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Advanced IAM Systems Administrator/Programmer

University of Florida
Florida, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Apr 8, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Computer Services & Information Technology, Technology Administration/Other, Chief Technology & Information Officers
Employment Type
Full Time
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Classification Title:

Systems Admin/Programmer IV

Job Description:

This IAM Systems Administrator/Programmer, in Infrastructure & Communication Technology (ICT), a unit within UF Information Technology (UFIT), provides advanced level systems administration. The incumbent is responsible for designing, operating, and maintaining information technology infrastructure including understanding of Linux operating system, python, SQL, directory services, identity, and access management workloads for faculty, students, and staff. Working knowledge of PeopleSoft, messaging platforms, scripting languages, Active Directory, Grouper, SAML integrations, Shibboleth, Docker, Git, and Multi-factor Authentication is preferred. Additionally, identity related data analysis, discovery, integrations, and Identity architecture knowledge is valued.

The successful candidate will have experience with:
- Linux and Windows server operating systems
- Scripting/programming experience in Python, PowerShell, PHP, and Java
- Familiar with containerization using Docker and container orchestration using Docker Swarm or Kubernetes
- SQL (PostgreSQL or Oracle preferred)
- Familiarity with MFA platforms (Duo preferred)
- Understanding of Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML) and experience with SAML application integration
- Familiarity with LDAP directories (Active Directory preferred)
- Understanding of public key infrastructure (PKI). Experience with InCommon Sectigo Certificate Management (RAO) preferred.
- Familiar with messaging platforms (RabbitMQ preferred)

About UF Information Technology

The UF Information Technology division is comprised of seven departments reporting to the Vice President & Chief Information Officer. The departments reporting directly to the VP & CIO are: Academic Technology, Research Computing, Infrastructure & Communication Technology, Enterprise Systems, Information Security Office, and the Business Center. With established governance advisory committees and a set of well-defined, transparent processes aiding decision-making, UFIT strives to provide exceptional IT services in support of UF’s mission.

For more information about UFIT Our Purpose. Our Legacy.

Learn more about UFIT at and @GoGatorsUFIT.

About the University of Florida

UF is one of the nation’s top universities and a dynamic and rewarding place to work. The University seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of its commitment to serve a diverse global community. Plus, UF is in Gainesville, one of Florida’s most livable cities. Known for its natural attractions (wetlands, forests, springs, wildlife) and cultural offerings (music, theater, visual arts, and historic districts), the area also is gaining a reputation as a thriving hub for high-tech start-ups, as well as invention and research collaborations. We are excited about what’s happening here and know you will want to be a part of it.

Diversity and inclusivity make our institution and our community better. We value the fresh ideas and unique perspectives a diverse group of people provides. Achieving a top-5 public university ranking means we make it a priority to employ and work with people from many backgrounds, cultures, abilities, and ethnicities to discover new ways to leverage technology for teaching and learning, research, and the business needs of a comprehensive land-grant institution.

Expected Salary:

$85,000 - $90,000 annually; commensurate with education and experience. In addition, the University of Florida offers a very competitive benefits package.

Minimum Requirements:

Bachelor's degree in an appropriate area and four years of relevant experience; or a high school diploma or equivalent and eight years of relevant experience. Appropriate college coursework may substitute at an equivalent rate for the required experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

- Familiarity with the InCommon Trusted Access Platform (TAP) and associated products (Shibboleth, Grouper, midPoint, and COmanage)

- Working knowledge of PeopleSoft, Messaging platforms, scripting languages, Active Directory, Grouper, SAML integrations, Shibboleth, Docker, Git, and Multi-factor Authentication. Knowledge of identity related data analysis, discovery, integrations, and Identity architecture.


- Excellent written and oral communication skills

- Communicate goals/objectives clearly and use active feedback to improve services

- Successfully work with teams on large projects

- Observe, detect, identify and resolve complex technical challenges and communicate resolutions in a clear, concise and complete manner

- Conduct root cause analyses and provide in-depth troubleshooting to maintain the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of UFIT services


- Work effectively independently or as a project team member, on multiple concurrent projects/tasks.

- Work in a fast paced customer focused, critical production support and development environment

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Applicants are requested to submit with their application:

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume and/or CV
  • Professional References (Minimum of 3)

Application must be submitted by 11:55 p.m. (ET) of the posting end date.

This requisition has been reposted. Previous applicants are still under consideration and need not apply.

Health Assessment Required: No

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