Enterprise Application Engineer Principle (Identity and Access Management)

Utah, United States
Salary Not specified
Oct 23, 2020
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Enterprise Application Engineer Principle (Identity and Access Management)

Position Category: Staff - Full-Time

Looking for a dedicated team player to take the lead on our Identity and Access Management (IAM) for our institution's digital transformation. In this position you will design, manage, and support the IAM system for Utah Valley University (UVU). Establish methods to simplify single sign-on integration for current and new applications supporting UVU. Work closely with developers to develop road maps for applications, to align development plans, and to ensure effective integration among information systems and the IT infrastructure. Define the system, technical, and application architectures for digital ID management and access to systems through SSO. Understand the interactions between systems, applications, and services within the environment, and evaluate the impact of changes or additions. Develop and recommend a course of action to maintain effectiveness, stability, and consistency. Develop, maintain, and monitor documentation relating to all IAM projects. Monitor technological advancements to ensure that solutions are continuously improved, supported, and aligned with industry and company standards as well as emerging business requirements. Engage internal Change Management Process by scheduling and documenting all changes or updates to the system. Coordinate with department leadership to plan, design, and schedule the release of all software, hardware, and system updates. Analyze systems and perform usability testing to ensure performance and reliability, enhance scalability, and meet security requirements. Must be a team player capable of working with multiple departments across the university.

UVU offers an excellent benefits package which includes a generous leave policy, 12 paid holidays, affordable medical and dental insurance options, life and AD&D insurance, tuition waiver (undergraduate resident) for employee and dependents and substantial employer contribution to a retirement plan.

Required Qualifications:
Graduation from an accredited institution with a master’s degree in a related field plus two years of experience;
bachelor’s degree in a related field plus four years of related experience;
associate’s degree in a related field plus six years of related experience to the essential functions/duties of the position;
any combination of higher education and experience directly related to essential functions/duties for a minimum total of eight years.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Thorough knowledge of LDAP and SAML standards
Knowledge of AD and Azure AD
Working knowledge of Tomcat, and Apache-based application servers relating to SSO
Thorough understanding of authentication, authorization, and directory services
Knowledge of Kerberos, Active Directory, Linux, and Networking
Solid understanding of IT security standards and methodologies
Familiarity with Terraform or other configuration management tools
Demonstrate technical knowledge of all phases of the systems analysis activity

A sound understanding of and experience with building enterprise-level IAM systems
Experience in supporting Microsoft identity manager solutions
Experience with implementing OAuth2 protocols
Integrate new and existing applications for user authentication with single sign-on (SSO) technology
Experience in agent-based, web-based, and federated authentication and authorization standards
Conduct and review tests of IDM systems to verify performance and quality standards
Manage the process of gathering, analyzing, and assessing the current and future threat landscape, as well as providing the Director of Systems Administration with a realistic overview of risks and threats in the workforce and consumer environments
Experience with securing identities and access for containerization, software provisioning, configuration management, and application-deployment toolsets is a plus
Experience running custom reports from LDAP and SQL Databases
Experience managing Active Directory objects and data

Ability to logically think through the account and access management process before implementing
Able to handle several concurrent projects
Maintain a high level of organization, with the ability to multi-task and prioritize multiple requests
Ability to work with a high sense of urgency to accomplish tasks within deadlines and service level agreements
Excellent problem-solving skills and troubleshooting skills with strong attention to detail
A strong customer/client focus with the ability to manage expectations appropriately and provide superior customer/client experience and build long-term relationships
Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
Ability to solve problems, make decisions, and exercise interpersonal skills
Ability to read, write, and interpret technical documentation and procedures pertaining to network systems and application management
Ability to think logically, resolve problems, identify tasks, and develop project plans
Ability to prioritize multiple tasks and requests based on organizational goals and objectives
Ability to present ideas and solutions in user-friendly language

Preferred Qualifications:
Experience with programming languages (Java, Javascript, PowerShell, JSON, XML, Python, etc.)
Experience with CI/CD tools is preferred
Experience with Docker, Kubernetes or other container and orchestration tools
Experience with Windows/Linux operating systems
Experience with public cloud infrastructure a plus
Advanced SQL/relational database skills
Git or other modern VCS tools

Physical Requirements:
Able to lift 25 lbs.

Benefits Summary:
UVU offers an excellent benefits package which includes a generous leave policy, 12 paid holidays, affordable medical and dental insurance options, life and AD&D insurance, tuition waiver (undergraduate resident) for employee and dependents and substantial employer contribution to a retirement plan.

FLSA: Exempt

Pay Range: $76,177 - $95,222 DOQ

Advertisement Number: STA51120
Open Date: 10/23/2020
Review Start Date: 10/29/2020
Close Date: 11/30/2020
Open Until Filled: No

Special Instructions to Applicant:

To apply, visit: https://www.uvu.jobs/postings/20419

Employment decisions are made on the basis of an applicant’s qualifications and ability to perform the job without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age (40 and over), disability, veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth, or pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or other bases protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.


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