IAM Federation Analyst

Location: Issaquah, WA
Date Posted: 09-06-2018
Please note:
This is NOT a remote role.
This is a full-time, in-the-office job located in Issaquah, WA.
Sponsorship is NOT available.
Relocation expense package IS being offered.

Job Description:
The Identity and Access Management group is responsible for the designing and hands on implementation of Identity Management solutions that meet the business requirement, goals and objectives while encompassing a wide range of technologies in accordance with strategy, architecture, and security standards and guidelines.
Tasks and Responsibilities:
Working with the Identity technical leadership, this role will be responsible for design, deployment, configuration, troubleshooting, monitoring and supporting Federated Services Infrastructure including integration of systems and applications utilizing this infrastructure.
  • Assists in the Design, Implementation, and support of the Federation infrastructure
  • Works on team projects demonstrating knowledge of Federation concepts and processes
  • Maintains Federation servers for 24 x 7 availability
  • Helps drive consistent Federation operations and measurable improvement
  • Assists other IS groups when needed on implementing Federated Service
  • Ensures technical design and implementation complies with established guidelines and standards
  • Assists in the design of enhanced security authorization and authentication models
  • Participates in development of features for internal and external applications
  • Develops, participates and documents standard operating procedures, best practices and technical documentation in a shared repository
  • Maintains current knowledge of industry trends and standards
  • Ability to provide 3rd-level application support as necessary
  • Automates and optimizes operational processes as appropriate
  • Provides 24x7 on-call support of production systems on a rotational basis
  • Assists in other areas of the department and company as necessary

Required skills, abilities, and certifications
  • 3+ years experience in operating Enterprise-scale Federated Identity Infrastructures
  • Experience with Federation platforms such as PingAccess, PingFederate, and ADFS
  • Knowledge of associated technologies such as: Windows Server and Active Directory
  • Knowledge of associated industry protocol standards such as: SOAP, SAML, OAuth, OpenID, SAML, LDAP, Kerberos
  • Experience with scripting and development languages such as Groovy, OGNL, .NET, Java
  • Proven ability to manage priorities and timelines
  • Proven ability to provide task estimates
  • Good understanding of design/development methodologies
  • Ability to use a wide variety of open source technologies and cloud services
  • Excellent troubleshooting skills and the ability to logically think through problem resolution
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Able to work effectively and produce consistent results with minimum supervision
  • Self-motivated, responsible, conscientious, and detail-oriented
  • Broad Knowledge in associated infrastructure services and concepts that rely on networking protocols, authentication mechanisms, encryption methods, and security concepts
  • Be able to work with application teams and assist in implementing and tuning services that are reliable, available and performing
  • Understanding of the following concepts: high availability, load balancing, firewalls, topology models, performance testing, functional testing
  • Track and trend metrics for continuous service improvement to include capacity, monitoring, auditing, growth, and maintenance
  • Self-motivated, responsible, conscientious, and detail-oriented and possess a passion for excellence
  • Be able to work with application teams and assist in implementing and tuning services that are reliable, available and performing
  • Knowledge of best practices and IT operations in an always-up, always-available service
Recommended skills, abilities, and certifications
  • Understanding or experience with associated technologies such as: F5 Big-IP LTM, GTM and , Axiomatics, Tivoli Policy Manager, Cisco EPM
  • Knowledge of WebSphere helpful
  • SAP knowledge desired
  • Familiarity with Retail Industry compliance requirements (PCI, SOX, HIPAA)
  • Successful internal candidates will have spent one year or more on their current team
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