Abile Headquarters

  • Senior Identity & Access Management Engineer

    Job Locations US-VA-Lorton
    Posted Date 1 week ago(3/15/2019 2:23 PM)
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  • Overview

    Abile Group has an exciting and challenging opportunity for a Senior Identity and Access Management Engineer supporting an Intelligence Community Customer. 


    The right candidate will possess the below skills and qualifications and be ready to handle all responsibilities independently and professionally.


    As a Senior Identity & Access Management (IAM) engineer, you will report directly to the Security Services Manager. Your senior technical and engineering expertise will be critical for contributing to a PKI team for implementing and supporting the programs Identity & Access Management program architecture, infrastructure, capabilities, components and standards. Specifically, you will be responsible for contributing to and in cases leading engineering activities for PKI, Enterprise SHA-1 to SHA-2 testing and implementation, PKI Reporting, PKI/IAM service development, service integration, implementation and operations of all program-wide PKI services. This position collaborates closely with core services architects, engineers, and service providers to implement the PKI/IAM Program modernization efforts for the program. Familiarity with DISA PKI Governance and CSP required. Our ideal candidate will be an emerging technical leader and highly knowledgeable with a demonstrable history with the following:

    • Modern approaches to IT service-oriented architectures and applications. Specifically, substantial experience with implementing services and applications in a hybrid computing environment.
    • Services based Integration of role-based access control, Active Directory, LDAP, Single Sign-On, End-User provisioning, Department of Defense identity and access governance, and identity data synchronization services with existing applications and systems.
    • API Gateways, Enterprise Directories, Enterprise Databases, SSO and Access Management systems, and identity federation protocols.
    • Scripting languages such as PowerShell, JavaScript, Beanshell, LUA, and Groovy.
    • SQL scripting in a large data base environment.
    • Programming languages such as C, C++, Go, and Java - desired.
    • Leading mentorship exercises for junior level IAM engineers.
    • To ensure that essential services are provided program community, the employee will be required to work outside their regular working hours as needed.


    Clearance Required: Top Secret


    Degree and Years of Experience: BS in computer science or related discipline with 12 years of years of experience; or an Associates degree with 16+ years of experience. Equivalent work experience may be substituted in lieu of a degree.


    Desired Certifications:

    • CISSP


    Required Skills:

    • Significant experience in understanding, leading, and implementing engineering efforts against technical IAM architecture designs across six major capability areas:
      • Identity Lifecycle Management
      • Identity Data Models
      • Access Lifecycle Management
      • Runtime Enforcement
      • Credential Management
      • Identity Federation
    • Extensive history of leading engineering contributions to enterprise IAM deployments in a senior or equivalent engineering role. Significant deployment experience must include a minimum of four or above of the following IAM solutions:
      • Identity Governance and Administration ( IGA) for aggregating application and system data for access certification.
      • Identity Lifecycle Management and user provisioning/de-provisioning.
      • Single Sign On ( SSO) integration and session management for multiple web and cloud applications.
      • Identity Federation ( SAML) configuration and integration across multiple trusted third parties, applications, and systems.
      • Directory ( LDAP) service implementation and integration for identity data consumption by applications and systems.
      • Multi Factor Authentication ( MFA) such as Duo security integration into the authentication, authorization, and single sing on process for applications and systems.
      • API security and API integration with IAM systems for sharing identity contexts.
    • Team Dynamics
      • Ability to work with a dynamic IA team for supporting multiple competing priorities at the same time including project work, production support and monthly governance board meetings.
      • Ability to contribute, lead, and collaborate with the Security Services Manager in establishing a growth and training program applicable for TA and RA role.
      • Very comfortable with working closely with security services stakeholders, architects, and engineers for project and program delivery milestones.
      • Possesses advanced listening skills and advanced team dynamic problem solving, root cause analysis, and resolution.
      • Has worked and lead efficient and effective IAM engineering teams of 2+ individuals in a demanding environment.
      • Proven and demonstrable performance in critical thinking and usage of innovative thinking for enhancing engineering team capabilities and providing solutions for new challenges, issues, and requirements.

    Desired Skills: 

    • 5+ years experience in integrating security and IAM products in mid to large enterprises.
    • 3+ years working knowledge of DevOps, CI/CD pipelines, and application containerization.
    • 4+ years of experience across a variety of technologies such databases, directory services, application servers, network infrastructures, Linux operating systems, and an understanding of fundamental security and data flows within these components.
    • 4+ years of experience with identity management products such as One Identity, SailPoint, IBM, CA and/or Oracle Identity Manager ( OIM) - desired.
    • 4+ years of experience with Access Management and Federation products such as ForgeRock OpenAM, IBM Security Access Manager, or Oracle Access Manager.
    • 3+ years of experience with requirements, design, implementation, integration, and testing for IAM component integration into on-premise and cloud-based applications.
    • 3+ years of experience with managing and operating Unix or Linux based operating systems.
    • 3+ years of experience with object-oriented program languages (C++, Java, C#).
    • 3+ years of web services development and implementation experience.
    • 3+ years experience with XML, REST, or JSON.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.


    About Abile Group, Inc.

    Abile Group, Inc. was formed in July 2004 to partner with the Intelligence Community and their Contractors in the areas of Enterprise Analytics & Performance Management, IT & Systems Engineering and Program & Project Management. We have significant experience with the Federal Government and are an EDWOSB dedicated to our employees and clients.  We are looking for high performing employees who enjoy providing advice and guidance along with solutions development and implementation support, crafted by combining industry best practices with the clients’ subject matter experience and Abile’s breadth of expertise. 

    EEO Statement

    Abile Group, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, disability, or national origin.


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