[Jobposts] Job vacancy: Identity and Access Engineer, IT Engineer - DIT, UMD

Elena E. Franzoi efranzoi at umd.edu
Thu Apr 29 16:34:41 UTC 2021

1.Which country are you in? USA
2. Will you take international applicants? YES
3. Do folks need pre-existing work visas for your country? YES
4. Is a relocation allowance part of the salary package? Negotiable
5. Can we telecommute? Yes, but not full time.

*Position title:*  *Identity and Access Engineer, IT Engineer*
*Position #: 126152*

As a senior member of the Identity and Access Management (IAM) team, the
Identity and Access Engineer is responsible for installation, upgrades,
integration, optimization, and project/operational support of the central
IAM systems supporting the University of Maryland campus.
Working collaboratively with other IAM staff, Platform Engineering, and
other operational units, this role functions as a forward-thinking engineer
and administrator who can also solve complex day-to-day IT problems. This
person will need an experienced background configuring SSO integrations
with an IdP such as Shibboleth or ADFS. This person will need a strong
understanding of managing user identities and user access to system
resources based on IAM best practices, as well as design and deploy unique
solutions based on application needs. The engineer is responsible for the
ongoing development, deployment, and support of the campus IAM systems,
ensuring established standards are followed, verifies that the proper
versions of the software infrastructure are being used, as well as ensures
that applications take advantage of emerging functionality that increases
technical productivity or provides value-added new services.

*Minimum qualifications*

Bachelor’s degree with minimum 3+ years of work experience in
enterprise IAM platform
systems management.
Must have experience in at least 2 of the 5 following technologies:
- Shibboleth and SAML
- Group management systems (Active Directory/LDAP/Grouper)
- Commercial Identity management platforms such as SailPoint or Okta
- Designing or maintaining permissions and roles for large enterprise
applications such as an ERP or CRM
- Experience with a high-level programming language and understanding of
object-oriented programming
Excellent written and verbal communication skills, paired with the ability
to express complex technical concepts effectively.
Must be able to work concurrently on multiple projects, adjust to changes
in priorities, and respond efficiently and effectively to emergency
Excellent problem solving, attention to detail, multitasking,
communication, and complex troubleshooting skills.
Ability to gather project requirements, develop detailed project plans,
schedule and execute the project tasks.
Ability to create and deliver a clear and effective presentation to small
groups (5-20 people).
Comfortable working in Windows and Linux/Unix environments.


Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or a related technical discipline.
Proven knowledge of all aspects of service implementation, configuration,
management, and upgrades for the following services:
-  Active Directory/LDAP
-  Account provisioning, self-service, and other identity management systems
-  Multi-factor authentication
-  Authentication and account management aspects of cloud services (e.g.,
Google Apps)
-  Federation technologies (e.g., Shibboleth)
Experience working with Git, Bitbucket, or similar code repositories.
Knowledge of identity best practices: RBAC, Zero Trust Identity Security,
Least Privilege, Provisioning/Deprovisioning, Orphaned Account Detection
and Removal, MFA.
Understanding of engineering standards and methodologies including some or
all of the following: creation and use of Use Cases, UML modeling, naming
conventions, source control facilities, documentation, and unit testing.

*Additional information: *this position does not provide sponsorship for

*Physical demands: s*edentary work. Employee will need to be able to sit
for long periods of time to work on a computer, as well as travel
occasionally to meet with clients and customers on and off campus.

*Best consideration date: 05/14**/2021 or open until filled*

*Please apply at: *https://ejobs.umd.edu/postings/82440


*Elena Franzoi, M.S.*
(Pronouns: She | Her | Hers)
Business Office Coordinator
5801 University Research Court
College Park, MD 20740
301.405.4912 | 301.314.9100 (fax)


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