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Ameren Senior Technical Architect (IAM) in St. Louis, Missouri

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About The Position

The Technical Architect (IAM) is responsible for establishing current and long-range direction of enterprise application technologies aimed at keeping the organization on the forefront of change for our transformation to an agile product-focused culture. This position will focus on application architecture activities for our digital development teams that support enterprise strategies and objectives.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Plan, develop, refine, optimize, and support the enterprise architecture as required to meet the business requirements of the organization. Develop and maintain the enterprise architecture blueprint for the organization, overseeing the use of best practices for modern application integration. Provide technical direction to team members and is a key contributor. Ability to solve highly technical complex problems and be called on to consult on projects. Viewed as a subject matter expert within the organization. Provides coaching and mentoring to junior level technical as well as functional staff.

  • Drive and influence the delivery of solutions across our entire Identity eco system with a specific focus on our existing business process and technical landscape

  • Work with Product Owner/Business Analysts to understand functional requirements and interact with other cross-functional teams to architect, design, develop, test, and release solutions.

  • Drive common vision, practices and capabilities across teams.

  • Engage with business stakeholders to understand required capabilities, integrating business knowledge with technical solutions

  • Engage with Technical Architects and technical staff to determine the most appropriate technical strategy and designs to meet business needs

  • Demonstrate broad solutions technical leadership, impacting significant technical direction, exerting influence outside of the immediate team and driving change

  • Stay abreast of current developments in cloud delivery technologies (SaaS, PaaS, and IaaS), and cloud development technologies. Prepare studies and make recommendations regarding utilization of foundational application integration services for rapid delivery of new business capabilities. Dispense technical and security guidance, guidelines, standards, strategies and establish new procedures to improve process and reduce cost and complexity.

  • Ability to think strategically about business, product, and technical challenges. Assess the compatibility and integration of products and services proposed in order to ensure a robust integrated architecture across the interdependent applications.

  • Performs system wide / cross functional team management on projects to evaluate, design and implement new technology systems. Establish effective project plans and timelines, set milestones and manage resources. Lead team members and provide work guidance to meet project objectives and assure timeliness, quality and cost effectiveness.

  • Provide IT technology expertise and consultation for specialized architectural needs specifically those that concern Identity and Access.

  • Serves as IT advisor on company-wide project teams as a SME for Identity and Access management.

  • Must have experience in identity provisioning and federation technologies and standards, such as: SAML, OpenID Connect, Oauth, XACML, CARTA, SCIM, and UMA.

  • Stay abreast of current developments in Identity and Access Management along with Customer Identity and Access Management, Privileged Access Management, and Cloud architectures.


Bachelor's degree required from an accredited college or university, preferably in engineering, mathematics, computer science, or business. Master's Degree preferred. Ten or more years of experience in IT with demonstrated experience in solution/system design/security/identity engineering required. Demonstrated experience in application systems analysis and design, and agile methodologies.

Preferred Skills

Preferred technical skills include experience with agile methodologies, ForgeRock, directory services, Jira/Confluence (or similar tools), cloud services with AWS, testing frameworks, GitHub, Jenkins, SOAP and REST web services, MuleSoft ESB, AnyPoint API management, identity and access management (IAM), role-based access control (RBAC), experience with IT compliance and risk management requirements (e.g. security, privacy, PCI, SOX, HIPAA, etc.), and experience with using a variety of open source technologies.

Additional Information

Ameren’s selection process includes a series of interviews and may include candidate testing and/or an individual aptitude or skill-based assessment. Specific details will be provided to qualified candidates.


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, genetic information, military service or status, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other class, trait, or status protected by law.

Our workforce is dedicated to keeping the lights on and the gas flowing – 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. That same kind of dedication and longstanding commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion has helped us build an "All-In" supportive and accepting diverse culture where opinions are shared in an environment where all are respected and the best solutions are put into action.

Our vision is "Leading the Way to a Sustainable Energy Future" and our mission is "To Power the Quality of Life." Our company values include safety and security, integrity, respect, diversity equity and inclusion, accountability, stewardship, teamwork and a commitment to excellence. Our "All-In" culture reflects how we care, serve with passion, deliver for customers, communities and shareholders and win together.

Ameren's co-workers spend thousands of hours each year giving back to their communities. The company supports their donations of time through a Dollars for Doers program and also offers a Matching Grant program for donations made to postsecondary schools.

Ameren has an unwavering commitment to sustainability. That includes how we perform as a steward of the environment, how we manage our relationships with customers, communities and workforce and provide robust governance and oversight of our practices. We are committed to clean energy. The company has established a net-zero carbon emissions goal by 2045 across all its operations in Missouri and Illinois. In addition, Ameren laid out plans for its largest-ever expansion of clean wind and solar generation that maintains the reliability and affordability that customers have come to expect. Interim carbon emissions goals include a 50% reduction by 2030 and an 85% reduction by 2040, from 2005 levels.

St. Louis-based Ameren Corporation powers the quality of life for 2.4 million electric customers and more than 900,000 natural gas customers in a 64,000-square-mile area through its Ameren Missouri and Ameren Illinois rate-regulated utility subsidiaries. Ameren Illinois provides electric transmission and distribution service and natural gas distribution service. Ameren Missouri provides electric generation, transmission and distribution services, as well as natural gas distribution service. Ameren Transmission Company of Illinois operates a rate-regulated electric transmission business in the Midcontinent Independent System Operator, Inc. For more information, visit ( , or follow us on Twitter at @AmerenCorp , , or .

Ameren is committed to equal employment opportunities and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, genetic information, military service or status, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other class, trait, or status protected by applicable law.