• Information Security Engineer **REMOTE**

    Job Locations US-DC-Washington
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(8/6/2018 1:21 PM)
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  • Overview

    This position is remote in the United States. This position REQUIRES a VA clearance/suitability.  All candidates must be a US Citizen or US Permanent Resident.




    Identity Access Manager with security administration/engineering background and Identity & Access Management architectural design is needed to provide support on a wide variety of projects. As a Subject Matter Expert (SME) design, engineer and implement Web Access, Federation Services, Directory Services & Identity Management solution. Also, provide support which could include instructions, documentation, service & troubleshooting in the environments that are supported to maintain key aspects of Service Delivery.

    • Operational support for Identity Access Management (IAM) operations
    • Provide support for Identity Access Management tools, such as IBM Tivoli Federated Identity Manager (TFIM) and DataPower and CA Siteminder and Identity Manager.
    • Hands on experience in different web and application servers
    • Provide design changes/enhancements for improved systems security, availability, and automation.
    • Support the development of documentation regarding configurations, operating procedures, and service records relating to IAM hardware and software.
    • Provide support for authentication/authorization technologies
    • Provide security design and implementation support for new systems
    • Linux/Unix experience with a focus on security related topics such as system hardening, configuring/installing access controls, and monitoring,

    Knowledge and Experience of Identity Access Management related best practices with most of the following products/concepts:

    • IBM Identity Manager
    • Tivoli Access manager
    • IBM DataPower
    • CA Siteminder
    • Restful Web services
    • Familiarity with Identity Correlation Services (ICS) using Radiant Logic or similar product.
    • SailPoint IdentityIQ Automated Provisioning
    • RadiantOne VDS
    • Federated SAML 2.0
    • LDAP
    • Automation Tools
    • Linux Hardening/Use/Administration
    • Scripting/programming in shell and interpreted environments
    • OpenSSL




    Required Skills

    • 5 years experience


    • Must be well versed in supporting tools such as Tivoli Federated Identify Manager (TFIM) and DataPower
    • SSO (Ping Federate and Open SSO) SAML, OpenID Connect, OAuth, WS-Federation
      • Linux and/or Unix epxerience
      • Experience in J2EE, Service Oriented Architecture (SOA), Web Services, LDAP, XML, and Access and Identity Management.
      • Experience with Single Sign-On (SSO) for authenticating user identities
      • Experience with writing and maintaining a Java Servlet-based web application, including troubleshooting a production system
      • Experience with extensions and other “glue code” for COTS software products or open-source products with defined extension points
      • Experience with Java Servlet MVC Framework and its JSP tag libraries
      • Ability to quickly learn unfamiliar or esoteric protocols and APIs with limited documentation
      • Ability to troubleshoot a moderately complex system involving multiple parts of the technology stack
      • Understanding of how to measure and tune a web application’s performance
      • Facility with the Unix command line, including shell scripting
      • Facility with XML
      • Facility with the concepts behind PKI encryption
      • An understanding of the HTTP protocol
      • MS Project and Sharepoint
    • Agile/Scrum work environment
    • Ability to work in a fast paced, constantly changing environment



    • Effective oral and written communication skills
    • Excellent interpersonal skills
    • Ability to work equally well in a team environment or independently
    • Ability and self-motivation to accomplish deliverables with minimal supervision and direction


     DESIRED skills.

     VA Experience


    • PMAS/Propath
    • Scrummaster Certification


    • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer science, electronics engineering or other engineering or technical discipline is required. (8 years additional experience as substitute)
    • Must be able to obtain and maintain and Veterans Affairs clearance/suitability.
    • Must be a US citizen or Permanent Resident

    EEO Statement

    All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, age, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability. VEVRAA Federal Contractor.


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