Senior Middleware Specialist - 118681
#118681 Senior Middleware SpecialistInitial Review Date: Thu 11/3/2022
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This is a Contract position that may be extended or converted to career status based on the needs of the department.
UC San Diego Policy will not allow this position to receive J-1 and H-1B work visa sponsorship.
This is a fully remote position.
UC San Diego is ranked the 9th best public university in the nation by U.S. News and World Report and is the largest employer based in San Diego County. Reporting to the VC-CFO, Information Technology Services (ITS) delivers Enterprise information technology services to the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) under the leadership of the campus Chief Information Officer (CIO). Information Technology Services (IT Services) uses world-class services and technologies to empower UC San Diego's mission to transform California and the world as a student-centered, research-focused, service-oriented public university. As a strategic member of the UC San Diego community, IT Services embraces innovation in their delivery of IT services, infrastructure, applications, and support. IT Services is customer-focused and committed to collaboration, continuous improvement, and accountability.
Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion are core values at UC San Diego and within Information Technology Services. Crafting a culture around these values allows us to more deeply connect with and appreciate our employees, students, and campus partners. Information Technology Services is continuously working to build a community where we all feel safe, empowered, and encouraged to bring our authentic selves to work. We do this not only because it is what’s right, but because we know that diversity drives insight and innovation. We are proud to partner closely UC San Diego’s Office for Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion, as their dedication to this mission helps us all to drive change.
The Identity and Access Management team in the Office of Information Assurance is the IAM team for UC San Diego and our work also supports portions of the UC San Diego Health mission. We provide identity management, and authentication and authorization services to a community of over 70k users, including single sign-on, active directory, and multi-factor authentication. Currently we’re enabling secure access to over 900 separate applications, supporting more than 5 million MFA events per month.
Under the direction of the IAM Solutions Architect, this position will be dedicated to our next generation Enterprise Identity Management (EIM) project, assisting with configuration and integration of components of our EIM architecture which include the opensource products Co-Manage, Grouper, the commercial product SailPoint Identity Now, as well as streaming services such as Kafka and Nifi for ETL. Additional database work and java coding is required in this position. This is a once in a generation opportunity to help fundamentally rebuild IAM at UC San Diego.
- Duties include the configuration and integration of these systems and for open source packages, customization, design, development, enhancement and maintenance.
- Under the direction of the IAM Solutions Architect, leads the analysis, requirements definition, design, and implementation of the rules controlling access to campus digital resources and their associated security groups membership.
- Designs, develops, modifies, debugs, deploys and evaluates highly complex software and scripts.
- Initiates, analyzes, designs and applies highly complex data sources.
- Partners with the Principle Active Directory Engineer as well as other directory service managers (e.g., radius, ldap) to ensure the accurate representation of security and identity groups in those directories.
Advanced skills associated with programming design, modification, and implementation. Advanced knowledge of secure software development. Demonstrated ability to create software specifications.
Demonstrated knowledge of test application code in client server environment.
Proven ability to write technical documentation in a clear and concise manner.
Effective interpersonal skills sufficient to work with both technical and non-technical personnel at various levels in the organization. Ability to elicit and communicate technical and non-technical information in a clear and concise manner.
Works independently and as part of a team. Proven problem-solving skills. Ability to learn effectively and meet deadlines. Skill leading technical teams, including organizing workflow and scheduling assignments. Ability to work independently on complex technical projects as well as on a team of technical professionals and departmental decision-makers.
* Solid experience in technologies and products: JSON, J2EE, Java Servlets, XML, Web Services, Perl/CGI, SSL, etc.
* Professional experience using Shibboleth, ADFS, or similar federation technologies.
* Expertise with SailPoint IdentityNow, ServiceNow, Grouper, Splunk, LDAP, and Active Directory.
- Employee must be available to work evenings and weekends.
- Employee must be available to travel as required.
- Job offer is contingent on clear background check.
Our employees enjoy competitive compensation packages and educational opportunities in a diverse, stimulating workforce.
This position is eligible for full:
- Health/Dental/Vision Insurance
- Life Insurance
- UC Retirement Plan.
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Job offer is contingent on successful engagement in the UC COVID-19 Vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral).
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Job Reference #: 118681