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IAM Systems Administrator/Programmer

University of Florida
Florida, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Oct 21, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Computer Sciences & Technology, Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Computer Services & Information Technology, Technology Administration/Other, Chief Technology & Information Officers
Salary Band
Not specified
Employment Type
Full Time
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Classification Title:

Systems Admin/Programmer III

Job Description:

The IAM Systems Administrator/Programmer, in Infrastructure & Communication Technology (ICT), a unit within UF Information Technology (UFIT), provides medium to advanced level systems administration. This position 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.

The successful candidate will have familiarity and experience with:

  • Linux and Windows server operating systems
  • Scripting/programming experience in Python, PowerShell, PHP, and Java
  • Containerization using Docker and container orchestration using Docker Swarm or Kubernetes
  • SQL (PostgreSQL or Oracle preferred)
  • MFA platforms (Duo preferred)
  • Understanding of Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML) and experience with SAML application integration
    LDAP directories (Active Directory preferred)
  • Understanding of public key infrastructure (PKI). Experience with InCommon Sectigo Certificate Management (RAO) preferred
  • 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, Customer Experience & Resource Planning, and the UFIT 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 and its goals and governance, visit: .

Learn more about UFIT at and @GoGatorsUFIT.

About the University of Florida

UF is one of the nation’s top-5 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.

UF Information Technology is committed to attracting, hiring, and retaining a diverse workforce and values diversity of thoughts, background, and experience. Achieving a top-5 public university ranking means we make it a priority to employ and work with people with different backgrounds, cultures, abilities, and ethnicities to discover new ways to leverage technology for teaching, learning, research, and the business needs of a comprehensive land-grant institution. We welcome applications from individuals who would bring additional dimensions to the university’s vision and mission.

Expected Salary:

$75,000 – $80,000; commensurate based on 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 two years of relevant experience; or a high school diploma or equivalent and six years of experience. Appropriate college coursework or vocational/technical training 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 required to submit with their application:

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

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

Health Assessment Required: No

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