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Global Head of Active Directory - 90205647
Primary Location:US-New Jersey-Whippany
Job Type:Permanent/Regular
Posting Range:3 Dec 2018 - Ongoing
Job Title: Global Head of Active Directory
Location: 400 Jefferson Park, Whippany, NJ
About Us
Barclays is a transatlantic consumer, corporate and investment bank offering products and services across personal, corporate and investment banking, credit cards and wealth management, with a strong presence in our two home markets of the UK and the US. Our goal is to become the bank of choice by providing superior services to customers and clients and supporting our stakeholders via a commercially successful business that generates long-term sustainable returns.
About Barclays in the US

Barclays offers corporate and investment banking and credit card services in the US. Our 10,000 US colleagues are located in offices across the country, with headquarters in New York City. In 2017, Barclays announced plans to create a world-class campus in Whippany, New Jersey, for our Technology, Operations and Functional teams in the US. Other principal locations include Delaware, Nevada, Ohio and Maine.


About Active Directory Services

Active Directory is one the most critical services in the bank providing authentication services and centralized domain management for all internal bank users and computers. In addition, Active Directory provides tools and mechanism for assigning and enforcing user and computer security policies, as well as means to install, update or configure additional software to domain members.

Active Directory team is responsible for Architecture and Design of AD Domains including design, deployment, risk control and management of authentication services in the bank. In addition to architecture function, the team works on implementation on AD related business projects as well as provides a 24/7 support of Active Directory service across the globe.

As a Head of Active Directory Services, the candidate will join the Critical Infrastructure Function and will be accountable for overall AD product roadmap, product technical strategy and execution, as well as operational stability of AD. The candidate will be responsible for effective implementation of global people strategy in line with the overall business strategy, that will ensure the effective development of personnel and that key talent is retained within the business. This function is critical for a global FBS team to ensure strong management representation is present in strategic location and flow of service throughout the globe is consistent and appropriately maintained at highest quality.

Overall Purpose of role
Build, lead and motivate the team to High Performing Organisation standards.
Maximise AD service stability/availability, while enabling innovation and business agility through technology adoption & transformation
Provide leadership and vision to team members delivering secure and cost efficient platform to our clients
Provide technical leadership, oversight and governance for Active Directory Services
Define and own the technical architecture & standards for Active Directory Services
Your Role
Create and maintain strong relationships with your stakeholder network, ensuring authentication products and services are relevant and meet the required outcomes
Continually assess market capabilities to ensure Barclays is adopting the most relevant capabilities in the industry
Define and own the target architecture for Active Directory Services within the bank, gaining approval across your stakeholder community, including the group CT
Define and own the technology strategy for Authentication and Identity Management products & services, demonstrating a clear alignment of the end state to defined outcomes and a clear transition strategy, laying out the approach to achieving the end state
Own and prioritise the engineering release roadmap for Active Directory Services
Basic Qualifications/Skills

·         The candidate must have demonstrable experience and have proven record of at least 5 years of global team management skills within a large multi-site global financial environment

·         The candidate must have delivered major critical services (i.e. Active Directory) design and implementation projects within the last 12 months.

·         The candidate must be experienced in driving, supporting a governing major transformation for 5 +

About the company

Barclays moves, lends, invests and protects money for 48 million customers and clients worldwide.

We have over 325 years of history and expertise in banking. From our beginnings in Lombard Street, London through to the launch of the world’s first ATM and innovative mobile phone payments services, find out more about our achievements to date.

Barclays is a trading name of Barclays Bank PLC and its subsidiaries. Barclays Bank PLC is registered in England and is authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and the Prudential Regulation Authority. Registered in England. Registered No. 1026167. Registered office: 1 Churchill Place, London E14 5HP.

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