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About the Position:
The Systems Integrations Engineer serves as a member of a
growing team and will work with the core technologies powering
SMU’s Identity Infrastructure. This team is devoted to the design,
implementation, and continuous improvement of an enterprise person
registry, a user grouping system, a service provisioning system, as
well as user-facing and administrative applications.
This individual grasps the vision of the Identity program and
architecture and works to complete integrations that achieve the
designed solutions. The individual will be heavily involved on many
levels from working with the infrastructure, to working with
business analysts, and will receive direction from architects
regarding IAM strategies and processes.
This position offers an opportunity to join the small,
energetic, and transformational Identity and Access Management team
at SMU. Working for SMU supports more than higher education. We are
one on a mission to raise up the next generation of World Changers,
helping them create a better future for themselves, their families,
and for society at large. SMU is also committed to benefiting its
staff members by providing an outstanding place to work,
world-class benefits, a diverse workforce of high-performing
professionals, and one of the highest-ranked workplaces in the DFW
metroplex. IAM is at the core of every IT service SMU relies on to
successfully deliver on that mission to facilitate exceptional
Integrate the next generation of Identity and Access Management
(IAM) components including the person registry, user grouping, and
service provisioning engine with a wide variety of systems via
Application Programming Interfaces (API), web services, message
queues, direct integrations, scripts, etc. to achieve architected
Collaborate with the constituents across the organization to
capture business requirements and objectives while performing
analysis to design and implement Identity and Access Management
(IAM) solutions. Develop recommendations, procedures, and
documentation for applications and services in response to
advancing technology and campus requirements.
Develop and implement new software solutions that will be used
to meet Identity and Access Management (IAM) functional
Assist in problem determination, root cause analysis, and
coordination of corrective action. Work collaboratively
across all layers of the technology stack and across the
organization, taking ownership for service availability and
Use continuous improvement methodologies to develop and evolve
organizational process improvements following Identity and Access
Management (IAM) industry best practices and standards.
Proactively develop reports and documentation to assist end
users, auditors, and leadership to validate current technical
configurations, impact to the organization, and help influence data
driven decision making.
Proactively facilitate and participate in working groups
communicating between business units, technical teams, and support
teams to achieve organizational goals.
Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s is required. Master's degree is preferred.
A minimum of six (6) years of work experience in Java
development and three years of experience with API
integrations is required.
Candidate with experience working with database systems such
as Postgres, SQL Server, or Oracle is preferred. Candidate
with proficiency in Linux and/or Windows operating systems is
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Candidate must have experience working with any middleware
solutions or service provisioning systems and RESTful web services
to integrate systems. Candidate with System for Cross-domain
Identity Management (SCIM) skills is desired.
Candidate must be capable of working both independently and
collaboratively with others throughout the IT organization, with
various business units, and with external partners. A successful
candidate will be a highly motivated individual who is willing to
take on challenging initiatives and evolving requirements and
follow through to deliver results. The ideal candidate will be a
technical leader who will become a subject matter expert, able to
support IAM systems within a complex and evolving environment.
Candidate must possess a combination of technical,
communication, and collaboration skills. Candidate must demonstrate
ability to develop and support scalable solutions, ensure stable
operation, and champion quality throughout the service delivery
Candidate with experience with any of the following languages
and technologies is preferred:
- PHP, PowerShell, XML, JSON
- ConnId Framework
- REST API
- OAuth2/OpenID Connect
Physical and Environmental Demands:
- Sit for long periods of time
Deadline to Apply:
Priority consideration will be given to those applicants that
apply by 05/27/2022.
Open until filled.
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