Systems Engineer - Directory Services

  • location: Hopkins, MN
  • type: Contract
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Systems Engineer - Directory Services

job summary:
Role and Responsibilities:

50% Execution


  • Assist in the execution of Directory solutions/initiatives with IDM Engineering team
  • Provide technical leadership on large scale implementations of medium complexity.
  • Assist in the integration of mergers, acquisitions, integrations and divestitures.
  • Provide measures of efficiency, cost and effectiveness of Directory solutions.
  • Drives continuous improvement of the services provided.
o Active Directory (AD DS)

o Active Directory Certificate Services (AD CS)

o Azure AD

o Federation/SSO

o Privileged User Management


Required Skills:

#1 - Candidates should have prior experience with Single sign on and Azure

#2 - 5 or more years of experience designing, managing or maintaining in one of: Active Directory, Azure AD, Identity Federation, Priviledged Access Management, or related Identity and Access Governacne

tools

#3 - Scripting automation proficiency with at least one language. Powershell, vbscript or other.

30% Strategy and Planning

  • Assist in creating, maintaining, planning and driving Directory services strategies and roadmaps
  • Serve as a thought leader for enterprise level resolution of audit focus areas in the Directory Services space
  • Maintain industry leading knowledge of current and emerging technologies, products, and trends related to Active Directory architecture and management including IaaS Cloud strategy.
  • Involvement in, defining and leading initiatives supporting IAM architecture for secure access management services
  • Define, Assess and Mitigate deficiencies in architecture or security best practices within the Active Directory/Azure AD environment
  • Guide the business in the adoption of mobile device strategies, processes and practices.
  • Coordinate the communication of the strategy, policies and processes globally with the Platform BU IT managers, TGRC team members and other key Platform and Corporate stakeholders.
  • 15% Identity and Access Governance (IAG) platform Subject Matter Expert for Active Directory and related technologies
  • Stay current on features and capabilities of Client's IAG platform
  • Develop and maintain Active Directory authentication patterns used by application teams
  • Analyze, research, and recommend solutions to complex problems related to Active Directory/Azure AD.
  • Ability to work under pressure and handle severity 1 conditions, producing results in a faster turnaround mode with demonstrated experience with Service Level Agreements and measurements for
  • compliance.
  • 5% Any other duties as assigned.
Required Qualifications

- Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, MIS, Computer Engineering or equivalent experience

- 5 or more years of experience designing, managing or maintaining in one of: Active Directory, Azure AD, Identity Federation, Priviledged Access Management, or related Identity and Access Governacne

tools

- Scripting automation proficiency with at least one language. Powershell, vbscript or other.

- Demonstrated experience in independently managing priorities & workload effectively and making timely decisions.

- Demonstrated customer focus skills and strong interpersonal skills in terms of effective listening, patience, composure, and conflict management.

- Demonstrated effective teaming skills encompassing cross-functional teams, peer relationships, informing, and understanding and appreciating differences, with the ability to mentor and develop other

team members.

- Ability to learn on the fly, manage through systems and complex processes, and have sufficient overall intellectual horsepower to address the demands of the team and environment.

- Very strong, proven working knowledge of Infrastructure Risk Management, Infrastructure Security & Networking Controls and Business application processes.

- Knowledge of networking, including DNS and firewalls

- Knowledge of Microsoft public key infrastructure

- Very strong writing and documentation skills

Preferred Qualifications

- 5 to 7 years of professional experience in the field of Identity & Access Management

- Demonstrated high learning agility and the ability to learn on the fly, manage through systems and common processes, and have sufficient overall intellectual horsepower to address the demands of the

team.

- Working knowledge and experience with Identity Management systems (e.g. SailPoint IdentityIQ)

- Demonstrated efforts to take initiative and drive to seek to understand.

- Proven record of high performance in problem solving and collaboration

- Experience supporting Microsoft PKI infrastructure

- Experience with Active Directory Federation Services or equivalent Federation (e.g. SailPoint IdentityNow, Okta, Ping Federate etc)

- Experience with SailPoint SecurityIQ or equivalent access governance tool

- Experience with Microsoft SQL server and/or Oracle Database structures

- Experience with Lieberman Enterprise Random Password Manager (ERPM) or equivalent

- Experience with Cloud Platform delivery - Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure


Preferred Skills/Experience Note: The manager would like to consider candidates with demonstrated experience in independently managing priorities & workload effectively and making timely decisions

and customer focus skills and strong interpersonal skills in terms of effective listening, patience, composure, and conflict management.


 
location: Hopkins, Minnesota
job type: Contract
work hours: 8 to 6
education: Bachelors
 
responsibilities:
30% Strategy and Planning

  • Assist in creating, maintaining, planning and driving Directory services strategies and roadmaps
  • Serve as a thought leader for enterprise level resolution of audit focus areas in the Directory Services space
  • Maintain industry leading knowledge of current and emerging technologies, products, and trends related to Active Directory architecture and management including IaaS Cloud strategy.
  • Involvement in, defining and leading initiatives supporting IAM architecture for secure access management services
  • Define, Assess and Mitigate deficiencies in architecture or security best practices within the Active Directory/Azure AD environment
  • Guide the business in the adoption of mobile device strategies, processes and practices.
  • Coordinate the communication of the strategy, policies and processes globally with the Platform BU IT managers, TGRC team members and other key Platform and Corporate stakeholders.
  • 15% Identity and Access Governance (IAG) platform Subject Matter Expert for Active Directory and related technologies
  • Stay current on features and capabilities of Client's IAG platform
  • Develop and maintain Active Directory authentication patterns used by application teams
  • Analyze, research, and recommend solutions to complex problems related to Active Directory/Azure AD.
  • Ability to work under pressure and handle severity 1 conditions, producing results in a faster turnaround mode with demonstrated experience with Service Level Agreements and measurements for
  • compliance.
  • 5% Any other duties as assigned.
 
qualifications:
Required Qualifications

- Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, MIS, Computer Engineering or equivalent experience

- 5 or more years of experience designing, managing or maintaining in one of: Active Directory, Azure AD, Identity Federation, Priviledged Access Management, or related Identity and Access Governacne

tools

- Scripting automation proficiency with at least one language. Powershell, vbscript or other.

- Demonstrated experience in independently managing priorities & workload effectively and making timely decisions.

- Demonstrated customer focus skills and strong interpersonal skills in terms of effective listening, patience, composure, and conflict management.

- Demonstrated effective teaming skills encompassing cross-functional teams, peer relationships, informing, and understanding and appreciating differences, with the ability to mentor and develop other

team members.

- Ability to learn on the fly, manage through systems and complex processes, and have sufficient overall intellectual horsepower to address the demands of the team and environment.

- Very strong, proven working knowledge of Infrastructure Risk Management, Infrastructure Security & Networking Controls and Business application processes.

- Knowledge of networking, including DNS and firewalls

- Knowledge of Microsoft public key infrastructure

- Very strong writing and documentation skills

Preferred Qualifications

- 5 to 7 years of professional experience in the field of Identity & Access Management

- Demonstrated high learning agility and the ability to learn on the fly, manage through systems and common processes, and have sufficient overall intellectual horsepower to address the demands of the

team.

- Working knowledge and experience with Identity Management systems (e.g. SailPoint IdentityIQ)

- Demonstrated efforts to take initiative and drive to seek to understand.

- Proven record of high performance in problem solving and collaboration

- Experience supporting Microsoft PKI infrastructure

- Experience with Active Directory Federation Services or equivalent Federation (e.g. SailPoint IdentityNow, Okta, Ping Federate etc)

- Experience with SailPoint SecurityIQ or equivalent access governance tool

- Experience with Microsoft SQL server and/or Oracle Database structures

- Experience with Lieberman Enterprise Random Password Manager (ERPM) or equivalent

- Experience with Cloud Platform delivery - Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure


Preferred Skills/Experience Note: The manager would like to consider candidates with demonstrated experience in independently managing priorities & workload effectively and making timely decisions

and customer focus skills and strong interpersonal skills in terms of effective listening, patience, composure, and conflict management.


 
skills: Required Qualifications

- Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, MIS, Computer Engineering or equivalent experience

- 5 or more years of experience designing, managing or maintaining in one of: Active Directory, Azure AD, Identity Federation, Priviledged Access Management, or related Identity and Access Governacne

tools

- Scripting automation proficiency with at least one language. Powershell, vbscript or other.

- Demonstrated experience in independently managing priorities & workload effectively and making timely decisions.

- Demonstrated customer focus skills and strong interpersonal skills in terms of effective listening, patience, composure, and conflict management.

- Demonstrated effective teaming skills encompassing cross-functional teams, peer relationships, informing, and understanding and appreciating differences, with the ability to mentor and develop other

team members.

- Ability to learn on the fly, manage through systems and complex processes, and have sufficient overall intellectual horsepower to address the demands of the team and environment.

- Very strong, proven working knowledge of Infrastructure Risk Management, Infrastructure Security & Networking Controls and Business application processes.

- Knowledge of networking, including DNS and firewalls

- Knowledge of Microsoft public key infrastructure

- Very strong writing and documentation skills

Preferred Qualifications

- 5 to 7 years of professional experience in the field of Identity & Access Management

- Demonstrated high learning agility and the ability to learn on the fly, manage through systems and common processes, and have sufficient overall intellectual horsepower to address the demands of the

team.

- Working knowledge and experience with Identity Management systems (e.g. SailPoint IdentityIQ)

- Demonstrated efforts to take initiative and drive to seek to understand.

- Proven record of high performance in problem solving and collaboration

- Experience supporting Microsoft PKI infrastructure

- Experience with Active Directory Federation Services or equivalent Federation (e.g. SailPoint IdentityNow, Okta, Ping Federate etc)

- Experience with SailPoint SecurityIQ or equivalent access governance tool

- Experience with Microsoft SQL server and/or Oracle Database structures

- Experience with Lieberman Enterprise Random Password Manager (ERPM) or equivalent

- Experience with Cloud Platform delivery - Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure


Preferred Skills/Experience Note: The manager would like to consider candidates with demonstrated experience in independently managing priorities & workload effectively and making timely decisions

and customer focus skills and strong interpersonal skills in terms of effective listening, patience, composure, and conflict management.



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