Senior Directory Services Engineer

  • location: Austin, TX (remote)
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $93.12 - $100 per hour

job description

Senior Directory Services Engineer

job summary:
Our client in the greater Austin area is looking for a Senior Directory Services Engineer for a 4 month contract. They are looking for someone who is passionate - about the communities they live and work in, about how we treat our planet and our fellow humans - and who want to bring their passion into the workplace and make a difference. The IAM Engineering team is looking for people who also want to bring their expertise and passion for technology to drive innovation and support their strategic vision.

Everyone on the team needs to be entrepreneurial, wear many hats, and work in a highly collaborative environment. Ideal candidates will think big and have a bias for action, while earning trust through their desire to learn and be curious, invent and simplify, dive deep, insist on highest standards and work back from the customer. You will build secure, reliable, scalable, fast, cost-effective, and easy-to-use solutions while delivering on aggressive goals for adoption, operational performance, and feature delivery.

The position is based in Austin, TX and can be done remotely. 
location: Austin, Texas
job type: Contract
salary: $93.12 - 100.00 per hour
work hours: 9am to 5pm
education: Bachelors

  • Develops and implements directory and federated services solutions leveraging Active Directory, Azure AD, and OpenID Connect.
  • Designs solutions using a cloud first approach within Amazon Web Services (AWS).
  • Manages the next generation authentication services using industry leading technology stacks and diving deep to resolve issues as they arise.
  • Drives authentication and authorization standards for internal and external processes.
  • Supports design, deployment, configuration, and troubleshooting of solutions that support and align with cloud-based online service strategies and engineering requirements for evolving security services, mechanisms, and safeguards.
  • Take part in an after-hours on-call support rotation and implement solutions, patching and deployment activities after hours as needed.
  • Work closely with technology and business stakeholders.
  • Proactively identifies and resolves challenges and issues that may impair the team's ability to meet strategic, business, and technical goals.
  • Monitors technology and security developments and ensures the company's security framework follows industry best practices.
  • Plays a key and influential role working with others, in groups, in cross-functional settings and with diverse stakeholders internally and externally.
  • Plays a key and influential role working with others, in groups, in cross-functional settings and with diverse stakeholders internally and externally.

  • B.S. Degree in Computer Science and 4-6 years of relevant experience or equivalent combination of education and relevant experience
  • 4-6 years managing Directory Services and Federated Identity solutions including Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS), Active Directory Certificate Services (PKI), and Azure AD
  • 4+ years experience developing PowerShell scripts
  • Experience with Amazon Web Services (AWS) including management of IAM roles and automation of infrastructure deployment across multiple AWS accounts
  • Experience with Splunk
  • Proven analytical thinking, attention to details, and organizational skills
  • Advanced understanding of standard identity management tools, technologies, and processes.
  • Knowledge of professional software engineering practices & best practices for the full software development life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, and operations
  • Experience on large security access system upgrades/projects using the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe)
  • Experience level: Experienced
  • Minimum 4 years of experience
  • Education: Bachelors
  • Managing Directory Services (4 years of experience is required)
  • Federated Identity Solutions (4 years of experience is required)
  • AD DS (4 years of experience is required)
  • PKI (4 years of experience is required)
  • Azure AD (4 years of experience is required)
  • Developing PowerShell scripts (4 years of experience is required)
  • AWS (1 year of experience is required)
  • Management of IAM roles (1 year of experience is required)
  • Automate infrastructure deploy (1 year of experience is required)
  • Splunk (1 year of experience is required)
  • Analytical thinking
  • Attention to details
  • Organizational skills
  • Identity Management Tools (1 year of experience is required)
  • Software engineering practices (1 year of experience is required)
  • SAFe (1 year of experience is required)

Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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