Active Directory Engineer in Evanston, IL at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 12/4/2019

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Job Description

Job #:  1023315
Come join the Identity Services team and help us build Identity and Access management (IAM) solutions that are used by the entire Community. We are looking for a seasoned developer that has demonstrated the ability to lead technical initiatives and motivate team members to support the maintenance and growth of key university identity systems. This job is perfect for someone who wants to set the direction for IAM engineering efforts, drive the technology architecture and work with the team to deliver projects, support resilient systems and implement automated processes. The ideal candidate will have solid written and verbal communication skills, and has experience leading a technical team.  Direct experience or familiarity with IAM systems is a plus! In addition to joining a collaborative and hard-working team that values strong relationships, employees take advantage of excellent healthcare and retirement benefits as well as generous paid time off.
Job Summary:
Responsible for leading the technical design, development and support of Identity Services infrastructure and applications.  Leads, instructs, directs, and checks the work of other software developers using full technical knowledge and thorough understanding of business application of the project.  Provides technical supervision to and oversees the work of junior staff.  Leads with the expectation that team members are cross-trained on projects and new skill developments. Guides and advises stakeholders on best practices for implementing or enhancing system. Work with management to design high-level system integrations involving in-house development or off-the-shelf products. Assess architectural impact of projects on overall system and make recommendations to manager.
Minimum Qualifications:
  • Successful completion of a full 4-year course of study in an accredited college or university leading to a bachelor's or higher degree in a major such as computer science, information technology, or related; OR appropriate combination of education and experience.
  • 6 years relevant experience required.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience working with methods of authentication, authorization, access and group management, including SAML2, OAuth, MFA, and LDAP/ADFS, Grouper
  • Working experience with IAM technologies including: SailPoint, IdentityIQ, Shibboleth, OpenAM, LDAP, Duo for MFA, Active Directory, Radiant Logic, Cayosoft, Grouper.
  • Knowledge of higher education or public sector IAM processes and technology.
  • Experience overseeing technical staff engaged in development, projects and operational support.
  • Experience leveraging message queues, API managers and web services to build application integration services
  • Experience with Java, Javascript, containers, Unix/Linux proficiency, RESTful web services, and cloud technologies.
  • Experience building/developing code pipelines.
  • Experience in a higher education institution.

Preferred Competencies: (Skills, knowledge, and abilities)
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Access and Project or equivalent tools
  • Experience using a systematic approach for problem analysis and resolution as well as the resourceful evaluation of solution alternatives.
  • Ability to maintain effective working relationships with a broad cross-section of the University Community.

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