qualifications:  

  • MBA or similar advanced degree preferred 

  • Certifications preferred but not required CISSP, CISM, CISA, SANS, CCNA  



Requisition ID: 543460


As a leader in medical science for more than 40 years, we are committed to solving the challenges that matter most – united by a deep caring for human life. Our mission to advance science for life is about transforming lives through innovative medical solutions that improve patient lives, create value for our customers, and support our employees and the communities in which we operate. Now more than ever, we have a responsibility to apply those values to everything we do – as a global business and as a global corporate citizen.


So, choosing a career with Boston Scientific (NYSE: BSX) isn’t just business, it’s personal. And if you’re a natural problem-solver with the imagination, determination, and spirit to make a meaningful difference to people worldwide, we encourage you to apply and look forward to connecting with you!


At Boston Scientific, we recognize that nurturing a diverse and inclusive workplace helps us be more innovative and it is important in our work of advancing science for life and improving patient health. That is why we stand for inclusion, equality, and opportunity for all. By embracing the richness of our unique backgrounds and perspectives, we create a better, more rewarding place for our employees to work and reflect the patients, customers, and communities we serve. Boston Scientific is proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.


Boston Scientific maintains a drug-free workplace. Pursuant to Va. Code § 2.2-4312 (2000), Boston Scientific is providing notification that the unlawful manufacture, sale, distribution, dispensation, possession, or use of a controlled substance or marijuana is prohibited in the workplace and that violations will result in disciplinary action up to and including termination.


Please be advised that certain US based positions, including without limitation field sales and service positions that call on hospitals and/or health care centers, require acceptable proof of COVID-19 vaccination status.  Candidates will be notified during the interview and selection process if the role(s) for which they have applied require proof of vaccination as a condition of employment.  Boston Scientific continues to evaluate its policies and protocols regarding the COVID-19 vaccine and will comply with all applicable state and federal law and healthcare credentialing requirements.   As employees of the Company, you will be expected to meet the ongoing requirements for your roles, including any new requirements, should the Company’s policies or protocols change with regard to COVID-19 vaccination.

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