IAM Software Engineer II

Rochester Institute of Technology

IAM Software Engineer II
8829BR
Finance & Administration
ITS Identity and Access Management

Job Summary
RIT is looking for an Identity and Access Management (IAM) Engineer II to join the Information Technology Services (ITS) team!
The position is part of the Identity and Access Management team responsible for the technical design, development, and maintenance of complex software-intensive Identity and Access Management (IAM) systems, applications and integrations.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Collaborating with business partners and end users to design and build scalable, secure, fit for purpose IAM solutions, product customizations and product integrations.
  • Performing ongoing maintenance, enhancements, integration, and improvements to authentication and authorization software platforms such as SSO, MFA, social logon, federation, and IAM source, target and downstream connectors such as HRMS, SIS, Payroll, AD, LDAP, email, API, etc.
  • Consulting with vendors and application owners to facilitate new integrations with authentication and authorization services.
  • Consulting with service owners and data stewards on the development, configuration, and deployment of design changes and enhancements to IAM dataflow and data integrations to meet business requirements.
  • Participating in the improvement of team skills, software techniques, system reliability and overall quality to ensure that IAM services are supported, monitored and maintained throughout their full life cycle.
  • Creating and maintaining documentation for IAM services, troubleshooting performance issues, and partnering with other teams and vendors to implement improvements.
  • Understanding the core functionality and capabilities of assigned third-party applications and assisting business partners in leveraging the technology to meet the needs of the university.
  • Participating in the evaluation and selection process for new services and enterprise applications. This includes development of technical requirements and application assessments.
  • Responsible for the administration, technical deployment, support and maintenance of selected third-party enterprise applications.
  • Plans and schedules application maintenance, upgrades, and all other associated service overhead for selected third-party enterprise applications.
  • Responsible for the completion of service requests and the resolution of incidents associated with IAM enterprise applications as assigned.
  • Implements and administers application security that meets RIT security standards for IAM applications.
  • 24×7 service support, including on-call rotation responsibilities.
  • Participates in ITIL practices of incident, problem management, service request, and change management as the highest escalation point for software programs/services.

Level Scope :

As a level II IAM Software Engineer, you are expected to have practical knowledge of specialized or multiple technologies, products, programs, and process areas. The scope and impact of your work will typically extend to a variety of other units, teams, areas of specialization, and departments. Work is accomplished with limited supervision and problems and issues faced are usually varied, vague, may require understanding of a broader set of issues. You will effectively explain complex policies, practices and procedures to others, and work to influence parties within your own area at an operational level. You may also provide guidance, coaching and training to other employees.
As a level II IAM Software Engineer, you are expected to have practical knowledge of specialized or multiple technologies, products, programs, and process areas. The scope and impact of your work will typically extend to a variety of other units, teams, areas of specialization, and departments. Work is accomplished with limited supervision and problems and issues faced are usually varied, vague, may require understanding of a broader set of issues. You will effectively explain complex policies, practices and procedures to others, and work to influence parties within your own area at an operational level. You may also provide guidance, coaching and training to other employees.

Required Qualifications:
Please note: The person hired into this position must be a U.S. Person as defined by the NIST

  • Bachelors or Equivalent Experience
  • 2 to 4 years of related information technology experience
  • A strong conceptual and practical understanding of IAM
  • Knowledge of authentication and authorization software platforms such as SSO, MFA, social logon, and federation.
  • Understanding of API frameworks
  • Understanding of CI/CD or GitOps
  • Understanding of web technologies
  • Proficient oral and written communications skills.
  • Ability to work well with all areas of the organization and enable business outcomes by translating IAM and SSO concepts into plain language.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Understanding of basic cloud services: vaults, storage, resource groups, etc
  • Recent experience working with authentication, authorization platforms in a higher education environment
  • Recent experience working with IAM source, target, and downstream connector integrations in a higher education environment
  • Ability to write and understand multiple programming languages: Java, PHP, Python, Javascript, Bash.

Department/College Description
Information and Technology Services (ITS) is committed to serving the university’s information technology needs. We provide design, development, and support for centralized administrative applications, technology infrastructure, and client computing, as well as advice and support for a wide variety of other information technology needs. The ITS Identity and Access Management team provides foundational IT services to support the greater RIT community in partnership with cross-functional individuals from other teams. The primary focus of these services includes; IAM consulting, business integrations, management tools, directories, authentication services, federated identity, and identity security.

Minimum Qualifications
Please note: The person hired into this position must be a U.S. Person as defined by the NIST

  • Bachelors or Equivalent Experience
  • 2 to 4 years of related information technology experience
  • A strong conceptual and practical understanding of IAM
  • Knowledge of authentication and authorization software platforms such as SSO, MFA, social logon, and federation.
  • Understanding of API frameworks
  • Understanding of CI/CD or GitOps
  • Understanding of web technologies
  • Proficient oral and written communications skills.
  • Ability to work well with all areas of the organization and enable business outcomes by translating IAM and SSO concepts into plain language.

Professional Area:
Employment Category: Fulltime
Staff Job Function: Wage Band: $68800 – $115200
Hourly/Salary Minimum: $68800
Hourly/Salary Maximum: $115200

How to Apply
In order to be considered for this position, you must apply for it at: http://careers.rit.edu/staff. Click the link for search openings and in the keyword search field, enter the title of the position or the BR number.

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Additional Details

Rochester Institute of Technology, the 10th largest private university in the U.S., is among the world’s leading technological universities. Its 18,000 undergraduate and graduate students from all 50 states and more than 100 countries are enrolled in over 200 academic programs, including 7 interdisciplinary Ph.D. programs. A pioneer in experiential education, RIT was the first to offer undergraduate degree programs in biotechnology, information technology, software engineering, and microelectronic engineering. As home to the National Technical Institute for the Deaf, the university offers unparalleled academic opportunities and services for the deaf and hard-of-hearing. Founded in 1829, RIT has 115,000 alumni throughout the United States and around the world. RIT has been named by the Chronicle of Higher Education as one of the “Great Colleges to Work For.” RIT is a National Science Foundation ADVANCE Institutional Transformation site, and is responsive to the needs of dual-career couples through the Upstate NY Higher Education Recruitment Consortium. For more information, visit www.rit.edu/overview/rankings-and-recognition and www.rit.edu.

As a member of the RIT community employees receive a well-balanced benefits package that offers a variety of choices and access to additional employment advantages. These benefits, combined with an employee’s pay, provide a total compensation package that can be tailored to meet your needs. More on RIT’s Benefits, Health & Wellness program can be found at: https://www.rit.edu/fa/humanresources/content/benefits-health-and-wellness

RIT does not discriminate. RIT is an equal opportunity employer that promotes and values diversity, pluralism, and inclusion. For more information or inquiries, please visit RIT/TitleIX or the U.S. Department of Education at ED.Gov

Hourly/Salary Minimum: 68800
Hourly/Salary Maximum:115200

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